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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 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 595th challenge on Streets at Nights! And as you might have already guessed by now, some worth-seeing shots from the Feedback Forum as well!

Photo Of The Week – June 20th, 2022

Photo by Patrick

Words by Jasenka Grujin

This time POTW goes to @patrickw and his very effective night street shot.

I picked this photo because blurriness and b&w here create such an amazing cinematic effect. For me, this looks as if the main character of a movie woke up in the middle of the street at night and these three mysterious figures were the first thing that he saw, while his consciousness was still loading – hence the blurriness.

Great work, Patrick!

What Are Our Members Up To?

Pour some coffee and enjoy our favourite shots from this starry and moody challenge!

Photo by Michael

Sometimes, noise can make a shot interesting to observe.

Photo by David Chesterfield

If we ever need an example of the antithesis of minimalism, we are positive this could be a nice candidate!

Photo by Pat Garrett

What about some nicely done selective colour for a change? Look at this gorgeous scene from NYC!

Photo by Wendy P

Certainly a cinematic frame from a nostalgic street.

Photo by Logos189

“The Trolley”, or a nice juxtaposition between sorrow and joy.

Photo by Patrick

A lovely frame from the closing time upon “Street Food Seller By The Banks Of The River Lagan Belfast”.

Photo by Timothy S. Allen

A colourful snap taken on a rainy night east of Keelung City in Taiwan.

Photo by Bobbie

“I know this is blurry but it was the best I could do with my ‘not a DSLR'.”

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

Patrick shared a recent collage of shots:

One of this mornings, Dave and Carol met Willow and her buddy on their walk along the lake:

Later on, they found out this feathery crew:

And last but not least, a hungry jumpy spider:

Daniel had some trouble with Lightroom, so take a look and see if you can help him out.

If you want to see more shots, take a look at the Members Picks! A place where our community is able to share their favourite 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 596th challenge on Indoor Photography at Night!

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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