Weekly Photography Assignment: Water

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.

Enter to be our Monthly Assignment Winner!

From these weekly favourites, each month we will select one exceptional image, crowning the photographer as the Monthly Assignment Winner. This talented photographer’s captivating image will be shared on our Instagram story and in our newsletter.

Remember to include your Instagram handle in each weekly entry for a chance to be featured!

Week 279: Water

Our theme this week is Water, and we’d love to see how you can capture water in nature on camera. Water of course can be found in so many different forms in nature. Perhaps you will photograph a local body of water; a lake, or river or stream. You may want to try long exposure techniques to capture the movement of this water, or have a go at using reflections to enhance your water images. Water comes in more obscure forms too – for example, try looking for dew drops on the plants in your garden, or capturing raindrops, or even frozen water in the form of ice or snow if this is your current local climate. Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or are new to the genre, the options for capturing new and interesting photos of nature details are endless, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring shots 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, 20th of May, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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

This week’s winner is this image, captured by Flynn Thaitanunde-Lobb of a ‘fox sitting in the field in the early evening.’

This is a charming mammal portrait, and a beautiful capture of a beloved and charismatic species. The use of evening light is flattering to both the subject and its surroundings, and the depth of field allows our eye to focus on the fox and its thoughtful expression. Well done, and thank you to all who entered!


Blue Springs by Dean D on 500px.com
Drops by Aleksei Velizhanin on 500px.com
Sea ​​Butterfly by Marcin Krakowski on 500px.com

Images embedded from 500px.com.


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