Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Purple

A photograph of boats at Hyde Park Marina in San Francisco. Camera: Canon EOS 600DLens: Canon EF-18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STMF/Number: f/7.1ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 27 mmShutter Speed: 1/250 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom Classic and PhotoshopPhotographer: Bren Ryan The challenge topic set by Sandy was purple... Well flowers are purple like the image below... but for my … Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Purple

Floral Friday – FF #12 – FOTD

My entry for this week's Floral Friday Photography Challenge.   And Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge   Wanna Join In On this Friday Challenge… It’s simple, create a post using FF # (# being the number for the week) and use the FF and Floral Friday tags.  Pingbacks are enabled, however, if you … Continue reading Floral Friday – FF #12 – FOTD

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 19

Things in this house have finally got back to normal.  How long it will last is anyone's guess... 😀 😀 😀 So I thought I would revive one of my challenges, Mid-Week Monochrome.  There is no theme to this challenge, any image will do (except violence and nudity/porn) as long as it is monochrome. So … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 19

Lens-Artists Challenge #69 – Seeing Double and Flower of the Day -28th November 2019

A photograph of a flower photographed at Belmont House and Gardens with two wasps. Posted as part of Lens-Artists photo challenge curated by Tina and Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge,

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Found on a Farm

This week the topic is Things Found on a Farm. One of the most beautiful gardens we have visited has to be Belmont House and Gardens near Throwley in Kent.  Adjacent to the gardens is the farmland.  And for Cee's topic this week, I thought this tractor would be ideal. And a farm isn't a … Continue reading Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Found on a Farm

Photo Challenge Comparison

I like nothing more than comparing two different edits of an image to find out which one appeals to me. For instance this original edit I did of a walkway at Belmont Gardens in Kent. Even though I like the original black and white, I wanted to compare it to an edit I did where … Continue reading Photo Challenge Comparison

Blue Rose

Blue Rose of Belmont House and Gardens

I've played around with the Oil Paint filter at times in Photoshop before.  However, due to it not working on my desktop I invested in Topaz Impression.  What I like about Impression is that the software applies different styles and  brush strokes to your image.  However, for this Blue Rose image I wanted to stick primarily to using … Continue reading Blue Rose of Belmont House and Gardens

Soft petals from Belmont House Gardens

Sometimes you get a photograph and you have shot it either at the wrong angle or there is just something you don't like about it. The photograph from above came from this photograph straight out of the camera, pictured on the left below. But with a bit of cropping and a slight twist of the … Continue reading Soft petals from Belmont House Gardens