April CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2016

  I love the color that April's list brings! I think you'll love this month too. We hit Day 100 on April 9th! Of course, you can jump in and start wherever you are! We'd love to have you join us. Click on the image below to download this month's PDF list.   How do [...]
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Photography Assignment | Play With Water

You can learn a lot from intentional practice. Intentional practice isn't just about picking up your camera everyday, but picking up your camera with a clear purpose. When you take on assignments, you stretch your creative and technical muscles. Have you ever wanted to get that silky smooth look with flowing water? Or that view [...]
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How To Create A Flat Lay Image

Jeannie Thiessen is one of the kindest and most inspiration photographers I know. I love that she is always challenging herself to try new things. When I saw her flat lay images I knew we need to chat about her process. I think you'll love her photos just as much as you love the details [...]
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Reading Recommendations For The Everyday Photographer

Are you looking for something to read? Why read photography books? Three reasons. Inspiration. Ideas. Support. Here are a few of my favorite titles to give your photography a little nudge!   It's not secret that David duChemin is one of my FAVORITE photographers. I love his blog, his photographs, and his books. Click on [...]
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What Does CaptureYour365 Mean To You?

Today marks our FIFTH Birthday! When I launched CaptureYour365 I envisioned a place to share inspiration, ideas, and support for everyday photography. I wanted a safe place where ANYONE could learn their way around their camera (whatever camera they owned). We grew beyond my expectations! Through our five years I've LOVED watching people grow, connect, [...]
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Inspiring Examples of How To Lead The Viewer’s Eye

The CaptureYour365 Community is FULL of amazing photos. Looking at other people's photos can teach us so much about composition, technique, and creativity. I sorted through the community and found FANTASTIC examples of leading the viewer's eye. I'll let the photos do the talking! Let's start with CY365 Team Member Deirdre Harger's image. Take a look at [...]
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March CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2016

  Five years ago I had this idea to create a community for people who loved everyday photography. It was a simple idea. Share a monthly prompt list to give people ideas of things to photograph. Provide a simple gallery for sharing and commenting. And so CaptureYour365 began. Staff of one. This month we celebrate [...]
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Behind The Lens | Lindsay Comer

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 community. Lindsay Comer (lindzcomer in the gallery and forum) joined Cy365 in January 2015. She brings creativity, imagination, and fun to her photos and has been a source of great inspiration for everyone in the CY365 Community. --Katrina Meet Lindsay Comer.   What sparked your [...]
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How To Get The Most From CaptureYour365

Are you getting everything you can from CaptureYour365? Have you discovered everything there is around here?   Blog Posts This is where CaptureYour365 started. Here are a few of my all time favorite CY365 posts: What It Means To Be An Everyday Photographer The Story of Ian's Lucky Foot Creating A Habit What else can [...]
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Where The Eye Goes, The Eye Goes

Put a face in a frame and everything changes. I first heard the term eye-lines while reading the book The Photographer's Eye by Michael Freeman. He shows a powerful image of a young child monk looking directly into the camera. The eye lines don't end with that child however. The other children in the frame captivate [...]
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