August CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

August is just about here and that means that Summer is coming to an end. I think Summer can either bring you more opportunities to take out your camera, or you get too busy to even think about taking photos and capturing those moments. What was it for you? My Summer has flown by with lots of different unexpected “events” coming up. I was reminded the importance of taking photos of...
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What’s This Histogram Thing?

Did you know that your camera holds many secrets? Unlock those secrets and you can take greater creative control of your camera. The histogram is one of the big secrets your camera can show you every time you shoot an image! Now, if you could just make sense of what it all means, right?! So, let me make it simple. Almost too simple.   What Is The Histogram? The histogram shows the...
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July CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

We are almost halfway through the year! Can you believe it? I feel like time flies by faster the older you get. July is just a few days away so let’s stop for a moment and re-evaluate our 365 project. How are you doing? How have you grown? What would you like to see differently (with your photos)? Are you ready to tackle the last half of the year? While asking myself those questions I...
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How Many Ways Can We Bare Our Souls?

365. Every day. CaptureYour365 is about taking a photo every day . It is about documenting your life. You can follow the prompts and create beautiful photos of the things you encounter. You can create stylish scenes. But 365 days is a lot of days. It’s a lot of life. It’s a lot of ups and downs, good and bad, hard and easy. It’s a lot. And let’s just get real. Some of...
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Weekly Favorites Roundup | March 2015

Every week, the CY365 Creative Team, peruse the amazing gallery filled with your photos. They have the difficult task to pick ONLY 3 to feature as the weekly favorites. We’re rounding  them up right here for everyone to enjoy! March was FILLED with photo inspiration. Week 10 | My Heritage My Heritage by MandaKay The photo treatment is on par with the feel of the heirloom photo. I love that...
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April CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

Spring is HERE! Or, at least, it is where I am. How about where you’re located? Maybe it’s Fall? I love the changing seasons. It’s a time for me to look at the world around me with fresh eyes. For me to see change. Change always helps me gain new motivation to capture my every day. How about you? April is filled with Spring Festivals and birthdays (including mine!) which also...
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CY365 February Favorites | Roundup

Every week, the CY365 Creative Team, peruse the amazing gallery filled with your photos. They have the difficult task to pick ONLY 3 to feature as the weekly favorites. We’re rounding  them up right here for everyone to enjoy! February was FILLED with photo inspiration.   Week 6 | I Heart… Let’s start with Week 6 (Week 1 of February). This week was about all the things we...
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March CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

March usually means (hopefully) that Spring is near. We’ve had a very low-key winter this year. We’ve had NO snow! I try to enjoy it a little every day because I know this is not the norm. On the other hand, I’m sure there are several of you who are anxious for the snow to melt! Am I right? I hope March is a good month for you and that the prompts help you to see the good in...
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How To Create Blur On Purpose

Don’t you love a shallow depth of field? Me too, but sometimes you just can’t create what you are looking for. This photo is a perfect example of not believing everything you see! That blur? I put it there. If you are frustrated with your phone’s or your camera’s blurry backgrounds, I’ve got answer for you! In this quick video I share my favorite app for blurring...
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