Lens-Artists Challenge #165 – Going Wide


A panoramic view of one of the walks at Hole Park in Rolvenden, Kent.

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lens: Canon EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
/Number: f/7.1
ISO: 100

Focal Distance: 18 mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec
Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic, Photoshop and Topaz Studio 2
Photographer: Bren Ryan


The above image was created by photographing the landscape with 5 different images and then doing a panoramic merge from Lightroom into Photoshop. Once merged in Photoshop, I added two different sky replacements in Photoshop, and then sent the image to Topaz Studio 2 for an impressionistic view.

Once I saved the image, it was automatically transferred back in Lightroom, where I processed the image further, using gradient and radial filters.

Posted as Part of Patti’s Lens-Artists Challenge #165 – Going Wide



About the Author

Bren is a female amateur photographer, fibromyalgia sufferer and blogger at Bacardigirl.UK who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.

22 responses to “Lens-Artists Challenge #165 – Going Wide”

  1. I love what you did to this photo. Thanks for sharing your process. 🙂

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    1. Thank you xx I hope it helped xx

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  2. Fantastic artistic expression!
    Love it

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  3. Beautiful photo. Well done.

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  4. Ohh….gorgeous sky! I appreciate that you gave us the step-by-step process, too. Now I’m curious about creating a pano in PS. Thanks for sharing this!

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    1. Thank you xx… What I like about doing panos in Photoshop is that you can use the content aware setting to fill in the blank edges.

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      1. Ahh….I didn’t know that!

        Like

  5. Marvelous image Bren – well worth the energy on the editing. Amazing what an artist can create with the right tools. I hope you’ve hung this one somewhere!

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    1. Thank you… When we do our lounge again…I might get it on canvas. Xx

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  6. Interesting process and the results is wonderful!

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  7. Fabulous. Red sky, green trees! What could be more striking?

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