For most of us summer is falling off into fall with fields of goldenrod and sunflowers at the moment. This weeks challenge was to find something yellow and we got everything from Lego to food.  Hunting for color is an important skill as it gets you to think outside the box and look at your environment. Shooting in the city or a snowy winter scene for example it’s a good habit to look for color as it brings life to a lot of the duller colors around.

Winners this week were chosen by Scott and Roy for the challenge.

You can find all the past challenges on the PRTV page along with next week’s Instagram challenge #prtv_scaleIn Toby’s How Focal Length Affects Perspective video is a good example of this as it shows how focal length can change the perspective of a building to a person. It’s your chance to size things up, make a subject look super tiny, or make it look huge. To enter post your photos on Instagram before noon next Friday with the tags #prtv and #prtv_scale.

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And the team!
Toby – Photorectoby Scott – photoscott88 Roy – RoyMcKeeIII

Scott’s Winner:

Heron in the foggy sunrise #prtv #prtv_yellow

A photo posted by Karen Davis (@opendoordreaming) on

It’s a great silhouette shot going a bit monochrome for the sunrise.

Scott’s Honorable Mentions:

The foreground sunflower against the background of more sunflowers makes for a good subject in a crowd.


A photo posted by @johnnyfru3 on

Having a bit of foreground interest in your photo helps bring depth to a photo and a bit of color.

Roy’s Winner:

Berendt has a good use of props to bring interest in the photo with the model. Over the shoulder with the crown and long hair works great for this shot while the hand and sunflower balance the other side of the photo.

Roy’s Honorable Mentions:

#canonsl1 #bocaraca #snake #canonrebel #canon #costarica #monteverde #prtv_yellow #prtv

A photo posted by Emanuel Agüero (@emanuel_aguerom) on

Emanuel has a great shot of a resting snake.  Being in the woods creates a lot of nice lighting plus as a snake has great texture it captured it perfectly with a shallow depth of field.

Heron in the foggy sunrise #prtv #prtv_yellow

A photo posted by Karen Davis (@opendoordreaming) on

Pretty sure everyone knows by now I like silhouettes. The foggy sunrise works perfect as it captures the light making for a nice yellow scene.

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 #mondaymorningshare - Were you trying to impress the ladies this week like this green winged teal? Visit to share your favorite photo from the last week and check out all the submissions! It's a great way to get your work seen! * Captured with the Sigma 150-600 C as I wrap up my comparison vs the Tamron 150-600
 Deal Alert - This is an unofficial price drop and probably won't last long! I am working on a video right now about why the 80D #dslr is still my pick for best all around camera at this price point and still a better pick versus the new #canon #77D. The owl photo I posted a few days ago was captured with the #80D at ISO 5000
 Another from last weekend's #owlstravaganza (I am so glad that hashtag exists) I hope to head back here this weekend with my kids to see these Short-eared Owls hanging out and as I mentioned earlier it is a great testing ground for my Sigma 150-600 vs Tamron 150-600 G2 comparison I am working on. * Captured with the Canon 80D and #tamron #150600g2 ISO 5000 (it was darker than it looks)

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