Flower of the Day – 30th June 2019

A photograph of a dahlia photographed at Nymans Gardens in West Sussex and entered into Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Squares and Circles – FOTD 24th May 2019

A photograph of Pom Pom flowers photographed at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex and entered into Nancy Merrills Photo a Week Challenge called Squares and Circles. I love the circular shape of the pom-pom flowers set in a square framed…

Lens Artists Photo Challenge #38 – Weathered or Worn

Ann-Christine's topic for this week's Lens-Artist Photography Challenge is Weathered - Worn.  There is nothing more worn than something that has been destroyed by a Fire.  The above image is of the ruins of Nymans House which was destroyed by a…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #37: History

Patti chose the topic history for this week's Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.  Here is the South East of England we are steeped in history.  The above house at Nymans in West Sussex was built around 1839 by a man called George…

Lens-Artists Challenge #20 – Open Sesame: Doors and Doorways

One of the things I love to photograph is relics.  Places that have aged.  At Nymans in West Sussex, stands the ruins of the house that was destroyed by fire. As you can see in the photograph above, the charm…

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM -10 – Stately Homes

We are both members of the National Trust.. and one of the places I used to love visiting was Wakehurst Place.  However, they have now decided that car parking at Wakehurst would become hugely expensive with extortionate prices.  So we…

Your Daily Word Prompt – Deciduous

In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after…

Flower of the day -10th September 2018

Way back when we first started on our photography journey back in 2012, (cor I can't believe it was over six years ago), one of the very first places we visited was a National Trust place in West Sussex called…

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…

The power of texture

It was cold, it was murky and the sky was absolutely dreadful.. it was dismal and there wasn't any clouds that gave drama to the sky... but even with the sky as dismal as it was.. I still liked the…

Monochrome Madness – 3-5

This week I set up a reminder to enter Leanne Cole's weekly photograph challenge of Monochrome Madness.  It is a weekly theme where you can submit a monochrome photograph and Leanne will host it on her blog.  My picture for…