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Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Simplistic shots usually contain soft colours and little subject drama. That does not mean they are easy to shoot. Notice how the horizon blends the sky and land together? Great work Ferdinand Bart Alst. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and […]

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Simplistic shots usually contain soft colours and little subject drama. That does not mean they are easy to shoot. Notice how the horizon blends the sky and land together? Great work Ferdinand Bart Alst. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and […]

Sporting Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sporting Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

We love this shot by Shaggy Num. Sports can unite and build friendships no matter what the language barrier or ability! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work […]

Four Wheels Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Four Wheels Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

With a good eye and unique perspective you can find interest and beauty in so many situations. An abandoned bus looks incredible with some great framing and editing. Nice work Steve Coupland. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every […]

Artificial Lighting Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Artificial Lighting Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Many things can offer artificial lighting and can add new boundaries to your images. Have you ever played with steel wool on fire? Look at those results! Awesome work John Ramsey. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single […]

Local Town Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Local Town Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Everyone loves their hometown but not everyone can do it justice in an image. That definitely is not the case here. Brilliant shot Teguh Priambodo. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes […]

Mind Blowing Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Mind Blowing Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

This is not a crazy mushroom or glass sculpture. This is an image of a water droplet dropping into a pool of water. Crazy right?! Awesome stuff David Chesterfield. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

Framing is SO important in photography. It creates mood and draws your eyes to a particular part of an image. Notice how half of the horses face is bright and the other is dark and ominous? That is no accident. Stunning capture by Rozalia Szatanik. Do you want to showcase your work and get great […]

Symmetry Saturdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Symmetry Saturdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Ever noticed symmetry in some strange places? Martina Kis has definitely noticed it here on a train. Really great shot. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen […]

Timed Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Timed Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Usually long exposures contain one element of time passing. The thing we love about this shot is that not only can you see the moment of traffic but you can also see the movement of clouds. Great work Mark Catanach. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over […]

Black and White Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Black and White Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Sometimes a photo can be created with the most random of elements and objects. It shows that beauty is truly everywhere! Great shot by group member Judit Nikolett Megeysi. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Colourful Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Colourful Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Colour provides easy beauty in a shot because it is psychologically pleasing to see a whole lot of colour. Having said that it is still important to correctly frame a shot and to have something meaningful going on. This image is superb and comes from group member Rebecca Wilson.  Do you want to showcase your […]

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

A macro shot often displays something that isn't particularly visible to the naked eye. This stunning shot by Jon Chard demonstrates the complex structure of frozen water on a leaf. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Sandy Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

Sandy Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

Sometimes you need to view an image in a larger size to appreciate each and every aspect of the shot. This image by Judith Begley Trimarchi only contains a minute fraction of a beach but look how much is going on. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join […]

Silhouette Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Silhouette Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

A silhouette can often really bring out line details and add some real emotion to an image. This beautiful has been snapped by Kirsten Woodcraft. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and […]

Over Exposed Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Over Exposed Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

This mirror like shot is over exposed but also beautifully exposed. Incredible shot Cheryl Baker. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want to […]

Three Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Three Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Sometimes images can look better when there is three of the same thing. That point couldn't be better proven here by the very talented Jennifer Copp. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for […]

Animal Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Animal Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Introducing Sean Van Dongen everybody. What a stunning image! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want to see it!​Learn and grow!​ Join Facebook […]

Curved Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Curved Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Curved lines draw the viewer in and add a sense of direction to your image. They can be found almost anywhere but Vince Evans has really done his homework here! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Bokeh Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Bokeh Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Bokeh is the way your lens creates little light dots in the out of focus areas of your shot. This stunning image by Margaret Marty is a perfect example. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Snowy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Snowy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Daniel Naylors favourite ever image is our favourite for the category. Brilliantly deep shot! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want to see […]

Golden Hour Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Golden Hour Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

The golden hour is that special moment in the day where the sun sits on the horizon and creates a beautiful haze of yellows and oranges. The moment has been brilliantly captured here by Andrew Stubbings. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, […]

Faces Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Faces Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

A brilliant winter portrait by Kate Macdonald. Beauty can be found everywhere! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want to see it!​Learn and […]

Twilight Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Twilight Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

What a sky! The dark foreground draws the eyes into the beautiful starry world beyond. Great work Hany Hossameldin. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by […]

Red Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Red Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

David Chesterfield scoops first place in the daily category for this wonderful colour splash shot. Great use of black and white. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work […]

Sharp Contrasts Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sharp Contrasts Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Crooked Paw shows just how important contrasting objects are. This bird has been brought to life by the darker background. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen […]

Four Elements Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Four Elements Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

An image that embodies all four of the elements. Fire, Water, Earth and Air. Brilliant work Riley Kenny. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people […]

Flowers and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Flowers and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

This beauty comes from group member Jake Graham. Look at those rays! So clear and enchanting. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want […]

Lens Flare Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lens Flare Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lens flares come in all sorts of colours, shapes and sizes but they don't often look as awesome as this shot by Brendan D'Abero. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and […]

Blue Hour Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Blue Hour Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

This stunning shot really represent the 'blue hour' perfectly. the sun is just below the horizon and everything has a cool tone to it. Great work Patrick Jacobs. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can […]

Monochrome Animals Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Monochrome Animals Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Post processing is sometimes just as important as nailing all the in camera work. Some shots can be captured with the intention of knowing exactly how to post process the frame. Brilliant work here by Jason Crockett. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who […]

Rule of Thirds Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Rule of Thirds Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Magnus Emlen demonstrates here how to perfectly use the rule of thirds technique. You can almost see the lines of the rule in the image. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes […]

In Camera Double Exposures

In Camera Double Exposures

The first thing to note is that not all cameras have the double exposure function. More and more cameras are being released with the capability so chances are you can produce a double exposure but check your manual beforehand if you are unsure on where your setting is.Some cameras enable you to select a base […]

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sometimes things aren't always as straight forward as they appear. The great thing about the obscure category is that is indulges everyones creative sides and people try to find the 'different' in everyday things. This brilliant shot comes from group member Branko Pantic Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You […]

Double Exposure Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Double Exposure Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

A very clever double exposure by Adam Townsend. The cityscape almost looks like war paint doesn't it.  Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you […]

Timeless Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Timeless Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

A moving and fitting tribute to the 9/11 attacks portrayed perfectly by James Wright. May we never forget. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people […]

10 Tips For (Almost) Free Travel

10 Tips For (Almost) Free Travel

Most people dream of travelling the world for extended periods of time but in actuality only a small number of people actually have the courage to do it. There are so many reasons why a dream will always stay a dream but, with the power of social media, the Internet and your mind, money should […]

Home Town Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Home Town Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Guido Diana produces a perfect image for the daily contest. The white motions on the water are actually bits of foam that the water produces. The long exposure has left the image with an icy appearance.  Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, […]

Mountain Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Mountain Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Mountains are an incredible sight but often very hard to capture on camera. It is hard to get a grasp of what it was like right in the moment and the sheer height of them. Rebecca Wilson has nailed it here and you can really get an incredible scale of the height and power of […]

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Really cute shot by Samantha Smith. Look at those very innocent eyes. No wonder it is her best social media post of the month! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and […]

Sunrises and Sunsets Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sunrises and Sunsets Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Love this shot by Jason Chambers. The image makes use of the dark tones to really draw your eye right into that killer sunset! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and […]

Depth of Field Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Depth of Field Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Beautifully in depth shot here by Elizabeth Toney. The autumnal bokeh in the background really ties everything together. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people […]

Black and White Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Black and White Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lighting is such an important part of photography and Riley Kenny has absolutely nailed it here! A real moody black and white! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your […]

Blue Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Blue Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Stunning blue shot by group member Jake Graham. What a place to sit! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want to see it!​Learn […]

Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

A tree doesn't get much lonelier than this sunset tree. It is so lonely it doesn't even have its leaves anymore. Brilliant shot by Paul David Shea. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete […]

Snowy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Snowy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

If you can't tell where the image starts and the webpage ends then you are enticed as all of us. A really serene and beautiful image by Jennifer Copp Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Negative Space Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Negative Space Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Hany Hossameldin wins the daily category for this beautifully simplistic shot. A lot of negative space and immediately your eyes are drawn to the lonely flower. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for […]

Fast Shutter Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Fast Shutter Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

A fast shutter really comes in handy when shooting birds. The most important thing, for the most part, is trying to capture the clarity of the surroundings. This is perfectly represented here by Mark McRae. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and […]

Helpful Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Helpful Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

"I don't recommend anything I did to you for capturing a similar image. However at the time, I really wanted this shot, because no one before me had captured this angle. Pictured, is what we at Fort Hood call "The Cavalry Charge." At the end of any ceremony or parade field event at the 1st Cav. […]

Lens Flare Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lens Flare Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

An absolute perfectly framed image here by Blake Maitoza. The sun burst is so vibrant but doesn't distract from the man on the ledge who adds great depth to the image. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single […]

Red Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Red Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

The lighting effect in this image really makes the shot. Its so warming. The contrast of the girls red dress from the rest of the image draws you into her. Brilliant shot Cheryl Baker. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and […]

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

It doesn't get much more simplistic and relaxing than this shot by Patrick Jacobs. Great work! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want […]

Silhouette Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Silhouette Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Absolutely fascinating shot by Shauna Ramsay Whitaker and 100% deserved winner in the daily contest. So much has gone into this shot to make it as good as it is! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

RAW Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

RAW Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

It is so important to try to get as much out of your camera as possible. Sure anything can be edited now a days but trying to produce as much of the image pre edit will give you a much more natural looking shot. This great silhouette comes from group member Nath Miller. Do you […]

Artificial Lighting Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Artificial Lighting Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

When shooting the milky way its so important to try to shoot more than just the night sky. Use a flashlight or the light from a home as awesome foreground lighting. This brilliant shot comes from Mike Rice. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers […]

Wildlife Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Wildlife Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Jon Chard takes the top spot in the category for this brilliantly clear shot. Look at all that pollen! Such a rare image. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get […]

Curved Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Curved Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

How often do you look up and appreciate ceilings? If this shot by Matt Henry doesn't make you want to look up more often then nothing will! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete […]

Mountain Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Mountain Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Banff National park literally looks amazing whatever the season. This image seems to capture a bit of everything that goes on in the huge park. Great work Guido Diana! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

The very talented and very well travelled Tom Rex Jessett wins the daily category with this social media post. His best of the month and our best of the day! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Phoebe Lynch pulls it out the bag to take the top spot in Saturdays category. This isn't a portal to another world. This is a rusty drainpipe. It doesn't get more obscure than that! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and […]

Yellow Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Yellow Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

One of the best shots the group has seen to date! Brilliant work Christopher Dore and a worthy winner! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by […]

Twilight Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Twilight Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Edinburgh is an enchanting city with so much history. Perfectly displayed here by Craig Scott! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you want to […]

Wildlife Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Wildlife Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

A giant Malin leaps out the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. A brilliantly sharp image captured by Warren Overton.  Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen […]

Reflection Perfection Facebook Group Category Winner

Reflection Perfection Facebook Group Category Winner

The way your eyes are naturally drawn into this shot is no mistake. Brilliant photography from Linda Ingersoll and a well deserved category winner! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and […]

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

This vibrant and perfect shot has been brilliantly captured by Andi. Look at the clarity on those eyes! Stunning! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by […]

Rule of Thirds Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Rule of Thirds Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

What a beauty of a shot by Elouise-Jayne Germon. Have you ever seen this many fireworks lined up? Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you […]

How to Handle Tonights Moon

How to Handle Tonights Moon

What You NeedAny DSLR or mirrorless camera will work to capture the moon, and some super zoom cameras with manual modes can also work well. Besides the obvious (camera), you’ll need:A good lens. A telephoto if you want to single out the moon and capture its details. A wider angle lens will get some of […]

Sporting Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sporting Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Mike Morton demonstrates how clever framing and unique angles can turn any shot into something really perfect! Great work! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by […]

The Exposure Triangle

The Exposure Triangle

If you want to take control of your photography more then the first step is putting your camera into manual (M) mode. To have the confidence to switch to manual mode you need to be able to understand the importance of exposure values (EV):Aperture – The size of the opening inside the lens (displayed in […]

Over Exposed Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Over Exposed Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Ever shot something and quickly thought it was so over exposed it was unusable? Think again! This awesome shot comes from Mark Catanach and is a perfect reason why you should try to rescue every shot! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, […]

Flowers and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Flowers and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

This brilliantly crisp shot was taken by Anisa De Jong. Look at that subtle spider web and all that bokeh! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen […]

Black and White Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Black and White Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

This brilliant and captivating silhouette comes from group member Ann Alessi. We loved the way the lighting behind the Heron almost enhances its powerful stature! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes […]

Testing Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Testing Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Pam Sutton takes the prize with this incredibly technical shot! Want to know how it was done?"The main difficulty with trying to capture the reflection of words/logo in her eye was the mirroring of the logo. We tried using mirrors to reverse it in her eye but lining up two reflections was near impossible. In […]

Travel Photography for a Good Cause: Volunteering in Kenya

Travel Photography for a Good Cause: Volunteering in Kenya

by Lauren Yakiwchuk (Justin Plus Lauren)It was always a dream of mine to combine my two loves: travel and helping animals. When an opportunity came along to volunteer with Animal Experience International in Kenya, I jumped at the chance. We traveled to Soysambu Conservancy in the Great Rift Valley to participate in a wide assortment […]

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

It is always great when you see rare animals, even if its just in photograph! This stunning shot has been brilliantly captured by Sharon Davies. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes […]

Sunrise and Sunset Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sunrise and Sunset Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Chris Guest scoops the very closely contested top spot with this breathtaking image! It has a whole lot of everything and really makes you smile doesn't it! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete […]

Faces Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Faces Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

"She lives in a small village in Vietnam and she was just telling us that she lost her husband 2 weeks before. And yet, she found the power to smile when talking to us! A strong woman full of energy!"Stunningly powerful image by Mihaela Popa. Do you want to showcase your work and get great […]

Helpful Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Helpful Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

With bonfire night just around the corner the shot by Jennifer Copp is a perfect fit. Not to mention what a brilliant shot it is aswell! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for […]

Weather Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Weather Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

This lightning shot comes from the very talented Brett Cramer. Its quite rare to see lightning so close. Brilliant photography! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by […]

Halloween Facebook Group Category Winner

Halloween Facebook Group Category Winner

Mark Kench takes the top spot in the halloween category for this spooky and misty shot. Awesome work! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people […]

Sandy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sandy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

This stunning image has been taken by Judith Begley Trimarchi! What a sight it must have been to see the water like this with your own eyes. You will have to make do with this perfect image instead. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers […]

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Helen Curtis grabs the best image in the category for this captivating shot. Alongside the symmetry this image really makes you wonder what it is a photo of.It's a section of an Australian building. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze […]

Reflection Perfection Facebook Group Category Winner

Reflection Perfection Facebook Group Category Winner

With the soft colours and awesome reflection this shot by Steve Coupland has it all. A really well rounded image. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen […]

Black and White Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Black and White Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

This busy shot has been expertly produced by Riley Kenny. There is so much going on that it fills you with excitement and you can't help but see something different each time you view it! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite […]

Leading Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Leading Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

This image has been captured on a phone. The brilliant image comes from Martina Kis. Look at that symmetry! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by […]

Macro Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Macro Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

This incredible macro shot comes from Jon Chard. Ants are both fast and tiny so getting a shot like these is no easy task! Awesome work! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for […]

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

This 8 minute exposure looks like peace in an image doesn't it! Awesome shot from Jason Crockett. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you […]

Sunset Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sunset Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

This powerful shot is from Elizabeth Toney. Look at the way the sun seems to explode into the frame. What an awesome photograph! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get […]

Depth of Field Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Depth of Field Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

In a time where it is even harder to get images noticed it is really important to try to offer something that the competition cannot. Ken Matyus puts awesome captions on his already awesome images. Great idea! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who […]

Architecture Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Architecture Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

The clarity of this image is something else. It is like something fresh out of a Hollywood movie! Awesome capture by Trevor Sherwin. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get […]

Water Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Water Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

This stunning transitional shot comes from Pam Sutton. Look at the way the sun changes the colour of the water! Oh and not to mention the manta ray looks so cool! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single […]

Local Town Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Local Town Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Jason Chambers comes out on top with this really powerful image of downtown Atlanta. Look at the way those building soak up the colour of the early morning sun. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

What a capture and what a brilliant way to start the week. Lasse Holst Hansen scoops the top spot for Mondays category! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your […]

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

We love this contrasting image by Radu Oprea. A perfect picture and a worthy winner for the daily competition. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by […]

Editing Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Editing Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

A really fun category on Saturday. The original shot by group admin Danny Coy has been edited beautifully by Julene Baker (see below). Get ready for more of these types of contests. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every […]

Yellow Fridays Facebook Group Category Winner

Yellow Fridays Facebook Group Category Winner

Yellow is a really dominant colour and can really bring an image to life. This shot by Mark Catanach brings that point to visual life. The focus on the dog and the middle of the field of yellow really draws you into the image! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? […]

Flowers and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Flowers and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Daniel Naylor has produced a stunning and unique shot of a sun lit sunflower here. The composition is perfect and the presence of bokeh ties everything together nicely.  Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can […]

Wildlife Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Wildlife Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

A leopard bounds down from a tree after a hearty meal. You can still see his blood soaked fur. Brilliant shot by group member Nick Mellor. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for […]

Terrestrial Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Terrestrial Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

A truly breathtaking reflective shot by group member Viggo Hansen. It doesn't get more 'other-worldly' than this! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work seen by people you […]

Macro Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Macro Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

The yellow eye here really pulls you into the image. A stunning capture by Danny O'Loghlen and a worthy winner of the Macro Monday challenge. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes […]

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

This is group member Stefan Jansson's best performing social post of the month and you can see why! What a stunning shot. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your […]

Sporting Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sporting Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

The black and white makes this image by Patrick Jacobs. The details in the hair and the board are defined beautifully and the whole shot is framed so well. Brilliant work.  Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single […]

Composite Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Composite Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

The clarity of this shot by Jason Crockett is really soothing to look at. The detail has been preserved perfectly and the transition like approach to the shot gives you a sense of night turning into day. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who […]

Twilight Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Twilight Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Kirsten Lockyer has taken top spot in todays contest with this stunning shot. Have you noticed all the windmills line up perfectly? We loved the colour of the scene aswell. A great shot. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze […]

Weather Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Weather Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

This image has been captured on an iPhone so it is living proof that you can capture pure beauty from the comfort of your phone. A stunning shot from Shauna Ramsay Whitaker. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every […]

Leading Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Leading Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

This image by Rebecca Wilson is one of those rare images that is very aesthetically pleasing. You can be filled with a level of satisfaction just by looking at it. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Mind Blowing Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Mind Blowing Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Photographs don't come much more mind blowing than this insane capture by Jake Graham. To get the milky way and northern lights in one shot is no easy feat. But then to add some reflections. Incredible work. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who […]

Sandy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sandy Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

This incredibly calming images comes from group member Greg Baker. We loved how the exposure time brought some lovely soft light into the image. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and […]

Symmetry Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Symmetry Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Reflections dont get much better than this do they. The colours, the clarity and the amount of things to look at just leave you in awe. A beautiful shot by Greg Towle. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 2000 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every […]

Favourite Fridays Facebook Group Category Winner

Favourite Fridays Facebook Group Category Winner

How cool is the abandoned barn in both the way it looks and the contrast it offers to the rest of the image. Great work from Paul David Shea! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Plants and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Plants and Trees Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Naomi Abner Wipert takes the top prize with this fantastically exposed shot. The dark background brings out every colour and detail of the flower. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and […]

One Subject Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

One Subject Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

We see so many stunning images in the group now. Its so cool! This shot comes from the very talented Johan Vall. The ingenious idea to focus solely on the background really draws you in. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite […]

Testing Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Testing Tuesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

A shot 4 hours in the making. You could stare at it for equally as long. Stunning work by Lasse Holst Hansen. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your […]

Mountain Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Mountain Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Dougal Topping claims his second competition win with this absolute beauty. We loved the softness of the clouds and the warmth you are filled with as you look at the image. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single […]

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

The lines of the canyon walls automatically draw your eyes into the ever brightening rock face. A brilliant shot by Robyn Wright and a well deserved winner. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete […]

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

The transition in colour and focus here is harder to achieve than you may think. Your eyes are naturally drawn to the most focused part of the image which should be somewhere around the centre. The contrast in colours bring out all the details. Great shot Mel Hammond Do you want to showcase your work […]

Faces Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Faces Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

This cute capture comes from group member Hal Copeland. A really inquisitive shot that really shows a photo tells 1000 words. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your work […]

Architecture Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

Architecture Thursday Facebook Group Category Winner

This shot really makes you look at the image long and hard. What more do you want from an image? Congrats to Andy Dann for finding such a clever angle. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Water Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Water Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Dave Branco takes the top spot in the most recent daily category for this brochure like long exposure. The trails really draw your eyes into the warmly lit buildings. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You […]

Leading Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Leading Lines Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

A perfect use of black and white here by Dougal Topping. A worth winner for the leading lines category! We loved that the jetty doesn't quite reach the horizon so your eyes are drawn to that straight after. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers […]

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

This incredible shot comes from category winner Vinne Dharma. We weren't sure whether we preferred the clarity of the wasp or the perfect timing of the water droplets. Either way. What an image! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze […]

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

Brown Sundays Facebook Group Category Winner

The burning appearance on the horizon of this image is actually a bush fire. Luckily nobody was hurt but it goes to show the raw power of fire. A great capture by Leanne Jolliffe. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and […]

Sunset Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Sunset Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

An Ibizan is one of the best sights the world has to offer. Here it has even beautifully framed by group member Trevor Sherwin. A worthy winner for this category.  Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Depth of Field Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Depth of Field Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

This shot by Susan Alena Anderson is so great. The perfect aperture has been set and that subtle dragonfly in the background ties everything together and really makes the shot! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Twilight Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Twilight Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

A simply stunning capture by Magnus Emlen. There is a little but of everything in this image and very little noise! Brilliant work! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get […]

One Subject Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

One Subject Wednesday Facebook Group Category Winner

A beautiful image here by Marietta Proctors showing why it is so important to stick to the competition brief. The simplicity of the shot is what makes it so unique! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. […]

Local Town Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

Local Town Tuesday Facebook Group Category Winner

This photo by Danny O'Loghlen needs to be seen in large to do it justice. A stunning long exposure with perfect composition! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes and get your […]

Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

Lone Tree Monday Facebook Group Category Winner

This image by Chris Turner is so simple but so effective. Can you see the way the rule of thirds has been used so perfectly? The tree isn't in the middle and neither is the horizon. It is pleasing to look at isn't it! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? […]

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Social Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

This image by James Scicluna has a bit of everything and so it is a deserved winner. The colour, the framing, the clouds! Great shot! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for prizes […]

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Obscure and Abstract Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

This was a tricky category and the winner is Lasse Holst Hansen for this really clever shot. A lengthened exposure where the camera is kept in a constant motion. The painting like effect can really come across well. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers […]

Favourite Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Favourite Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

The power and raw nature of the environment has been captured so perfectly here by Viggo Hansen and is a deserving winner of the daily category! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for […]

Symmetry Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

Symmetry Saturday Facebook Group Category Winner

This incredible shot by Steve Coupland wins the Symmetry Saturday category. The pure perfect symmetry and framing really draws on the eyes and leaves you wanting more! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete […]

Yellow Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Yellow Friday Facebook Group Category Winner

Yesterday the group filled with yellow and all the images were incredible. Yellow really photographs well and draws the eyes in. The prize for the best image went to Kirsten Lockyer for this creative shot. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite […]

Architecture Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Architecture Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Leanne Joliffe wins yesterdays Architecture category competition for this stunning shot. We loved the way its framed and the way the road orders at the bottom have been brought into play. Great shot! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze […]

Black & White Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Black & White Wednesdays Facebook Group Category Winner

The Black & White Wednesdays category winner is Riley Kenny for this highly professional, almost painting like, photo. The task set out to achieve an image like this is not easy at all but the results can be very rewarding! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over […]

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

Macro Mondays Facebook Group Category Winner

The Macro winner is Nas NB for this beautiful shot of a snail. Of course we love the reflection but its the subtle Bokeh that really pushes this shot to the next level! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze […]

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

Simplicity Sunday Facebook Group Category Winner

This beautifully simple shot comes from group member Radu Oprea. We loved it because it fit the category perfectly. The contrasts and textures on the stone wall really draw your eyes to the street sign. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite […]

Sunset Saturdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Sunset Saturdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Well done Mark-Wendy McRae for winning the category with this beautiful and peaceful capture. The reflection really ties the contrasts between orange and black together. Brilliant shot! Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every single day. You can compete for […]

Yellow Fridays Facebook Group Category Winner

Yellow Fridays Facebook Group Category Winner

Congratulations to Casey Russell for winning the category with this intriguing capture. The image is so unique and almost looks like it belongs in a magazine. The colours and contrasts work brilliantly and you could easily thing you were about to play a game of Wheres Wally! Do you want to showcase your work and […]

Twilight Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Twilight Thursdays Facebook Group Category Winner

Congratulations to Christiana Maree for winning the category with this beautiful shot. We loved the way the image has been framed and the way the light seems to be constantly changing colour. Do you want to showcase your work and get great feedback? You can join over 1400 photographers who inspire, excite and amaze every […]

From Obsession to Profession

From Obsession to Profession

From Obsession to ProfessionI have always enjoyed taking photographs but I always thought of it as a hobby until I decided that I was sick of working for people and that I wanted to be my own boss.I know my photos are good because of all the great feedback I get but I also know […]

7 Top Tips for Smartphone Photography

7 Top Tips for Smartphone Photography

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