Photography has the power of brightening 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 the weekly wrap-up from Light Stalking – you'll find finely curated photos from the general chit chat, as well as some creative images from Tersha's latest photography challenge on Zoom Burst Photography! And as usual, we'll be mentioning some worth-seeing shots from the Feedback Forum as well!
Photo Of The Week – September 20th, 2021
Photo by Graham Hart
This time POTW goes to @diripics.
Such an unusual and moody shot! This is not a typical zoom burst image and I find it even more intriguing because of that. It is also quite cinematic, like a still from some movie I’d really like to watch.
I also think that b&w conversion was the right decision in this case since it makes the viewer focus on light and shade as well as the silhouettes of elephants.
What Are Our Members Up To?
Pour some coffee and enjoy our favorite shots from Challenge 556th!
Photo by Click
Photo by Lisa D
Photo by Tersha
Photo by Charmaine Joubert
Photo by Andrew H
Photo by Pat Garrett
Photo by Stella Oliver
Photo by Wendy P
Photo by Holly K
What You Shouldn't Be Missing From The Light Stalking Community
Daniel asked for some well-intended opinion on a delicate finding he stumbled with, and several light stalkers suggested the B&W of it.
Jasenka had some fun with a vintage lens lent by a generous friend of hers.
Similar to Daniel, Patrick needed some help to make up his mind between the color and monochrome versions of a shot.
Ken cheered us up with this colorful shot!
Elin shared something that made us feel so little in this world:
And the show goes on, and there is no science that can predict how long it will last. It may be over tomorrow and it may go on for 200 years. It is the tourist-friendly, hitherto harmless, and probably one the most photographed and video-graphed eruptions until now, located about 50 Km South-West of Reykjavik. Below the volcano, you see the road between Reykjavik and Keflavik int. airport. The photo was taken with a 200mm lens from the Reykjavik area.
And we want to give a special shout-out to our David for this impressive award!
We also got several new light stalkers joining our family, so let's give a warm welcome to Kim, Stella, Sushma, and Mary!
We'd Love To Hear Your Thoughts
Also, our Feedback Forum received some nice photographs 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. This is possible thanks to valuable and positive feedback, which is perhaps the best way in which someone can hack the photography's learning curve.
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. Many of our members have nurtured their own photographic knowledge by giving out elaborate critiques that go way beyond simple emoji-based reactions or “nice shot” comments. Here are some of the most interesting shots shared during the last week:
- Volunteer Free
- Street Flowers
- Yellow garden spider with prey
- Hay Bales
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. We'll be more than pleased to help you out; after all, we all are in love with photography.
Also, don't forget to participate in our 557th challenge on Geometric Photography!