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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Behind the Lens | Maria Heiduczek

Each month we introduce you to a talented photographer from the CY365 Community. Known in the gallery as Marilli, Maria Heiduczek joined CY365 in October 2013.  Her photography reflects her life in Germany and is filled with beautiful views of Bavaria, and pieces of her heritage.   Meet Maria Heiduczek.   What sparked your interest in photography?   I’ve always been interested in...
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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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Creating ANOTHER Valentine’s Day Card

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a favorite day in our house not because of chocolate or flowers! It’s all about THE Valentine card for me! When Ian was in early kindergarten we started a tradition of featuring him on his Valentine’s Day card. We’ve added three other photographs to his collection of cards opting for a homemade monster eyeball card in kindergarten. First...
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Behind the Lens | Lee Glasby

Each month we introduce you to a talented photographer from the CY365 Community. When Lee Glasby joined the community in January, 2014, the photos of her life in Belgium immediately captured the interested of the community.   She is creative and consistent, and her photos are often recognized by the Creative Team in the Weekly Favorites, complimenting both her technique and style.   Meet...
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CY365 January 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! January was FILLED with photo inspiration.   Week 1 Let’s start with Week 1. This week included a few days from December. An Orange – 29 Dec by LeeG...
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