September CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

  Ahhh….September. We love September where we live (my family & I). This month brings many changes and new challenges for me and my family. It seems like every month is like that though, doesn’t it? September also has me immediately thinking of school buses. School is back in session (for most of us, right?) and that means schedules and routines have all had to adjust and...
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Take A Quick Editing Quiz | How Did Connie Edit This?

It’s time for another quiz! If you missed last month’s or the month before that, go give them a try too. This is all about helping you see detail and up your editing game! Ready? Here is Connie’s image straight out of camera. It’s beautiful isn’t it? I’d be tempted to leave it as is, but where is the fun in that?!     And now…the edited image!...
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The Week In The Life Treasure I Found On My Hard Drive

Do you ever go thumbing through the items on your hard drive and discover EXACTLY what you weren’t looking for? Yep. Me too. Last month while looking for some boring document for work, I discovered a folder named WeekInTheLife. When I opened it I discovered a hidden gem of six scrapbook pages. Six pages I’d completely forgotten about it.     I’m accustomed to finding...
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Behind the Lens | Sherry Billings

Each month we introduce you to a talented photographer from the CY365 Community.  Known in the gallery as greyeek, Sherry Billings joined our community in January 2014.  Her gallery is dominated by beautiful photos from the natural world–birds, flowers, butterflies, landscapes.     Meet Sherry Billings.     What sparked your interest in photography? Photography has been...
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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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Get Odd To Make Your Composition Sing

  There are a lot of rules in photography. I am partial to the red rule. And, of course, there is the rule of thirds. There is an unwritten rule of odds. Odds work. Look for them in your photography and in magazines and webpages to see them appear over and over! So why odd? Well, let’s talk threes. Do you know the rule of three? It’s a second cousin to the rule of thirds (and...
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