Weekly Photography Assignment: Garden Wildlife
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 201: Garden Wildlife
Our theme this week is Garden Wildlife, and we’d love to see what nature images you can take of wildlife found in your garden! It can be hard as we roll into winter to find the motivation to get out to take new nature images, but this week, we’d like to see you looking for wildlife in your own gardens and backyards! There is always nature on our doorstep when we look for it. Perhaps you will photograph squirrels out in the morning, or find spiders hidden in the corners of your porch. You might try to capture birds in flight visiting your birdfeeder if you have one up! Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or a total newbie, the options for photos of garden wildlife are endless, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring images you can create.
Here are some tutorials to help you:
- A Guide to Garden Macro Photography
- How to Photograph Garden Birds
- Ideas for Garden Nature and Wildlife 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, 14th of November, to submit your photo.
Last week’s winner
Last week’s theme was A New Perspective – and our favourite image this week is:
This week’s winner is this image, captured by Peter Welch of ‘A Spider’s View.’ This is a dynamic and expressive image with a captivating subject that fills the frame. The unusually long crop strengthens the warped sense of scale, and gives the view a unique perspective – perhaps even of what a spider’s prey might see! The clever use of depth of field and framing of the subject draws our eye right in to the tiny details of the spider’s characterful face, and lets us see the natural world indeed from a ‘new perspective.’ Some fantastic entries this week, so well done, and thank you to all who entered!
Images embedded from 500px.com.