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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #66: Filling the Frame

What a great theme this week from Lens-Artists.  Filling the frame.  Have you ever been out and photographed something and thought I wish I had a closer shot of that object.. especially flowers. Well when we were in the USA,…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #65 – Pick a Place

The Lens-Artists challenge this week is called Pick a Place hosted by Tina, and like Tina, I have chosen Scotland as one of the places that I could visit day in and day out.  The long winding roads, the beauty…

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Lens Artists Photo Challenge #64: Countryside and/or Small Towns

Being landscape photographers this challenge is just up our street.  We just love our countryside. Here in Kent, we have fields upon fields covered in rape-seed flowers and they truly bring such a sunshine colour to our fields.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #63 – Magical

“There is a secret garden where miracles and magic abound, and it’s available to anyone who makes the choice to visit here.” ~Dr Wayne Dyer To me, the ‘secret garden’ has to be woodlands.  Where you never know what is…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #62: Silhouettes

The topic for this weeks Lens-Artists challenge is called Silhouettes.  And for my entries, I am showcasing a couple of images I took in the past.  And I think monochrome images are great to show off silhouettes. My first is…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #61 – Precious Pets

Golden Retriever

Me and him indoors are dog lovers.. and our home is not complete without a pooch or two.    So for the lens-artists challenge, I thought I would share a couple of images of the terrible twins – Stewie and…

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60 – Framing the Shot

The challenge this week’s Lens-Artists Photography Challenge, set by Amy, is called Framing the shot.  My first image is one I took at Northward Hill Nature Reserve, where the trees are framing the gate and beyond.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #59 – Angles

The lens-artists challenge was set by Ann-Christine and the subject was Angles.  So for my images in this challenge, I am using two images I took at the Imperial War Museum in London. The image above is the roof of…

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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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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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