Hand Me A Story | Creating Portraits With Only Your Hands

One of the many by-products of taking a photo of your life every day is that you start to notice patterns in your photos - preferred subjects, colors, settings, lighting, cropping, shooting angles, apertures, lenses, etc. With the recognition of these preferences, our personal style begins to emerge. What we are seeing in these patterns [...]
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How To Use Shutter Speed For Creative Results

How often do you think about shutter speed? We expend a lot of energy getting a blurry background with a wide aperture and sometimes forget the creative results we can get with shutter speed. The general rule of shutter speed is to choose a speed fast enough to stop action. We think in the 1/125th [...]
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Capturing Beautiful Light With Janice Johnson Behind The Lens

It's February. The season of love, chocolate, and flowers. And there's a photographer in our group that if you haven't already fallen in love with her style, her gorgeous still lifes, and her ability to make the most ordinary objects just plain gorgeous, you will after this post. Her name is Janice Johnson and she [...]
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Join Us For February’s FREE Photo Challenge

The fresh start of a new month gives you an opportunity to begin a new 365 project or to keep on going with the one you started on January 1st. There is no magic to beginning at the first of the year, jump in wherever you are and whenever you are ready. February 1st sounds [...]
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How to Do a Project 365 Without Losing Your Mind

You've done it.   You made the decision to take a photo every day for three hundred and sixty-five days.   January 1st came, and you were ready. You nailed that prompt and had it posted before you had even taken your shower.   But it's two weeks later, and the newness of it all [...]
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How To Succeed At 365 With Amy Obi Behind The Lens

It's back.   Not like acid washed jeans or or stirrup pants. But like your favorite discontinued nail polish.   Behind the Lens.   Where we highlight someone from our CY365 community who is just rockin' capturing and sharing their life every day. Each month we're going to pry into the lives of one of [...]
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How To Set A White Point In Lightroom

Have you wondered why your photos appear boring and drab compared to others you see posted? We've all been there. There just may be a simple way for you to create more appealing images. It all starts with the edit. But where to even begin? Right? If you are using Lightroom, I've got a quick [...]
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What It Means To Be An Everyday Photographer

Every day photography is a style of it’s own. We are the photographers dedicated to creating a moment when none may appear. We are the photographers who seek out good light on the darkest days, even if that means opening our refrigerators. Nothing is really off limits. We’ll carry our cameras anywhere to get “the shot.”


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Join Us For January’s FREE CY365 Photo Challenge

  A new year means a new 365 photo challenge list for you! I love the fresh start of the new year. I love the excitement of documenting every day of the year. Whether you are brand new here, just testing the waters, or a long time CaptureYour365 member I think you'll love what we've [...]
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Shedding Light On Your 2017 CaptureYour365 Project | Part 2

This is Part Two of a two part post. You can find Part One here. After five years of taking a photo a day, what I have learned is that there is always more to learn! At the end of each year I love going back through my photos to look for the stories of [...]
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