Thursday, 21 August 2014

I don't want to have my photo taken Gramps

We had a great day at Anglesey Abbey last week. To end it we had an Ice Cream. I had not taken many photos that day and I thought Aiden eating his Ice Cream was a good subject - He did not agree :)






Wednesday, 20 August 2014

July Monochromes

Here are a few images that have been converted to monochrome. Some of these you will have seen in previous posts as colour versions. All the images where processed through Adobe Lightroom then taken into Photoshop where I used the NIK Silver Effects Plug-in to convert to monochrome.































Tuesday, 19 August 2014

A walk in the Park - (Intentional Camera Movement)

We went to Milton Country Park the other weekend and rather than just take 'happy snaps' I decided to play about with Intentional Camera Movement. In this case zooming my lens while the shutter is open.

These images (except the first) have been post processed in Photoshop with NIK software.

No Photoshop post processing on this photo



As the previous but with the border desaturated

'with' Eloise

'without' Eloise

A walk in the park

Puddle view of the trees above


The Man with the Hat - (But NOT David H)



Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Upton House, Banbury.

My posts have got a little out of order. This one is from our camping weekend near Chipping Norton.

Upton House is a National Trust Property.

Web site: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/upton-house/

I thought I would concentrate of shadows Textures, Shape and Form.








This picture frame was hung in the trees about 4 meters up. It would have been nice if it was lower so you could pose you family in it.

Green-veined White Butterfly


At 3 years old my granddaughter, Eloise, likes playing with her Fathers Camera.








Peacock Butterfly

Peacock Butterfly

Upton House


Small Copper Butterfly (I think)



Four spotted Chaser

Four spotted Chaser

Ringlet Butterfly


Guernsey 16 - Les Vardes Quarry Nature Walk

We met up with the Guernsey Camera Clubs at a Quarry operated by Ronez. In 2015 the company created a short 50 minute nature walk around the...