An Introduction to Rule of Thirds in Photography

What is Rule of Thirds? When a photograph is divided into thirds vertically and horizontally, the image will have three rows and three columns that make up nine sections in the image: The theory is that the human eye naturally gravitates to the intersection points when an image is cut into these thirds – this…

April 22 – April 28 – Symmetry

When we first chose this week’s challenge, I was concerned that it might be too difficult. I spent the afternoon before the challenge started at Myakka State Park seeking symmetry.  I could find no suitable images!  I nearly asked my co-administers to consider changing the challenge. But I do like a challenge!  So, off we…

June 2016 Photo Challenge

The challenge is ready for June!  To participate, simply upload a photo each day to Facebook or Instagram and tag it #opticaldillusionsphotochallenge.  Try to take a new photo every day that goes along with the theme for that day.  If you need to, it’s okay to upload older photos that go with the theme!  Just…

Member Spotlight – Phil

Name: Phillip Brouse Website: How long have you been into photography?: 33 years What’s your favorite thing to take pictures of?: Anything to do with Nature Where is your favorite place to go to take pictures?: Anywhere new What are some of your other hobbies, aside from photography?: Camping, drawing, exploring new things and places…

May 31 Day Photo Challenge

Our first photo challenge will a fun and simple daily photo challenge.  Simply post your photo each day to our Facebook page.  You can also post your photos on your Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #opticaldillusionsphotochallenge.  When you post your photo, don’t forget to include which day you’re on and the topic.  (i.e. Day…

Member Spotlight – Robin

Name: Robin Hagan Website: https://rhphotoadventures.com/ How long have you been into photography?: I got my first SLR in 1994. That’s when things got real. 🙂 What’s your favorite thing to take pictures of?:  It really depends on my mood, and where I am.  There’s always something interesting to take a picture of.  I probably like…

Member Spotlight – Danielle

Name: Danielle Fischer Website: daniellefischerphoto.com How long have you been into photography?: I played around as a kid but more recently I would say I’ve had my Nikon about five years. What’s your favorite thing to take pictures of?: Nature, not people. I kinda love reflections! Where is your favorite place to go to take…