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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 600th challenge on Urban Street! And as you might have guessed by now, some worth-seeing shots from the Feedback Forum as well!

Photo Of The Week – July 25th, 2022

Photo by Patrick

Words by Jasenka Grujin

This time POTW goes to @patrickw and his terrific street shot.

The combination of leading lines, double exposure, and great b&w conversion made this image truly outstanding. It has that classic b&w street feel that we associate with the masters of street photography such as Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Congrats, Patrick.

What Are Our Members Up To?

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

Photo by Michael

Look at the bold colour contrast we got here! Using vibrant tones against muted ones creates a notorious yet elegant colour palette.

Photo by Wendy P

Look in closer for the double decker on the back of the scene!

Photo by Rose Marie

This has to be one of the most intriguing compositions we've seen in a while…

Photo by Robert Apple

“Downtown Dubois Wyoming.”

Photo by Tersha

A mysterious oldie from the archive.

Photo by Bobbie

“I want that one!”

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

Only time Dave ever used his Pentax K-50, it was to charge the batteries and make sure it's still working. He tries to do this about every 3 months or so. He dusted it off the other day and found this shot on the memory card:

He also shared this colourful little patch of Zinnias from his own backyard:

Robert embraced the harsh nature of bright highlights in the wild!

And this wild hog in the forest as well:

Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day! 

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 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 601st 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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