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Cardiff Indoor Market Photography Project

Posted by archifCLICarchive from National - Published on 15/03/2011 at 09:57
7 comments » - Tagged as Art

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Yn Gymraeg

Hi guys, my name's Luke and I enjoy photography, I’ve always been interested in documentary photography and photojournalism, an interest which maybe one day I can continue to take further when I’m older. But thus far I’ve found it hard to put into practice and so I thought I’d try it out and see what I’m like.

So I thought that I could take a subject or place then take the appropriate photos, but not ones that you may usually see, i.e. the ones that don’t stare at you straight in the face.

In the end I chose Cardiff’s Indoor Market in town, as I hadn’t really been in there for years. And instead of shooting at ground level I decided to wander upstairs, a place I’d never been before!

What a shock though, the architecture of the ceiling is so much more than what I expected and really comes out well in the photos.

I’ve chosen five pictures to upload onto here (all hugely compressed and downgraded due to uploading difficulties) that hopefully you’ll enjoy.

The photos include:
Architecture4 - A view of the ceiling and market below
Architecture3 - A view from the side of the first floor
Kelly’s Vinyl Store1

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Commented 62 months ago - 15th March 2011 - 10:26am

;D ;D ;D



Commented 62 months ago - 15th March 2011 - 10:27am

These are some really great photos.

Is this your work too?

Don't forget to submit these to the Young Photographers Wales Gallery:

All photos in this gallery are featured on our gallery page:

Keep up the great work.

Lola :)



Commented 62 months ago - 15th March 2011 - 14:13pm

Hey, great to see Kelly's in there! It is my boyfriend's family's business! Greatl pics as well, I am a journalist and I love photography, can't wait to have free time to get snapping properly again.
Keep up the good work, hopefully it'll get you to what you want to do.



Commented 62 months ago - 15th March 2011 - 16:07pm

This peice is great and i'm loving the pictures :)

the gamer

the gamer

Commented 62 months ago - 13th April 2011 - 12:13pm

hi you got some great portenshile as a photographa
when did you start it?
have you got any more on this web site?



Commented 56 months ago - 4th October 2011 - 15:04pm

i love these photos! really like the way you've shot at different angles, really great look!


Commented 55 months ago - 15th October 2011 - 05:05am

Hi Luke
Can you tell me where I could find archive photos of Newport market, going back to the 1960s? There doesn't seem to be much online.

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