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Wrapping Up Another Week on Light Stalking – Popular Stories, Photo Contests and Great Shots

Here is a bit more from the other side of the world where it is still warm. and Lightstalking do their stuff, good on ’em

Light Stalking has grown into a thriving community with close to a million people following us or seeing us online in one form or other, every month. In all of the hullabaloo, it’s easy to miss the core of what’s happening in photography on Light Stalking. So that’s why we decided to sum it up for you. Here’s what you missed recently on Light Stalking.

Photo of the Week

tree perspective

Congratulations to Andy Dorr for this very fantastical photo of the week!  David can also be found on Facebook.  You can comment on his photo here.

The Most Popular Stories from the Last 7 Days

7 Lessons You Can Learn from Shooting with a Camera Phone – Most of us would rather do just about anything but give up our expensive, heavy DSLR.  However, most of us are familiar with the idea that a good photographer is going to take good photos no matter what camera they are using.  The most low-tech alternative to a DSLR would be a pinhole camera, which is not something that most of us are going to choose if we have a camera phone at our disposal.  There are a few obvious pluses to shooting with a camera phone as well as some serious drawbacks, both of which are illustrated in this article.  In the end, it might be worth it to put aside your DSLR for a few days and see what you learn.

10 Photography Grants and Scholarships for Amateurs and Professionals – Sometimes we just don’t have the resources that we need to progress in our skills and careers as photographers.  Luckily, there are a number of grants available to both amateur and working photographers that are awarded each year.  It never hurts to try!

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