World Gardens

Just Blooming

Just Blooming

New Dahlia Bloom

A photograph of a new dahlia bloom taken at Pashley Manor Gardens in East Sussex

 

Lately my photography has taken me to photographing a lot of flowers… whether it is because I am now confined I don’t know.. but I am thoroughly enjoying my new passion of photographing such beautiful blooms and buds… especially those with such vibrant colours.

 

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Yellow Flower of Lullingstone

Yellow Flower of Lullingstone

A photograph of a yellow flower taken in the World Gardens at Lullingstone Castle, in Kent.

A photograph of a yellow flower taken in the World Gardens at Lullingstone Castle, in Kent.

 

This flower was taken just a few weeks back when we visited Lullingstone Castle near Eynsford in Kent…

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Buttercup colour flowers

Buttercup colour flowers

A photograph of yellow flowers taken in the World Gardens at Lullingstone Castle in Kent.

A photograph of yellow flowers taken in the World Gardens at Lullingstone Castle in Kent. – Final Image

A photograph of yellow flowers taken at Lullingstone Castle Word Gardens… what attracted me to these flowers was the buttercup colour of the petals.. The original photograph was shot slightly under-exposed and I was rather concerned as to whether I could bring it back in Lightroom and Photoshop…

A photograph of yellow flowers taken in the World Gardens at Lullingstone Castle in Kent - Original SOOC Image

A photograph of yellow flowers taken in the World Gardens at Lullingstone Castle in Kent – Original SOOC Image

I did use my ‘Deep and Moody’ Preset and then sent the photo to Photoshop where I used the Spot Removal Tool to get rid of the blemishes in the petals.  I then played around with Nik Define Filters … and finally sharpened the image.

Once I was happy with that I sent the image back into Lightroom, where I added some more radial filters, played around with the tones and saturation and then used the local adjustment brush to remove any noise I could find, which was mainly around the edges of the petals in the dark shadowy areas of the image.

My final edit in Lightroom was to add a vignette and crop the image to a more pleasing aspect, whilst keep the original photos aspect ratio.

Wishing every one a great weekend xx and happy snapping. xx

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Flowers of Lullingstone Castle

Flowers of Lullingstone Castle

Yesterday we didn’t feel like travelling far, so we searched the internet for a place that was local to us… a place where I wouldn’t have to do a lot of walking around and had benches to park my bum on.. 😀

So we decided to visit Lullingstone Castle, which is near Eynsford in Kent.  Here is a selection of photographs taken in their ‘World’ gardens.

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