Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -11 – Boats

One of the areas we love to visit is Hampshire and the New Forest...  And on our last trip down that way, we went to Riverside Marina.  From there you can watch the Isle of Wight Ferry and it has…

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Photo for the Week – 21 – Trees

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  I really enjoyed viewing your macro photographs.  And I am sure that, they have given other readers the inspiration to…

Photo for the Week – 20 – Macro

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  We had some beautiful leaves entered into the competition.  This week it is Macro and one of the images I…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -10 – Stately Homes

We are both members of the National Trust.. and one of the places I used to love visiting was Wakehurst Place.  However, they have now decided that car parking at Wakehurst would become hugely expensive with extortionate prices.  So we…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 9 – Halloween

This week I thought I would process a couple of images representing Halloween.. as Mid-Week Monochrome this week falls on Halloween. Also entered into Supernatural Photo Challenge and Halloween Photo Challenge. If you want to submit a monochrome image to…

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…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 7 – Men at Work

  This week I thought I would process an image taken at Upnor Castle of the waxworks that are on display, showing men moving barrels.  Upnor castle is local to us and one of the places that is steeped in…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Wonder

Wonder a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar. There is nothing like the wonder of a new-born baby, their beauty, the love and admiration you have for this little person, who has just come…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 6 – Whitstable Castle

I have been to Whitstable many times... to stroll along the beach, have coffee in the little cafe or just to visit the market that is sometimes on.  But it wasn't until 2013 that I read a road sign leading…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 5 – Windsor Castle

There is nothing like a summer's day to visit Windsor Castle.  And for this week's MWM I thought I process a photograph of the front of Windsor Castle.  On the day we visited it was Changing of the Guard and…

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. I…

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

Well this challenge, had the old brain in a turmoil.  What with being landscape, architectural and floral photographers, we don't do action shots. Then I remembered. My son for Father's day bough his dad an adventure token.  Well, he decided…

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…

Photo for the Week – 10 – Streets

First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week's challenge.. Way back in 2014, we visited Fordingbridge in Hampshire.. on quiet Sunday morning.. before the shops even opened. There was no traffic. No people and I loved the…

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…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM 2

It is time for Mid-Week Monochrome again and I thought I would process another image we took way back in 2012 when we first started on our photography challenge.  It is a photograph of the main house at Bateman's House…

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…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM 1

One of the challenges that I used to love reading was Leanne Cole's Monochrome Madness... however, it is with great sadness that at the present time Leanne will no longer be running this challenge for the foreseeable future.  I know…

Photo for the Week – 7 – Music

First of all thanks goes to everyone that entered last week's challenge.. I really enjoyed viewing your interpretations of Country Roads... Well last week has been hectic... we went to Yorkshire for a few days... hence my not entering many…