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Lens-Artists Challenge #57 – Taking A Break

Thank you, Tina, for this Lens-Artists challenge called Taking a Break.  This challenge couldn’t have been apt as we were starting our holiday.  You see, as Tina set this challenge we were heading via, Staffordshire for a few nights with…

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Before and After Photography Challenge – August 2019

A little while ago I asked which of the three challenges should I keep.  Time is of the essence now and so I am finding hard to keep up with all three challenges as I do love to participate in…

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A bit of everything with software

Playing around with various bits of software is one of the things I love doing.  Take this image for instance.. photographed at Riverside Marina at Lymington, I loved the image but it was bland. The sky was bland.. there was…

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One Word Sunday – Power

Debbie Smyth who curates the blog Travel with Intent hosts a One Word Sunday Photo Challenge and this weeks topic is called Power. And there is nothing more powerful than the open sea… on a blustery day, giving surfers a…

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One Word Sunday – Missing

The One Word Sunday photo challenge set by Debbie Smyth of Travel with Intent this week is called Missing.  The above photograph was taken before the cliff collapse at the Seven Sisters in East Sussex in 2018 during a rough…

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Lens-Artists Challenge #44 – Harmony

For my colour harmony image, curated by Tina at Travel and Trifles blog, I’ve selected an image I took at Cliftonville Bay in Kent.  And it shows the harmony of the warm tones in the sands and the blue tones…

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Boats at Dungeness

On a cold winter’s morn, we set out for Dungeness to photograph the boats that sit on the shore. I liked the above image but it was too cluttered for me  What with the black box, little dinghy and the…

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Just Playing Around with Photoshop and a Sidmouth Coastline Image

Way before we decided to take up photography, back in 2011, we visited Sidmouth on a windy day.  Anyway this image was taken of the waves crashing over the rocks. There is something about it I like.. so I decided…

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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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Corton Coastline – Again

More rocks and waves from the Corton Coastline in Suffolk photographed in November 2018. Breath-taking! I just love the ruggedness of the coastline… so natural and such beauty.

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Corton Coastline – Rocks and Waves

The coastline along the East Coast of the UK, is spectacular.  The North Seas sure brings in some pretty big waves.  Corton coastline is breath-taking, simply because it has not been commercialised.  There are no arcades, no fun-fairs, just breath-taking…

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Boats at the Marina

A photograph of boats moored at the Riverside Marina, in Lymington, Hampshire.

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Corton Coastline

First of all, apologies for no Photo For The Week, photography challenge last Monday.. you see it was our Silver Wedding Anniversary and we headed off for a weekend away.  And like normal, me being totally unprepared I didn’t do…

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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: 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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One Word Sunday – Purple

The challenge for One Word Sunday this week is Purple. So I thought I would put a gallery together of previous images that are predominately Purple.

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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…

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FOWC with Fandango — Routine

To me routine is… daily housework, doing the school run, preparing meals. Routine is something we do on a regular basis. And one thing I don’t want my photography to be is routine. Because routines turn into chores.  And I…

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RDP THURSDAY – BRACE

Back in 2013, we had only just started our photography journey, when strong winds were going to lash the South Coast.  Now, what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon, having to brace yourself against the strong winds and take…

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Moonlit Shore – Composite #2

Continuing with my composite work… I thought I would work on an image taken in Scotland back in 2016 as we were heading to Mallaig.  

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Cliftonville Bay

We have some beautiful coastline in and around the South East of England… The above photograph was taken at Cliftonville Bay… just like Joss Bay, the beach is shielded by cliffs.

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Critiquing your own image

Must be one of the hardest things to do… I know I have found it hard.  Well, let’s start at the beginning. You all know I had a hard-drive failure and one of the images I lost was one I…

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On the beach

Today I decided to use a photograph of an image we took which was just a holiday snap and before we even decided to take up photography as a hobby. I wanted to see how far I could process them…

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Photo for the Week – 5 – Clifftops

First of all… thank you to all those bloggers, who entered last week’s Photo for the Week, some wonderful images were submitted.  Many thanks to you all for taking time out and submitting your images.. it was greatly appreciated and…

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Rough seas at Cliftonville

Another image I found whilst culling… this was photographed at Cliftonville Bay in Kent during rough seas..

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Photo for the Week – 4 – Lighthouse

  Another image I found whilst culling my Lightroom Catalogue, was this image of the harbour Lighthouse at Folkestone in Kent.  One advantage of this culling is I am finding images to work on that I had completely forgot about….

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Sunset at Monterey

A photograph of a sunset taken from Monterey Beach Hotel in Monterey, California, processed in Lightroom and Luminar.

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Variation of a Theme – WordPress Photo Challenge

Here I am in February and playing catch-up yet again. Anyway apologies for the long absence in posting but here is my take on the WordPress Photo Challenge for January 24th 2018 called Variation of a Theme. Below is the…

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Monochrome Madness – MM- 3-11

    For this week’s Monochrome Madness, I wanted to do something featuring water… and I thought about this seascape and how rough the seas were that day…the waves were just pounding that beach.. and the sound of those waves…

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Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 28 – Glorious

Hugh’s weekly Photo Challenge this week is all about ‘Glorious’.  Glorious can mean visual or sound… and I have picked two photos for this challenge.  The first being of wildflowers standing proud in the countryside on a glorious summer day…

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