April CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2014

Do you feel your motivation to capture a photo a day ebb and flow throughout the year? I know I do. This year has been especially difficult. I take a photo everyday, but somedays they are just a sad effort to check the box off my to do list. I have to remind myself, it’s not always like that. ┬áLike all things in life, motivation changes. To get motivation back for the project I know I have...
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Inspiring Examples of Ways To Fill The Frame

How often do you fill your photo frame? It’s a great technique to bring focus to your subject without including a lot of extras. I love the way it draws my eye in! Enjoy the inspiring examples from the CY365 Community. Click on through your favorites and let them know you enjoyed their photos. Nurture – by Creative Team Member, Jeannie Thiessen   Day 15 – In Detail by...
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Editing An Imperfect Photo To Enhance A Perfect Memory

Have a moment you love with a less than perfect photo? CY365 Creative Team Manager, Kelly Buss, walks you through the steps she used to improve a favorite photo of her sons. She walks you through using a brush in Lightroom, Auto Tone, and more!   Do you use Lightroom for your edits? Have an editing question for Kelly? Share in the comments below.  ...
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March CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2014

There is a camaraderie in photography. There is a community we create by picking up our cameras to document our lives. On March 4th, 2011, I launched CaptureYour365 because of that  camaraderie. That connection. This month we celebration our connection. We are connected in a quest to find the perfect light. We are connected in the desire to create THAT photograph. The one that will take our...
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Hand Tinting A Photo In Lightroom

Variety can be added to your 365 Project by post processing your photos. Hand tinting your photos to give them an aged, artistic look is one of the methods you can choose from. Creative Team Member, Kim DiNapoli, shared the technique she used for her daughter’s photo. She was inspired by Leonardo DaVinci’s Female Head drawing while taking last year’s Inspired class at CY365....
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How To Create A Silhouette

Silhouettes are a powerful way to capture your everyday life. The abscense of details like faces and expressions, leaves so much to the imagination. You are lead to draw conclusions from posture and settings. Have you wondered how to create a silhouette?   Begin with Backlight Bright light behind your subject is the easiest way to create a silhouette. A few places you can find it: In a open...
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February CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2014

Your 365 Project happens one day at a time. Don’t worry about the big number, focus on the daily process.   February makes it a bit easier for you. 28 days to point your camera at a piece or part of your life and you’ve completed a month. Whether it’s your first month or your 60th, you can do this! This is a beautiful month for photography…because love is in the air!...
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