Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens

Way, way back before we officially took up photography we went on a holiday to Dorset.  And during our holiday we visited Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens.  As we strolled around the gardens we came across this little wooden structure.

The above image is straight out of camera, and was shot in Jpeg format using a Fuji FinePix S5700.

And I thought it would be an ideal image, to showcase the various pieces of Photo Enhancing Software I have.. Lightroom, Topaz Impression, Luminar and ON1 Raw 2018.



Topaz Impression


ON1 Raw 2018.5

50normalMy Luminar, Impression and On1 images were created in Photoshop using the Lightroom version of the image.

All I did was copy layer 0, rename it and then use the appropriate software.  Once I saved my image back into Lightroom, I then disabled the software layer, recreated another Lay 0 and repeated the process.

As you can see each image has its own qualities.

Going one step further in this challenge, I activated each layer as per the photoshop layers panel image above and set the layer blend mode to normal with a 50% Opacity for each of the layers, named On1Raw, Luminar and Topaz Impression.  Which gave me this the final image below.


Written by Bren (Ryan-Photography)

Bren Ryan is a female amateur photographer and blogger who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Ryan Photography which showcases the places they've visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.

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