Flower of the Day – 30th December 2018

A photograph of a flower photographed at Sheffield Park Gardens and entered into Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

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Sheffield Park Gardens – Photography Showcase

The above image was photographed at Sheffield Park Gardens, during the autumn months. I really love the rich chestnust colour of that tree. Photography Showcase Facebook Group.   Facebook Group Photography Showcase Facebook group · 26 members Join Group A…

Flower of the day – 31st October 2018

For today's Flower of the Day hosted by Cee Neuner, I thought I would process this hydrangea bloom that was starting to go into full bloom.  This hydrangea was planted at Sheffield Park Gardens in East Sussex which is owned…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #15: Change and/or Changeable

We are in fall here in the UK and there is nothing as spectacular as taking a trip to Sheffield Park Gardens in East Sussex, to see truly splendid vibrant fall colours. I did the above image a little while…

October Photo a Day Challenge – Branches

Here in the UK we are in fall and already the leaves on the tress are turning into beautiful autumn colours. One of the places where you can view beautiful autumn colours and a place we like visiting is Sheffield…

Flower of the day – 7th September 2018

Roses are one of my favourite flowers... something I must have inherited by my late father, whose garden was full of roses.  Like my dad, I love them.. especially the sweet smelling roses.  Wherever we travel.. if there is a…

Luminar 2018 Trial and what a Transformation

I have been really busy lately with real-life events, yet again!  And that means my photography has had to take a back burner seat, much to my disapproval, but hey-ho, we can't have it always.  Anyway today I decided to…

Windows WordPress Photo Challenge

It is Wednesday evening and a new WordPress Photo Challenge called Windows has just been set.  And to be perfectly honest the weather is dank and miserable here and my garden is not in a very good state at the…

Layered WordPress Photo Challenge

Layered is the subject for this week's photo challenge curated by WordPress.  And there is nothing like the layers of branches on a tree full of red coloured leaves like this one at Sheffield Park Gardens, taken only last week.…

Windows WordPress Photo Challenge

It is Wednesday evening and a new WordPress Photo Challenge called Windows has just been set.  And to be perfectly honest the weather is dank and miserable here and my garden is not in a very good state at the…

A collection of old photographs

Arthritis is such a pain... and lately my hands have really been hurting and I have noticed that some of my photographs have a lot of camera shake when I am using my heavy DSLR.  I love my Canon EOS70D…

Bland sky… Use Topaz Texture Effects 2..

Then no worries.. just use a texture Do you have a photograph, with excellent fall colours, or stunning architecture but the sky lets you down?  Well no fear.. by using Topaz Texture Effects 2 you can give your sky the…

Sheffield Park Gardens

Friday Quick Tip – Photoshop – Using Colour

You know how you want to intensify colours... and wish certain parts of an image were different layers...  well yes you can use a Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer or Levels and Curves... but I use the following method... Create a new…

Wooden Bridge

One of the places that we love to visit is Sheffield Park Gardens, and since the car park changes at Wakehurst Place, it seems Sheffield Park Gardens has a hell of a lot more visitors than we've ever seen before.…

Water cascade – Sheffield Park Gardens

The above photograph was taken on Saturday at Sheffield Park Gardens, in East Sussex and is of a metal bridge that spans the cascading water from one lake to a lower lake. The colours were vibrant and I wanted to…