CBWC – Photo A Week – Fences and Gates

Ashenbank Woods near Cobham in Kent. Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS F/Number: f/8.0ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 28 mmShutter Speed: 1/60 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom ClassicPhotographer: Ashley Ryan The Monochrome image is Posted as Part of Cee's CBWC Photography Challenge - Fences and Gates and the Colour version is for Nancy Merrill's A Photo … Continue reading CBWC – Photo A Week – Fences and Gates

Adding a Radiance Filter in Topaz Studio 2

A photograph of Ashenbank Woods in Cobham Kent Processed in Lightroom, Photoshop and Topaz Studio 2. Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S24mm f/2.8 STMF/Number: f/7.1ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 24 mmShutter Speed: 1/60 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC, Topas Studio 2 and PhotoshopPhotographer: Bren Ryan Last night I was playing around with an image I photographed of … Continue reading Adding a Radiance Filter in Topaz Studio 2

Ashenbank Woods – Changing Colours – HSL

Photographed at Ashenbank Woods near Cobham in Kent. Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: EF-S24mm f/2.8 STMF/Number: f/2.8ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 24mm Shutter Speed: 1/640 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom Classic The HSL Panel in Lightroom is a very powerful tool, especially when changing colours of a Landscape. In Lightroom Lens CorrectionRemove Chromatic AberrationEnable Profile CorrectionsBasic PanelProfile … Continue reading Ashenbank Woods – Changing Colours – HSL

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Trees

One of my favourite wooded areas local to us is Ashenbank Woods at Cobham.  Just a couple of miles from us.. and we have pure beauty, especially in bluebell season. Posted as part of Frank's Tuesday Photography Challenge - Trees.  

Motion Blur – Giving it a go

I have seen numerous photographs across the internet of motion blur.  I am beginning to quite like this effect.  So I thought I'd give it a go. For the above shot.  I just sent the image into Photoshop from Lightroom.  Then once in Photoshop, I duplicated the layer. Then I added a motion blur filter … Continue reading Motion Blur – Giving it a go

Wednesday RDP – COMEBACK

Now the Ragtag Daily Prompt of Comeback was no problem to me.  When I visit these woods, they also seem to say 'Comeback' to me.  I just love walking around those woods, and as the woods are local to me and renowned for their bluebells, there is no hesitation in hearing their 'Comeback' call.

Green Pasture of Ashenbank

What with real-life things, some sad and some good, my inspiration for blogging and processing our images has diminished.  I kept thinking I need to do some photographs for our blog... but never felt mentally capable of doing. I seemed to loose my inspiration and would stare aimlessly at images and then shut the laptop … Continue reading Green Pasture of Ashenbank

Oil Paint of Ashehank Woods

Lightroom CC on laptop/desktop

I have been a stark advocate of Lightroom Classic, and would use Lightroom Mobile now and again on my phone or tablet.  But when it came to processing a photograph in Lightroom CC on my desktop or laptop... well it never happened.  Since downloading the software to my desktop and laptop I don't think I've … Continue reading Lightroom CC on laptop/desktop

Lines WordPress Photo Challenge

One of the challenges in the WordPress Photo Challenge that has been held was on the topic of Lines.  Lines can be straight, crooked, angular and are found everywhere.  So to achieve this challenge I used a photograph taken over this Bank Holiday Weekend, went we went for a short stroll around Ashenbank Woods. To … Continue reading Lines WordPress Photo Challenge

Favourite Place WordPress Photo Challenge

I have to say that the topic this week for the WordPress Photo Challenge  called Favourite Place has me thinking of a place that is close to where I live.. called Ashenbank Bank Woods near Cobham in Kent. Just a few minutes drive from us is this wondrous place which brings nature to our doorstep.  … Continue reading Favourite Place WordPress Photo Challenge

Surrounded by Bluebells

Today I watched a video that was created by Laura Macky about replacing colours in an image.  And it was one from her expanding horizons tutorials.  I had never thought about using colour range to change parts of an image.   So I thought I would give it a go.  So first of all I did my usual … Continue reading Surrounded by Bluebells