Sometimes, no words are needed.
cross the white bridge transitioning from autumnal dreams into the bleak reality of shadow-cast days awakening to discover the wisdom of the winter crone
A sedate path idles where mighty engines once roared. The bridge stands lonely sentinel, holding memories of its glory days in unloved brick-work. This post is for Cee's Which Way Challenge. The photograph was taken in Newark on Trent (Nottinghamshire, UK) along the path of the old railway line. The railway itself closed in 1988 and since then... Continue Reading →
It's the fourth week of June and so time for the final edit of this month's image for Robyn's One-Four Challenge. The picture was taken last year in Hartsholme Country Park in Lincoln, UK. For this final edit I wanted to create a dreamy effect. I began by opening the original image in Photoshop Elements 13 where I cropped it... Continue Reading →
Here's the third June edit for Robyn's One-Four Challenge. The picture was taken last year in Hartsholme Country Park in Lincoln, UK. For this week's edit I decided to give it the appearance of dusk. I'm not sure exactly what I did to reach this final stage - I added and removed so many layers I'm afraid I lost track. There were... Continue Reading →
Here's the second June edit for Robyn's One-Four Challenge. The picture was taken last year in Hartsholme Country Park in Lincoln, UK. This week I decided to create an old photograph effect to emphasise the age and history of the boathouse in the picture (built in 1881). I'm ignoring the fact that the bridge is only a year old...... Continue Reading →
Its now June and so time for a new image for Robyn's One-Four Challenge. For this first week I wanted to keep the edit quite simple. I cropped it and used the clone tool to remove the remaining branches in the top right corner. I then used the levels adjustment tool to boost the shadows and highlights, added a... Continue Reading →
The sounds of water lapping against the rocky outcrops below drift soothingly to your ears as you traverse the Devil’s Bridge, following in the footsteps of centuries worth of travellers. Your hand trails over the stone balustrade as so many have done before. The structure may be mottled with moss and lichen, it may be... Continue Reading →