Lens-Artists Challenge #36 – Around the Neighborhood

The Lens-Artists Challenge #36 – Around the Neighborhood set by Tina, is about your neighbourhood and local to me is the historic city of Rochester. Rochester is renowned for its Cathedral and Castle. As well as the historic River Medway…

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October photo a day challenge – Birds and FOWC – Trial

My entry for City Sonnet's October photo challenge - Birds. This little egret was photographed at Northward Hill Nature Reserve between Colling and Higham, near Rochester in Kent. In fact, this little bird did a photo-shoot that day. The word…

A photo a week challenge- Neglected

For my entry into Nancy Merrill's Weekly photography challenged, with the theme being called neglected this week, I am posting a photograph of an old barn.  This barn happens to be on one of the country roads out in Cliffe,…

Lightroom -v- Photoshop -v- Photomatix for Interior HDR Shots

Now if I can stay within one program to do all my processing.. I am one happy bunny.  Simply because a) my computer is not very good at handling loads of photo-editing programs all at one time and b) it…

Rochester Cathedral Catalpa Tree

    Since I was knee-high to a grasshopper and living in Rochester, I can remember this tree... As we walked through the Vines in Rochester heading towards the Castle we would stop off and play around this wonderful.  The…

Strolling around Rochester – Street Photography

Over the weekend at Rochester in Kent was the Medieval Merriment Festival which was held in the Castle Gardens, not far from the High Street in Rochester.   With Knights in armour, and period traders, this event gave me the…

Country Roads… take me home

This photograph was taken by St Margaret's Church in High Halstow, near Rochester, Kent and composed of 6 photos at different exposures. I then merged them in Photomatix and added an autumn tone to the picture, by using a preset…