What’s Been Cooking At Light Stalking Last Week

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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 610th challenge on Lower Perspective! And as you might have guessed by now, some worth-seeing shots from the Feedback Forum as well!

Photo Of The Week – October 3rd, 2022

Photo by Julie Smith

Words by Jasenka Grujin

This time POTW goes to @julie120 and her incredible action shot.

It is extremely challenging to capture this kind of photo, nail the focus and shutter speed, and at the same time take care of the composition. This is a wonderful example of how powerful action shots can be! Of course, this photo also perfectly suits the last week’s challenge.

Congrats, Julie.

What Are Our Members Up To?

Pour some coffee or tea and enjoy our favourite shots from these lower perspectives and points of view!

Photo by Wendy P

Great motion is achieved by the intertwined lines in this low perspective point of view!

Photo by Tersha

Finding beauties like this requires paying attention to every step you take.

Photo by Michael

Steampunk! Or not, but these are some gorgeous brass and copper structures for sure, distilling columns to be precise.

Photo by LeanneC

Nice capture at the right moment!

Photo by Dave Watkins

“Non-breeding Least Sandpiper. A small (5″) shorebird lakeside.”

Photo by David Chesterfield

“Kunyani, Tasmania”

Photo by M. Hagemann

Strong composition and a fresh way to look down the piano.

Photo by Patrick

Mingling

Photo by Frogdaily

Achieving an interesting lower perspective usually requires some crouching!

Photo by Bobbie

“Harvest time”

Photo by Rose Marie

We know it's earthy-local, but we can help the fact that it actually looks from outer space!

Photo by Pat Garrett

This is what we call a mesmerising shot!

Photo by Robert Apple

Nothing like a good behind-the-scenes shot!

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

Dave got creative with a Canada goose by doing some interesting colour inversions and other visual tweaks as well:

Daniel captured a vertical yet really cinematic scene earlier this week:

And last but not least, Anne found this colourful patch in her backyard earlier this week and shared it with us:

Let's all give an enlightened welcome to Ted, Jeff and Nick!

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 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 611th challenge on Shoot at Eye Level!

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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