Bren & Ashley Ryan Photography

Category: Abstract


Another twirling project

I’ve been asked how I twirl an image.. The instructions below are courtesy of Julie Powell, a fine art photographer whose work I truly admire. Please take some time to look at her work.. it is truly inspirational and beautiful….

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The pattern within a pattern

  I decided to twirl the above flowers in Photoshop.  And once I did the initial twirling, I created new stamped layers and then flipped them horizontally and vertically, until I got this twirl effect. It was only when I…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #40 – Something Different

The challenge this week set by Tina of Travels and Trifles Blog is called Something Different.  And one of the things I love doing is called twirling, so here is a selection of images that I have given the twirl…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Blue

For Nancy Merrill’s Blue Photography challenge I thought I would use some images that I have processed in a twirl effect blue colour.

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A photo a week challenge – Whimsical

Whimsical Meaning 1. spontaneously fanciful or playful So for Nancy Merrill’s challenge of being whimsical, I thought I would take the playful route of playing with photos in Photoshop. Using the Orb method a blue hydrangea that I used today…

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Glow WordPress Photo Challenge

My God I can’t believe it is over a month since I posted to this blog and participated in a WordPress Photo Challenge. Anyway one of the challenges I have missed is called Glow.  Now for me the meaning of…

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Reflecting WordPress Photo Challenge

Another photography challenge set by the WordPress Photo Challenge theme is called Reflecting where they ask you create an image with a reflection. And for my submission to this theme I have used a twirl photo I created and sent…

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Unusual WordPress Photo Challenge

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is called Unusual and Lignum Draco has set the following Challenge: For this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, please post a photo that is unusual in some way for you, whether it be through technique, by…

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Abstract Art

Let’s get the sob story out first…. on my poor knee …. I can hardly walk with it at times…  (Now that is quite enough attention-seeking from you young old lady).  Anyway due to this knee we’ve not been out since…

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My first week on Social Media…

Twirl Effect

As much as I like blogging… it has been really nice… just processing photographs and uploading them to Social Media… Many years ago I joined 500px and never really posted much to it… but with my new work flow from…

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Something Different

Julie Powell who supplied the photograph for this month’s photography challenge, has on her blog, a tutorial for creating twirls.  It was by luck that I found this tutorial.  And luckily Laura Macky decided to use this technique for her…

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