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A Photo a Week Challenge: Texture

The challenge this week set by Nancy Merrill is called Texture.  And for my image into her challenge, I have selected a photograph taken from the pier at Llandudno in Wales. Advertisements

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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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Combining Presets in Topaz Studio – Penshurst Plance

One of the things I love about Topaz Studio is the ability to combine presets.  By combining various presets together it gives you a vast variety of options when editing images. My original image of Penshurst Place was first of…

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Playing around – Just for fun

It is winter here in the South East of England and with that comes the closure of many gardens and stately homes.  So for images it is delving into the archives and places we have visited during the years. Well…

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Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens

Way, way back before we officially took up photography we went on a holiday to Dorset.  And during our holiday we visited Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens.  As we strolled around the gardens we came across this little wooden structure. The above…

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Through Glass

For my birthday one year, we went to Whipsnade zoo and this photograph of a lioness was photographed through a glass window.  And I thought it would be an ideal image for Nancy’s A Photo A Week Challenge.

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Water Colour of Tower Bridge

Way back in 2012 when we were 6 months into our photographic journey, we went to London and visited Tower Bridge.  Whilst processing the image in Lightroom and Photoshop I wanted to take it to another level. 

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Playing around with a Dahlia

On one of our trips to the many gardens we visit, Pashley Manor in East Sussex, in this case; I came across this vibrant dahlia with the grounds.  I liked the image and decided to give it an oil paint…

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There it stood – one lonely daffodil…

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…

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The Moat – Eltham Palace Gardens

Eltham Palace Moat

  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…

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Rework of Great Comp Gardens and House

I have to say I am really enjoying myself with Topaz Impresssion and it is a wonderful plugin to add to my Topaz Collection.  Again I feel very humbled that Jodi Robbins of Topaz Labs asked me to do another…

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