Weekly Photography Assignment: Leaves

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 199: Leaves

Our theme this week is Leaves, and we’d love to see what images you can take of this subject, found everywhere in the natural world! Autumn is the perfect time to turn your focus to foliage photography, with so many changes taking place, and so many ways to capture them photographically. Perhaps you will photograph the changing colours of a tree, or use a macro lens to capture the tiny details of a leaf, or even use creative lighting to show the structure of leaves. Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or a total newbie, the options for photos of leaves in nature are infinite, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring images 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, 31st of October, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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

This week’s winner is this image, captured by Louise of ‘The estuary in Spirit’ Bay.’ We love the creative use of reflection in this image. Having any body of water in your composition allows of this creative tool to be utilised, and  it has been exercised in an interesting and engaging way in this image. The autumnal colours that frame the subject are also pleasing to the eye, and draw our eye into the centre of the frame. Well done, and thank you to all who entered!


Images embedded from 500px.com.


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