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Week after week, we state that “photography has the power of lightening up our daily lives,”; and what a wonderful way of kick-starting our frantic routines by diving into some beautiful images in the comfort of our seats!

Here is our weekly wrap-up – you'll find finely curated photos from the general chit-chat blended with some creative shots from Tersha's 641st challenge on Light Painting Technique! And as you might have guessed by now, some worth-seeing shots from the Feedback Forum as well.

Photo Of The Week – May 8th, 2023


Words by Jasenka Grujin

This week POTW goes to @dchester1001 and his gorgeous and seductive light painting shot.
I like this particular photo because the light painting complements the model and looks like a flying silk scarf.
Congrats, David!

What Are Our Members Up To?

Pour some coffee or tea and enjoy our cherry-picked edits for this week!

Look at this majestic sparkling beauty of a tree! And don't forget to credit the elegant model as well.

christmas tree
Copyright – Frogdaily

If the majestic stillness of dead trees grounded in water wasn't enough storytelling by itself, the subtle light painting makes it bliss.

light painting water
Copyright – David Chesterfield

“Light painted using the plain white plastic shopping bag and torch method link below the image.”

bulb black and white
Copyright – Patrick

Not only does subtle light enhances the delicate nature of this beautiful flower, it also aids in telling a story about it.

pink tulip
Copyright – Pat Garrett

“White lily painted with red light.”

white lily red light painting
Copyright – Tersha

Bouncy & groovy! Look closer, and you'll discover the two light sources made to draw via the wonders of slow shutter speeds.

light painting multiple colors
Copyright – Frogdaily

What if we define this as a wonderful abstraction with a 90's experimental vibe? Wonderful shot!

90s experimental vibe
Copyright – Wendy P

Oh my! Medusa never looked so hypnotizing!

medusa light painting
Copyright – David Chesterfield

What a bold light painted skull!

purple skull
Copyright – Tersha

It's hard not to feel the urge to listen to Iron Maiden after getting a closer glimpse at this rad light creation!

light painting horror
Copyright – David Chesterfield

What You Shouldn't Be Missing From The Light Stalking Community

Did you know that Daniel sold his very first print ever? That is a huge milestone for any photographer, congrats!

black and white street
Copyright – Daniel Krueger

Diane shared a nice collection of the first froglets of the year!

froglet closeup
Copyright – Tersha

Patrick revisited a shot from about a year ago and tried some color for a change.

window mannequin
Copyright – Patrick

The Mobile Monday Challenge is open for sharing some shots! And if you want to see more shots, take a look at the Members Picks, a place where our community shares their favorite photographs from our forums every week.

We'd Love To Hear Your Thoughts

Also, our Feedback Forum got some nice pictures, and it is clear that some of you have started building a solid photography style. This is the right place for all those people that want to grow fast as photographers.

Here, you'll get your work critiqued by plenty of well-intended people, but you'll also have the chance to critique your peers. We truly believe in the power of criticism and feedback. Here are some of the most interesting shots shared during the last week:

The Shark Tank is a great place to learn and discuss, so please read the instructions in order to get a better critique experience. Share your comments, opinions, and doubts on any or all of the images above. We also will be delighted to see some of your own images. Don't be shy, critiques are given to photographs and not photographers.

Also, don't forget to participate in our 642nd challenge!

About Author

Federico has a decade of experience in documentary photography, and is a University Professor in photography and research methodology. He's a scientist studying the social uses of photography in contemporary culture who writes about photography and develops documentary projects. Other activities Federico is involved in photography are curation, critique, education, mentoring, outreach and reviews. Get to know him better here.

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