On Sunday we took a trip to Sissinghurst Castle... in Kent. Albeit under protest at the last controversy surrounding the outing of a squire as being gay, which I didn't approve of. Anyway we decided to go and I shot this photograph of some red flowers and wanted to see if I could create a [...]
To keep myself out of mischief today I decided to play around with a singular daffodil that was photographed in the greenhouse of Hall Place in Bexley. And believe it or not it is of a miniature daffodil. I wanted to enhance the colours of this singular daffodil to make the petals a more vibrant [...]
One of the places we love to visit is Eltham Palace Gardens in London.. which is owned and maintained by the English Heritage... The Palace is surrounded by a moat, with two of moat being water and the other two sides being formal gardens... To gain access to the Palace you have to cross [...]
Carrying on from yesterday.. I have found another few sites that offer free png files for download.. Anyway for today's creation I thought I would use these images... and have processed the above image in Lightroom, giving 5 different versions of the image. I think my favourite has to be the second processed photograph (light [...]
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 boost it needs... to take it from a bland boring sky.. to a sky with [...]
It is July's One Photo Focus time and this week I feel very honoured that Stacy has picked a photo I submitted to her. Thank you Stacy xx And I look forward to seeing all the other edits... So why is it so, so hard at times to become inspirational when you are trying to edit your [...]
I am so honoured that Cee picked one of my photos entered into Cee's Compose Yourself Challenge #22 to receive a Gold Award... thank you Cee for picking my photo xx It is one of my favourites too xx ESSAY This Compose Yourself Photo Challenge (CCY) Theme is #23 Black and White: The Basics and this challenge will [...]
Face is this weeks subject for photo challenge set by WordPress Daily Post. And so I thought I would create an oil-looking painting in Photoshop of a photograph that I took at Knole, near Sevenoaks in Kent earlier this year, of these lovely little deer faces.
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 enhance those colours... so I thought I would add a texture... to bring out the [...]
Well you have all guessed by now, my forte in Photography is fine-art... I love adding texture and I love playing around in Photoshop. But one of the things that I find hard is masking, especially when you get a landscape photograph with lots of trees and lots bushes, and how to refine that mask. [...]
As part of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture, I have used the above picture as the texture of the brickwork gives a nice backdrop to this sole yellow flower amongst a mass of purple flowers.