Weekly Photography Assignment: Shadows

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 167: Shadows

Our theme this week is Shadows. This might be contrasty light in a landscape, or the shadow of an animal subject. Think outside the box and try and do something creative.

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 Tuesday, 17th March, to submit your photo.

Last Week’s Favourite

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

This week our winning image is of this excellent landscape of Wildcat brook at Jackson Falls, Jackson, NH, by Myer. The composition is strong, with the river creating a leading line from the front of the image all the way to the horizon. Nice work Myer!


Great Grey Owl with shadow by Jari Peltomäki on 500px.com

Sand dunes by Kevin Gao on 500px.com

Images embedded from 500px.com.

Good luck!

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