RyanPhotography

Category: Landscape


Ragtag Daily Prompt – Blizzard

Snow Shorne Country Park

Yesterday’s Ragtag Daily Prompt was Blizzard.  It is very rare we get snow here in the South East.. and when we do.. it makes winter’s barren landscapes beautiful.  This photograph was taken back in February 2012 when we had heavy…

Read More

Spanning the river

During our trip to Nidd Hall back in August, one day we went to Harrogate.  Upon our return back to the hotel, we came across a place called Nidd Gorge.   I have never seen such beautiful scenery in all…

Read More

Moonlit Bridge – Composite

A composite image of a stone bridge crossing the River Medway at East Farleigh in Kent.

Read More

City Sonnet – October 17th 2018 – Landscape

On our way to North Yorkshire, we stopped off at a place called Nostell, which is owned and maintained by the National Trust.  And I thought this image was perfect for City Sonnet’s October Photography Challenge for today called Landscape.

Read More

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #15: Change and/or Changeable

We are in fall here in the UK and there is nothing as spectacular as taking a trip to Sheffield Park Gardens in East Sussex, to see truly splendid vibrant fall colours. I did the above image a little while…

Read More

FOWC – Fandango – Castle

One of our favourite places to visit is Scotney Castle in Kent.. and for Fandango’s FOWC Challenge – Castle I couldn’t resist posting this image.  Processed in Aurora and Luminar, I like the softness given to the image.

Read More

October Photo Challenge – Start with a T

Being landscape photographers, CitySonnet’s October Photograhy challenge today was a simple one and for my start with a T it has to be Tree Trunks.

Read More

Leaves, overgrown and fenced

The above photo was shot at Ashenbank Woods, near Cobham in Kent.  One of my favourite places to visit and very local to me.

Read More

Your Daily Word Prompt – Deciduous

In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous means “falling off at maturity” and “tending to fall off”, in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after…

Read More

Photo Challenge – Top of the Hill

Looking down on Urquhart Castle in Scotland, from the top of the hill.

Read More

October Photo a Day Challenge – Branches

Here in the UK we are in fall and already the leaves on the tress are turning into beautiful autumn colours. One of the places where you can view beautiful autumn colours and a place we like visiting is Sheffield…

Read More

FOWC with Fandango — Stretch

A photograph of a stretch of road in Scotland and entered into Fandango’s FOWC – Stretch Photography Challenge.  Oh PS… by the powers of Lightroom, so your eye was drawn to the road, the image has been flipped in Lightroom….

Read More

RDP Saturday – BURBLE

A burbling stream at Aria Force in Cumbria and entered into Ragtag Daily Prompt.

Read More

FOWC with Fandango — Lamppost

My entry into Fandango’s FOWC photo challenge called Lamppost.

Read More

Wednesday RDP – COMEBACK

Now the Ragtag Daily Prompt of Comeback was no problem to me.  When I visit these woods, they also seem to say ‘Comeback’ to me.  I just love walking around those woods, and as the woods are local to me…

Read More

On the River at Glencoe – Compsite #3

The above photograph was taken by the River Coe at Glencoe.  The sky on that day was bland and grey.  So for this image, I added a sky overlay and played around with the blending mode and layer mask, in…

Read More

Moonlit Shore – Composite #2

Continuing with my composite work… I thought I would work on an image taken in Scotland back in 2016 as we were heading to Mallaig.  

Read More

Lens-Artists Challenge – 12 – Path

For the challenge called Lens- Artists Challenge – Path, I thought I would submit this photograph of a stone chipping path at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens.

Read More

River Coe at Glencoe

On our holiday in Scotland, we photographed this wonderful landscape of the River Coe as it made its way down the mountains and through the village of Glencoe towards Loch Leven.

Read More

River Rother

Yesterday we took a drive to Smallhythe Place in Tenterden, Kent, where we visited the former home of the actress, the late Ellen Terry.  And yes it was raining… you could feel it in the air so we do our…

Read More

A Photo A Week Challenge – Water

This is my second entry into Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge – Water and it is a picture of the River Avon photographed from the bridge that crosses the River at Fordingbridge.

Read More

The Lake at West Green

Another photo I found when culling, was this one from West Green Gardens in Hampshire.  A property and gardens which is owned and leased out by the National Trust.  On the day we visited, they were preparing for a special…

Read More

Rework of Green Pasture of Ashenbank

  Back in July I did a photograph of Ashenbank Woods, in Lightroom and Topaz Studio.. and today I thought I would rework the image using Lightroom and Luminar.

Read More

Photo for the Week – 9 – Waterfalls

First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week’s challenge.. In 2016 we decided to go to Scotland for our week’s holiday.  And we stayed in Glencoe.  Just outside of the village as your drive along the main…

Read More

A Photo a Week Challenge – Water

Now, this may sound weird but I have a fear of water… but I love to see waterfalls, and rivers cascading over rocks.  The above photo was shot from a little bridge that spanned the River Coe near Glencoe Village. …

Read More

Creating the Landscape Soft Glow Look – By Matt K

Today I was reading Matt Kloskowski’s blog and one of the topics he covered in a video was Creating the Landscape Soft Glow Look. Using both Lightroom and ON1 Raw 2018, I created the above soft glow look image of…

Read More

A photo a week challenge – The fruits of your labour

Abbey

We are both members of the National Trust, and we love to travel around and see the many stately homes, gardens and ruins the National Trust has to offer.   On our recent trip to North Yorkshire, we visited Fountains…

Read More

Knaresborough Viaduct

During our visit to North Yorkshire, one of the places we visited was Nidd Gorge.  As we strolled around the wooded area, at the end of the walk was a bridge that crosses the River Nidd. From this bridge, you…

Read More

Photo for the Week – 8 – Bridges

First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week’s challenge.. On our trip to Yorkshire, we did a day trip to York.  Whilst in York we decided to do the river cruise up the River Ouse where I…

Read More

In the distance

As we strolled around Windsor Castle… this picture of Windsor Castle caught my eye simply because of the moat and how its banks were still suffering from the drought we’ve had over the last few months in the South East…

Read More