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Preset – Dreamy B&W for Yellow

One of the many photographers I follow on Facebook is Paul Barson Photography. [pullquote]A Lightroom Preset can be a great starting point when processing a photo.[/pullquote] I just love his macro photography and how he processes his photos. And as a starting point I just love his Low Contrast Warm Sun Top Right Flare Preset and have used …

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Canary Wharf…

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 to …

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 …

Last night, on site called Peta Pixel, I watched a video about photo-stacking and how you can change focus points and then make an image clear through focus blending using the photo-stacking method. It is used primarily for macro photography where you have a shallow depth of field and your subject can be out of focus in certain …

Big Ben

When we first started out in Photography… we didn’t know a thing…  We knew what a camera was but honestly that was about it.  As for RAW, JPEG, f/stops, ISO and shutter speeds, well they were things that went straight over my head. It takes some getting used to, learning that the smaller the f/stop …

It’s arrived….

I love my Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lens and my Canon EF-S 18-55mm standard kit lens… but I wanted something that would be in between those ranges, so that I didn’t have to keep changing lenses…. So I ordered myself the Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens and it arrived today.