Flower of the Day – 30th November 2018

A photograph of an iris taken at Carmel in the USA and entered into Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: #21 Splash!

The challenge for this week is Splash...  One thing I do love is the splashing sound waves make as they cascade on the seashore, as well as waterfalls.  So for this challenge I am going to showcase some images, of…

Lens-Artists Challenge #20 – Open Sesame: Doors and Doorways

One of the things I love to photograph is relics.  Places that have aged.  At Nymans in West Sussex, stands the ruins of the house that was destroyed by fire. As you can see in the photograph above, the charm…

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…

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…

Flower of the Day – 13th November 2018

For my flower of the day curated by Cee, I thought I would post this daffodil.  Here in the northern hemisphere, we are heading towards winter.  With cold, dark, days and nights that winter brings we long for spring when…

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…

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…

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge: #16 Big Can Be Beautiful Too!!

For Tina's challenge this week I thought of Big Ben now named as Queen Elizabeth Tower.  But to me and many others, it is still Big Ben. Big can come in many shapes and forms, and there is nothing like…

City Sonnet – October 17th 2018 – Landscape

On our way to North Yorkshire, we stopped off at a place called Nostell, which is owned and maintained by the National Trust.  And I thought this image was perfect for City Sonnet's October Photography Challenge for today called Landscape.

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…

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…

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…