Behind The Lens | Debra Penk

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 Community. Debra Penk (Penskter in the gallery and forum) is this month's featured artist. I've loved watching her skills develop in CY365 classes, she is always an eager learner. Plus, she lives in one of my MOST favorite cities! You'll love meeting her and seeing [...]
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Behind The Lens | Emily Adcox

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 Community. Emily Adcox (Emily) in the gallery and forum) is one of the kindest members in the CY365 Community. Her personality shines through in each and every photo she creates, from snow at her feet to her adorable children. Emily beautifully combines technical skill with [...]
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How To Add Words To Your 365 Photos

Have you noticed the beautiful images in the CY365 Gallery adorned with thoughtful, inspiring quotes? It seems the Creative Team is addicted to adding words to their photos! I've gathered their best advice on fonts, techniques, and font and quote resources. Enjoy!   Where Can I Find Quotes? You can find quotes almost anywhere! Books, [...]
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Read This To Improve Your Focus

If you are like most people working to improve your photography, you've struggled with focus. There are MANY options to improve your focus. I've shared 100 ways to create sharper photos here.  Where do you start? You can improve your focus with the simple step of taking control away from your camera. Yes. Don't let [...]
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Behind The Lens | Krysta Voesenek

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 Community. Krysta Voesenek (Krystav in the gallery and forum) is a founding member of CY365 from 2011! She has been a constant source of inspiration. I love the simplicity and beauty she brings to her photography. She has a distinct style that is easily spotted [...]
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Behind the Lens | Amy Jordan

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 community. Amy Jordan (Ajordan in the gallery and forum) joined Cy365 in January 2014. Amy fills the gallery and community with beautiful views of her life. I count on her photos to give me a sense of happiness and calm. I love seeing her gorgeous ocean [...]
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Photography Assignment | Play With Water

You can learn a lot from intentional practice. Intentional practice isn't just about picking up your camera everyday, but picking up your camera with a clear purpose. When you take on assignments, you stretch your creative and technical muscles. Have you ever wanted to get that silky smooth look with flowing water? Or that view [...]
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How To Create A Flat Lay Image

Jeannie Thiessen is one of the kindest and most inspiration photographers I know. I love that she is always challenging herself to try new things. When I saw her flat lay images I knew we need to chat about her process. I think you'll love her photos just as much as you love the details [...]
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Behind the Lens | Amanda Tea

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 community. Amanda Tea (Amanda Tea in the gallery and forum) joined Cy365 in October 2012. I've loved watching her develop her own everyday photography style while she has increased her technical skills. You can count on Amanda to leave thoughtful comments in the CaptureYour365 Gallery [...]
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Inspiring Examples of How To Lead The Viewer’s Eye

The CaptureYour365 Community is FULL of amazing photos. Looking at other people's photos can teach us so much about composition, technique, and creativity. I sorted through the community and found FANTASTIC examples of leading the viewer's eye. I'll let the photos do the talking! Let's start with CY365 Team Member Deirdre Harger's image. Take a look at [...]
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