Lens-Artists Challenge #65 – Pick a Place

The Lens-Artists challenge this week is called Pick a Place hosted by Tina, and like Tina, I have chosen Scotland as one of the places that I could visit day in and day out.  The long winding roads, the beauty spots and the mountains captivate me and take my breath away.  I could live in … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge #65 – Pick a Place

Lens Artists Photo Challenge #64: Countryside and/or Small Towns

Being landscape photographers this challenge is just up our street.  We just love our countryside. Here in Kent, we have fields upon fields covered in rape-seed flowers and they truly bring such a sunshine colour to our fields. The above photograph was taken as we headed home from Dover and travelled along the back roads … Continue reading Lens Artists Photo Challenge #64: Countryside and/or Small Towns

Before and After Challenge – September 2019

Well, it is that time of the month again... where I give you an image to play around with for the September Before and After Challenge. You can download the images (RAW and Jpeg) by clicking on the link below. DOWNLOAD SEPTEMBER IMAGE My Edits Here is the original image. My first task was to … Continue reading Before and After Challenge – September 2019

Photo for the Week- 36 – Overlay

First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month's challenge.  This week's challenge is Overlay.  One way of using overlays on an image is to add texture. For the following image, I used Topaz Texture Effects 2 but you can achieve the same in either Photoshop, Luminar 3, On1 Raw 2019.5, … Continue reading Photo for the Week- 36 – Overlay

Weekly Prompts – Photo Challenge Peaceful

The theme this week set by Weekly Prompts for their Photo Challenge is called Peaceful.  For my first image, I am using a photo we took whilst holidaying the beautiful surrounds of Glencoe. I couldn't believe how peaceful it was.  Even travelling around the Highlands was beautiful.  Yes, we came across other vehicles but not like … Continue reading Weekly Prompts – Photo Challenge Peaceful

Photo for the Week- 35 – Moody

First of all many thanks to all those that participated in last month's challenge.  This week's challenge is Moody.  I love moody photographs and one photographer I do follow is Julie Powell who is renowned for her Moody Still life photography.  She has given me the inspiration to start still life photography.  I have a light … Continue reading Photo for the Week- 35 – Moody

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

Content aware fill

One of the new powerful features in Photoshop is the Content-Aware Fill tool.  In this video, Julianne Kost explains its concept and what it can do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiwqOAPE0kk I wanted to take the content-aware tool a little further. As you can see from the image below, the waterfall is practically dead-centre and I wanted it more … Continue reading Content aware fill

Your Daily Word Prompt – Rainy

Scotland is renowned for its rain.  Especially in the Highlands.   On our trip to Scotland back in 2016, we strolled by the River Coe just as the rain was coming in from over the mountains.  And I thought this image would be ideal for Your Daily Word Prompt for today.