Friendly Friday Challenge – Weather – A Weekend Sky

A photograph of a woodland walk at Boldre in the New Forest, Hampshire. Camera: Canon EOS 600DLens: Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STMF/Number: f/7.1ISO: 200 Focal Distance: 18 mmShutter Speed: 1/40 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom Classic and PhotoshopPhotographer: Bren Ryan Posted as Part of Sandy's Friendly Friday Challenge - Weather and Hammad's Weekend Sky Photography Challenge. If … Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Weather – A Weekend Sky

Woodland Walk at Rosemoor

Woodland Walk at Rosemoor Gardens in Devon - Two different edits. Camera: Canon EOS 600DLens: Canon EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS IIF/Number: f/4.5ISO: 200 Focal Distance: 55 mmShutter Speed: 1/30 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom Classic and Luminar A1Photographer: Bren Ryan Yesterday was the release of Lightroom Version 11 and oh boy am I excited. I love the new … Continue reading Woodland Walk at Rosemoor


A photograph of the woodland at High Elms Country Park Camera: Canon EOS 1100DLens: Canon EF75-300mm f/4-5.6F/Number: f/6.3ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 75 mmShutter Speed: 1/125 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom Classic and Photoshop Finally, I am back in business with Photoshop... thank you Hubby!! I think to be honest he's had enough of my moaning. All the … Continue reading Finally…

One Word Sunday – Light

Light through the trees. Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 ISF/Number: f/6.3ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 35 mmShutter Speed: 1/100 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC I just love the light shining between the trees. Posted as Part of Debbie Smyth's One Word Sunday Photography Challenge.

Paint Effect – Woodland Trees

Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS 600DLens: EF-S55-250mm f4-5.6 IS IIF/Number: f/5.0ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 55mm Shutter Speed: 1/25 secSoftware: Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic In Lightroom Original Image Lens Corrections PanelRemove Chromatic AberrationEnable Profile CorrectionsTransform PanelAuto SelectedBasic PanelProfile Adobe ColourTemp 5200Tint +4Dehaze +16Vibrance +5Saturation -4HSL PanelHueOrange +37Yellow -49Green +9Details PanelSharpeningAmount 98Radius 10Detail 25Masking 100Noise ReductionLuminance … Continue reading Paint Effect – Woodland Trees

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Trees

One of my favourite wooded areas local to us is Ashenbank Woods at Cobham.  Just a couple of miles from us.. and we have pure beauty, especially in bluebell season. Posted as part of Frank's Tuesday Photography Challenge - Trees.  

On the Road to Betws-y-Coed

Last week, we spent a few days in North Wales.  And boy was the scenery beautiful and breathtaking.  in a way it reminded me of the Scottish and Cumbrian landscapes we've visited in the past. My mother-in-law told of us of a little place that is beautiful and called Betws-y-Coed.  Naturally, we headed that way.  … Continue reading On the Road to Betws-y-Coed

Photo for the Week – 21 – Trees

First of all, thanks go to everyone who entered last week's challenge and congratulations on making the challenge a success.  I really enjoyed viewing your macro photographs.  And I am sure that, they have given other readers the inspiration to try macro photography. Now, this week is tree's and unfortunately, my time was limited this … Continue reading Photo for the Week – 21 – Trees

The Lake at West Green

Another photo I found when culling, was this one from West Green Gardens in Hampshire.  A property and gardens which is owned and leased out by the National Trust.  On the day we visited, they were preparing for a special occasion.. hence the marquees.   The day to day running of West Green gardens is … Continue reading The Lake at West Green

Redwoods of Bedgebury Pinetum

We were going through a lot of house renovation over the last few months... and our cameras were gathering dust.  Anyway to cut a long story short... we are finished renovating.. the last bit being done Monday and Tuesday with the fascia and soffits being done. So Sunday came and we decided that was it... … Continue reading Redwoods of Bedgebury Pinetum

Growth WordPress Photo Challenge

Well last year just seemed to fly by... and our photography took a back seat... now we are in 2018 and we are determined to get our photography back on track.  So for me with the WordPress Photo Challenge the topic of Growth has two meanings for me. Firstly growing our photography portfolio and getting … Continue reading Growth WordPress Photo Challenge