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.

Week 182: Water

Our theme this week is Water, and we’d love to see what creative nature photographs you can create showcasing water! This week we’d like to encourage you to use this vital part of nature within your images. Perhaps you will photograph dewdrops on leaves in the morning, or the ocean at sunset, or the reflection of a landscape scene in a lake. Water is a wonderful addition to many nature compositions, and there are so many different ways to use it to your advantage. It lends itself to slow shutter speeds, reflections and much more! Whether you’re a seasoned nature photographer, or a total newbie, the options are endless, and we can’t wait to see what inspiring macro photos 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, 11th of July, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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

This week’s winner is this image, captured by Sheree Maher: ‘Foxglove macro shots after a rainy morning.’ We love the use of colour in this image, and delicate use of depth of field that draws the viewer’s eye in to some of the smaller, beautiful details in nature that might be easy to miss without a macro lens! Well done, and thank you to all who entered!


Images embedded from 500px.com.


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