Bench series #24

For the month of June I’m looking for a bench with ‘Art Effects’ 

Kew
A multiple glimpse of the back of a bench in Kew Gardens, London

(This month I want to see photos with some post-processing – use your imagination, it can be subtle or bold as long as it includes a bench or even part of a bench!)

If you would like to join in with the Bench photo challenge then please take a look at my Bench Series page. No complicated rules, just a bench and a camera required 🙂

  • Create your own post and title it Bench Series: June
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Add the tag ‘bench series’ so everyone can find the benches easily in the WP Reader
  • Get your post in by the end of the month, as the new bench theme comes out on the first Sunday in July.

And for those of you who are interested, here is the original:

original kew
Transformed above by using the Piper Creative Effect in Pixlr

Picks of the Week:.

A couple from Gilly, the Lucid Gypsy, but my favourite is this one.
Lumar1298 is very creative with her benches.
Sue joins in with some arty treatments of a gorgeous griffin bench
A lovely soft sepia effect from Sylvia back in South Africa
A bench in the ‘rain’ by Daily Musings
and final one from tgeriatrix with several interesting effects. I wonder which one you prefer?

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Heyjude

I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

25 thoughts on “Bench series #24”

    1. Colours are already selected in the effect Sylvia, as I said to Debbie I am being rather lazy in choosing effects that come with the software. But I liked what it did to the shape of this bench.

    1. I’m being terribly lazy just picking an effect already created, but not all images work well, so there is an element of selection happening!

    1. Well if you manage to read this – hope you had a good flight home and enjoy Queensland! No snow hopefully 😀

  1. I a like the distressed blue effect on tgeriatrix’s benches, but also have a soft spot for those majestic Griffins….
    Regards as always, Pete. x

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