Weekly Photography Assignment: Symmetry

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 120: Symmetry 

Our theme this week is Symmetry. There are many occasions in nature when symmetry occurs, these opportunities can create dramatic images. Be it a sunset reflecting off a lake, or a birds mirrored reflection in a puddle, show us what you can find!

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, 16th April, to submit your photo.

Last Week’s Favourite

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

This week’s winning photo is this beautiful abstract image by C. P. C. of raindrops on a hibiscus plant. Using a diagonal line across the images has given this shot a strong composition. Meanwhile the gradient from yellow to red is powerful yet warm and inviting. The cherry on the cake is the raindrops, which add interest with their unique texture. Great job! 


Close up green leaf texture by Daria Garnik on 500px.com


Colchuck lake by Nitish Kumar Meena on 500px.com


Images embedded from 500px.com.

Good luck!


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