Bren & Ashley Ryan Photography

Category: Landscape


Lens-Artists Challenge #65 – Pick a Place

The Lens-Artists challenge this week is called Pick a Place hosted by Tina, and like Tina, I have chosen Scotland as one of the places that I could visit day in and day out.  The long winding roads, the beauty…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

Fall is one of my favourite seasons, simply because of the changes the season brings.  The leaves on the trees change colour and there is nothing like autumn/fall colours.

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Lens Artists Photo Challenge #64: Countryside and/or Small Towns

Being landscape photographers this challenge is just up our street.  We just love our countryside. Here in Kent, we have fields upon fields covered in rape-seed flowers and they truly bring such a sunshine colour to our fields.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Stacked

A photograph of stacked rocks at Brimham Rocks in North Yorkshire.  Posted as part of the Photo A Week Photography Challenge hosted by Nancy Merrill.

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RDP Thursday – Fissure

I just love how the light hit the Grand Canyon when we visited it back in May 2015. Posted as part of the Ragtag Daily Prompt – Fissure.

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Red Sky at Nostell

As we headed towards North Yorkshire we stopped at a place called Nostell in West Yorkshire.  We strolled around the grounds and headed towards the lake where the red sky caught my eye.

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Weekend Reflection – Lullingstone Lake

The above lake is at Lullingstone Castle in Kent, and has been processed in Luminar and Lightroom. Posted as part of Weekend Reflection

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #62: Silhouettes

The topic for this weeks Lens-Artists challenge is called Silhouettes.  And for my entries, I am showcasing a couple of images I took in the past.  And I think monochrome images are great to show off silhouettes. My first is…

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Fall

I love fall and one of my favourite places to visit for autumn colours in Sheffield Park Gardens in East Sussex.  The trees as they turn to their autumn foliage are spectacular and I processed this image in Lightroom by…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60 – Framing the Shot

The challenge this week’s Lens-Artists Photography Challenge, set by Amy, is called Framing the shot.  My first image is one I took at Northward Hill Nature Reserve, where the trees are framing the gate and beyond.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #58: Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue

This challenge for the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge was set by Patti.  Patti asked for images that were old, new, borrowed and blue.  Well, there is nothing like a blue sky to make you feel good.   Especially on a nice…

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On the Road to Betws-y-Coed

Last week, we spent a few days in North Wales.  And boy was the scenery beautiful and breathtaking.  in a way it reminded me of the Scottish and Cumbrian landscapes we’ve visited in the past. My mother-in-law told of us…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: View

One of my favourite views is from the bridge that spans the lake at Old Scotney Castle and I thought this image would be an ideal image for Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week Challenge called View.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #55: Dreamy

The lens-artists challenge this week is set by Ann-Christine and is called Dreamy.  Even landscape photographs can be given a dreamy feeling to them, by just playing around with the clarity and texture sliders to give the image a soft…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #52: Serenity

Serenity… the topic for last week’s Lens-Artists challenge set by Patti. There is nothing more serene than sitting on a bench in woodland, admiring nature at it’s best and listening to the breeze blowing through the trees as it mingles…

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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…

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Flower of the Day – 31st May 2019

These beautiful purple flowers were photographed last Saturday at Scotney Castle in Kent and are entered into Cee’s Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.  

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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.

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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,…

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Flower of the Day – 25th May 2019

A photograph of a flower photographed today at Scotney Castle… looking back on our visits, it has been 4 years since we visited the castle.  And it is as beautiful today as it was when we first visited.   And…

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Weekly Prompts – Photo Challenge Peaceful

The theme this week set by Weekly Prompts for their Photo Challenge is called Peaceful.  For my first image, I am using a photo we took whilst holidaying the beautiful surrounds of Glencoe. I couldn’t believe how peaceful it was.  Even…

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On the River at Cockermouth

There has been a lot of hype about the price increase for Adobe Software.  By luck, here in the UK, you can still get the Photography Package for £9.98.  How long that will last I really don’t know!  But the…

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Photo for the Month – 35 – Moody

First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month’s challenge.  This week’s challenge is Moody.  I love moody photographs and one photographer I do follow is Julie Powell who is renowned for her Moody Still life photography. …

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Photoshop – Saving as a PSD

When working in Photoshop, and adding elements to an image and different layers adjustments, like texture and moon’s/skies etc, when saving the image I always save it as a PSD.  I never flatten or merge the layers before saving. I…

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The River Test at Mottisfont Abbey

The River Test runs through Mottisfont Abbey, and it is a beautiful walk.  If you are in Hampshire, definitely pay this place a visit.  Owned and maintained by the National Trust it is a pure gem. After doing some initial…

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One Word Sunday – Tower

Tower 1. A building or part of a building that is exceptionally high in proportion to its width and length. My interpretation of Debbie Smyth’s One Word Sunday called Tower has to be the bridge that towers over the River…

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Palace of Fine Arts – Replacement Sky

Using the free GRFX Studio Serge, I replaced the sky in the above image.  The day we took this photograph, it was grey and dank and the image had a dismal grey sky.  Using the free software in Photoshop, after…

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Memory

Debbie Smyth who hosts Travel with Intent Blog curates a one-word Sunday Challenge and this week her topic is called Memory. For my memory choice, it has to be our 15-day tour of the North-West Coast of America.   Departing…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #42 – Creativity

The lens-artists challenge set by Anne-Christine is called creativity.  You can be creative in your photography and also creative when editing an image and the software you use.   As I do all my initial edits in Lightroom Classic, I…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #41: Delicious

Delicious Highly pleasing or agreeable to the senses, especially of taste or smell. Very pleasant; delightful: There is nothing more delightful and inspiring than seeing a hillside full of bluebells. So for the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge, set by Patti Moed,…

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