5 3 1
Rank 1st 2nd 3rd Score
Trees Chantal Cooper 1 2 3   19
Crotchets Peter Lawrance 2 2 1   13
Autumn Glory Julie Holbeche-Maund 3 2   1 11
Birmingham New Street Julie Holbeche-Maund 4 2     10
Wild Flowers Loz Waterson 5 1 1 1 9
Early Autumn Steve Bexon 6 1 1   8
Bluebell Fantasy Ian Waite 7 1   1 6
Dahlia Dance Roger Leck 7   2   6
Ice Cream Peter Lawrance 7 1   1 6
Blue Bell Wood Gary Wood 10   1 2 5
Garden Alan Cook 10   1 2 5
Centre Of The Circle Paul Steans 12   1   3
Nation Ian Waite 12   1   3
Bench Among Ferns Margaret Waterson 14     1 1
Into The Woods Steve Pears 14     1 1
Tarn Hows Gary Wood. 14     1 1
Tree Lines Steve Bexon 14     1 1
Croft Trees John Smith 18       0
Ferns Margaret Waterson 18       0
Flowers Chantal Cooper 18       0
Only A Rose Steve Pears 18       0
Overgrown Ferns Loz Waterson 18       0
Rose Garden Alan Cook 18       0
Roses Roundabout Roger Leck 18       0
Warwick Castle Paul Steans 18       0
Wild Bracken John Smith 18       0

 

Autumn Glory by Julie Holbeche-Maund


was taken at Harthill Hayes country park during the autumn last year.
Using a slow shutter speed and high depth of field. Processing was very light just a boost of colour.

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Bench Among Ferns by Margaret Waterson


taken at Caulke Abbey earlier this week
Using ZOOM TWIST METHOD
never done this before , hope the results of my efforts are ok

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Birmingham New Street by Julie Holbeche-Maund


was taken by setting the camera to multiple exposures and slow moving the camera in all directions
to create the image. this shot is out of camera.

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Blue Bell Wood by Gary Wood


This was at Harthill Hayes country park and was the first of a 3 image merge. This and another being taken on a tripod.
For this image the camera was angled up, set to a long exposure and the tripod head tilted down during the exposure.
The second image camera set to short exposure and image take from where the head had finished.


Then a third image added extra larger bluebells.

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Bluebell Fantasy by Ian Waite


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Centre Of The Circle by Paul Steans


After many unsuccessful hand held attempts I changed to my 70-300 lens which has a tripod collar and
placing it on the tripod was able to spin it so that the red cosmos flower remained in the centre.
Shot at half a second, f14, iso 100.
Processed in Affinity Photo I copied the layer and changed blend mode to overlay and boost the effect.

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Croft Trees by John Smith


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Crotchets by Peter Lawrance


This was taken using some small coloured lights against a black background using ICM. Tidied up in LR and PS.
The finished result reminded me of musical crotchets.
2.5 seconds at f.4.0 ISO 80 with a 24-120 lens at 60mm. Nikon 850.
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Dahlia Dance by Roger Leck


Never tried this before. Read the instructions and used plants in the garden.
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Early Autumn by Steve Bexon


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Ferns by Margaret Waterson


taken at Caulke Abbey earlier this week
Using ZOOM TWIST METHOD
never done this before , hope the results of my efforts are ok

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Flowers by Chantal Cooper


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Garden by Alan Cook


Iso 100 Two grey filters to get long exposure tweaked in PS

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Ice Cream by Peter Lawrance


Taken using a couple of my granddaughters toy wooden ice creams. Placed on a black background and ICM applied.
Tidied up in PS and LR.
Nikon 850 1 second at f 8. ISO 100 with a 24-120 lens at 44mm.
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Into The Woods by Steve Pears


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Nation by Ian Waite


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Only A Rose by Steve Pears


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Overgrown Ferns by Loz Waterson


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Rose Garden by Alan Cook


ISO 100 2grey filters tweaked in photoshop
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Roses Roundabout by Roger Leck


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Tarn Hows by Gary Wood.


Walked around Tarn Hows in the Lake District it was a relatively misserable day and found this quite spooky corner.
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Tree Lines by Steve Bexon


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Tree Lines by Chantal Cooper


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Warwick Castle by Paul Steans


I had taken a few images by quickly flicking the camera about my wrist, a technique used by a Youtuber I watch
called Andy Gray, where he creates very painterly images of mostly iconic landmarks, which I quite like.
In Affinity Photo I combined 4 images setting the opacity of the added layers to a low value to try and get the look
I was after. This is my first attempt but I have a very long way to go!

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Wild Bracken by John Smith


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Wild Flowers by Loz Waterson


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