One Word Sunday – Vertiginous

A photograph of the Shard photographed from the Cannon Street Train. Camera: Samsung S9 edgeLens: n/aF/Number: f/1.5ISO: 160 Focal Distance: 4.30mmShutter Speed: 1/4 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC When hubby was on the Cannon Street train one evening coming home from work, it stopped on the bridge over the River Thames and he managed to get … Continue reading One Word Sunday – Vertiginous

Mid-Week Monochrome #44 – River Thames

Photographed from a train heading over the River Thames As hubby was on his way to work the other morning and on the train he photographed this shot of the River Thames... I also like the coloured version below, but the silhouette of the London Skyline and the deep contrast really does inspire me in … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome #44 – River Thames

Lens-Artists Photography Challenge #82 – Westminster London.

A photograph of Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London given a paint effect in Topaz Impression. Posted as Part of the Lens-Artists Photography Challenge #82 hosted this week by Viveka.

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Focus

I wanted the focus to be on the tall ship and not the building.  So I used a lot of radial filters to highlight the ship by increasing the exposure and a few graduated filters to darken and soften the areas around the ship. For more information about the Tuesday Photo Challenge and how to … Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge – Focus

A Photo a Week Challenge: Cityscape/Townscape

Nancy set this week's A Photo a Week Challenge as Cityscape/Townscape.  So my entry for this challenge had to be an image of Canary Wharf. Learning something new... I knew that you could click and then shift-click to draw a straight line with the adjustment brush, but what I didn't know is that before you … Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: Cityscape/Townscape

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 8 – On the Mudflats at Leigh-on-Sea

It is Mid-Week Monochrome once again and a big thank you to all those that entered last week. For this week's Mid-Week Monochrome I thought I would do a monochrome image of the mudflats at Leigh-on-sea.   This photograph was taken when the tide of the River Thames was out. If you want to submit … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 8 – On the Mudflats at Leigh-on-Sea

One Photo Focus – August

  Thank you to Stacy Fischer for hosting the One Photo Focus... and this month's image is of the London Eye taken by Robin Kent.  London is not far from me... and I just love that walk along by the London Eye... as you look back you can see the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben … Continue reading One Photo Focus – August

Power of Lightroom…

The above photograph was taken at North Greenwich overlooking the River Thames towards Canary Wharf... and it was one of our very first night time photography shoots we did. At the moment I am battling a PMR Flare-up and finding it difficult to move yet alone hold a camera... so our photography outings are very, … Continue reading Power of Lightroom…