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Creating Watercolour Effect Photography

On Sunday we took a trip to Sissinghurst Castle… in Kent.  Albeit under protest at the last controversy surrounding the outing of a squire as being gay, which I didn’t approve of.  Anyway we decided to go and I shot this photograph of some red flowers and wanted to see if I could create a …

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The Orangery at Knole

  When you visit Knole near Sevenoaks in Kent.. which is owned and maintained by the National Trust, you can take as many photos as you like of the landscape… but unfortunately when you go into the house, photographs are not permitted.  However… before entering the house there is a room called the Orangery which …

Lumenzia – Loving it…

  Last night I treated myself… to Lumenzia by Greg Benz and I am loving it.  I had been using Greg’s Free Luminosity Masking Panel for the last few weeks… which is also brilliant.. but you have to remember to clean up the masks before saving otherwise your file size will treble even quadruple.  And this …

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, 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 …

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… …