Bren & Ashley Ryan Photography

Category: Wildlife


Lens-Artists Challenge #48 – WILD

For the lens-artists photo challenge for last week, Tina asked us to show a photograph of something depicting wild as the theme.  So for this challenge, I used a photograph taken way back in 2012 of wildlife, a butterfly, resting…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Nancy Merrill set the topic for this week’s Photo a Week Photography Challenge as Your Ducks in a Row. So for this challenge, I found two images from Bodiam Castle, where the ducks were firmly in a row.  The first…

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Boggy – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #33: Nature

When in the New Forest one of the places I love to visit is Hatchet Pond, this is due to its wildlife and the many ponies that go there for water.  And because the car park is literally a few…

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Photo for the Week – 29 – Curves

The challenge for this week is Curves.  Curves are everywhere .. in paths, architecture, even the petals on a flower. So my contribution to this challenge is a selection of images I’ve processed in the past which reflect curves.

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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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Photo for the Week – 27 – Time

Again apologies for being late with the challenge, The challenge for this week is Time.  And for the challenge as long as time is reflected anything goes. It could be a watch, clock, the time of a season, or even…

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Photo for the Week – 26 – From the Kitchen

First of all my sincerest apologies for not doing last week’s challenge.  Real life sometimes gets in the way… anyway the challenge set from the previous week is ‘From the Kitchen’. So for this challenge, it can be anything that…

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Photo for the Week – 25- Chimneys and Fireplaces

WOW, what a response to last week’s challenge.  And what a superb gallery of roses.  They were all truly beautiful and thank you all for joining in. This week’s challenge is Chimneys and Fireplaces.  Originally it was only going to…

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Photo for the Week – 24 – Roses

First of all, my apologies for being a few hours late with this challenge.. rather hectic and boozy weekend.. 😀 😀 😀 Anyway the topic this week is one of my favourite flowers and that is roses. So I thought…

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Photo for the Week – 23 – Birds

First of all, I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year.  And we wish you all a Happy New Year.  It was lovely taking a break… mind you what I didn’t think about.. was this.  I…

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White

I thought this beautiful white swan would be an ideal image for Debbie Smyth’s of Travel with Intent Blog – Sunday’s Photography Challenge called White.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Things with Wings

Entered into Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Photography Challenge.

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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.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #18: Blending In – or Standing Out?

The beautiful deer at Knole near Sevenoaks in Kent, in the above photograph, is a great candidate for Lens Artists Photography Challenge.  Their colours blend in with the autumn tones, yet they stand out in the scene.

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Daily Word Prompt – Brood

A brood of ducklings, photographed at Hall Place near Bexley in London.

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Sitting on the rail in the park

A photograph of a squirrel parking its bum on a rail at Kelsey Park, another form of parking for Fandango’s FOWC Challenge of Parking.

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Ragtag Daily Prompt – Plump

Early Spring Plump blossoms sprouting from thin twigs- clouds petition will it rain today? Copyright © Thayne Tuason

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Ready, set, action! – Birds

  After raking my brains thinking of images I may have for this challenge, after posting, I find the above image.  This photograph was taken at Aylesford Priory back in 2012 when we started out on our photography journey.

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM 4

It is time for Mid-Week Monochrome again, and this time for my submission I thought I would post a monochrome photo of Smallhythe Place in Tenterden, Kent.  The processing of this photograph was done in ON1 Raw 2018.5 and consisted…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM 3

It is time for Mid-Week Monochrome again, and this time for my submission I thought I would post a monochrome photo of an owl which was photographed at Jamb’s Owls at Hall Place, Bexley in Kent.  If you would like…

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It’s my nut..

A monochrome photograph of a squirrel guarding hit nut as he posed for his photo.. this photograph was taken at Kelsey Park near Beckenham, London.  Here is a coloured version of the same photograph. I like the coloured version, but…

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Rework of a Little Egret

Back in 2016, I processed a photograph of a Little Egret which I took at Northward Hill Nature Reserve and processed the image in a blue wash.  Today I decided to rework that image.. and the first thing I did…

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Topaz Remask… just can’t believe it.

Now I love Lightroom and the majority of my work’s carried out in Lightroom.  However, Lightroom does have its limitations and one of those limitations is that you can’t work with layers or add textures to your images.  So Photoshop is…

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Monochrome Madness – MM 3-12 – High

It is Monochrome Madness time again and the theme for this week is High… and I thought I would add this little squirrel who was sitting high in the tree…  Again many thanks to Leanne for hosting these photography weeks..

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Monochrome Madness – MM 3-10

  First of all my apologies to Leanne, for posting my photo a week earlier… unfortunately it completely slipped my mind that she was on holiday and wouldn’t be holding MM that week.. and of course when I went to…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Spare

Bird

Spare is the theme topic for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge.. and for this topic I picked this bird as he sat on the railing by the cafe at Birling Gap wondering if anybody would spare him some food.

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Deer Little Faces

  Face is this weeks subject for photo challenge set by WordPress Daily Post. And so I thought I would create an oil-looking painting in Photoshop of a photograph that I took at Knole, near Sevenoaks in Kent earlier this year, of these lovely little…

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Swanning around on my own

Swan

Today I wanted to create a soft looking feel to this photograph, which was taken at Leybourne Lakes in Snodland, Kent.  It is an ideal place for the kids to run around, there is an adventure playground, and of course…

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