Weekly Photography Assignment: Creative May
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 encourage yourself to push the boundaries of your photography and improve together as a community on the website.
Week 174: Creative May
Our theme this week is Creative May and we’d love to see what creative nature photos you can create! May is full of possibilities, and this week we’d like you to experiment with your nature photography, daring to step outside of your comfort zone! Look for unusual or new ways to use lighting and composition, and think about how you might make an everyday subject seem more interesting. Perhaps you will give abstract nature photography a go, or experiment with long exposure techniques, or simply just try a something that is new to you. Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or a total newbie, the options for creativity are endless, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring new nature photos you can create.
Here are some tutorials to help you:
- Backlighting in Wildlife Photography: Creative Use of Light
- How to Take Creative Urban Wildlife Photos
- How to Use Ultraviolet Light for Creative Nature Photography
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.
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 Monday, 16th of May, to submit your photo.
Last week’s winner
Last week’s theme was Flowers – and our favourite image this week is:
This week’s winner is this image, captured by Yitzpics. We love the bokeh effect created in the background of this image, and the way the photographer has gotten down to eye level with the subject really draws in the eye of the viewer. The lighting is also soft and diffused, making for a beautiful portrait of a very well loved flower species! Well done, and thank you to all who entered!
Images embedded from 500px.com.