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Talking Point – Lightroom Presets – Is it cheating or a time-saver?

Today I thought I was approach a subject that has many opinions on it.  In my talking point discussion I want to ask is using a Lightroom Preset created by another photographer cheating?  Or just a time-saver? I have downloaded free Lightroom Presets as well as purchasing Lightroom Presets.  I bought a collection of Lightroom …

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Purple Asters From the Gardens of Great Comp

Great Comp gardens near Sevenoaks in Kent was the last formal gardens we visited.   The location of the gardens in Sevenoaks are  local to us.  Which means a short drive away from where we live. Great Comp caters for the disabled as the gardens are wheelchair friendly.  Which meant with it being local and disabled friendly it was the ideal …

Blue Rose of Belmont House and Gardens

I’ve played around with the Oil Paint filter at times in Photoshop before.  However, due to it not working on my desktop I invested in Topaz Impression.  What I like about Impression is that the software applies different styles and  brush strokes to your image.  However, for this Blue Rose image I wanted to stick primarily to using …

Russell Gardens Lake

Another place we like to visit is Russell Gardens near Kearsney Abbey Gardens, Dover, Kent… It is about a 40 min drive for us, so within easy access via the M20 Motorway.  Apart from there being a lake at Kearsney Abbey just across the road from Kearsney Abbey Gardens.. there is a lovely stream at Russell …

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