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Abbey witches – Photomontage by Rob Laynton

This is another photo montage project using Photoshop. This one looked better in black and white. The various elements of the image are built up in layers, and one important factor is the direction of light and shadow. I try … Continue reading

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Valle Crucis Monastery 1 – Photo by Rob Laynton

Valle Crucis Monastery, near Llangollen in Wales. This is a typical architecture style of shot for me, making use of doorways and windows as elements and shapes composed in the frame. The sun was fairly well to the side on … Continue reading

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Valle Crucis Monastery 2 – Photo by Rob Laynton

Valle Crucis, near Llangollen in North Wales. This is the Latin name for ‘Vale of the Cross’ and the Monastery, founded in 1200/1201 by Madoc ap Gruffydd for the Cistercian order, is considered to be the best preserved of the … Continue reading

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Valle Crucis Monastery 3 – Photo by Rob Laynton

Valle Crucis Monastery, near Llangollen, North Wales. When I arrived here the light was virtually side-on to the Monastery, so I was able to get a shot like this which highlights the texture of the stonework. I liked this complementary … Continue reading

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Valle Crucis Monastery 4 – Photo by Rob Laynton

Valle Crucis Monastery near Llangollen in Wales. I quite like this composition. The bases of the pillars and the wall on the extreme left, lead the eye to the doorway, and from there, the eye wanders to the windowed wall … Continue reading

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