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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February CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

How did your  first month of 2015 go? Did you take a photo every day? I was off-prompt a few times but I managed to take pictures of my every day life. We had some fun family moments, celebratory moments, HARD moments, and routine moments. It’s made for an interesting January! Now, I’m looking forward to February! That’s one month closer to Spring for me and (hopefully) more...
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How To Edit A Snowy Exposure Gone Wrong

Snowy scenes can be hard to capture correctly! Unless you are shooting in manual, the bright white from the snow tends to trick the camera into speeding up the shutter speed, creating dark, underexposed images. On a ridiculously cold winter day, I stepped outside to photograph my husband snowplowing the drive.   I didn’t take the time to bundle up, so I quickly snapped a few shots without...
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See The Gear The CY365 Team Uses To Create Their 365 Projects

If you’re signed up for the daily emails, you see beautiful images from the CY365 Creative Team every day. Have you ever wondered what’s in their camera bag(s)? I get asked all of the time about my gear. I thought it was high time for us to get a peek into a few of the Creative Team members’ bags.   Kelly’s Gear Kim’s Gear Nikon d7000 | Nikon 50 mm 1.4 | Nikon...
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How To Create A Multiplicity Photo

Hey there friends! I hope your 2015 is off to an amazing start. The daily prompts are a great source of inspiration with many ways to interpret them. You can go with the most obvious photo or you can twist and turn it to make it fit your day. Don’t let the words hold you back. Think on them and make them YOURS. Creative Team Member, Jeannie Thiessen, is a MASTER at creativity.  If you have...
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January CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

  January. January 2015. Can you believe it? I feel like i’m always caught by surprise when a new year comes around. It’s not possible for the previous year to have gone by that quickly. January means a cleansing to me. It’s a time to start anew. To start fresh. To make new goals or resolutions. To think about how you want this next year to go. I like it. I don’t...
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