Weekly Photography Assignment: Feathers

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 140: Feathers

Our theme this week is Feathers. We were so inspired by the images from the Bird Photographer of the Year competition announced last week that this week we want you to get creative with your bird shots and put the focus on the feathers… Can you shoot some macro images showcasing the detail of feathers close up? Or maybe you could play with long exposure to capture the movement of a bird’s feathery wings? Maybe you’ll try for a close-up portrait of a bird that showcases their unique feathered patterns or colours!

Here are some tutorials to help you:

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, 14th September, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

Last week’s theme was Clouds – and our favourite image this week is:

This week’s winner is by Louise. What a fabulous sky you witnessed…We love the way the colour of the clouds is reflecting on the sea, and the incredibly rich tones and  intricate patterns of the clouds above. Well done! 


Images embedded from 500px.com.

Good luck!

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