Weekly Photography Assignment: Movement

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 194: Movement

Our theme this week is Movement, and we’d love to see what creative images you can take to showcase movement in nature! Wherever you are in the world, this week we’d like to encourage you to try to capture images of movement in the natural world. Perhaps you will try a long exposure on a moving body of water, or try to capture star trails in the sky, or slow your shutter speeds down while photographing wildlife to showcase the patterns of their motion. Maybe you will even try to use intentional camera movement, to create your own sense of motion! Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or a total newbie, the options for photos showcasing movement 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, 26th of September, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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

This week’s winner is this image, captured by Donald Wyllie; ”Little Blue Heron, Orlando Wetlands.’ We love the usual composition of this shot, and the sense of movement created by the shape of the Heron’s neck. The depth of field is also effective and allows us to concentrate on finer details of this species, highlighted further by the evening light. Well done, and thank you to all who entered!


Images embedded from 500px.com.


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