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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…

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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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Whitstable Castle

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

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The Lake at West Green

Another photo I found when culling, was this one from West Green Gardens in Hampshire.  A property and gardens which is owned and leased out by the National Trust.  On the day we visited, they were preparing for a special…

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Critiquing your own image

Must be one of the hardest things to do… I know I have found it hard.  Well, let’s start at the beginning. You all know I had a hard-drive failure and one of the images I lost was one I…

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Fountains Abbey

Well we’ve just had a four day break in Yorkshire… and one of the places we visited was Fountains Abbey near Ripon in North Yorkshire which is own and maintained by the National Trust.

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Back to Scotney

At the moment I am really liking this soft style of processing and creating images which are a little more saturated.   The above image was photographed at the rear of the visitor centre.  Firstly why I chose the rear…

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Penshurst Place

Carrying on from Matt’s Luminosity Colouring in Photoshop… I thought I would try this technique on a set of images which I turned into a panoramic shot of Penshurst Place.  Oh boy, can you play around with the colours, using…

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Redwoods of Bedgebury Pinetum

We were going through a lot of house renovation over the last few months… and our cameras were gathering dust.  Anyway to cut a long story short… we are finished renovating.. the last bit being done Monday and Tuesday with…

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Photo for the Week – 3 – Stream

Whilst culling my Lightroom catalogue and images, I came across an image I took way back in 2013 a wooden bridge crossing a stream at Bateman House. I processed the image in Lightroom and Luminar.  Please feel free to enter…

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A walk in the woods at Shorne

This morning, hubby decided to check when his car’s MOT is and as he now gets the train to and fro work, his car has been sitting, on the drive.  We knew the MOT was July sometime but the exact…

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Sunset at Monterey

A photograph of a sunset taken from Monterey Beach Hotel in Monterey, California, processed in Lightroom and Luminar.

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Using several editing programs on an image.

  If you are a Creative Cloud subscriber like myself then you automatically get Photoshop with the Photography Plan. For some Photoshop is rather daunting and people sometimes want to steer clear of it.. and at times I feel that…

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Luminar 2018 Trial and what a Transformation

I have been really busy lately with real-life events, yet again!  And that means my photography has had to take a back burner seat, much to my disapproval, but hey-ho, we can’t have it always.  Anyway today I decided to…

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