When I want an image to have a distinct paint-effect with brush strokes, my first point of call is Topaz Studio 2 or the Impression Plug-in from Topaz that I purchased a couple of years back.  But if I want to create a sort of painterly effect I use Lightroom. One of the videos … Continue reading Betws-y-Coed

On the Road to Betws-y-Coed

Last week, we spent a few days in North Wales.  And boy was the scenery beautiful and breathtaking.  in a way it reminded me of the Scottish and Cumbrian landscapes we've visited in the past. My mother-in-law told of us of a little place that is beautiful and called Betws-y-Coed.  Naturally, we headed that way.  … Continue reading On the Road to Betws-y-Coed

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 … Continue reading Photo for the Week – 17 – Mountains

FOWC with Fandango — Stretch

A photograph of a stretch of road in Scotland and entered into Fandango's FOWC - Stretch Photography Challenge.  Oh PS... by the powers of Lightroom, so your eye was drawn to the road, the image has been flipped in Lightroom. 😀 😀 😀  as part of the processsing technique.