Instagram Challenge Top Picks - Parks

Instagram ChallengeEvery week we put your skills to the test in the Instagram challenge. This is your chance to try something a bit different, maybe learn a new skill, or just get a bit of practice in shooting.

This Week’s Challenge: #PRTV_parks

Happy Earth Day and National Parks Week! Spring is going strong and you guys got out for some really great photos! Parks are a great location to go shoot a variety of subjects but still close that it's not necessarily out of the way, bar going to Yosemite. Next Week's Challenge: #PRTV_goldenhour3Soft and warm light can make for great shots and that’s gonna be what you are looking for in the golden hour challenge. Remember that it's a focus on the light so your subject can be anything you'd like to try shooting. 

Toby’s Features:
Nicely captured some iconic elements of Yosemite NP
Simple composition nicely showcasing Canyonlands
Love the soft low contrast here that matches the feel of the sand and wood
Roy’s Features:
Wooded areas are great for playing with sun flares in your images due to the trees and this photo worked out nicely.
Got to love the tiny details you can find at a park, macro really does make a tiny area a giant one full of options
Parks are not just trees and this landscape shot is a great reminder. Remember when shooting big landscapes like this a foreground element can really balance an image

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