Weekend Skies #40 – Milford-on-Sea

A photograph of the sunset at Milford-on-Sea in Hampshire. Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS /Number: f/7.1ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 18 mmShutter Speed: 1/4 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom ClassicPhotographer: Ashley Ryan Posted as Part of Hammad Rais' Weekend Skies Photography Challlenge

Sunday Catchup

Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 ISF/Number: f/8.0ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 50 mmShutter Speed: 1/8 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC First of all my sincere apologies for not posting or doing our challenges for the last couple of weeks, but unfortunately our minds have been elsewhere as we have suffered a bereavement in the … Continue reading Sunday Catchup

Mid-Week Monochrome #55 – Cup and Saucer

A still life image of a cup and saucer with roses and a candle. Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USMF/Number: f/2.8ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 60mmShutter Speed: 1/5 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC

Fan of….#101 – Photography Challenges.

As a photographer, one thing I do love to do is partake in Photography Challenges. This post is just one of those challenges, curated by Jez Braithwaite in his Fan of.. series. Jez holds two challenges Fan of.... Water Water Everywhere. What I love about Photography Challenges is the inspiration it gives you. Photography Challenges … Continue reading Fan of….#101 – Photography Challenges.

Fan of…#100 – Resilience

A photograph of Rochester High Street Camera: Samsung A51 PhoneLens: n/aF/Number: f/2.0ISO: 32 Focal Distance: 4.60mmShutter Speed: 1/800 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC On Saturday we took a stroll down Rochester High Street, I am a fan of someone's resilience to overcome tough times and hurdles put in front of us. I was in awe at … Continue reading Fan of…#100 – Resilience

Woodland Walk – Free Preset

A photograph of the woodland at Emmett's Gardens in Kent. Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS600 DLens: EF-S60mm f/2.8 Macro USMF/Number: f/4.5ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 60mmShutter Speed: 1/160 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC One of our very first photography trips was to Emmett's Gardens in Kent. For the processing of this image I used my Brown and Cream Preset and … Continue reading Woodland Walk – Free Preset

The Ford at Winsford

A photograph of the ford water crossing at Winsford in Somerset Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS 600DLens: EF-S18-55mmF/Number: f/8.0ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 18mmShutter Speed: 1/40 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC You take a break and all things change. It seems Norm is taking a well earning break from Thursday Door's and we have a new host … Continue reading The Ford at Winsford

Lynmouth Harbour

A photograph of the harbour at Lynmouth in Devon Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-6.6 IS STMF/Number: f/7.1ISO: 160 Focal Distance: 18mm Shutter Speed: 1/160 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC Well it is day two of my experiment... and so far so good. I have even managed to form some sort of Workflow. … Continue reading Lynmouth Harbour

Port Isaac

A photograph of the Coastline at Port Isaac in Cornwall I had a chance to upgrade my tablet over the weekend... so I opted for the Samsung Tab S7. I know I should have saved the gift card for a new PC, but as I am a subscriber to Adobe Creative Cloud I thought I … Continue reading Port Isaac

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #101 – One Single Flower

A photograph of a pink rose taken within the gardens of Smallhythe Place in Tenterden, Kent. This week my dear friend Cee is hosting the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge, so for the challenge I've reprocessed a single rose image.

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 38 – Mute Swan

Photographed at Bluewater Nature Trail in Kent. For MWM this week, this beautiful mute swan was photographed at Bluewater Nature Trail in Kent. Previous Challenge Entries Thank you to all those that submitted images to MWM - 37 Spotlight on the barbs – Travel with IntentMID-WEEK MONOCHROME – MWM – 37. – caryl beachMid-Week Monochrome … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 38 – Mute Swan

Black and Blue Swirl (With Instructions)

Surfing at Joss Bay Vivid Dreamy How to Swirl Open image in Photoshop.Duplicate layer Control+J (Windows) or Command+J (Mac)Convert duplicated layer to Smart Layer, by right clicking on layer and selecting Convert to Smart Layer.Add Mezzotint Filter - Pixelate - Medium StrokesAdd radial Filter - Blur - Radial Blur - Amount 76, Blur Method Zoom, … Continue reading Black and Blue Swirl (With Instructions)