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Photography has the power of lightening up our lives; and what a great thing it is to start our days by checking out some beautiful images in the comfort of our homes.

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 583rd challenge on Dark and Moody Photography, Indoors! And of course, we'll introduce some worth-seeing shots from the Feedback Forum too!

And why not mention it, this particular challenge was especially crowded, and it was a beautiful joy picking the featured shots!

Photo Of The Week March 28th, 2022

Photo by Tersha

Words by Jasenka Grujin

We had many great candidates last week, belonging to various genres – still life, street photography, portraiture.

POTW goes to @tersha and her stunning and moody still life shot.

I haven’t seen such a gorgeous still life for a long time – the colors and the composition have immediately grabbed my attention. The image resembles fine art paintings and the bug on the wall is a playful touch that makes the image complete in its beauty.

Congrats!

What Are Our Members Up To?

Pour some coffee and enjoy our favorite shots from this moody Challenge!

Photo by Mike57

Nice and moody texture, richly enhanced by a dark approach.

Photo by Terri A

Lovely looking cherries!

Photo by Wendy P

If the moody vibe won't make you think of the night, perhaps the somnolent stare might do the trick.

Photo by Charmaine Joubert

Ghostly vibe!

Photo by Patrick

The trick is in the texture, which unveils itself amidst the bright background thanks to the beauty of shadows.

Photo by Dave Watkins

Nice and tight framing delivering a striking stare!

Photo by Aurimas

There's something hypnotic about the contrast between red and green in this shot.

Photo by Tersha

Just in case you'd never seen a moody pomegranate composition before.

Photo by David Chesterfield

Loudly elegant, that's what we can see about this graceful shot!

Photo by ElinL

“The new guitarist in the band.”

Photo by Jasenka Grujin

“Perfect place to hide hostages, lovers, and such.”

Photo by Kristi

A special treasure for Kristi, a pewter goblet her Dad brought back home when he was stationed in Berlin during the Vietnam War.

Photo by Pat Garrett

“Bowing out.”

Photo by Bobbie

“Early riser.”

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

Marty shared a tulip of unusual colors and some yet-to-be-identified purple & white flowers:

David Chesterfield opened a new Mobile Challenge with this friendly shot:

Kristi shared this silky macro shot of a beautiful rose:

Pat got close to the spring and captured this fresh-looking photograph with us:

If you want to see more shots, take a look at the Members Picks! A place where our community is able to share their favorite photographs from our forums every week.

We'd Love To Hear Your Thoughts

Also, our Feedback Forum got some nice pictures, and 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 of critiquing 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 to 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 584th challenge on Editing for Dark and Moody Photography!

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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