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Friday Quick Tip – Lightroom – Crop Tool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asy-bMharpU Well today's tip isn't a 60 second one but about 8.50 minutes, but the bit that I found interesting was within the first 30 seconds.. about leaving space when taking photograhs in order to get a more pleasing crop…

A photo a week challenge – Attitude

For Nancy Merrill's Photo for the week challenge called attitude, I have choosen a picture I took at Dickensian Christmas back in 2013 of Miss Haversham.  The attitude of Miss Haversham's relatives was one of not caring and only wanting…

Flower of the Day – 16th August 2018

My entry for Cee's flower of the day, is these beautiful bluebells.   At the time when these bluebells were out, I was beginning to suffer from arthritis in my hips and couldn't bend down to photograph them.  So I…

Luminosity colouring in Photoshop by Matt Kloskowski

Today I was reading a blog post by Matt Kloskowski on luminosity colouring in Photoshop.  Anyway here is the video from Matt explaining how it is done. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs1iAzHgazQ So for my example I used the image below. By using the…

Photo for the Week – 4 – Lighthouse

  Another image I found whilst culling my Lightroom Catalogue, was this image of the harbour Lighthouse at Folkestone in Kent.  One advantage of this culling is I am finding images to work on that I had completely forgot about.…

Flower of the day – 9th August – Hydrangea

One of my favourite flowers, has to be the hydrangea.  And now that my garden is all finished, and when the time is right to plant them, I will be off out and buying a couple of hydrangeas to plant…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Music

For Nadia Merrill's a photo a week challenge called Music, I decided on a photo of one of my mum's favourites singers... Frank Sinatra.  This photograph was shot at Madame Tussauds when we visited Las Vegas back in May 2015.…

Redwoods of Bedgebury Pinetum

We were going through a lot of house renovation over the last few months... and our cameras were gathering dust.  Anyway to cut a long story short... we are finished renovating.. the last bit being done Monday and Tuesday with…

Flower of the day – 8th August 2018 – Viola

For my flower of the day challenge, hosted by Cee Neuner, I decided to post a photograph that we shot way back in March 2017 at Hall Place near Bexley in Kent.  This little viola just struck me... with its…

Photo for the Week – 3 – Stream

Whilst culling my Lightroom catalogue and images, I came across an image I took way back in 2013 a wooden bridge crossing a stream at Bateman House. I processed the image in Lightroom and Luminar.  Please feel free to enter…

Flower of the Day – 5th August

It seems to be have been forever since we went out on one of our photography jaunts.. so today we decided to get up at the crack of dawn and head to Bedgebury National Pinetum in Goudhurst, Kent.  As we…