Weekly Photo Assignment: Black and White

Each week we’ll be giving you a theme that you can submit a photo for, and we’ll choose our favourite to be featured on the Nature TTL website. Participating in these assignments will be a great way for you to force yourself to push the boundaries of your photography and improve together as a community on the website.

Week 116: Black and White

Our theme this week is Black and White. Landscape or close-up, the choice of subject is up to you. We’re looking for images that really make use of the Black and White format, so think textures, shapes and contrast. We can’t wait to see your nature photography!

Here are some tutorials to help you:

Submit Your Photo

To enter your photo to this assignment, add it in the comments below this post. By submitting your photo, you are giving us permission to feature your photo the following week if it is chosen as one of our favourites. Please keep images under 2MB in size otherwise you may have difficulty uploading them.

weekly photo assignment
To enter your photo, look at the comments at the bottom of the page and press the ‘Upload Image’ button.

Here are some guidelines to keep things running smoothly:

  • Photos must be your own work
  • Please enter no more than 3 photos per week
  • Please only enter photos taken within the week of the assignment
  • Include a description with your photo and tell us a bit about it!

You have until next Tuesday, 12th March, to submit your photo.

Last Week’s Favourite

Here is our favourite submission from last week’s theme, Sea Life. You can view all of the entries here.

This week’s winner is from Karl O’Neill. Karl’s Atlantic Puffin was photographed near Drangsnes in Iceland and is a great example of a classic seabird portrait. The tight crop only increases the boldness of the Puffin’s beak, and yet still it’s the perfectly sharp eye that really draws you in. Fantastic shot Karl!


Mountain fog by Fabian Irsara on 500px.com


Zebra by Christian Morgenstern on 500px.com


Images embedded from 500px.com.

Good luck!


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