Photo For The Week

How to join the challenge

If you wish to participate in the weekly challenge, please feel free… my weekly post will be published at 8am on Monday Mornings UK Time. The challenge will be called Photo for the Week# (representing the number) – Subject Name, and here are the instructions for entering:

  1. Publish a post on your blog by the first Monday of every week…  The weekly challenge will be posted on the first Monday of the Month at 8 am.
  2. Use the tags PFTW or Photo for the Week – that way I can find the tags easily in WordPress Reader, which means I won’t miss a submission.
  3. Create a pingback to the relevant week.
  4. If you can’t create pingback/trackback, don’t worry, post a comment below and I will comment on your blog.
  5. Follow Ryan Photography so you don’t miss out on the weekly challenges.

List of Challenges

Photo for the Week – 71 – Dusk - Thank you to all those people who entered Photo for the Week – 70 – Floral. Please check out the comments for the wonderful entries for the last challenge. This week’s challenge is called Dusk. Showcase a photograph taken at night or at dusk. I look forward to seeing your entries. Posted as Part of […]
Photo for the Week – 70 – Floral - Thank you to all those people who entered Photo for the Week – 69 – Waves. Please check out the comments for the wonderful entries for the challenge. This week’s challenge is Floral. Rhododendron bud photographed at Hole Park in Kent. I look forward to seeing your entries.. Also posted as Part of Cee’s Flower […]
Photo for the Week – 69 – Waves - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Facade. WOW what a great set of entries for last week’s challenge. The subject this week is Waves. Photographed at Folkestone in Kent. I look forward to seeing your images for this […]
Photo for the Week – 68 – Facade - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Circular, WOW, such beautiful images depicting the colour green.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Facade. noun 1. Architecture. the front of a building, especially an imposing or […]
Photo for the Week – 67 – Circular - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Spectacle/Spectacles.  WOW, such beautiful images depicting the colour green.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Circular I look forward to seeing your images for this week’s challenge. Last […]
Photo for the Week – 66 – Spectacle/Spectacles - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Glass.  WOW, such beautiful images depicting the colour green.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Spectacle/Spectacles. 1. spectacle a. Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something […]
Photo for the Week – 65 – Glass - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Creative.  WOW, such beautiful images depicting the colour green.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Glass. There are so many glass things around us.. windows, jars, trinket boxes, […]
Photo for the Week – 64 – Creative - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Green.  WOW, such beautiful images depicting the colour green.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Creative. For this challenge, just let your imagination run wild… you could create […]
Photo for the Week – 63 – Green – WWE #23 - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Leading.  WOW, such beautiful images depicting open.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Green. So for my entry, to this week’s challenge, I’ve used a photograph we took […]
Photo for the Week – 62 – Leading - I hope everyone is OK and keeping safe in these worrying times. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Canals and Inland Waterways.  WOW, such beautiful images depicting open.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Leading. So for my entry, to this week’s challenge, I’ve decided to […]
Photo for the Week – 61 – Canals and Inland Waterways - Firstly my sincerest apologies for not doing the challenges last week, but hubby was home due to them shutting down sites, so we decided to do a bit of DIY.  Anyway, he’s still home but hopefully back to normal. Thank you for your submissions for the last challenge called – Open.  WOW, such beautiful images […]
Photo for the Week – 60 – Open - Thank you for your submissions for last week’s challenge called – Shadows.  WOW, such beautiful images depicting shadows..    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Open. So for my entry, I decided to use, a photograph of an open-lid piano photographed at Polesden Lacey in Surrey. I look forward to seeing your […]
Photo for the Week – 59 – Shadows - Thank you for your submissions for last week’s challenge called – Fur-babies.  WOW, what a wonderful selection of fur-babies.    Thank you all.  This week the topic is called Shadows. My entry for the challenge is an image I photographed of Whitstable Castle where you can see the shadows of the tree on the stonework […]
Photo for the Week – 58 – Fur-Babies - Thank you for your submissions for last week’s challenge called – Flowers. We had some beautiful images showing us such beautiful flowers.  Thank you to all those that entered. So the challenge this week is – Fur-Babies. For this week’s challenge, show us images of fur-babies… it could be your pet, a cat in the […]
Photo for the Week – 57 – Flowers - Thank you for your submissions for last week’s challenge called – Lights. We had some beautiful images showing various forms of light. Thank you to all those that entered. So the challenge this week is – Flowers. Flowers brighten our spirits, bring us happiness when sad and add beauty to this world when everything seems […]
Photo for the Week – 56 – Lights - Thank you for your submissions for last week’s challenge called – Insects. We had some beautiful images of creepy-crawlies as well as beautiful butterflies. So please check out last week’s entries which are listed below. So the challenge this week is – Lights. Candle-light, sunlight, street light, torch-light and even lamplight, as long as your […]
Photo for the Week – 55 – Insects - Thank you for your submissions for last week’s challenge called – Water.   We had some beautiful images.  please check out last week’s entries which are listed below. So the challenge this week is – Insects.  And my entry below is of a butterfly on a flower photographed at Beech Court Gardens in Challock, Kent. I look forward […]
Photo for the Week – 54 – Water - hank you all for your submissions to last week’s challenge – Abstract… what beautiful abstract images were submitted. This week’s Photo for the Week Challenge is – Water. For my submission, I have chosen a seascape image that was photographed on Saturday at St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. Which was edited in Lightroom and […]
Photo for the Week – 53 – Abstract - Thank you all for your submissions to last week’s challenge – Reflection… what great entries we had. Thank you.  This week’s challenge is Abstract. So for this week’s challenge Abstract, as long as your image depicts anything abstract the choice is yours…. it can be of any form, a photograph of abstract art, a pattern […]
Photo for the Week – 52 – Reflection - Thank you to all those that participated in the Castle challenge.   This week the theme is reflection. It was a glorious evening when I photographed the above image.  The reflection was absolutely astounding. Have fun with the challenge and I look forward to seeing your reflections.    Last Challenge Entries Broughty Castle — Photo […]
Photo for the Week – 51 – Festive - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in the final challenge of 2019.   We hope you all had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year. Well, 2020 is now upon us and for the first challenge of 2020 show us your festive photos. Anything festive will do… Candles, Christmas Trees, […]
Photo for the Week – 50 – Yellow - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last week’s challenge.   And my sincerest apologies for being so late on this challenge… but Xmas things to do…   Bah Humbug… I can’t stand the crowds in shops. So the challenge is yellow.  Anything yellow will do… for this challenge. I just […]
Photo for the Week – 49 – Doors and Doorways - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last week’s challenge.  Such wonderful images submitted for the challenge. So the topic this week is Doors and Doorways.  When we visited Wakehurst place in West Sussex, we strolled around the house and came across this beautiful stone arch
Photo for the Week – 48 – Water - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last week’s challenge.  What great images for last week’s challenge.  I am truly grateful to all those that participated. So the topic this week is water.  One of the places I love to visit which is local to me is Ashenbank Woods.  Unfortunately, there […]
Photo for the Week – 47 – Abundant - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last week’s challenge.  What great images for last week’s challenge.  I am truly grateful for all those that participated. abundant: existing or available in large quantities; plentiful: having plenty of: a lot of:
Photo for the Week – 46 – Benches - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last week’s challenge.  What great images for last week’s challenge.  I am truly grateful for all those that participated. Being a sufferer of Fibromyalgia and PMR when visiting places one of the things I do look for is Benches.  At times I am so […]
Photo for the Week – 45 – Woodland Walks - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last week’s challenge.  What great images for last week’s challenge.  I am truly grateful for to all those that participated. So the challenge for this week is Woodland Walks.
Photo for the Week – 44 – Square - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last week’s challenge.  What great images were submitted to the challenge last week, the links are listed below.  Go over and have a look, I’m sure you will enjoy them all..  Well, this week’s theme is Square.  Your image can be of anything as long […]
Photo for the Week – 43 – Blue - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in the challenge set two weeks ago. My apologies for there being no challenge last week but real-life got in the way. Yet again. Anyway, I am back this week and the theme of the challenge is Blue.
Photo for the Week – 42 – Windows - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last Week’s challenge, I really loved viewing your Book images.  Some beautiful libraries showcasing beautiful books.  Thank you. The theme for this week is Windows.  My first image is one I took at Bateman House in East Sussex, of this ornate window.
Photo for the Week – 41 – Books - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last Week’s challenge, WOW what a response and some beautiful images. The theme for this week is Books.  And my image is of one of the rooms at Scotney Castle where there is a desk laden with books and a bookcase full of literature.
Photo for the Week – 40 – Metal - First of all, thank you to all those that participated in last Week’s challenge, I really enjoyed viewing your interpretations of Monochrome Fine Art.  We had some great entries. This week the theme is called Metal.
Photo for the Week – 39 – Monochrome Fine Art - The topic this week is Monochrome Fine Art.  Monochrome fine art is just one of the things that I want to get into.  The above photograph is of Canary Wharf.  I have also processed two other photos, which I posted to Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week – Something New Photography Challenge.
Photo for the Week – 38 -China - The topic this week is China. For my choice, I photographed this beautiful pink and white bone china teapot at Chiddingstone Castle. So for your submission this week, it can be either crockery or anything oriental. Maybe a photograph of a trip to China. As long as it reflects China in one form or another, […]
Photo for the Week – 37 -Vases - First of all, I want to say, I am reviving the Photo for the Week Challenge.  And from now on it will be a weekly challenge, hosted on a Monday.  I did stop the challenge because of time, however, with the winter months now coming our way, I thought I would revive the challenge. So […]
Photo for the Week- 36 – Overlay - First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month’s challenge.  This week’s challenge is Overlay.  One way of using overlays on an image is to add texture. For the following image, I used Topaz Texture Effects 2 but you can achieve the same in either Photoshop, Luminar 3, On1 Raw 2019.5, […]
Photo for the Week- 35 – Moody - First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month’s challenge.  This week’s challenge is Moody.  I love moody photographs and one photographer I do follow is Julie Powell who is renowned for her Moody Still life photography.  She has given me the inspiration to start still life photography.  I have a light […]
Photo for the Week – 34 – In the Pink - First of all many thanks for your spring entries into last week’s photography challenge.  Again my apologies for being late.. but last week I was preoccupied with Brexit, and felt so disillusioned that the majority who voted leave, are having their vote, trampled on.   Anyway enough of Brexit.   This week’s challenge is In the […]
Photo for the Week – 33 – Spring - Another week and another challenge. Here in the South East of England, we have had a few beautiful spring days. So the topic this week is Spring. And what represents spring to you. It could be baby lambs in a field, floral, water, or even a photograph of an actual spring. I have chosen spring […]
Photo for the Week – 32 – Circles - Last week’s challenge was Portrait, and we sure had some lovely entries, check them out, by clicking on the links in the Last Week’s entries section.  The challenge for this week is Circles.  Circles are everywhere and to start this challenge, here is a photograph of circle patterned metalwork in a tree stump.
Photo for the Week – 31 – Portrait - Last week’s challenge was Landscape, and we sure had some lovely entries, check them out, by clicking on the links in the Last Week’s entries section.  As landscape was last weeks, this week has to be portrait.  Portrait can mean, a photograph of a person or the orientation of the image. Now we don’t do […]
Photo for the Week – 30 – Landscape - First of all my sincerest apologies for there being no challenge set for last week.  Well it was our Silver Wedding anniversary and we decided to go away and I completely forgot to do the post for the challenge. Anyway here is this week’s challenge and it is Landscape.  Your landscape can be of anything, […]
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.
Photo for the Week – 28 – Winter - The challenge for this week is Winter.  Everywhere seems to have had snow… except here in the South East, we got one night of it.. and then by the morning it was gone.  So I have had to delve into the archives for this image.
Photo for the Week – 27 – Time - Again apologies for being late with the challenge, The challenge for this week is Time.  And for the challenge as long as time is reflected anything goes. It could be a watch, clock, the time of a season, or even heritage.  Anything that reflects time.
Photo for the Week – 26 – From the Kitchen - First of all my sincerest apologies for not doing last week’s challenge.  Real life sometimes gets in the way… anyway the challenge set from the previous week is ‘From the Kitchen’. So for this challenge, it can be anything that comes from the kitchen… ranging from food, right through to looking through the kitchen window.  […]
Photo for the Week – 25- Chimneys and Fireplaces - WOW, what a response to last week’s challenge.  And what a superb gallery of roses.  They were all truly beautiful and thank you all for joining in. This week’s challenge is Chimneys and Fireplaces.  Originally it was only going to be chimneys but as chimneys don’t exist without a fireplaces.  I thought the two subjects […]
Photo for the Week – 24 – Roses - First of all, my apologies for being a few hours late with this challenge.. rather hectic and boozy weekend.. 😀 😀 😀 Anyway the topic this week is one of my favourite flowers and that is roses. So I thought I would show you a gallery of roses I’ve photographed over the many years.  And […]
Photo for the Week – 23 – Birds - First of all, I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year.  And we wish you all a Happy New Year.  It was lovely taking a break… mind you what I didn’t think about.. was this.  I am on a blogging mission to post at least once a day for a year.  […]
Photo for the Week – 22 – Festive - Today will be the final Photo for the Week for 2018. I want to thank everyone the joined in last week’s challenge for their entries. And I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Every one dreams of a White Christmas and here in Kent.. we won’t be having a […]
Photo for the Week – 21 – Trees - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  I really enjoyed viewing your macro photographs.  And I am sure that, they have given other readers the inspiration to try macro photography. Now, this week is tree’s and unfortunately, my time was limited this […]
Photo for the Week – 20 – Macro - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  We had some beautiful leaves entered into the competition.  This week it is Macro and one of the images I took was of my dog’s nose as he was lying there asleep.
Photo for the Week – 19 – Leaves - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  And my sincere apologies if I didn’t get back to you on your submissions, but I was on holiday and to be perfectly honest the signal was horrendous.
Photo for the Week – 18 – Boats - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  The mountain images submitted were stunning… and I loved viewing your entries.  Now, this week’s topic is Boats.   And below is a selection of boat images we’ve taken over the years.  I look forward […]
Photo for the Week – 17 – Mountains - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge.  Back in 2016 we took our annual holiday in Glencoe Scotland.  The weather wasn’t that brilliant but the scenery was spectacular.  The photograph above is of the Three Sisters, near Glencoe Village. So for the challenge this week, photos of mountains will be […]
Photo for the Week – 16 – Sepia - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge.  One of the forms of Photography that I like doing is Monochrome photography, especially Sepia work, so for this week’s challenge, I thought we would go for the topic of Sepia. Sepia –  A photograph in a brown tint.
Photo for the Week – 15 – Paths - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge.  The entries for the ‘Red’ Challenge were outstanding.  So for this week’s challenge,  I thought the topic of Paths would be a good one. Paths are all around us.  The pavements we walk on.  Ornamental paths that lead you to places, like in […]
Photo for the Week – 14 – Red - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge.  There was a great interest in the column challenge and I really loved viewing your images.
Photo for the Week – 13 – Columns - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge.  There was a terrific response to the cloud challenge.  Anyway, for this week’s challenge, I thought I would go with columns.
Photo for the Week – 12 – Clouds - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge.  I think it has been the challenge so far that has had the most entries.  Thank you, everyone, for taking time out and going in the challenge.  For this week’s challenge, I thought I would choose the subject of Clouds.  To me, clouds […]
Photo for the Week – 11 – Textures - First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week’s challenge.. For this week’s challenge, I thought I would choose the subject of Textures.  Textures are all around us.  In sand, brick, even the pavements we walk on have texture. As I been working the last few days with texture with ON1 RAW 2018.5 […]
Photo for the Week – 10 – Streets - First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week’s challenge.. Way back in 2014, we visited Fordingbridge in Hampshire.. on quiet Sunday morning.. before the shops even opened.
Photo for the Week – 9 – Waterfalls - First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week’s challenge.. In 2016 we decided to go to Scotland for our week’s holiday.  And we stayed in Glencoe.  Just outside of the village as your drive along the main road.. you come to this beautiful waterfall.  
Photo for the Week – 8 – Bridges - First of all, thanks go to everyone that entered last week’s challenge.. On our trip to Yorkshire, we did a day trip to York.  Whilst in York we decided to do the river cruise up the River Ouse where I photographed this bridge spanning the river.  So for this week’s challenge, I thought I would […]
Photo for the Week – 7 – Music - First of all thanks goes to everyone that entered last week’s challenge.. I really enjoyed viewing your interpretations of Country Roads… Well last week has been hectic… we went to Yorkshire for a few days… hence my not entering many of Cee’s Flower of the Day challenges… but if I will, time permitting of course, […]
Photo for the Week – 6 – Country roads - Another image I found whilst culling my Lightroom Catalogue, was this image of the country roads taken at HIgh Halstow… I had previously worked on this image to create a golden toned image, which was less saturated It is good to rework an image.. firstly it gives you a chance to use other software and […]
Photo for the Week – 5 – Clifftops - First of all… thank you to all those bloggers, who entered last week’s Photo for the Week, some wonderful images were submitted.  Many thanks to you all for taking time out and submitting your images.. it was greatly appreciated and I loved viewing them. As most people posted what the same as the subject which […]
Photo for the Week – 4 – Lighthouse -   Another image I found whilst culling my Lightroom Catalogue, was this image of the harbour Lighthouse at Folkestone in Kent.  One advantage of this culling is I am finding images to work on that I had completely forgot about. Please feel free to enter the Photo for the Week challenge – the instructions are […]
Photo for the Week – 3 – Stream - Whilst culling my Lightroom catalogue and images, I came across an image I took way back in 2013 a wooden bridge crossing a stream at Bateman House. I processed the image in Lightroom and Luminar.  Please feel free to enter the Photo for the Week challenge – the instructions are below. Photo for the Week […]
Photo for the Week – 2 – My Garden - Firstly my sincere apologies for not posting for the last few weeks… but renovation step number 3 took place and it was the garden makeover.  Now our previous garden had bushes, shrubs, grass, decking, arbours, and a fish pond.  Well as we are not keen gardeners it grew practically into a jungle.  Which of course […]
Photo For the Week – 1 – Hydrangea -   What with WordPress pulling the plug on their weekly photo challenges and daily prompts, I thought I might start a little challenge going, where you either post a photography or write a post if you wish, about your favourite flower. The above photograph was processed in Lightroom and to get the lighting effect I […]