Weekly Photography Assignment: Long Exposure

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 170: Long Exposure

Our theme this week is Long Exposure and we’d love to see what creative nature photos you can take using long exposure techniques! Will you use a slow shutter speed to capture the movement of waves or a waterfall? Or photograph a bird in flight with blurred wings to showcase the flight pattern? Perhaps you will even try to capture a star-scape image at night! The options are endless, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring long exposure nature photos 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, 18th April, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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

This week’s winner is this image, captured by Sush Mish of ‘a mutual relationship between an Indian Guar and the flies!’ We love the unusual ‘up close and personal’ composition of this animal portrait, and the way the depth of field draws our eye to the subject of the image. The features of this portrait subject are evenly distributed across the image, creating an engaging and unique portrait of an animal easy to lookover as a potential portrait subject! Well done, and thank you to all who entered!


Images embedded from 500px.com.


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