Weekend Sky #43 – Sep 25th

A photograph of St. Leonards on a stormy day given an Abstract Paint Effect Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STMF/Number: f/7.1ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 35 mmShutter Speed: 1/640 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom Classic and Topaz Studio 2Photographer: Bren Ryan Posted as Part of Hammad's Weekend Sky #43 – Sep 25th

Throwback Thursday – Llandudno Pier

Posted as part of #throwbackthursday   Wanna Join In On this Thursday Challenge… It’s simple, create a post using Throwback Thursday and use the TBT and Throwback Thursday tags.  Pingbacks are enabled, however, if you have trouble creating a pingback simply paste the link to your post in the comments section below.  Happy Throwback Thursday … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Llandudno Pier

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 22

Whilst on holiday in the USA, we strolled by the Piers at San Francisco where this beautiful and graceful tall ship, The Balclutha, was moored along with a paddle steamer. There is no theme to this challenge, just as long as the image is monochrome... Last Week's Entries Mid-Week Monochrome – Lots Of Qs – … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 22

Before and After Photography Challenge – August 2019

A little while ago I asked which of the three challenges should I keep.  Time is of the essence now and so I am finding hard to keep up with all three challenges as I do love to participate in other people's challenges. Decision So I have decided to stay with the Before and After … Continue reading Before and After Photography Challenge – August 2019

One Word Sunday – Dazzle

If you are dazzled by someone or something, you think they are extremely good and exciting: There is nothing more dazzling than walking along a pier with the lights flashing,  music playing and people full of excitement as they play the slot machines and ride on the fun fair. Entered into One Word Sunday hosted … Continue reading One Word Sunday – Dazzle


Back in 2013, we had only just started our photography journey, when strong winds were going to lash the South Coast.  Now, what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon, having to brace yourself against the strong winds and take images.  Mind you I had to laugh, he decided to head for the beach and … Continue reading RDP THURSDAY – BRACE

Quick Tip – Water or Cloud Smoothing

  A quick tip I picked up ages ago from Anthony Fields on Facebook, was one about how to smooth out water and add a sheen to water in Lightroom. You can use any of the tools in the develop module but I have found more success with either the graduated filter or adjustment brush.  … Continue reading Quick Tip – Water or Cloud Smoothing