Weekly Photography Assignment: Wildlife Portraits

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 157: Wildlife Portraits

Our theme this week is Wildlife Portraits and we’d love to see what creative portraits of wildlife you can come up with! Perhaps you will photograph an animal at a distance using a telephoto lens? Maybe you will experiment with long exposure to capture the movement of that species? Or perhaps you’ll use a macro lens to create a portrait of an some of our smaller examples of wildlife?  The options are endless, and we can’t wait to see what creative wildlife portraits you can take.

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, 17th January, to submit your photo.

Last week’s winner

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
















This week’s winner is by Eldrik Ajiyi. ‘Black-and-white silhouette of a White-breasted Nuthatch.’ We love the creative take on this portrait of a nuthatch. The use of silhouette against negative space is highly effective and entertaining. Well done Eldrik!


Images embedded from 500px.com.

Good luck!

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