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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More Images Of Where I Stand

Do you struggle with ideas for the monthly WHERE I STAND PROMPT? Traditionally the idea is to look down and shoot your feet. There are great examples from the CY365 Gallery of that approach. Have you ever considered trying something a little different? CY365 is FILLED with creative photographers who have used a variety of approaches [...]
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A Collection of Prices, Signs, and Things For Sale

I love photographing things for sale. I love how capturing a price tag provides a comparison as our photos age. Farmer's Markets are one of my favorite spots to carry my camera. They are filled with light, color, variety, personality, and handwritten signs, my favorite! The light is almost always stunning at Farmer's Markets if vendors are [...]
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Seven Inspiring Photos Of Things That Are Written (Now With Photos)

Do you love taking photos of words that you find? I'm often compelled to pick up my camera to record signs and words. Some help provide context and direction while others give me a sense of place in time. Other words simply make me smile and sometimes cringe. I've gathered seven inspiring photos of things [...]
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How To Add Words To Your 365 Photos

Have you noticed the beautiful images in the CY365 Gallery adorned with thoughtful, inspiring quotes? It seems the Creative Team is addicted to adding words to their photos! I've gathered their best advice on fonts, techniques, and font and quote resources. Enjoy!   Where Can I Find Quotes? You can find quotes almost anywhere! Books, [...]
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Read This To Improve Your Focus

If you are like most people working to improve your photography, you've struggled with focus. There are MANY options to improve your focus. I've shared 100 ways to create sharper photos here.  Where do you start? You can improve your focus with the simple step of taking control away from your camera. Yes. Don't let [...]
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Behind The Lens | Krysta Voesenek

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 Community. Krysta Voesenek (Krystav in the gallery and forum) is a founding member of CY365 from 2011! She has been a constant source of inspiration. I love the simplicity and beauty she brings to her photography. She has a distinct style that is easily spotted [...]
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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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