Weekly Photography Assignment: Romance

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 force yourself to push the boundaries of your photography and improve together as a community on the website.

Week 113: Romance

Our theme this week is Romance. With Valentine’s day just around the corner, we’d like you to show us nature images with a romantic feel. Think warm hues, soft backgrounds and maybe even some affectionate animal behaviour! We can’t wait to see your photos.

Here are some tutorials to help you:

Submit Your Photo

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 Tuesday, 12th February, to submit your photo.

Last Week’s Favourite

Here is our favourite submission from last week’s theme, Garden Wildlife. You can view all of the entries here.

This week’s winner is Rod Lowe with this macro image of a butterfly. Rod’s use of the rule of thirds, as well as diagonals, shows off the colourful wings as well as the head area as the butterfly feeds. In addition to this strong composition, the blurred background prevents any distractions and gives the subject a vivid presence. The flowers also add a nice balance to the image. Brilliant work Rod!


How I love summer sunsets at the countryside by Julia Krasovskaya on 500px.com


Northern Gannets in love during sunset by Fred van Maurik on 500px.com


Images embedded from 500px.com.

Good luck!


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