Lens-Artists Challenge #32 – Shadows

Tina from Travels and Trifles set the Lens-Artists Photography challenge this week and her subject is Shadows.  On a hot summer's day with the sun shining brightly throughout woodland you can see the shadows of the trees.  The above image…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #30 – Unexpected

Leya who curates See the world in a grain of sand blog, set last week's Lens-Artists photography challenge theme as Unexpected.  What was unexpected of this image was the lack of tourists.  That little bridge at Sheffield Park Gardens is…

Combining Presets in Topaz Studio – Penshurst Plance

One of the things I love about Topaz Studio is the ability to combine presets.  By combining various presets together it gives you a vast variety of options when editing images. My original image of Penshurst Place was first of…

Lens Artists Photo Challenge #27: My Travels

Amy who runs a blog called Share and Connect is one of the curators of the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, and this week her topic is My Travels. Well as my travels are primarily in the United Kingdom, I thought I…

One Word Sunday – Earth

The topic for this week's One Word Sunday was Earth.  Earth can mean many things, ranging from electrical right through to dirt.  But for my earth topic... I wanted to pick Planet Earth. The above photograph is of Northward Hill…

Sheffield Park Gardens – Photography Showcase

The above image was photographed at Sheffield Park Gardens, during the autumn months. I really love the rich chestnust colour of that tree. Photography Showcase Facebook Group.   Facebook Group Photography Showcase Facebook group · 26 members Join Group A…

Just a couple of changes to the challenges.

First of all, I thought I would share a photograph of some silos which I photographed as we headed towards Yosemite National Park.  On route, we stopped at a place called El Portal, which featured the heritage of the trains…

Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens

Way, way back before we officially took up photography we went on a holiday to Dorset.  And during our holiday we visited Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens.  As we strolled around the gardens we came across this little wooden structure. The above…

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge: #16 Big Can Be Beautiful Too!!

For Tina's challenge this week I thought of Big Ben now named as Queen Elizabeth Tower.  But to me and many others, it is still Big Ben. Big can come in many shapes and forms, and there is nothing like…

Snow Shorne Country Park

Ragtag Daily Prompt – Blizzard

Yesterday's Ragtag Daily Prompt was Blizzard.  It is very rare we get snow here in the South East.. and when we do.. it makes winter's barren landscapes beautiful.  This photograph was taken back in February 2012 when we had heavy…

City Sonnet – October 17th 2018 – Landscape

On our way to North Yorkshire, we stopped off at a place called Nostell, which is owned and maintained by the National Trust.  And I thought this image was perfect for City Sonnet's October Photography Challenge for today called Landscape.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #15: Change and/or Changeable

We are in fall here in the UK and there is nothing as spectacular as taking a trip to Sheffield Park Gardens in East Sussex, to see truly splendid vibrant fall colours. I did the above image a little while…

FOWC with Fandango – Shelter

We hadn't been out taking images for months, what with real-life events, some good and some sad, however, rain or shine we were going out. We went to Smallyhythe Place near Tenterden, and true to form, the rain came with…