Category Archives: Art effect image

Poppies – Photo by Rob Laynton

This photo art image is one of a series of  pictures that I have done. Originally, this was a more formal composition involving a fuller view including the china vase in which the poppies are standing. However, a more minimalist … Continue reading

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Civil war art effect – Photo by Rob Laynton

Civil war re-enactment by Sealed Knot Society. The Sealed Knot is a group that stages re-enactments of English Civil War battles, like this one at Nantwich in Cheshire, held every year on a weekend in mid January. One technique for … Continue reading

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Composition and perception – examples of problems – Photo by Rob Laynton

Here are some examples of what I consider to be poor image composition or similar problems. 1) This composition is not bad – a little cropping at the bottom would lower the horizon and improve the picture, but there is … Continue reading

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Wedgwood Hall – Photo by Rob Laynton

The Georgian Hall of the Wedgwood family, situated at Barlaston in Staffordshire, England, is given an art effect treatment using Photoshop filters. The original image had a big 4×4 car parked in front of the hall which of course completely … Continue reading

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Mediterranean village – Photo by Rob Laynton

The pretty Spanish village of Frigiliana is made even more picturesque by the use of art effect filters in Photoshop. This was a spur of the moment shot. I was on holiday in Spain and visiting this  local tourist spot. … Continue reading

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Little Moreton Hall – Photo by Rob Laynton

A subtle art effect treatment was given to this photo of Little Moreton Hall, in South Cheshire, England. I like the formal composition of this photograph – looking square on to the building. Notice the rule of thirds with the … Continue reading

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BELMONT POOL – Photo Rob Laynton

An art effect treatment of a photo of Belmont Pool near Leek, Staffordshire, England. Originally taken on 35mm, this photograph was scanned in to the computer and given an art effect treatment using Photoshop. I had a 30 x 20 … Continue reading

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