Weekly Photography Assignment: Signs of Spring

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 220: Signs of Spring

Our theme this week is Signs of Spring, and we’d love to see what creative images you can take showcasing the early signs of spring! Perhaps you will photograph songbirds in the morning, or find the earliest wildflowers as they begin to emerge. Maybe you will look for insects, or other macro subjects that tell us warmer weather is on the way. If it isn’t spring where you are, look for things that remind you of spring! Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or are new to the genre, the options for awesome photos of the signs of spring are endless, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring images you can create.

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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, 27th of March, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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

This week’s winner is this image, captured by Tim J Nicol: “A Great Egret in St. Augustine, Florida. Taken with a Nikon D850 and a Tamron 150-600mm lens.” We love the decision to take this image in portrait orientation. The framing of the bird with its wings outstretched creates a magnificent frame, and the blue sky works well in contrast with the white feathers. Well done, and thank you to all who entered!


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Between the rays by Malin Aleon on 500px.com

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