Bren & Ashley Ryan Photography

Category: Animals


RDP-Sunday–horses

Horse

A photograph of one of the horses in a field as we visited Mount Ephraim Gardens in Kent. Posted as part of the Ragtag Daily Prompt – Sunday – Horses. Advertisements

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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…

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Technology

Stewie definitely thinks he is way ahead when it comes to technology..  Photo entered into Tuesday Photography Challenge curated by Frank Jansen who hosts the blog Dutch goes the Photo.  

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Boggy – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #33: Nature

When in the New Forest one of the places I love to visit is Hatchet Pond, this is due to its wildlife and the many ponies that go there for water.  And because the car park is literally a few…

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Weekly Photo Challenge Walking

Now back in the day before these two became couch potatoes.. they used to love a woodland walk.  So I thought this would be a great image for Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge – Walking.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Eyes

My little Dumpling trying to make a scary face … entered into Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Photography Challenge.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #22: Happiness is… – TimeSquare – Pleasure time

Images entered into Lens-Artists Photography Challenge, curated by Ann-Christine of To See a World in a Grain of Sand – Leya and Becky’s Square December -3rd December 2018 – Pleasure Time Wow, what a great challenge this is… to me…

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Photo for the Week – 20 – Macro

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  We had some beautiful leaves entered into the competition.  This week it is Macro and one of the images I…

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Fur-baby Friday – FBF 8

I can’t believe we are at the end of November already.  It only seems like yesterday, I was posting last month’s challenge.  Anyway for this month’s challenge, I thought I would post a photograph of our Stewie watching Dynasties on…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #18: Blending In – or Standing Out?

The beautiful deer at Knole near Sevenoaks in Kent, in the above photograph, is a great candidate for Lens Artists Photography Challenge.  Their colours blend in with the autumn tones, yet they stand out in the scene.

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Fur-baby Friday – FBF 7

Firstly my apologies for fur-baby Friday being a day late.   Hubby was ill and I was nurse-maid and didn’t get a chance to log on.  Well here in the South East it is cold, and I thought I would…

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Fur-baby Friday – FBF 6

  For Fur-baby Friday this week.. I was a little stuck.  Then Stewie helped me out.  Well, he did what he’s not supposed to do and roll on the wet grass and then came running in and sat like this…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Through Glass

For my birthday one year, we went to Whipsnade zoo and this photograph of a lioness was photographed through a glass window.  And I thought it would be an ideal image for Nancy’s A Photo A Week Challenge.

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Ragtag Daily Prompt – Herd

On our trip to Hole Park in Rolvenden this year, as we strolled up to this herd of cows, these three made a bee-line for us.  I think they thought we had food.. when in fact it was our cameras….

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Fur-baby Friday – FBF 5

For Fur-baby Friday this week.. I would go back to puppy days and the very rare occasions that Stewie and Dumpling would be on their best behaviour … at the same time.

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Sitting on the rail in the park

A photograph of a squirrel parking its bum on a rail at Kelsey Park, another form of parking for Fandango’s FOWC Challenge of Parking.

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City Sonnet – October Challenge – Dog

Well, City Sonnet’s – October Challenge – Dog has to be one of my favourite themes every. You see we are both dog lovers. We have to be! Especially with the carnage my two Golden Retriever’s leave behind them. So…

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October photo a day challenge – Birds and FOWC – Trial

My entry for City Sonnet’s October photo challenge – Birds. This little egret was photographed at Northward Hill Nature Reserve between Colling and Higham, near Rochester in Kent.

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Fur-baby Friday – FBF 4

Well is he Winston or Not?  That is the question. Now I don’t know… but he was tame and sat there for ages…  Of course, he is the cat of Chartwell.  The former home of the late Sir Winston Churchill. …

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Fur-baby Friday – FBF 3

Back in July 2012, I lost my fur-boy Bo… short for Bo-Diddley.  He was a Tibetan Mastiff stroke human.  He was aloof unless he wanting a stroke.  Because he was a night-barker, it meant him having to come to bed…

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Fur-baby Friday – FBF 2

Now trying to get a nice photo of Stewie is like Mission Impossible.. but thankfully he was engrossed in what I was eating that he sat down and had his photo taken.  Now, little Miss Dumpling, no way was she…

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Lapping it up – New Forest Pony

New Forest Pony

One of my favourite places to visit is Hatchet Pond when I am in the New Forest.  Hatchet Pond which is not far from Beaulieu is a haven for wildlife.. dog walkers as well as a lovely picnic area. Ponies,…

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Fur-Baby Friday -FBF 1

  Another great passion I have is dogs.  My life wouldn’t be the same without an animal in the house.  Even when I go on holiday, I can’t wait to pick up my fur-babies from the kennels.  At the moment…

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Waiting WordPress Photo Challenge

Honestly, that was me yesterday… Waiting to get some peace and an afternoon nap…  You see the day started out with a loose kitchen tap… yes it needed tightening up and I got a phone call from hubby saying, ‘If…

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Working on old images and using Twitter

Over the last couple of days, I have shared more of our photography to Twitter, Viewbug and 500px.  All in all it is rather time-consuming.  I’ve been a member of these sites for a few years, especially Twitter.  So I…

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Weekly Photo Challenge Surprise

Another week and another challenge and this week’s photo challenge set by WordPress is called Surprise.  Of course there was nothing like a surprise cow who wanted to make friends and taste my lens.  Within the grounds of Hole Park…

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Topaz Remask… just can’t believe it.

Now I love Lightroom and the majority of my work’s carried out in Lightroom.  However, Lightroom does have its limitations and one of those limitations is that you can’t work with layers or add textures to your images.  So Photoshop is…

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52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 12 – Face

Stewie the Golden Retriever

This is my first entry into this particular photo challenge.. hosted by ‘The Girl That Dreams Awake’.. and the theme for this week is ‘Face’.  As I am very wary of putting children’s faces on the internet… and I would…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Spare

Bird

Spare is the theme topic for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge.. and for this topic I picked this bird as he sat on the railing by the cafe at Birling Gap wondering if anybody would spare him some food.

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Monochrome Madness 3-8 – Closed Theme

Horse

  This week in Monochrome Madness there is a theme, and the theme for this week is ‘Closed’.  Why I picked the above photograph was simply because of the look on the horse’s face.. he was looking at me as…

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