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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.

Visiting Kent – Hall Place

Are you looking for somewhere to go, which doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg… a place where children can run around… well Hall Place is the place for you. Situated just off of the A2 in Bexley Kent… Hall Place is  a place where you can have a picnic… view some glorious gardens, …

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Friday Quick Tip – Lightroom

So you want to crop and image in Lightroom and you don’t know whether to use landscape or portrait mode for your crop, well make your crop and instead of redoing your crop just press ‘x’.  By pressing ‘x’ on your keyboard it will toggle the crop box to toggle from landscape to portrait and …

Free Plug in

An excellent Plug-In.. I have just downloaded it… and I love it.  Many Thanks to PhotoFocus We love giving away free stuff. Our partners over at Perfectly Clear have recently released a totally free plugin for Photoshop and Lightroom called Perfect Exposure. It will cost you an email address, but no money, and will work …

The Glade at Ashenbank Woods

Here is another photograph of Ashenbank Woods, near Cobham in Kent… for the above picture I thought I would add a texture and I found this great set of  Free Luminosity Masks by Greg Benz, which makes masking out a whole lot easier when applying textures.  I used both Lightroom and Photoshop to process the above …

Something different

Julie Powell who supplied the photograph for this month’s photography challenge, has on her blog, a tutorial for creating twirls.  It was by luck that I found this tutorial.  And luckily Laura Macky decided to use this technique for her entry to this month’s challenge.  So I thought I would give a go with this …