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Monochrome Madness – MM – Theme – Seasons

It seems like years since I entered Monochrome Madness Photo Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole – a Fine Art Photographer from Melbourne.  Well now I’m back into the swing of things here is my contribution for the this week’s theme…

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Growth WordPress Photo Challenge

Well last year just seemed to fly by… and our photography took a back seat… now we are in 2018 and we are determined to get our photography back on track.  So for me with the WordPress Photo Challenge the…

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Rounded WordPress Photo Challenge

Finally I am getting there… I have am catching up with the WordPress Photo Challenges I have missed.. and boy was there a few.  The final topic, which was last week’s topic was called Rounded.  Objects which are rounded and…

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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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Evanescent Photography Challenge

Again we are at that point in the week where I participate in the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge and this week’s topic is Evanescent.  And in true form.. I am two days behind. 😀 😀  Well I suppose you can’t…

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52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 12 – Face

Stewie the Golden Retriever

This is my first entry into this particular photo challenge.. hosted by ‘The Girl That Dreams Awake’.. and the theme for this week is ‘Face’.  As I am very wary of putting children’s faces on the internet… and I would…

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My first week on Social Media…

Twirl Effect

As much as I like blogging… it has been really nice… just processing photographs and uploading them to Social Media… Many years ago I joined 500px and never really posted much to it… but with my new work flow from…

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Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle

  If you are looking for somewhere to go.. then a trip to Chiddingstone Castle should be on your agenda… and will close on the last day of October this year…. the grounds are spectacular and there is so much…

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26 Weeks Letter Challenge: ‘M’ – Morris Motor

  Doesn’t a week fly by so quickly? It hardly seems seven days since the last 26 Weeks Letter Challenge and the letter for this week is ‘M’.  Well the above photograph has four M’s in it…  It is a Morris…

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26 Weeks Letter Challenge: ‘L’ – Lupin

  This week’s letter for Lori’s Photo Letter Challenge is the letter ‘L’.  Originally I was going to post a photograph of a lake.. but then as I was going through my collections I found this Lupin. I didn’t like the…

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Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 27 – ‘Vintage’

Chiddingstone Castle Interior Photography

For Hugh’s weekly challenge I thought I would post three pictures taken at Chiddingstone Castle in Kent..  The theme was ‘Vintage’ and there is nothing quite like vintage than an old castle, with its stately rooms.     Within this…

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Monochrome Madness 3-8 – Closed Theme

Horse

  This week in Monochrome Madness there is a theme, and the theme for this week is ‘Closed’.  Why I picked the above photograph was simply because of the look on the horse’s face.. he was looking at me as…

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Purple Flower of Quex

The above photograph has been processed in both Lightroom and Photoshop…. and was taken at Quex Park Gardens, near Birchington in Kent on the Isle of Thanet.. back in July of 2015. The gardens are spectacular and the wooded area…

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Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 26 – Distance

  Today in my WordPress Reader I came across a post by a blog I follow by Julie Powell and she had written a post about a Photography Challenge set by Hugh of Hugh’s Views & News called Distance. So I thought…

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Surfer Girl

Tonight I thought I would try something completely different… I wanted to push the limits and process a photo in a totally different style to what I normally do. The first objective was to find a photo to use ……

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Tip Toe Through The Tulips

The above photograph was taken at Merriment Gardens in East Sussex.. earlier this month… as you can see there are a couple of trunks that distracted your eye away from the tulips… so my first job in Lightroom was to…

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It’s arrived….

Stewie the Golden Retriever

I love my Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lens and my Canon EF-S 18-55mm standard kit lens… but I wanted something that would be in between those ranges, so that I didn’t have to keep changing lenses…. So I…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Texture

  As part of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture, I have used the above picture as the texture of the brickwork gives a nice backdrop to this sole yellow flower amongst a mass of purple flowers.

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