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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.

Reworking yacht picture

Earlier this year we went to Leigh-on-Sea and took some photographs, before popping into the in-laws and grabbing a cuppa. Today I decided to use the techniques from my earlier post, called, Plain Boring to…, on this yacht image and here is the result… From this… To this… Advertisements

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From plain boring to….

Now I don’t know about you… but sometimes Photoshop puts the fear of God up me.  And the worst part is no matter how many videos you watch, until you get to grips with Photoshop, you feel as if you are a fish out of water at times. Then comes the fear of asking others, …

Reworking a Dahlia

Back in 2013 using Lightroom I processed this photo of a Dahlia in a post called Magenta Magic and I have reworked this once before by converting it to black and white, which can be viewed in a post called  Lighroom Radial Filter. Tonight I wanted to rework this photo again, this time using a texture… …

Leathered

Leathered One of our favourite places to visit is Scotney Castle in Kent.. The above picture was created firstly by merging three auto-bracketed photos into one HDR (High Dynamic Range) image. Once the image was created, I then played around with image, in Lightroom, until I was happy with it.. which left me with the …

I have never really played with Photoshop Elements 10 and after reading a blog post by Leanne Cole about Textures, I decided to take a look at a new blog called Public Domain Textures.  I highly recommend this blog for textures… they are free and there are some beautiful textures to choose from. I started …

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

I thought I would join in the WordPress weekly photo challenge. This weeks topic is change and what change means to you. I think for me change is when Winter turns into Spring… And when the cold dark nights fade into the distance and the spring days are full of sunshine, that lifts our spirits …