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Upcoming Events

Street & Candid Photography Class

Street & Candid Photography Class

Friday 07 June
Downtown Phoenix - 3:30pm - 3 Hours
Olyvia Flores
Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, where creativity knows no bounds!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of artistic exploration, filled with intriguing challenges that will test your skills and ignite your imagination.

Get ready to embark on a photography adventure like no other, as you tackle creative assignments designed to push your boundaries. Explore diverse themes such as the 'Decisive Moment,' 'Random Model,' and a thrilling 'Surprise Theme,' each offering a unique perspective and exciting challenges.

This event is the perfect opportunity for enthusiasts of Candid and Street Photography to capture raw, unfiltered moments in the heart of the city. Don't miss out on the chance to hone your skills, connect with fellow photography enthusiasts. Get your camera ready and let your creativity soar!
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$84       4 places left
Street & Candid Photography Class

Street & Candid Photography Class

Friday 05 July
Downtown Phoenix - 3:30pm - 3 Hours
Olyvia Flores
Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, where creativity knows no bounds!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of artistic exploration, filled with intriguing challenges that will test your skills and ignite your imagination.

Get ready to embark on a photography adventure like no other, as you tackle creative assignments designed to push your boundaries. Explore diverse themes such as the 'Decisive Moment,' 'Random Model,' and a thrilling 'Surprise Theme,' each offering a unique perspective and exciting challenges.

This event is the perfect opportunity for enthusiasts of Candid and Street Photography to capture raw, unfiltered moments in the heart of the city. Don't miss out on the chance to hone your skills, connect with fellow photography enthusiasts. Get your camera ready and let your creativity soar!
book now
$92      
Street & Candid Photography Class

Street & Candid Photography Class

Friday 02 August
Downtown Phoenix - 3:03pm - 3 Hours
Olyvia Flores
Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, where creativity knows no bounds!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of artistic exploration, filled with intriguing challenges that will test your skills and ignite your imagination.

Get ready to embark on a photography adventure like no other, as you tackle creative assignments designed to push your boundaries. Explore diverse themes such as the 'Decisive Moment,' 'Random Model,' and a thrilling 'Surprise Theme,' each offering a unique perspective and exciting challenges.

This event is the perfect opportunity for enthusiasts of Candid and Street Photography to capture raw, unfiltered moments in the heart of the city. Don't miss out on the chance to hone your skills, connect with fellow photography enthusiasts. Get your camera ready and let your creativity soar!
book now
$92      

Street & Candid Photography Class

Street & Candid Photography Class

Friday 06 September
Downtown Phoenix - 3:30pm - 3 Hours
Olyvia Flores
Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, where creativity knows no bounds!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of artistic exploration, filled with intriguing challenges that will test your skills and ignite your imagination.

Get ready to embark on a photography adventure like no other, as you tackle creative assignments designed to push your boundaries. Explore diverse themes such as the 'Decisive Moment,' 'Random Model,' and a thrilling 'Surprise Theme,' each offering a unique perspective and exciting challenges.

This event is the perfect opportunity for enthusiasts of Candid and Street Photography to capture raw, unfiltered moments in the heart of the city. Don't miss out on the chance to hone your skills, connect with fellow photography enthusiasts. Get your camera ready and let your creativity soar!
book now
$92      
Street & Candid Photography Class

Street & Candid Photography Class

Friday 04 October
Downtown Phoenix - 3:30pm - 3 Hours
Olyvia Flores
Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, where creativity knows no bounds!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of artistic exploration, filled with intriguing challenges that will test your skills and ignite your imagination.

Get ready to embark on a photography adventure like no other, as you tackle creative assignments designed to push your boundaries. Explore diverse themes such as the 'Decisive Moment,' 'Random Model,' and a thrilling 'Surprise Theme,' each offering a unique perspective and exciting challenges.

This event is the perfect opportunity for enthusiasts of Candid and Street Photography to capture raw, unfiltered moments in the heart of the city. Don't miss out on the chance to hone your skills, connect with fellow photography enthusiasts. Get your camera ready and let your creativity soar!
book now
$92      
Street & Candid Photography Class

Street & Candid Photography Class

Friday 01 November
Downtown Phoenix - 3:30pm - 3 Hours
Olyvia Flores
Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, where creativity knows no bounds!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of artistic exploration, filled with intriguing challenges that will test your skills and ignite your imagination.

Get ready to embark on a photography adventure like no other, as you tackle creative assignments designed to push your boundaries. Explore diverse themes such as the 'Decisive Moment,' 'Random Model,' and a thrilling 'Surprise Theme,' each offering a unique perspective and exciting challenges.

This event is the perfect opportunity for enthusiasts of Candid and Street Photography to capture raw, unfiltered moments in the heart of the city. Don't miss out on the chance to hone your skills, connect with fellow photography enthusiasts. Get your camera ready and let your creativity soar!
book now
$92      

Nearby Photography Groups

Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Saturday 13 April
South Tempe - 3pm - 2 Hours
Tempe Photography Group
Julie Nguyen
Introduction to Black and White Photography. What makes a good Black and White shot?

We will look at the contrast and using textures. How does the camera see the image and how do we create Black and White images in a camera or in post-production. We will look for some good examples and set some exercises.

This is a more advanced course and assumes you understand the basics of photography and controlling your camera.
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$43      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 21 April
Westpark - 3pm - 3 Hours
Surprise Photography Group
Farah Kanaan
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
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$84      
Composition in Photography

Composition in Photography

Sunday 05 May
Bullard Avenue - 3pm - 2 Hours
Surprise Photography Group
Farah Kanaan
Discover the art of composition in photography and elevate your capturing skills to new heights. Unlock the potential of your imagery by understanding how to effectively arrange visual elements within your frame. This comprehensive course is designed to delve into the crucial rules and concepts that can transform your photography, covering a spectrum from the foundational Rule of Thirds to the impactful use of Color, Tone, and Balance. Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate enthusiast, or a seasoned professional, this learning opportunity is perfect for anyone eager to enhance their photographic vision.

Topics covered include:
- Rule of Thirds
- Utilizing Shapes
- Mastering Negative and Positive Space
- The Art of Line
- Symmetry and Patterns
- Significance of Points
- The Power of Color
- Understanding Tone
- Perspectives on Distance
- Achieving Balance

Join us as we explore these vital principles together, striving to sharpen your ability to see and capture the scenes that speak to you. With the guidance of this course, your photography will not only improve but will also acquire a deeper, more expressive quality. Transform your vision into compelling photographs that resonate.
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$43      

Composition in Photography

Composition in Photography

Sunday 02 June
Bullard Avenue - 3pm - 2 Hours
Surprise Photography Group
Farah Kanaan
Composition in Photography is how a photographer arranges visual elements within the frame.

In this course, we will discuss five, seven, and even ten, rules that will enhance your photography.

1) Rule of thirds
2) Shapes
3) Negative Space- Positive
4) Line
5) Symmetry and patterns
6) Points
7) Color
8) Tone
9) Distance
10) Balance

As a photographer, beginner, intermediate, or professional. Please join me so we can with together to improve your ability to see the scene you wish to photograph.
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$43      
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Sunday 16 June
Bullard Avenue - 9am - 2 Hours
Surprise Photography Group
Farah Kanaan
Join this session for tips on how to use your camera settings to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We will be looking at composition, focus, and colour.

Many professional offices and places of business have large prints gracing their wall space of things such as fields of flowers, a butterfly perched on a leaf, and a single dew drop on a rose petal. These beautiful images are all around us in nature. It just takes that special "eye" to not only see it but to capture it in a way that will turn that simple little piece of nature into a beautiful piece of art. We will learn how to use different angles, light and shadows, and settings to make subjects pop.
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$43      
Composition in Photography

Composition in Photography

Sunday 07 July
Bullard Avenue - 3pm - 2 Hours
Surprise Photography Group
Farah Kanaan
Dive deep into the art of photography with a masterclass on composition. Described as the cornerstone of creating impactful visuals, composition arranges the elements within a frame to narrate a story, emphasize subjects, and guide the viewer's eye. This nuanced craft, rooted deeply in the traditions of historical art movements, continues to play a pivotal role in crafting captivating images in today's digital realm.

Our session is designed to unravel the mysteries of composition, catering to both the theoretical intricacies and their practical applications. Learn to leverage your frame and photographic tools to create images that communicate, resonate, and captivate. Seize this opportunity to refine your skills and elevate your photographic storytelling. Join us as we embark on a journey through the fundamentals and beyond, transforming the way you see and capture the world around you.
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$47      

Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Sunday 21 July
Bullard Avenue - 9am - 2 Hours
Surprise Photography Group
Farah Kanaan
Join this session for tips on how to use your camera settings to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We will be looking at composition, focus, and colour.

Many professional offices and places of business have large prints gracing their wall space of things such as fields of flowers, a butterfly perched on a leaf, and a single dew drop on a rose petal. These beautiful images are all around us in nature. It just takes that special "eye" to not only see it but to capture it in a way that will turn that simple little piece of nature into a beautiful piece of art. We will learn how to use different angles, light and shadows, and settings to make subjects pop.
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$47      

Other Nearby Groups

Watercolor Greeting Cards (for Mother's Day)

Watercolor Greeting Cards (for Mother's Day)

Saturday 20 April
Hayden Rd, Scottsdale - 10am - 2 Hours
Phoenix Watercolor Group
Josephine Bidwill
Join us for a delightful Watercolor Greeting Cards meetup just in time for Mother's Day! Unleash your creativity and craft unique, heartfelt cards that will surely warm your mother's heart. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned artist, this event promises a fun and relaxed atmosphere for all skill levels. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process, providing tips and tricks to create beautiful watercolor masterpieces. Don't miss this chance to show your love and appreciation with a handmade touch!
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$43      
Urban Sketch

Urban Sketch

Sunday 21 April
15th Avenue, Phoenix - 10am - 2 Hours
Phoenix Art Circle
Charlotte Liu
Discover the art of urban sketching and embrace the world of line drawing through our exclusive meet-up. Designed for enthusiasts keen on capturing the vibrancy of city life, this gathering focuses on the use of pens—predominantly fountain and calligraphic pens—to create stunning perspective drawings of the urban landscape that surrounds us. Join us to refine your skills and learn new techniques in rendering meticulous urban scenes with precision and flair. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just beginning, this experience is tailored to inspire and enhance your sketching journey.
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$43      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 27 April
Goodyear - 10am - 3 Hours
Phoenix Crochet Club
Chantel Bromaghin
Discover the joy of crochet with an engaging beginner's workshop designed to introduce you to the calming craft of yarn art. Whether you're a complete novice, rediscovering an old hobby, or seeking to refine your foundational skills, our class provides the perfect environment for learning. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the essentials of yarn handling, followed by the step-by-step creation of the classic granny square.

All crochet materials are provided to get you started on your journey, and to enhance your experience, enjoy a complimentary cup of tea or coffee while you work. Join us to master the basics and start stitching your way towards handmade treasures.
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$75      

Amigurumi 101

Amigurumi 101

Saturday 11 May
Goodyear - 10am - 3 Hours
Phoenix Crochet Club
Chantel Bromaghin
Dive deeper into the captivating world of crochet with our Amigurumi class, ideal for those ready to build on their beginner skills. Amigurumi, a delightful Japanese art form, focuses on creating charming, small crocheted creatures. In this class, participants will master the foundational techniques of Amigurumi, embarking on a simple yet adorable heart project to start.

We ensure a comprehensive learning experience by providing all necessary crochet materials and expert guidance throughout the class. To enhance your experience, enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage as you crochet. Join us for a session of creativity, relaxation, and the joy of bringing tiny characters to life.
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$70      
Landscape Painting

Landscape Painting

Saturday 11 May
E. Northern Ave. - 10am - 2 Hours
Phoenix Watercolor Group
Josephine Bidwill
In this workshop, we will explore the art of capturing the beauty and majesty of nature through painting.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of painting, including color theory, composition, and brushwork. We will cover topics such as using light and shadow to create depth and drama, capturing the colors and textures of the landscape, and experimenting with different brushstrokes and techniques to create stunning effects.
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$43      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 25 May
Goodyear - 10am - 3 Hours
Phoenix Crochet Club
Chantel Bromaghin
Discover the joy and satisfaction of crochet, whether you're a complete beginner, a returning enthusiast seeking a refresher, or someone looking for additional guidance on mastering the basic stitches. Our carefully structured class is designed to ease you into the art and craft of crochet. Starting with the fundamentals of holding the hook and yarn correctly, we will guide you, step-by-step, through the process of crafting the iconic granny square. With all crochet materials provided, participants will also enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee, creating a warm, inviting atmosphere for learning and creativity. Join us for a relaxing session designed to unlock your potential and introduce you to the wonderful world of crochet.
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$75      

Line & Wash

Line & Wash

Saturday 01 June
N Central Ave - 8:30am - 2 Hours
Phoenix Watercolor Group
Josephine Bidwill
Join us for a vibrant and creative watercolor experience like no other at our Line & Wash Meetup! Embrace the beauty of imperfection as we explore the whimsical world of watercolor painting where coloring outside the lines isn't just permitted – it's encouraged!
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$43      
Mastering Crochet Stitches: A Comprehensive Class

Mastering Crochet Stitches: A Comprehensive Class

Saturday 08 June
Goodyear - 10am - 3 Hours
Phoenix Crochet Club
Chantel Bromaghin
Join "Mastering Crochet Stitches: A Comprehensive Class" to elevate their crochet skills to the next level. In this class, they delve deep into various crochet techniques, from basic stitches to intricate patterns, under expert guidance. By mastering a wide range of stitches, participants gain the confidence and ability to create beautifully crafted projects with precision and flair. This comprehensive class offers a structured approach to learning crochet, ensuring participants develop a strong foundation and proficiency in their craft. Whether they're beginners looking to expand their repertoire or seasoned crocheters aiming for mastery, this class provides the tools and knowledge needed to excel in the art of crochet.
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$68      
4th of July Meetup

4th of July Meetup

Saturday 22 June
N Central Ave - 8:30am - 2 Hours
Phoenix Watercolor Group
Josephine Bidwill
We will learn watercolor techniques that can be used to create patriotic pieces, such as the American flag and firework displays.
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$43      

Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 22 June
Goodyear - 10am - 3 Hours
Phoenix Crochet Club
Chantel Bromaghin
Discover the joy and satisfaction of crochet, whether you're a complete beginner, a returning enthusiast seeking a refresher, or someone looking for additional guidance on mastering the basic stitches. Our carefully structured class is designed to ease you into the art and craft of crochet. Starting with the fundamentals of holding the hook and yarn correctly, we will guide you, step-by-step, through the process of crafting the iconic granny square. With all crochet materials provided, participants will also enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee, creating a warm, inviting atmosphere for learning and creativity. Join us for a relaxing session designed to unlock your potential and introduce you to the wonderful world of crochet.
book now
$75      
Water and Structure

Water and Structure

Saturday 13 July
E Indian School Rd. - 9am - 2 Hours
Phoenix Watercolor Group
Josephine Bidwill
This workshop will be located at the hydroelectrical plant at a local canal that boasts modern and sleek lines contrasted with immersive waterfall features that will incorporate fluidity and hard lines into our paintings. This is the perfect location to paint outdoors in the summer heat as there is ample shade and the water flow creates a cooler atmosphere.
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$47      
ABOUT PHOENIX
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Phoenix .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Phoenix Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    I enjoyed the outing. Livi does a good job leading the group.
    5/5
    Mark Wilson
    2024-02-04
    The event exceeded my expectations. Livi, the instructor, was personable, patient and knowledgeable. So encouraged me outlf my comfort level. I learned a lot and had fun as well.
    5/5
    Kathleen
    2023-12-04
    Livi was an excellent instructor and guide. Her ability to assist in not only confidence building, but watching her skill in photography inspired me. I would definitely recommend to anyone who needs that extra push to get themselves out there and produce amazing photos.
    5/5
    Phillip
    2023-12-03

    Very good session, we got to learn so much from it.
    5/5
    Gokul
    2023-11-06
    It was really important to me to go on detail about my camera settings, Susan was very good at teaching this subject and she had the knowledge on the subject.
    5/5
    Enrique
    2023-07-10
    It was a really nice class. Being able to talk and get suggestions from a professional in a simple 1-on-1 like manner is what I was looking for.
    5/5
    Mike
    2023-06-04

    The class was very hands-on. It was very practical. There were varied experience levels and all were treated with patience as needed. Inter-participant sharing was awesome as well. I learned plenty!
    5/5
    Kathleen
    2023-02-05
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Olyvia Flores
    Hi, I'm a Chicago based Photographer who recently relocated to the Phoenix area.
    I attended the Illinois Institute of art in Chicago, majoring in Digital Imaging and Photography. I've been capturing love for 7 years! I enjoy All types of Portrait Photography & I'm excited to spread that love with you all.
    PHOTOS
    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-04-10
    Title or Location: On a wing and a prayer
    Fashion shoot on a wing.
    Credit: Francisco Castro
    Instagram: co2castro_photographer

    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-04-08
    Title or Location: On the road to Flagstaff, AZ
    Was driving up to Flagstaff and the view from the freeway leading up to the city at golden hour is unbeatable. Pulled over to the side of the road and snapped a few shots before freezing from the wind. Shot on a Canon 77D with a Tamron 70-200 at 135mm. F/2.8, ISO 400, 1/1250 SS
    Credit: Mike Arevalo / CrookedThumb Photos
    Instagram: crookedthumb_photos
    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-04-08
    Title or Location: Downtown Phoenix ASU Central
    When I took this photo, I was creating a video for my Youtube channel comparing different focal lengths and how they affect your composition. In this photo, I used the 56mm f1.2 or 85mm full frame equivalent to show how you can compress the background and use leading lines to get a street photo from a more introverted distance. Thank you!
    Credit: Wesley Pellum
    Instagram: @wespellum

    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-04-06
    Title or Location: Page, Arizona
    I was on a trip called "Night Skies of the Southwest" trip. This shot was taken at sunset. It was taken at 80 mm, f/22, .6 sec., ISO 80.
    Credit: Jean Gonynor
    Facebook: Jean Gonynor
    Instagram: jeangonynor

    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-03-29
    Title or Location: Tonto National Forest
    I had been watching the activity from this storm on my lightning tracker app and decided I just might be able to intercept it after work as it passed over Tonto National Forest. The lightning had given way to one of the most vibrant primary rainbows I'd ever seen- primary because just above it was a larger, but less defined rainbow. Unfortunately only a segment remained when I took this photo, but it's still very vibrant. The setting sun cast a glow on the thunder head, and the cactus and wildfl
    Credit: Edward Mitchell
    Instagram: Edward_Mitchell_Photography
    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-03-06
    Title or Location: Cave Creek Regional Park, Cave Creek, AZ
    An Arizona Diamondback in her natural environment
    Credit: Francisco Castro
    Instagram: co2castro_photographer

    Seattle Photography Group
    2024-04-10
    Title or Location: Edmonds, WA
    Dearing the eclipse of 2017 my family and I sat in our backyard here in WA to watch the 93 totality with our eclipse glasses. With my homemade solar filter attached to my camera, I took a series of photos of the sun during the eclipse. After processing my sun photos, I was disappointed to see that the moon only showed up as a black hole and not its proper form. I am an avid shooter of Astro photography and have several photos of the moon taken from my backyard and multiple other locations. I
    Credit: Amanda Thornton-DeWitt
    Facebook: Amanda Thornton-DeWitt Photography
    Instagram: @amandaswildlifepics
    Memphis Photography Club
    2024-04-10
    Title or Location: Cades Cove,TN
    I took this image on Nov. 2, 2021 at 7 am on Nov. 2, 2001 at 7 am. As I was driving around the Cove I came upon this Buck as I came up over a rise. I had a feeling that he was about to cross the road. My hunch was right. He crossed one fence and eventually crossed the other one. I was ready for his movement. I took a series over shots. It was very exciting.Canon EF 100-400 f4.5 - 5.6L ISO 4,000 f8 1/200s
    Credit: Pat Riley
    Facebook: Pat Riley

    Tulsa Photography Group
    2024-04-08
    Title or Location: Woodward Park, Tulsa, OK
    Canon EOS 800DEF 75-300 f/4-5.675mm1/640F4.5ISO 200I was out practicing my technique. Had spent a little while chasing squirrels around the park. This took me to an area of the park I had not been in. The way these two tulips were complete opposites and yet seem to lean on each other drew my attention to them.
    Credit: Chuck Gilbert
    Austin Photography Society
    2024-04-07
    Title or Location: Terlingua Ghost Town Cemetery, Terlingua, Texas
    Bucket List - Check!!!I finally made it to the Big Bend area. Here's a shot I got at the Terlingua Ghost Town Cemetery, just before sunrise. Canon EOS R, EF 16-35L F2.8, 30 Sec, f2.8, ISO 3200. Used x2 small video lights on lowest power, to light up the foreground. Taken 3/13/2024. Terlingua, Texas.
    Credit: Kirk Brandau
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kbrandau/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kbrandau1/
    Albury Photography Group
    2024-04-07
    Title or Location: Cootamundra NSW Australia
    Captured this Megachile Bee enjoying the sunshine after a two day downpour. Sony A7IV Camera - Sony 90mm Macro Lens - Sony 46 Flash -Radiant Diffuser
    Credit: Stephen Hunt

    Liverpool Photography Group
    2024-04-06
    Title or Location: New Brighton
    I took this photograph just after the sun had set.I used the long exposure setting on my phone to create the wispy water affect.Then I made basic slight adjustments/edits using the lightroom app.
    Credit: Kim Phillips
    Facebook: Intuition photography
    Instagram: Kimberleyphillips77
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