Bren & Ashley Ryan Photography

Category: Seascape


Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Blue

A photograph of the beach and sea at Cliftonville Bay. Posted as part of the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Blue. Advertisements

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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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The Calibration Panel in Lightroom Develop module

Let me start by saying that is one panel I never play with. Well, that was until today. Today I read an article on Photo Focus written by Serge Ramelli about things he wished he knew when he started to…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Texture

The challenge this week set by Nancy Merrill is called Texture.  And for my image into her challenge, I have selected a photograph taken from the pier at Llandudno in Wales.

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Lens-Artists Challenge #57 – Taking A Break

Thank you, Tina, for this Lens-Artists challenge called Taking a Break.  This challenge couldn’t have been apt as we were starting our holiday.  You see, as Tina set this challenge we were heading via, Staffordshire for a few nights with…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #56: Seascapes and/or Lakeshore

This week’s Lens-Artists challenge is set by Amy and is called Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #56: Seascapes and/or Lakeshore. Oh, this challenge has me diving into my archived photos as seascapes, lakes and shores are one of our favourite things to…

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A bit of everything with software

Playing around with various bits of software is one of the things I love doing.  Take this image for instance.. photographed at Riverside Marina at Lymington, I loved the image but it was bland. The sky was bland.. there was…

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One Word Sunday – Power

Debbie Smyth who curates the blog Travel with Intent hosts a One Word Sunday Photo Challenge and this weeks topic is called Power. And there is nothing more powerful than the open sea… on a blustery day, giving surfers a…

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One Word Sunday – Missing

The One Word Sunday photo challenge set by Debbie Smyth of Travel with Intent this week is called Missing.  The above photograph was taken before the cliff collapse at the Seven Sisters in East Sussex in 2018 during a rough…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #44 – Harmony

For my colour harmony image, curated by Tina at Travel and Trifles blog, I’ve selected an image I took at Cliftonville Bay in Kent.  And it shows the harmony of the warm tones in the sands and the blue tones…

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Boats at Dungeness

On a cold winter’s morn, we set out for Dungeness to photograph the boats that sit on the shore. I liked the above image but it was too cluttered for me  What with the black box, little dinghy and the…

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Just Playing Around with Photoshop and a Sidmouth Coastline Image

Way before we decided to take up photography, back in 2011, we visited Sidmouth on a windy day.  Anyway this image was taken of the waves crashing over the rocks. There is something about it I like.. so I decided…

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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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On the Marina – Whitehaven

The first port of call on our holiday to Cumbria a couple of years ago was Whitehaven.  A quaint fishing village on the Cumbrian Coastline.  As we strolled around the marina these boats caught my eye.  I don’t know why…

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Corton Coastline – Again

More rocks and waves from the Corton Coastline in Suffolk photographed in November 2018. Breath-taking! I just love the ruggedness of the coastline… so natural and such beauty.

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Corton Coastline – Rocks and Waves

The coastline along the East Coast of the UK, is spectacular.  The North Seas sure brings in some pretty big waves.  Corton coastline is breath-taking, simply because it has not been commercialised.  There are no arcades, no fun-fairs, just breath-taking…

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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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Boats at the Marina

A photograph of boats moored at the Riverside Marina, in Lymington, Hampshire.

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Corton Coastline

First of all, apologies for no Photo For The Week, photography challenge last Monday.. you see it was our Silver Wedding Anniversary and we headed off for a weekend away.  And like normal, me being totally unprepared I didn’t do…

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A Photo a Week: On the Horizon

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Photography Challenge, I decided to use an image I photographed whilst at Cliftonville Bay in Kent.  I wanted to do something different with this image… I knew I wanted a paint-effect but was…

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Square December – Time – Beachtime

On our holiday to the USA, we visited the Pacific Ocean at 17-mile drive in California and this photograph is entered into Square December – Time hosted by BeckyB.

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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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A Photo a Week Challenge: From Above and Below

I’m playing catchup again 😀 😀 😀  You see I was away last week and missed a lot of challenges that I normally enter.. so this week it is catchup.  For Nancy Merrill’s topic Above and Below I thought I…

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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…

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One Word Sunday – Purple

The challenge for One Word Sunday this week is Purple. So I thought I would put a gallery together of previous images that are predominately Purple.

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 8 – On the Mudflats at Leigh-on-Sea

It is Mid-Week Monochrome once again and a big thank you to all those that entered last week. For this week’s Mid-Week Monochrome I thought I would do a monochrome image of the mudflats at Leigh-on-sea.   This photograph was…

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FOWC with Fandango — Routine

To me routine is… daily housework, doing the school run, preparing meals. Routine is something we do on a regular basis. And one thing I don’t want my photography to be is routine. Because routines turn into chores.  And I…

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RDP THURSDAY – BRACE

Back in 2013, we had only just started our photography journey, when strong winds were going to lash the South Coast.  Now, what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon, having to brace yourself against the strong winds and take…

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Moonlight Composite

One of the tasks that I’ve set myself to learn is composite work.  Yes, I add textures to images, but I’ve never in Photoshop taken two images and then used different elements from each image to create another. In this…

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Cliftonville Bay

We have some beautiful coastline in and around the South East of England… The above photograph was taken at Cliftonville Bay… just like Joss Bay, the beach is shielded by cliffs.

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