Flower of the day – 19th September 2018 – In the Pink

It won't be long before winter descends upon us here in the UK... so I thought I would use these beautiful spring tulips as part of Cee's Flower of the Day and Becky's Square September - In the pink. I…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM 3

It is time for Mid-Week Monochrome again, and this time for my submission I thought I would post a monochrome photo of an owl which was photographed at Jamb's Owls at Hall Place, Bexley in Kent.  If you would like…

Flower of the day – 17th September 2018 – in the pink

When we visited Clandon Park in Surrey, before the fire that destroyed the house, this beautiful little flower was in the gardens and was photographed just after a rain shower.  I thought it would be a good entry for Cee's…

Photo for the Week – 9 – Waterfalls

First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week's challenge.. In 2016 we decided to go to Scotland for our week's holiday.  And we stayed in Glencoe.  Just outside of the village as your drive along the main…

Flower of the day 16th September 2018 – Dusky pink rose

A beautiful rose photographed with the gardens of Chartwell house, the former home of the late Sir Winston Churchill.  And entered into Cee's Flower of the Day and Becky's Square September - in the pink. Enjoy the rest of your…

A Photo a Week Challenge – Water

Now, this may sound weird but I have a fear of water... but I love to see waterfalls, and rivers cascading over rocks.  The above photo was shot from a little bridge that spanned the River Coe near Glencoe Village. …

Rose

Flower of the day – 14th September 2018 – In the Pink

One of the places we have visited was Chiddingstone Castle in Kent.. and within the gardens was this beautiful rose and rosebud.  So I thought I would enter into Cee's Flower of the Day and Becky's Square September - In…

Creating the Landscape Soft Glow Look – By Matt K

Today I was reading Matt Kloskowski's blog and one of the topics he covered in a video was Creating the Landscape Soft Glow Look. Using both Lightroom and ON1 Raw 2018, I created the above soft glow look image of…

Cottage by Fountains Bridge

Just by the entrance of Fountains Abbey, stands Fountains Bridge  on Fountains Lane... And on that road stands this wonderful and quaint English cottage.  It is breathtakingly beautiful and believe it or not that road had a sharp right-hand turn…

Comparison of HDR Software

Yesterday I processed the above photographed and posted it on this blog.  The image was created using 3 photos and merged into HDR.  Today I thought I would show you comparisons of three different HDR programs I use, Lightroom Merge…

Flower of the day – 13th September 2018 – In the pink

For today's Flower of the Day hosted by Cee and Becky's Square - In the Pink I thought I would create a piece of artwork in photoshop. To the original photograph, I have added a paint effect and texture to…

Abbey

A photo a week challenge – The fruits of your labour

We are both members of the National Trust, and we love to travel around and see the many stately homes, gardens and ruins the National Trust has to offer.   On our recent trip to North Yorkshire, we visited Fountains…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM 2

It is time for Mid-Week Monochrome again and I thought I would process another image we took way back in 2012 when we first started on our photography challenge.  It is a photograph of the main house at Bateman's House…

Knaresborough Viaduct

During our visit to North Yorkshire, one of the places we visited was Nidd Gorge.  As we strolled around the wooded area, at the end of the walk was a bridge that crosses the River Nidd. From this bridge, you…

Pink Rose

Flower of the day – 11th September 2018

  One of the first cameras I owned was a Panasonic Lumix FZ-48 and the above rose was photographed using that camera.  Being 6 years old that camera is still used today.. mainly due to my arthritis and not being…

A photo a week – The devil is in the detail

Details are everywhere... no matter where you look. things have detail.  So for Nancy Merrill's Photography Challenge 'The Devil is in the Detail', I thought I would submit two images. My first image is from The Theatre Royal in Drury…

Flower of the day -10th September 2018

Way back when we first started on our photography journey back in 2012, (cor I can't believe it was over six years ago), one of the very first places we visited was a National Trust place in West Sussex called…