Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 26

Whilst holidaying in San Francisco we took a trip to the Palace of Fine Arts.  And I would love to be able to visit it again.  I just fell in love with the architecture and surroundings. Last Week's Entries Thank you to all those that submitted images to MWM - 25 Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 26

Before and After Challenge – 1st October 2019

This month's Before and After photo challenge is a panoramic photograph of the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, which I stitched together in Photoshop. DOWNLOAD FOR THIS MONTH'S PHOTO To use the image, which is jpeg, download the zip folder and then extract the image contained in the folder. My Edits I did … Continue reading Before and After Challenge – 1st October 2019

Palace of Fine Arts – Replacement Sky

Using the free GRFX Studio Serge, I replaced the sky in the above image.  The day we took this photograph, it was grey and dank and the image had a dismal grey sky.  Using the free software in Photoshop, after merging the panoramic shots in Photoshop, I add the very dramatic sky. Once back in … Continue reading Palace of Fine Arts – Replacement Sky


Debbie Smyth who hosts Travel with Intent Blog curates a one-word Sunday Challenge and this week her topic is called Memory. For my memory choice, it has to be our 15-day tour of the North-West Coast of America.   Departing from Heathrow early afternoon, we flew over the snowcaps of Greenland. Our first port of … Continue reading Memory

Structure WordPress Photo Challenge

Here we are again with another WordPress Photo Challenge and this week's theme is Structure. Structure is all around us and as a photographer I do love to capture the structure of buildings.  Whether they may be. And for me this challenge leads on from last week's challenge of Corner, where I posted a photograph … Continue reading Structure WordPress Photo Challenge

Corner WordPress Photo Challenge

The topic for this week's photo challenge is called Corner and you are asked to type of corner evoke emotion within yourself.  Well for me it has to be corners in Architecture.  Especially when you have such great architecture like the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco with its columns and the intricate mouldings … Continue reading Corner WordPress Photo Challenge