Editing The Night Sky

Do you take a photograph and stop right there? Done. Of course, that choice is perfectly okay. No photo police are going to knock on your door or scream,  “what are you thinking?!” when they see your photo. If you’ve ever wondered what “everyone else” is doing to get the photos adorning the pages of Instagram, Flickr, and Facebook, here’s the step you are...
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Behind the Lens | Myra Cherchio

Each month we introduce you to a talented photographer from the CY365 Community. Have you ever met someone who you instantly felt connected to, like you’d known them your entire life? Myra Cherchio is that person for me.  She exudes optimism, creativity, passion, and yes, sentimentality. We met virtually over six years ago and have been so fortunate to spend time together in our real...
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Weekly Favorites Roundup | April 2015

Every week, the CY365 Creative Team, peruse the amazing gallery filled with your photos. They have the difficult task of picking ONLY 3 to feature as the weekly favorites. We’re rounding  them up right here for everyone to enjoy! April was FILLED with photo inspiration. Week 15 | Gathered Together Dappled by Linette Calvo The crispness & dreamy bokeh really stand out to me. Love the colors...
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May CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

It’s May! Well, almost. It is time for May’s Challenge List. We’re well into the 2nd quarter of the year. Is that crazy to you? How was your April? Did you learn anything new while capturing the daily prompts? I pulled my dSLR out more this past month than the entire year combined and it felt great! I loved capturing my family’s big events, while trying harder to capture...
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Inspired By Jeannie Thiessen’s Hand Project

Are you looking for inspiration for your 365 project? You are in good hands perusing Jeannie Thiessen’s gallery. Jeannie is a CY365 Creative Team member, a talented photographer, an all around amazing person, and is FILLED with creativity. In 2014 she added a twist to her 365 project by photographing hands. Yes, 365 photos of HANDS. She photographed her hands, family members’ hands,...
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Behind the Lens | Rhadonda Sedgwick

Each month we introduce you to a talented photographer from the CY365 Community.  Known in the Gallery simply as Rhadonda, Rhadonda Sedgwick joined our community in January 2013.  Her gallery is full of beautiful still photos of her daily life, and she often incorporates props! I love the creativity and attention to detail she brings to CY365.   Meet Rhadonda Sedgwick.     What...
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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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How To Edit A Flower From Ho-Hum To Art

Have you ever wondered why your photos are boring or dull compared to photos you see online? Have you bought more equipment, read more technique, and STILL are not getting similar results? It’s probably not your photography equipment that is holding you back OR your technique. It may be your editing! How often do you edit your photos? When you do edit your photos do you know what to do to...
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