Lens-Artists Challenge #32 – Shadows

Tina from Travels and Trifles set the Lens-Artists Photography challenge this week and her subject is Shadows.  On a hot summer's day with the sun shining brightly throughout woodland you can see the shadows of the trees.  The above image…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #30 – Unexpected

Leya who curates See the world in a grain of sand blog, set last week's Lens-Artists photography challenge theme as Unexpected.  What was unexpected of this image was the lack of tourists.  That little bridge at Sheffield Park Gardens is…

Combining Presets in Topaz Studio – Penshurst Plance

One of the things I love about Topaz Studio is the ability to combine presets.  By combining various presets together it gives you a vast variety of options when editing images. My original image of Penshurst Place was first of…

Oil Paint of Ashehank Woods

A Photo a Week Challenge: Vanishing Point

Every week Nancy of Nancy Merrill Photography hosts a photography challenge and this week her theme is called Vanishing Point. Well as you know I love woodland walks and there is nothing like the vanishing point of a path or…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -12- On the lake

Back in 2017, we spent a couple of days in the Lake District.  And was the scenery spectacular! With hills and lakes and woodland walks, it was an ideal place to take landscape photographs.  The above photograph is of Lakeside…

Lens Artists Photo Challenge #27: My Travels

Amy who runs a blog called Share and Connect is one of the curators of the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, and this week her topic is My Travels. Well as my travels are primarily in the United Kingdom, I thought I…

Photo for the Week – 22 – Festive

Today will be the final Photo for the Week for 2018. I want to thank everyone the joined in last week's challenge for their entries. And I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Every…

Photo for the Week – 21 – Trees

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  I really enjoyed viewing your macro photographs.  And I am sure that, they have given other readers the inspiration to…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: #21 Splash!

The challenge for this week is Splash...  One thing I do love is the splashing sound waves make as they cascade on the seashore, as well as waterfalls.  So for this challenge I am going to showcase some images, of…

Photo for the Week – 17 – Mountains

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge.  Back in 2016 we took our annual holiday in Glencoe Scotland.  The weather wasn't that brilliant but the scenery was spectacular.  The photograph above is of the Three…

One Word Sunday – Earth

The topic for this week's One Word Sunday was Earth.  Earth can mean many things, ranging from electrical right through to dirt.  But for my earth topic... I wanted to pick Planet Earth. The above photograph is of Northward Hill…

Sheffield Park Gardens – Photography Showcase

The above image was photographed at Sheffield Park Gardens, during the autumn months. I really love the rich chestnust colour of that tree. Photography Showcase Facebook Group.   Facebook Group Photography Showcase Facebook group · 26 members Join Group A…

Just a couple of changes to the challenges.

First of all, I thought I would share a photograph of some silos which I photographed as we headed towards Yosemite National Park.  On route, we stopped at a place called El Portal, which featured the heritage of the trains…

Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens

Way, way back before we officially took up photography we went on a holiday to Dorset.  And during our holiday we visited Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens.  As we strolled around the gardens we came across this little wooden structure. The above…

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge: #16 Big Can Be Beautiful Too!!

For Tina's challenge this week I thought of Big Ben now named as Queen Elizabeth Tower.  But to me and many others, it is still Big Ben. Big can come in many shapes and forms, and there is nothing like…