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Welcome to RyanPhotography, we hope you enjoy viewing our latest blog posts and please feel free to comment.  Photography for us isn't just a hobby it is a passion.  Learning new techniques in processing as well as learning how to photograph different objects is something we thoroughly enjoy.   For us, Photography is our way of getting out and about... we love to visit stately homes as well as formal gardens.  We photograph a broad range of subjects, including landscapes, flowers and architectural buildings. However, portrait photography is not in our forte... perhaps it is something we might consider doing once we become more confident and experienced in our photography skills.

Power of Lightroom…

The above photograph was taken at North Greenwich overlooking the River Thames towards Canary Wharf… and it was one of our very first night time photography shoots we did.  At the moment I am battling a PMR Flare-up and finding it difficult to move yet alone hold a camera… so our photography outings are very, very …

Bodiam Castle

One of the very first places we visited when we started to take up photography was Bodiam Castle in East Sussex.  It is a lovely place to visit and the steam train leaves Bodiam for Tenterden very regular… so whilst visiting Bodiam you can also have a nice train ride. When processing a photo, I …

Wooden Bridge

One of the places that we love to visit is Sheffield Park Gardens, and since the car park changes at Wakehurst Place, it seems Sheffield Park Gardens has a hell of a lot more visitors than we’ve ever seen before. As you stroll around the wooded area of the park you come across little wooden …

Last night (Saturday) was our second night photography trip.  Our time for photography is limited at the moment which is more the pity, so the only real time we get is evening times on a Saturday evening.  Anyway, we decided this week we would drive up to North Greenwich and photograph Canary Wharf. Hubby used …

Gazebo

Well you have all guessed by now, my forte in Photography is fine-art… I love adding texture and I love playing around in Photoshop.  But one of the things that I find hard is masking, especially when you get a landscape photograph with lots of trees and lots bushes, and how to refine that mask. …

Apricot Rose… of Riverhill

Sometimes you take a photograph and it just doesn’t turn out like you wished or envisaged… and when you get home and go to process that photograph you feel really disappointed.  Up until recently I would discard these photos, but lately, since I have been using Collections in Lightroom, I have kept these photographs. The …