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Female Portrait – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Although I have spent most of my time in my photographic hobby photographing landscapes, right from the start I also had occasional forays into portraiture. Various top of … Continue reading

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Sand Dunes 2 – Formby Point – Photo by Rob Laynton

Sand dunes make great subjects – especially in black and white but also in color – light yellow sand against a blue sky…..

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Sand dunes – Formby Point – Photo by Rob Laynton

I love the shapes that sand dunes produce – especially with a low sun. I think that this was taken in January. Originally a color image and turned to black and white in Photoshop

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Mow Cop ‘Castle’ Folly 2 – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The ‘folly’ of Mow Cop ‘Castle’ on the Staffordshire/Cheshire border in England provides a strong shape for this example of ‘contre-jour’ or ‘into the light’ photography. Such strong … Continue reading

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Fantasy – Legends – Photo by Rob Laynton

Another photo montage composed in Photoshop. The image of the couple in the boat is downloaded from the web, the rest is original and the image is made up of six elements in total.

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Fantasy – Castle in the air – Photo by Rob Laynton

The photo montage technique allows plenty of room for the creation of fantasy images. This low resolution example is made up of four elements. I don’t quite know where these ideas come from – they just seem to arise in … Continue reading

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Noir – Lady of the night 2 – Photo by Rob Laynton

Photo montage to give a ‘noir’ effect. The railway arch was photographed early one winter’s morning in January and changed from color to black and white. The human figures were downloaded from the web and then sized and placed on … Continue reading

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