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Before and After Challenge – 1st November 2019

This month’s Before and After photo challenge is a photograph of Bodiam Castle in East Sussex. DOWNLOAD FOR THIS MONTH’S PHOTO To use the image, which is in raw and jpeg, download the zip folder and then extract the image…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #58: Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue

This challenge for the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge was set by Patti.  Patti asked for images that were old, new, borrowed and blue.  Well, there is nothing like a blue sky to make you feel good.   Especially on a nice…

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Weekly Prompts – Photo Challenge Peaceful

The theme this week set by Weekly Prompts for their Photo Challenge is called Peaceful.  For my first image, I am using a photo we took whilst holidaying the beautiful surrounds of Glencoe. I couldn’t believe how peaceful it was.  Even…

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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…

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FOWC – Fandango – Castle

One of our favourite places to visit is Scotney Castle in Kent.. and for Fandango’s FOWC Challenge – Castle I couldn’t resist posting this image.  Processed in Aurora and Luminar, I like the softness given to the image.

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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…

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Photo Challenge – Top of the Hill

Looking down on Urquhart Castle in Scotland, from the top of the hill.

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Whitstable Castle

Whitstable Castle in Kent photographed in August 2018 and processed in Lightroom and Luminar 2018.

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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…

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In the distance

As we strolled around Windsor Castle… this picture of Windsor Castle caught my eye simply because of the moat and how its banks were still suffering from the drought we’ve had over the last few months in the South East…

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Leeds Castle

As Leanne Cole is taking a break and there is no Monochrome Madness until possibly next month… I thought I would process and post this image as it was in my list of potential MM Photos.  Again this is an…

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Bodiam Castle

What I love about Luminar is the various tools you get with the software… especially the Orton Effect and Sunrays.  The photograph above is one completed in Luminar before importing back into Lightroom. Once in Lightroom, I decided to create…

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Strolling around Rochester – Street Photography

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…

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When time is of the essence – Rochester Castle

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…

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Security of the moat at Leeds Castle near Maidstone

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…

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Lightroom Quick Tip – Scaling

  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…

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WPC Magic

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. …

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One Photo Focus – July

Scotney Castle

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…

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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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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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Hever Castle in Kent

Hever Castle

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…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Entered as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers – Taken at Upnor Castle, Near Rochester in Kent.

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