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Photography Newsletter: July 2016

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 2:23 AM


Welcome to July 2016's CRPhotography newsletter, a round-up of photography goodness on DA from the last month. The newsletter is divided into handy sections to help you browse photography news and features from the last month. The links with a Fella icon are official CRPhotography articles and the newsletter is illustrated with beautiful pictures from our Photograph of the Day collection.

Sunshine in paradise by demon1582

DD Round-Ups

:bulletred: Animals, Plants and Nature by JenFruzz

:bulletred: Fashion by Queen-Kitty

:bulletred: General Photography by TanyaSimpson, Mrs-Durden and arbitrarynamechange

:bulletred: Street by hosagu

On a Sunny Field by John-Peter

CV Articles

:bulletorange: JenFruzz shares an interview and some gorgeous photos by JestePhotography in Artists of Bird Photography: JestePhotography at AnimalsPlantsNature

:bulletorange: Queen-Kitty shares some epic photos of people in People and Portraits Spotlight Vol. 134, Vol. 135, Vol. 136 and Vol. 137

:bulletorange: Get up close and personal with tiny things in MarcosRodriguez's Macro Spotlight Vol. 208 and Vol. 209

:bulletorange: Time to go on an APN Adventure in Vol. 60 and Vol. 61 of JenFruzz's regular feature at AnimalsPlantsNature

:bulletorange: Mrs-Durden introduces us to food photographer theresahelmer as part of projecteducate's Photography Week

:bulletgreen: Check out the Best of June's Submissions to our Collections from hosagu at CRPhotography :fella:

:bulletorange: arbitrarynamechange shines a spotlight on concert photography in Photography Exposed at CRPhotography :fella:

:bulletorange: Dive into other photographers' kit bag in Love Your Photo Gear by TanyaSimpson for projecteducate's Photography Week

:bulletorange: Mrs-Durden talks about the advantages of working with amateur models for Photography Week at projecteducate

:bulletorange: Enjoy some emotive portraiture in Mrs-Durden's Photography Exposed at CRPhotography :fella: 

:bulletorange: Want to try macro photography but short on cash? MarcosRodriguez is here to help with a quick guide on how to do macro the cheap way at projecteducate's Photography Week

:bulletorange: Get stuck into some photojournalistic excellent at Mrs-Durden's feature at CRPhotography :fella:

:bulletorange: If you want to learn about lenses, arbitrarynamechange's primer article for projecteducate's Photography Week is a great place to start

:bulletorange: Need some cheering up? Explore the theme of happiness across photographic genres with TanyaSimpson

:bulletorange: queenkitty shares some great lightroom tips and tricks for Photography Week at projecteducate

:bulletorange: TanyaSimpson invites you inside some beautiful buildings in Photography Exposed: Interior Architecture :fella:

:bulletorange: Check out JustACapharnaum's interview with Delahkor in Interview with Delahkel: a still life photographer

:bulletorange: hosagu shares some street photography to inspire you to get out and shoot!

:bulletorange: Love abstract photography? Don't miss mercurycode's feature

Interviews and Artist Spotlights

:bulletyellow: Amarantheans introduces Delta406 in Artists of Geology Photography at AnimalsPlantsNature

:bulletyellow: pearwood has featured the following amazing images over the last month: Beauty and the Beast by preethi524, Many Mauvais by ImpressionofLight, Kelsey Polaroid 1 by Queen-KittySegovia 4 by motagirl2, The Blue Wave by rdhobbet and Rough Day by Kyndelfire

:bulletyellow: Read an interview with EdgedFeather and look at some incredible bird photos in Artists of Bird Photography: EdgedFeather by Amarantheans at AnimalsPlantsNature

Art Features

:bulletgreen: Explore a flighty and feathery world in Eruanna17's birds of all colours feature at AnimalsPlantsNature.

:bulletgreen: jesseboy000 shares some beautiful and interesting photographs in Delectable Deviations -- Set 18 --.

:bulletgreen: Yuukon has put together another Feature Fest, this time focusing on Street.

:bulletgreen: Discover terrific Darkroom photos with ElyneNoir's Darkoom Feature - 9.

:bulletgreen: PhotoDragonBird shows the beauty of swans in Photography Collection - Birds - 7 - Swan Special.

:bulletgreen: With the idea that "you don't make a photograph with just a camera", admiringu created a stunning Photography feature.

:bulletgreen: Amarantheans welcomes new members to AnimalsPlantsNature in Thursday Tributes Vol. 6

:bulletgreen: HalfFormedThoughts has taken his camera on many trips to show you different towns. His latest feature lends you a look around LIVERPOOL.

:bulletgreen: perzarus shows photography from a different vantage point, in Photography Feature: \/ANTAGE vol.2.

:bulletgreen: There's fungus among us in StemmyBotanist's Fungi Photography feature at AnimalsPlantsNature

:bulletgreen: PaMonk shares some photography favourites in her Amazing Photographs Feature

Dream Garden by porbital

Contests, Challenges and Projects

:bulletblue: Get ready to comment on the submissions to Comment Month: July at CRPhotography :fella:

:bulletblue: Yuukon is hosting a second edition of Comment4Comment, where you can give and receive constructive comments on your photography!

:bulletblue: SkyAndNatureClub are looking for admins. Could you help?

:bulletblue: Admire the winners of CRPhotography's photojournalism contest

:bulletblue: You have until 22nd July to take part in CRPhotography's 52 week challenge this week; it's all about transport

:bulletblue: AnimalsPlantsNature are hosting a fungi and geology photography contest. You have until 23rd July to enter

:bulletblue: Through-a-Lens is hosting Themed Tuesdays; send in your umbrella photos before 25th July

:bulletblue: PhotographersDelight is hosting a contest till 29th July; the theme is yellow with black as a secondary color

:bulletblue: CRPhotography's July contest is about Conceptual Photography; you have until 31st July to submit your entry :fella:

Lot @ Techworkxxx by Fliegel

Educational Resources and Tutorials

:bulletpurple: Mouselemur teaches us about zoo photography in projecteducate's Photography Week

:bulletpurple: Want to make your own pinhole camera? pearwood shows you how as part of projecteducate's Photography Week

:bulletpurple: Lunnika-Horo shows you how to identify the birds you're photographing in this helpful article at AnimalsPlantsNature

:bulletpurple: Yuukon introduces photojournalism (and shares some great examples of it) at projecteducate's Photography Week

:bulletpurple: dinabelenko tells us about photographing steam

Singapore Fireworks - Tree of life by AlexanderYap

Opinion, Chats and Forums

:bulletpink: AaronSmith87 needs Nikon macro lens advice; help him out by sharing your experiences if you can.

:bulletpink: Can you help keesyb find a good replacement for his 70D with his limited budget?

:bulletpink: AC-Dyer answers questions what it's like to be on "the other side" of the camera.

:bulletpink: OliviaMichalski is looking for macro photographers

:bulletpink: Join Mrs-Durden at CRPhotography and talk about selling your work :fella:

Angel by Wan-Mei

This month's newsletter contributors are TanyaSimpson, Mouselemur, Yuukon, JustACapharnaum

The latest features, articles, interviews, challenges, contests, resources and other photography-related awesomeness from around DA, compiled with love by the CRPhotography team.
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AC-Dyer Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Professional Artist
Glad you like my forum post! :love:
Eruanna17 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a bunch for the features for AnimalsPlantsNature!:happybounce:
perzarus Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2016  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for the mentions! :heart:

Amazing collection of articles and features, some of which I haven't seen before. Thank you for sharing this! :la:
serel Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2016
I enjoy these journals again and again. While I often already know of several journals I find new and interesting things each time.
Amarantheans Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This is such an awesome compilation of the goings ons in DA! :la:
hosagu Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
It just rocks :headbang:


(the article about identifying the birds is just awesome :la:)
StemmyBotanist Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Fungus among us. 8-) Thanks for the mention! :'D
JenFruzz Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
HalfFormedThoughts Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! :D
theresahelmer Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Professional Photographer
This is wonderful, thank you for your hard work 
pearwood Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Lintu47 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Buntcone Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for featuring my photograph of Tivoli Gardens in your newsletter :D
PaMonk Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Professional Artist
All Are so Awesome Sounding will look at the ones I may not have
Thanks so much for the wonderful mentions, going to look at these right now :hug:
Thanks for sharing them all.
ElyneNoir Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for mentioning my feature :)
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