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A Photo a Week Challenge: Smile

For Nancy Merrill's A Photo a Week Challenged called Smile... I thought I would process a photograph of our first born grandson in his little Ferrari walker.  I just love his little smile and he makes me smile every time…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #49: Favorite Things

Patti has asked for this week's lens-artists challenge to showcase our favourite things.  Well for me one of my favourite things has to be flowers... I love roses... Hydrangeas... Spring flowers... And of course... my dogs, especially when they were…

Lens-Artists Challenge #48 – WILD

For the lens-artists photo challenge for last week, Tina asked us to show a photograph of something depicting wild as the theme.  So for this challenge, I used a photograph taken way back in 2012 of wildlife, a butterfly, resting…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -17 – Scotney Castle – Stone-Clad Buildings

Firstly my apologies for running late with this month's Mid-Week Monochrome Challenge, but something came up yesterday and I simply didn't have time to post this week's image.  The above image was photographed whilst standing at the rear of the…

Photo for the Month – 36 – Overlay

First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month's challenge.  This week's challenge is Overlay.  One way of using overlays on an image is to add texture. For the following image, I used Topaz Texture Effects…

Flower of the Day – 30th May 2019

Another favourite flower of mine is the rhododendron... the above pink flower was photographed last Saturday at Scotney Castle in Kent and is entered into Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge. The rhododendron bushes are spectacular and they align…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #47: Elements

The lens-artists challenge curated by Amy for this week is called Elements... and out of the five elements, fire, water, earth, metal and wood, the above image has 4 out of the five elements.  The metal of the window frames,…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Squares and Circles – FOTD 24th May 2019

A photograph of Pom Pom flowers photographed at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex and entered into Nancy Merrills Photo a Week Challenge called Squares and Circles. I love the circular shape of the pom-pom flowers set in a square framed…

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #46 – Delicate

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge for this week, set by Ann-Christine, is called Delicate. For my first image... I am using new flowers that are just starting to bloom in early March. I love the onset of spring when new flowers…