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Lens-Artists Challenge #57 – Taking A Break

Thank you, Tina, for this Lens-Artists challenge called Taking a Break.  This challenge couldn’t have been apt as we were starting our holiday.  You see, as Tina set this challenge we were heading via, Staffordshire for a few nights with…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #56: Seascapes and/or Lakeshore

This week’s Lens-Artists challenge is set by Amy and is called Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #56: Seascapes and/or Lakeshore. Oh, this challenge has me diving into my archived photos as seascapes, lakes and shores are one of our favourite things to…

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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 #54: Detail

The challenge that was set by Patti for the Lens-Artists detail challenge, instantly had me thinking about an image that was taken whilst we visited Canterbury Cathedral.  The detailing in this ceiling is exquisite and so beautiful.  Many thanks to…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #52: Serenity

Serenity… the topic for last week’s Lens-Artists challenge set by Patti. There is nothing more serene than sitting on a bench in woodland, admiring nature at it’s best and listening to the breeze blowing through the trees as it mingles…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #50 – Trees

The lens-artists Photo Challenge for this week set by Ann-Christine is called Trees.  One of the things I love to do is woodland walks. The above photographs are of Ashenbank Woods, which is local to us.  

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #49: Favorite Things

Patti has asked for this week’s lens-artists challenge to showcase our favourite things.  Well for me one of my favourite things has to be flowers… I love roses… Hydrangeas… Spring flowers… And of course… my dogs, especially when they were…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #48 – WILD

For the lens-artists photo challenge for last week, Tina asked us to show a photograph of something depicting wild as the theme.  So for this challenge, I used a photograph taken way back in 2012 of wildlife, a butterfly, resting…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #47: Elements

The lens-artists challenge curated by Amy for this week is called Elements… and out of the five elements, fire, water, earth, metal and wood, the above image has 4 out of the five elements.  The metal of the window frames,…

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Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #46 – Delicate

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge for this week, set by Ann-Christine, is called Delicate. For my first image… I am using new flowers that are just starting to bloom in early March. I love the onset of spring when new flowers…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #45: Street Art

Street Art comes in many forms, from graffiti to this man standing there perfectly still, in his shimmering painted mask and attire… The above photograph was taken during the Sweeps Festival in Kent back in 2013.  I couldn’t believe how…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #44 – Harmony

For my colour harmony image, curated by Tina at Travel and Trifles blog, I’ve selected an image I took at Cliftonville Bay in Kent.  And it shows the harmony of the warm tones in the sands and the blue tones…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #43–Less is More

The Lens-Artists Challenge, this week set by Amy is called Less is more.  And the above daffodil, which was photographed at Doddington Place near Sittingbourne, Kent is ideal for this challenge. Another image where less is more is this dahlia…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #42 – Creativity

The lens-artists challenge set by Anne-Christine is called creativity.  You can be creative in your photography and also creative when editing an image and the software you use.   As I do all my initial edits in Lightroom Classic, I…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #41: Delicious

Delicious Highly pleasing or agreeable to the senses, especially of taste or smell. Very pleasant; delightful: There is nothing more delightful and inspiring than seeing a hillside full of bluebells. So for the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge, set by Patti Moed,…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #40 – Something Different

The challenge this week set by Tina of Travels and Trifles Blog is called Something Different.  And one of the things I love doing is called twirling, so here is a selection of images that I have given the twirl…

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Lens Artists Photo Challenge #39 – Hello April

April is here… and this week’s Lens Artists Photography Challenge set by Patti, who runs a blog called The World is Book..,  is called Hello April. And my entries for this challenge have to be the start of leaves appearing…

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Lens Artists Photo Challenge #38 – Weathered or Worn

Ann-Christine’s topic for this week’s Lens-Artist Photography Challenge is Weathered – Worn.  There is nothing more worn than something that has been destroyed by a Fire.  The above image is of the ruins of Nymans House which was destroyed by a…

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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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Lens-Artists Challenge #36 – Around the Neighborhood

The Lens-Artists Challenge #36 – Around the Neighborhood set by Tina, is about your neighbourhood and local to me is the historic city of Rochester. Rochester is renowned for its Cathedral and Castle. As well as the historic River Medway…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #35: Architecture

Amy’s topic for the Lens-Artist Photography challenge is Architecture.  So I thought I would show you a gallery of architecture images photographed at the various locations we have travelled, including the South East of England, Yorkshire, California, Las Vegas and…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #34: Close-Up

Here I am again .. playing catchup.  Nothing unusual there… 😀 😀 So my entry for Ann-Christine’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge has to be a close up of an iris photographed at Carmel in the USA.

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Boggy – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #33: Nature

When in the New Forest one of the places I love to visit is Hatchet Pond, this is due to its wildlife and the many ponies that go there for water.  And because the car park is literally a few…

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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 #31: Landscapes

For my contribution to this week’s challenge, I have to go to my archive of images I photographed whilst in Cumbria.  On one of the days, we visited Lake Windemere. I love the landscaped hills, and the thought these two…

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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…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #29: Cityscapes

Living here in the South East of England and just 30 miles from London… for this challenge which is set by Patti of Pilotfish Blog, I just had to use some images we took ages ago of Canary Wharf.

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Lens-Artists Challenge #28 – CURVES

Tina who runs a blog called Travels and Trifles is also one of the curators of the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge.  And for this week Tina’s theme was Curves.

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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…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #26: Photographic Review of 2018

Now, this is a hard challenge set Ann-Christine who curates a blog called Leya – To See a World in a Grain of Sand … recapping of images posted during 2018 and picking out your favourite images.  Images that bring…

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