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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.

Bland sky… Use Topaz Texture Effects 2..

Then no worries.. just use a texture Do you have a photograph, with excellent fall colours, or stunning architecture but the sky lets you down?  Well no fear.. by using Topaz Texture Effects 2 you can give your sky the boost it needs… to take it from a bland boring sky.. to a sky with …

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On the Loch

Just over a week ago, I received an email from Jodi Robbins of Topaz Labs, who had seen my Duck Pond photograph; and she asked if I would be prepared to write an article for the Topaz Labs.. First of all I was gobsmacked… I couldn’t believe that I was being contacted by a renowned company …

Duck Pond

I really can’t believe how much I am liking this Topaz Texture Effects. The above photograph heading its way to the trash bin; I didn’t like it at all. I didn’t like the sky. I didn’t like the texture of the photograph, so for experimentation purposes, I wanted to see if this photograph which was heading towards that recycle bin could be transformed using …

Split-Toning

I was playing around today with an image I took at Merriments Gardens in East Sussex.  As soon as I saw the image I knew I wanted to create a monochrome image of this tulip… I loved the shine on the petals. Anyway after processing the image I thought about playing around with the Split …

Apricot Roses

One of the things I love about photography is post-processing… and taking photos to a whole new dimension.  Lately I have been experimenting using Photoshop… which I am slowly becoming conversant with. The above image started out… being rather bland and lacking colour. And I wanted to make those roses more apricot in colour… so …