Tag Archives: Lightroom

Bright Reminders

The cold has eventually arrived in Ireland. Mind you, cold is a relative term. Five years ago, at this time, we were gripped in the icy lock-down of minus plenty for weeks on end. However, the cold has driven me … Continue reading

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Subtle Sunday – Grasses

This week Ailsa goes really summery! After all… when do we see grasses at their splendid best? Seeing Ailsa’s photos reminded me of a few I’d taken last year in mid July. The grasses in the meadow were tall… at one … Continue reading

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Half and Half!

You’ve got to wonder where the WordPress folk store their ideas for the weekly photo challenges. You’ve also got to smile at their constant originality. I’ve often thought on a Friday morning that they surely can’t find something to draw … Continue reading

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Dark Days Ahead?

No… only bad weather! Seems we’re not seeing much of the summer this year. Seems just when we have a bright day the weather turns again… one good(ish) day… many not so good(ish) days. The pattern now seems entrenched… until … Continue reading

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Land Meets Water – Water Meets Land

This week Ailsa’s travel challenge really offers us  an opportunity to delve into the archives and show photos that we may have neglected. Land meets water. Ireland is surrounded by water and rainfall plays an important part in life here. … Continue reading

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Whizzzzz… Buzzzzz…

I watched the swallows fly in and out of their nest area… bringing food for the hatchlings. The nest is tucked below the apex of the roof and when the crow decided it wanted to take up station on top … Continue reading

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The Photoshop Bug Strikes!!

Yep… last week my experiments with Lightroom began. Now, here’s my first attempt at tweaking a photo in Photoshop. Actually… all I really did was to remove a few light poles. I left the one in the centre for effect … Continue reading

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Sunday Stroll – aka Blog Hopping!

Have you ever stopped for a brief while at the point where you are about to hit “like”? Do you occasionally look to see if you recognise other avatars? Well, I was doing it the other day when a random … Continue reading

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