Weekly Photography Assignment: Garden Nature

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 253: Garden Nature

Our theme this week is Garden Nature, and we’d love to see what fantastic nature photos you can take featuring the wild wonders found in your back garden! We encourage you to look at the nature around you in new ways this week. Will you focus on photographing garden birds that come to visit your feeder? Or perhaps you’ll look for squirrels hiding in your trees. Maybe you’ll look for insects in and amongst any garden plants you have, or choose to focus on the plants themselves. Wherever you live, there’s bound to be some kind of nature to be found on your doorstep! Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or are new to the genre, the options for capturing new and interesting photos of garden nature are endless, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring shots you can create.

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 Monday, 13th of Novemeber , to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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

This week’s winner is this image, captured by C. P. C. of ‘A drooping Centaurea (cornflower; bachelor’s button) with more emphasis on the stem and bract than the flower.’ Here is a unique, interesting and engaging perspective in an image of a beautiful subject! This photo has captured the unique essence of its subject in this image, choosing to highlight the details that one might otherwise forget to notice. The depth of field has been utilised creatively and to great effect. Well done, and thank you to all who entered!


Butterfly by Marco Weening on 500px.com

squirrel in garden by Robert Geleckyj on 500px.com

Hummer by Marshall Winslow on 500px.com

Images embedded from 500px.com.


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