Bren & Ashley Ryan Photography

Category: Monochrome


Photo for the Week – 42 – Windows

First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last Week’s challenge, I really loved viewing your Book images.  Some beautiful libraries showcasing beautiful books.  Thank you. The theme for this week is Windows.  My first image is…

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Photo for the Week – 41 – Books

First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last Week’s challenge, WOW what a response and some beautiful images. The theme for this week is Books.  And my image is of one of the rooms at Scotney…

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Photo for the Week – 40 – Metal

First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last Week’s challenge, I really enjoyed viewing your interpretations of Monochrome Fine Art.  We had some great entries. This week the theme is called Metal.

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Weekend Reflections # 522 – Dockside

For the Weekend Reflection Challenge this week, I thought an image at our local Dockside Marina has the perfect reflection for this challenge.  Especially with the lights, masts, and buildings. Posted as part of the Weekend Reflection #522 Photography Challenge.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Found on a Farm

This week the topic is Things Found on a Farm. One of the most beautiful gardens we have visited has to be Belmont House and Gardens near Throwley in Kent.  Adjacent to the gardens is the farmland.  And for Cee’s…

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Stone

A monochrome photograph of a set of arches at Bayham Old Abbey which is on the Kent and Sussex border. Bayham Old Abbey is an English Heritage property, located near Lamberhurst, Kent, England. Founded c. 1207 through a combination of…

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Photo for the Week – 39 – Monochrome Fine Art

The topic this week is Monochrome Fine Art.  Monochrome fine art is just one of the things that I want to get into.  The above photograph is of Canary Wharf.  I have also processed two other photos, which I posted…

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything with 1, 2, or 3 Wheels

A photograph of pedal cycles being ridden  through Westminster towards Westminster Bridge. Posted as part of Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything with 1, 2, or 3 Wheels.

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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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Photo Challenges: Line-Up – Lines of Age – CB&W – Candid.

The challenge is to show lines… in the above photograph, you can see the curly lines of his beard, the texture in his shirt, and lines on his face that tell a story. Posted as part of the Weekly Photo…

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One Word Sunday – Volume

On our way to North Yorkshire we visited Anglesey Abbey in Cambridgeshire, and in one of the rooms, was this pianist who was cranking up the volume on this piano. For more information on the One Word Sunday Photography Challenge,…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Something new

This week’s topic set by Nancy on her Photo a Week Challenge is called something new.  ‘Something new’ has many connotations.  It could mean a photograph of something you’ve just purchased, a photograph of a new baby or doing something…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Traditions

Nancy Merrill, last week, set the Photo A Week challenge as Tradition. One of the traditions this family has is at Christmas time we visit a Christmas Market and buy hot chestnuts. And we normally visit Rochester Christmas Dickens Festival…

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs

As we drove down Route 66 on our way to Las Vegas back in May 2015, we stopped at a place called Hackberry, where this petrol station and general store displayed a lot of signs. For more information on this…

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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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Flower of the Day – 31st August 2019 and St Mary’s in Chiddingstone

Today we decided to go for a little drive to Chiddingstone.  We have been to Chiddingstone Castle before and I wanted to see the Olde Worlde look of the village. As you go around the corner into Chiddingstone by the…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #59 – Angles

The lens-artists challenge was set by Ann-Christine and the subject was Angles.  So for my images in this challenge, I am using two images I took at the Imperial War Museum in London. The image above is the roof of…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -18 – Landscape – Split-Toning

Firstly, my sincere apologies for PFTM (Photo for the Month) not being done this month, but due to internet problems, and computer problems, I wasn’t able to start posting again until yesterday… and I’ve been playing catchup. So for this…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Smile

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenged called Smile… I thought I would process a photograph of our first born grandson in his little Ferrari walker.  I just love his little smile and he makes me smile every time…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -17 – Scotney Castle – Stone-Clad Buildings

Firstly my apologies for running late with this month’s Mid-Week Monochrome Challenge, but something came up yesterday and I simply didn’t have time to post this week’s image.  The above image was photographed whilst standing at the rear of the…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #45: Street Art

Street Art comes in many forms, from graffiti to this man standing there perfectly still, in his shimmering painted mask and attire… The above photograph was taken during the Sweeps Festival in Kent back in 2013.  I couldn’t believe how…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -16 – Cathedral – From the Platform

Firstly my apologies for running late with this month’s Mid-Week Monochrome Challenge, but something came up yesterday and I simply didn’t have time to post this week’s image.  The above image was photographed whilst standing on the Platform of Rochester…

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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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One Word Sunday – Dazzle

If you are dazzled by someone or something, you think they are extremely good and exciting: There is nothing more dazzling than walking along a pier with the lights flashing,  music playing and people full of excitement as they play…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -15 – Flowers

As you may have gathered I love processing floral images as well as Monochrome Photography.  However, some flower images just don’t look right in Monochrome. But I was lucky with this image.  I think due to the simplicity of the…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -14- Low Tide

  For this week’s challenge, I thought I would process another boat image, taken at Hayling Island in Hampshire.  So for the challenge this week, it is anything to do with tides… it could be a photograph of high tide…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Black & White

Nancy Merrill set a photo challenge called Black and White and here is my entry for that challenge.  Boats at Riverside Marina, Lymington in Hampshire.  

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Photo for the Week – 28 – Winter

The challenge for this week is Winter.  Everywhere seems to have had snow… except here in the South East, we got one night of it.. and then by the morning it was gone.  So I have had to delve into…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -13- Dining

On Monday for Photo For The Week Challenge I posted a coloured image of one of the interior rooms at Anglesey Abbey in Cambridgeshire.  I also processed it in monochrome and thought it would be a great image for the…

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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…

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