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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #55: Dreamy

The lens-artists challenge this week is set by Ann-Christine and is called Dreamy.  Even landscape photographs can be given a dreamy feeling to them, by just playing around with the clarity and texture sliders to give the image a soft…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #37: History

Patti chose the topic history for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.  Here is the South East of England we are steeped in history.  The above house at Nymans in West Sussex was built around 1839 by a man called George…

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Playing around – Just for fun

It is winter here in the South East of England and with that comes the closure of many gardens and stately homes.  So for images it is delving into the archives and places we have visited during the years. Well…

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Abundant

One of the places we have visited is Great Dixter House in Northiam East Sussex.  Renowned for their tulip displays we just couldn’t believe the varieties and the amount that was on display. Entered into Your Daily Word Prompt –…

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Lens-Artists Challenge – 12 – Path

For the challenge called Lens- Artists Challenge – Path, I thought I would submit this photograph of a stone chipping path at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens.

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Flower of the Day – 1st September 2018

A purple flower photographed within the gardens of Nostell, West Yorkshire and entered into Cee’s Flower of the Day photography challenge.

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Flower of the day – 29th August 2018

Entered as part of Cee’s Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

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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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Creating Watercolour Effect Photography

On Sunday we took a trip to Sissinghurst Castle… in Kent.  Albeit under protest at the last controversy surrounding the outing of a squire as being gay, which I didn’t approve of.  Anyway, we decided to go and I shot…

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Earth day, a weekly WordPress Photo Challenge

Earth Day was on Saturday and unfortunately we didn’t get the chance to go out and photograph any new places, which is more the pity.  But by luck I am still in the process of processing photographs from our Easter Weekend…

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Blue Rose of Belmont House and Gardens

Blue Rose

I’ve played around with the Oil Paint filter at times in Photoshop before.  However, due to it not working on my desktop I invested in Topaz Impression.  What I like about Impression is that the software applies different styles and  brush strokes to…

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Photographic Style and a Landscaped Garden

  When you think of a panoramic photograph you think of a landscape orientated photograph looking from left to right.. but sometimes you need to go the other way… and Lightroom will easily merge a panoramic going from top to…

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From pink to blue…

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On our visit to Great Comp Garden.. within the gardens was these pretty pink flowers… with petals that looked so delicate.  Anyway I processed the photograph in Lightroom and then decided to do another edit.. only this time I lowered the Vibrance,…

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Monochrome Madness – MM3-27

Well time this week has been on my side and with a spare few minutes and a mind that has remembered to get the photo in before Tuesday, I thought I would do a photograph for Leanne Coles Monochrome Madness…

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Cala Lily

The above picture is of a Cala Lily which was taken at Quex Park in Birchington, Kent. The grounds and gardens are beautiful at Quex Park and there are plenty of picnic areas and places for kids to run around. …

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