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Square October – Lines – Registry Office and Photo a Week – Hands

Asking for her hand in marriage at Rochester Registry Office.  There are lines everywhere, in the bricks, frames of the windows, and the blocks in the paving of the beautiful building used for Registry Office Weddings. Posted as part of…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

Fall is one of my favourite seasons, simply because of the changes the season brings.  The leaves on the trees change colour and there is nothing like autumn/fall colours.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Stacked

A photograph of stacked rocks at Brimham Rocks in North Yorkshire.  Posted as part of the Photo A Week Photography Challenge hosted by Nancy Merrill.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Traditions

Nancy Merrill, last week, set the Photo A Week challenge as Tradition. One of the traditions this family has is at Christmas time we visit a Christmas Market and buy hot chestnuts. And we normally visit Rochester Christmas Dickens Festival…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Yellow

Nancy Merrill hosts a weekly challenge called A photo a Week and for one of the week’s the topic was called Yellow.  So for this challenge, I thought I would showcase some yellow flowers that I have entered into Cee’s…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Texture

The challenge this week set by Nancy Merrill is called Texture.  And for my image into her challenge, I have selected a photograph taken from the pier at Llandudno in Wales.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: View

One of my favourite views is from the bridge that spans the lake at Old Scotney Castle and I thought this image would be an ideal image for Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week Challenge called View.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Squares and Circles – FOTD 24th May 2019

A photograph of Pom Pom flowers photographed at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex and entered into Nancy Merrills Photo a Week Challenge called Squares and Circles. I love the circular shape of the pom-pom flowers set in a square framed…

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Flower of the Day – 6th May 2019 – A Photo a Week: Raindrops

A photograph of a rose photographed at Lullingstone Castle in Kent and entered into Cee’s Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.  Also entered into Nancy Merrill’s a Photo a Week: Raindrops Photography Challenge.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Three of a Kind

The photography challenge for this week set by Nancy Merrill is called Three of a Kind.  And for my subject, I am using a photograph of a shrub that was in my garden which was laden with frost. Another three…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Beauty

The challenge set by Nancy Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge is called Beauty.  Beauty is all around us.  It doesn’t have to be new… it can be old.  Like this image of the ruins of Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire….

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Nancy Merrill set the topic for this week’s Photo a Week Photography Challenge as Your Ducks in a Row. So for this challenge, I found two images from Bodiam Castle, where the ducks were firmly in a row.  The first…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Shimmer

The challenge this week set by Nancy of Nancy Merrill Photography is called Shimmer.  And for my entry, I chose a photograph of Hatchet Pond in the New Forest with the sunlight shimmering on the water.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Cityscape/Townscape

Nancy set this week’s A Photo a Week Challenge as Cityscape/Townscape.  So my entry for this challenge had to be an image of Canary Wharf. Learning something new… I knew that you could click and then shift-click to draw a…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Black & White

Nancy Merrill set a photo challenge called Black and White and here is my entry for that challenge.  Boats at Riverside Marina, Lymington in Hampshire.  

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Pink

For Nancy Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge titled Pink, I thought I would showcase some pink flowers which we’ve photographed over the years.  

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Vanishing Point

Oil Paint of Ashehank Woods

Every week Nancy of Nancy Merrill Photography hosts a photography challenge and this week her theme is called Vanishing Point. Well as you know I love woodland walks and there is nothing like the vanishing point of a path or…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: The Great Outdoors

Talking Point - Lightroom Presets

Nancy of Nancy Merrill Photography hosts A Photo A Week Challenge, and this week her theme is called The Great Outdoors.  Well, one of my favourite outdoor passions is walking around woodland.  Especially during bluebell season.    

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A Photo a Week: On the Horizon

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Photography Challenge, I decided to use an image I photographed whilst at Cliftonville Bay in Kent.  I wanted to do something different with this image… I knew I wanted a paint-effect but was…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Eyes

My little Dumpling trying to make a scary face … entered into Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Photography Challenge.

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A Photo A Week Challenge: Lit from Within

Entered into A Photo A Week Challenge: Lit from Within hosted by Nancy Merrill

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A Photo a Week Challenge: From Above and Below

I’m playing catchup again 😀 😀 😀  You see I was away last week and missed a lot of challenges that I normally enter.. so this week it is catchup.  For Nancy Merrill’s topic Above and Below I thought I…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Blue

For Nancy Merrill’s Blue Photography challenge I thought I would use some images that I have processed in a twirl effect blue colour.

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A Photo A Week Challenge – Reflection – 2

A couple of weeks ago I submitted a photo to Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week called Reflections, this is the same lake from a different angle.  What I love about the image is the ducks wading in the lake.

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A photo a week challenge – Bridges

For my entry into Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week Challenge, I thought I would process this image of Bixby Bridge taken back in May 2015 when we toured California.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Reflection

A photograph of a reflection of the trees in the lake at Sheffield Park Gardens, in East Sussex and entered into Nancy Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge – Reflection.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Through Glass

For my birthday one year, we went to Whipsnade zoo and this photograph of a lioness was photographed through a glass window.  And I thought it would be an ideal image for Nancy’s A Photo A Week Challenge.

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A photo a week challenge – Whimsical

Whimsical Meaning 1. spontaneously fanciful or playful So for Nancy Merrill’s challenge of being whimsical, I thought I would take the playful route of playing with photos in Photoshop. Using the Orb method a blue hydrangea that I used today…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Gilded

Canterbury Cathedral

Well, I can’t believe it is Thursday already and time for Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week.  And the theme for this week is Gilded.  

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A Photo a Week Challenge: From the Back

For the challenge set by Nancy Merrill this week, I thought I would submit a photograph of the Changing of the Guard at Westminster, just as they passed where we were standing.

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