Throwback Thursday

A monochrome photograph of two cygnets photographed at Leybourne Lakes in Kent. Camera: Canon EOS 1100DLens: Canon EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 F/Number: f/7.1ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 210 mmShutter Speed: 1/500 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom ClassicPhotographer: Ashley Ryan For my Throwback Thursday post, I am going to go back nearly a decade to 2012, when we first got the … Continue reading Throwback Thursday

Fan of # 72…. Nature Trails

Of all the places I go to photograph things, my most favourite place is Nature Trails... I am a firm fan of them. You never know what you are going to find.. whether it be wildlife, floral as well as a scenic landscape. I've only just found the Bluewater Nature Trail and I have to … Continue reading Fan of # 72…. Nature Trails

Throwback Thursday – Squirrel

Photographed at Tonbridge Castle Posted as Part of #ThrowbackThursday WANNA JOIN IN ON THIS THURSDAY CHALLENGE… IT’S SIMPLE, CREATE A POST USING THROWBACK THURSDAY AND USE THE TBT AND THROWBACK THURSDAY TAGS.  PINGBACKS ARE ENABLED, HOWEVER, IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE CREATING A PINGBACK SIMPLY PASTE THE LINK TO YOUR POST IN THE COMMENTS SECTION BELOW.  HAPPY THROWBACK THURSDAY EVERYONE XX Please … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Squirrel

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 38 – Mute Swan

Photographed at Bluewater Nature Trail in Kent. For MWM this week, this beautiful mute swan was photographed at Bluewater Nature Trail in Kent. Previous Challenge Entries Thank you to all those that submitted images to MWM - 37 Spotlight on the barbs – Travel with IntentMID-WEEK MONOCHROME – MWM – 37. – caryl beachMid-Week Monochrome … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 38 – Mute Swan

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Return

Today, keeping social distancing.. I met up with my little grandson... oh boy have I missed the grandchildren.  Anyway, we met at Bluewater.  Now I've always thought Bluewater was just a shopping centre, but round by the House of Frazer is the Bluewater Nature Trail. And as I was sitting waiting on a bench, I … Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge – Return

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #72–Waiting

One of our little trips out, locally, was to Northward Hill Nature Reserve near Higham in Kent.  And with that trip came a lot of waiting, waiting for the birds to land just in front of the hide.  This little egret above did a full photoshoot for us. Posted as part of the Lens-Artists Photo … Continue reading Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #72–Waiting

Lens-Artists Challenge #48 – WILD

For the lens-artists photo challenge for last week, Tina asked us to show a photograph of something depicting wild as the theme.  So for this challenge, I used a photograph taken way back in 2012 of wildlife, a butterfly, resting on a wildflower, a dandelion.

A Photo a Week Challenge: Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Nancy Merrill set the topic for this week's Photo a Week Photography Challenge as Your Ducks in a Row. So for this challenge, I found two images from Bodiam Castle, where the ducks were firmly in a row.  The first lot thought they would take a stroll... And as for the second lot of ducks … Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Boggy – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #33: Nature

When in the New Forest one of the places I love to visit is Hatchet Pond, this is due to its wildlife and the many ponies that go there for water.  And because the car park is literally a few steps away and there are benches to sit on.   Anyway, on the Saturday of … Continue reading Boggy – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #33: Nature

Photo for the Week – 29 – Curves

The challenge for this week is Curves.  Curves are everywhere .. in paths, architecture, even the petals on a flower. So my contribution to this challenge is a selection of images I've processed in the past which reflect curves.   Many thanks for all those that entered. The previous challenge entries A Day in My … Continue reading Photo for the Week – 29 – Curves