One Word Sunday – Dazzle

If you are dazzled by someone or something, you think they are extremely good and exciting: There is nothing more dazzling than walking along a pier with the lights flashing,  music playing and people full of excitement as they play…

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Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -15 – Flowers

As you may have gathered I love processing floral images as well as Monochrome Photography.  However, some flower images just don't look right in Monochrome. But I was lucky with this image.  I think due to the simplicity of the…

Photo for the Week – 32 – Circles

Last week's challenge was Portrait, and we sure had some lovely entries, check them out, by clicking on the links in the Last Week's entries section.  The challenge for this week is Circles.  Circles are everywhere and to start this challenge,…

Photo for the Week – 31 – Portrait

Last week's challenge was Landscape, and we sure had some lovely entries, check them out, by clicking on the links in the Last Week's entries section.  As landscape was last weeks, this week has to be portrait.  Portrait can mean,…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -14- Low Tide

  For this week's challenge, I thought I would process another boat image, taken at Hayling Island in Hampshire.  So for the challenge this week, it is anything to do with tides... it could be a photograph of high tide…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -13- Dining

On Monday for Photo For The Week Challenge I posted a coloured image of one of the interior rooms at Anglesey Abbey in Cambridgeshire.  I also processed it in monochrome and thought it would be a great image for the…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -12- On the lake

Back in 2017, we spent a couple of days in the Lake District.  And was the scenery spectacular! With hills and lakes and woodland walks, it was an ideal place to take landscape photographs.  The above photograph is of Lakeside…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -11 – Boats

One of the areas we love to visit is Hampshire and the New Forest...  And on our last trip down that way, we went to Riverside Marina.  From there you can watch the Isle of Wight Ferry and it has…

Photo for the Week – 21 – Trees

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  I really enjoyed viewing your macro photographs.  And I am sure that, they have given other readers the inspiration to…

Photo for the Week – 20 – Macro

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  We had some beautiful leaves entered into the competition.  This week it is Macro and one of the images I…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -10 – Stately Homes

We are both members of the National Trust.. and one of the places I used to love visiting was Wakehurst Place.  However, they have now decided that car parking at Wakehurst would become hugely expensive with extortionate prices.  So we…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 9 – Halloween

This week I thought I would process a couple of images representing Halloween.. as Mid-Week Monochrome this week falls on Halloween. Also entered into Supernatural Photo Challenge and Halloween Photo Challenge. If you want to submit a monochrome image to…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 8 – On the Mudflats at Leigh-on-Sea

It is Mid-Week Monochrome once again and a big thank you to all those that entered last week. For this week's Mid-Week Monochrome I thought I would do a monochrome image of the mudflats at Leigh-on-sea.   This photograph was…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 7 – Men at Work

  This week I thought I would process an image taken at Upnor Castle of the waxworks that are on display, showing men moving barrels.  Upnor castle is local to us and one of the places that is steeped in…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Wonder

Wonder a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar. There is nothing like the wonder of a new-born baby, their beauty, the love and admiration you have for this little person, who has just come…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 6 – Whitstable Castle

I have been to Whitstable many times... to stroll along the beach, have coffee in the little cafe or just to visit the market that is sometimes on.  But it wasn't until 2013 that I read a road sign leading…

FOWC with Fandango — Illusion

Well, I don't if this image qualifies but for me, the illusion of this butterfly melting into the pattern is spellbinding especially in the monochrome version. Here is the coloured version. Butterfly is full of illusion with the moon reflecting…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 5 – Windsor Castle

There is nothing like a summer's day to visit Windsor Castle.  And for this week's MWM I thought I process a photograph of the front of Windsor Castle.  On the day we visited it was Changing of the Guard and…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Ready, set, action! – Birds

  After raking my brains thinking of images I may have for this challenge, after posting, I find the above image.  This photograph was taken at Aylesford Priory back in 2012 when we started out on our photography journey. I…