New Still Life Photography Blog- Follow Me On My Journey – Updated

Since this lockdown and due to limited mobility with hip problems... I have had to find another element of photography to concentrate on.  So for me, I have decided to get into Still Life Photography and Composite Work.   As well as a dab of abstract work with my twirling.  To keep a track of … Continue reading New Still Life Photography Blog- Follow Me On My Journey – Updated

Fan of … #64 – Fun

One thing this lockdown has achieved is me trying something new and having fun in what I try. Whether it be Still Life or Composite Work.  I have had some successes and some failures... but most of all I have had fun. I've enjoyed the learning curve and letting my imagination run wild. Below is … Continue reading Fan of … #64 – Fun

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #71 – Creepy

The challenge this week for the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, set by Ann-Christine, is called creepy.  depending on the light I find churches slightly creepy. Anyway, the creepy part of the above image was how the preset I use for creating creepy, moody atmospheres, turned the light on the right in this picture to a black … Continue reading Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #71 – Creepy

Your Daily Word Prompt – Deciduous

In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit. Wikipedia Entered into Your Daily Word Prompt … Continue reading Your Daily Word Prompt – Deciduous

Lens-Artists Challenge #14 – Look Through My WINDOW

Lens-Artists Challenge for this weekend is called...'Lock through my window'. And for this challenge, I thought I would use some images, that I've processed over the years with windows in them. Enjoy the rest of your weekend everyone!!!

FOWC with Fandango — Illusion

Well, I don't if this image qualifies but for me, the illusion of this butterfly melting into the pattern is spellbinding especially in the monochrome version. Here is the coloured version. Butterfly is full of illusion with the moon reflecting through your eyesight Love is like maze trying to find your way back to the … Continue reading FOWC with Fandango — Illusion

On the River at Glencoe – Compsite #3

The above photograph was taken by the River Coe at Glencoe.  The sky on that day was bland and grey.  So for this image, I added a sky overlay and played around with the blending mode and layer mask, in ON1 Raw 2018.5. Taking the image one stage further, I added, via the layers panel, … Continue reading On the River at Glencoe – Compsite #3

Moonlight Composite

One of the tasks that I've set myself to learn is composite work.  Yes, I add textures to images, but I've never in Photoshop taken two images and then used different elements from each image to create another. In this image (Image A), I like the driftwood in the foreground and texture of the sand. … Continue reading Moonlight Composite

Fallen Angel

Carrying on from yesterday.. I have found another few sites that offer free png files for download.. Anyway for today's creation I thought I would use these images... and have processed the above image in Lightroom, giving 5 different versions of the image. I think my favourite has to be the second processed photograph (light … Continue reading Fallen Angel