Over the weekend at Rochester in Kent was the Medieval Merriment Festival which was held in the Castle Gardens, not far from the High Street in Rochester. With Knights in armour, and period traders, this event gave me the perfect opportunity to practice my Street Photography. And because there were tourists there I didn't [...]
What with Easter just being around the corner and a lot of things to do... today's photograph is one I took on a windy cold spring evening at Rochester Castle in March 2017. After a bit of manipulation in Photoshop to remove a litter bin and a flagpole without a flag... here is my quick [...]
I really can't get my head around the date change of the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge... anyway here is my entry for this weeks challenge Security. The above photograph was taken at Leeds Castle back in September 2016 and shows the security of the moat in protecting the castle from invasion.
Have you ever taken a photograph and wished you could have got closer to the subject? Or you wish that you could crop the image without losing the original size of the image? Well here is a quick tip for Lightroom Users.. Under the Transform Panel in the Develop Module, there are a set [...]
There is nothing more magical to see than a howling wolf under the moonlight.. Lately I have been doing a lot of composite images... and I decided to create two images... from the wolf and moonlight, with various processing techniques. And I thought they would be ideal for this week's WordPress Photo Challenge: Magic. For [...]
It is July's One Photo Focus time and this week I feel very honoured that Stacy has picked a photo I submitted to her. Thank you Stacy xx And I look forward to seeing all the other edits... So why is it so, so hard at times to become inspirational when you are trying to edit your [...]
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 to do there... I have to admit the tea-rooms are lovely... Yes the entrance fee [...]
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 I would enter the above photograph which was taken at Bodiam Castle overlooking the fields [...]
The above image is the final image which was mainly processed in Lightroom... however I did go to Photoshop to remove some elements of the photograph which I found distracting. The picture on the right is the one straight out of camera... I started off by adding a Preset by Serge Ramelli called 'B&W: Complexed [...]
Entered as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers - Taken at Upnor Castle, Near Rochester in Kent.