What Are You Leaving Your Family?

What are you leaving your family? Think about it. The day you die your family will face the arduous task of sorting through the belongings you've left behind. Your treasures will become a task for them. Clothing. Linens. Kitchenware. Electronics. Paperwork. It's all a task. Dare I say, a burden? Not only will they have [...]
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The Stories and Photos of My 365 Journey

When I started taking a photo a day I had no idea what I was getting myself into. It seemed like a "fun, little project."  I had no idea that, eight years later, I'd find it impossible to stop. Impossible. Habits are created one day at a time, and habit it has become. The thread [...]
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How To Use Triangles In Your Composition

We love things in three. Threes appeal to our eye's need for balance. They provides movement and stability. We use the rule of thirds to place items strategically. We think about dividing our landscape photos into thirds of foreground, mid ground, and background.  Of course, our threesome wouldn't be complete without talking about the triangle. Find [...]
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Behind The Lens | Shelle Budiselic

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 Community. Shelle Budiselic (SoonerChick14 in the gallery and forum) is this month’s featured artist. I've always loved Shelle's vest for life. You'll see it shine through her photos. I'm thrilled to have her Behind The Lens this month! - Katrina Meet Shelle.   What [...]
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My Town In Photographs

The roots of CaptureYour365 are in scrapbooking. That means my photography grew from a love of documenting my life and the people and places I share it with. It's not so hard to remember to turn our cameras toward the faces who we share space or the beautiful scenery that we encounter. We may not [...]
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A Lesson In Landscapes

Have you ever wondered how some people create AMAZING landscape photographs? Have you wondered what you can do to create stunning images of the landscapes you encounter? Every photo we view can teach us something. We can learn where to place things, how to look for light, how to frame subjects, and more.   Here [...]
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Behind The Lens | Marisol Morales

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 Community. Marisol Morales (SpazioCreativo in the gallery and forum) is this month’s featured artist. Meet Marisol.   What sparked your interest in photography? I always had an interest in photography. It goes beyond photos of a vacation trip, a holiday or a family gathering. [...]
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How To Transform an Old Leaf into a Beautiful Butterfly

Nicole has an amazing eye for beauty and abstract. Here she walks you through her process for turning an old leaf into a beautiful butterfly. - Katrina I believe beauty is everywhere.  Sometimes it is quite obvious - a very fragrant red rose; the vivid colours in a sunset - other times you need to take [...]
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July CY365 Photo Challenge List | CaptureYour365

I love the long days of summer with the extra hours for playing with our photography. I love the colors that explode in my garden asking me to photography them. I love the warm days and evenings cooled with a gentle delta breeze. I love the opportunity to wear flip flops and dig my feet into [...]
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What Is RGB?

Have you ever wondered what RGB is really all about?  RGB, simply put, refers to the colors Red-Green-Blue. These three colors combine to create a variety of colors. It's referred to as an additive color model because the three added together equal many more colors! In photography, RGB refers to the colors your camera can [...]
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