Photo for the Month – 36 – Overlay

First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month's challenge.  This week's challenge is Overlay.  One way of using overlays on an image is to add texture. For the following image, I used Topaz Texture Effects…

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Photo for the Month – 35 – Moody

First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month's challenge.  This week's challenge is Moody.  I love moody photographs and one photographer I do follow is Julie Powell who is renowned for her Moody Still life photography. …

Photo for the Week – 34 – In the Pink

First of all many thanks for your spring entries into last week's photography challenge.  Again my apologies for being late.. but last week I was preoccupied with Brexit, and felt so disillusioned that the majority who voted leave, are having…

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,…

Photo for the Week – 30 – Landscape

First of all my sincerest apologies for there being no challenge set for last week.  Well it was our Silver Wedding anniversary and we decided to go away and I completely forgot to do the post for the challenge. Anyway…

Photo for the Week – 29 – Curves

The challenge for this week is Curves.  Curves are everywhere .. in paths, architecture, even the petals on a flower. So my contribution to this challenge is a selection of images I've processed in the past which reflect curves.  …

Photo for the Week – 28 – Winter

The challenge for this week is Winter.  Everywhere seems to have had snow... except here in the South East, we got one night of it.. and then by the morning it was gone.  So I have had to delve into…

Photo for the Week – 27 – Time

Again apologies for being late with the challenge, The challenge for this week is Time.  And for the challenge as long as time is reflected anything goes. It could be a watch, clock, the time of a season, or even…

Photo for the Week – 26 – From the Kitchen

First of all my sincerest apologies for not doing last week's challenge.  Real life sometimes gets in the way... anyway the challenge set from the previous week is 'From the Kitchen'. So for this challenge, it can be anything that…

Photo for the Week – 25- Chimneys and Fireplaces

WOW, what a response to last week's challenge.  And what a superb gallery of roses.  They were all truly beautiful and thank you all for joining in. This week's challenge is Chimneys and Fireplaces.  Originally it was only going to…

Photo for the Week – 24 – Roses

First of all, my apologies for being a few hours late with this challenge.. rather hectic and boozy weekend.. 😀 😀 😀 Anyway the topic this week is one of my favourite flowers and that is roses. So I thought…

Photo for the Week – 22 – Festive

Today will be the final Photo for the Week for 2018. I want to thank everyone the joined in last week's challenge for their entries. And I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Every…

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…

Photo for the Week – 19 – Leaves

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  And my sincere apologies if I didn't get back to you on your submissions, but I was on holiday and…

Photo for the Week – 18 – Boats

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  The mountain images submitted were stunning... and I loved viewing your entries.  Now, this week's topic is Boats.   And…

Photo for the Week – 17 – Mountains

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge.  Back in 2016 we took our annual holiday in Glencoe Scotland.  The weather wasn't that brilliant but the scenery was spectacular.  The photograph above is of the Three…

Photo for the Week – 13 – Columns

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge.  There was a terrific response to the cloud challenge.  Anyway, for this week's challenge, I thought I would go with columns. Columns are everywhere, especially in architecture.  The…

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…

Photo for the Week – 10 – Streets

First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week's challenge.. Way back in 2014, we visited Fordingbridge in Hampshire.. on quiet Sunday morning.. before the shops even opened. There was no traffic. No people and I loved the…

Photo for the Week – 9 – Waterfalls

First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week's challenge.. In 2016 we decided to go to Scotland for our week's holiday.  And we stayed in Glencoe.  Just outside of the village as your drive along the main…