Texture: Weekly Photography Challenge - Digital Photography School

Texture: Weekly Photography Challenge

Claire Woollam Leaf.JPGThis week your challenge is to take and share an image with the theme of Texture.

To participate check out our post this week with 8 ideas for creating great Texture shots and pick one of them (or choose one of your own) and get out there looking to capture some interesting textures in your photography in the next few days.

Once you’ve taken and selected the ‘Texture’ image that you’d like to share – upload it to your favourite photo sharing site or blog and either share a link to it or – embed them in the comments using our embed tool to do so.

If you tag your photos on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter or other sites with Tagging tag them as #DPSTEXTURE to help others find them. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.

Also – don’t forget to check out some of the great shots posted in last weeks challenge – Candid Portraits challenge where there were some great shots submitted.

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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  • Jim

    October 23, 2012 08:35 am

    A drink coaster

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/61388024@N08/8114053401/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • blueb3ll

    October 23, 2012 08:21 am

    At the Taj Mahal

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Ka6g4TTNQhA/UIWz-LdWiNI/AAAAAAAALBU/flIEyyLDbcc/s720/P1040005.JPG

  • blueb3ll

    October 23, 2012 08:21 am

    Taj Mahal

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Ka6g4TTNQhA/UIWz-LdWiNI/AAAAAAAALBU/flIEyyLDbcc/s720/P1040005.JPG

    Amber Fort

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-aYO4EC1NUSE/UIW0blBGszI/AAAAAAAALA4/RNum7-nPe3Q/s512/P1040586.JPG

  • blueb3ll

    October 23, 2012 08:20 am

    At the Taj Mahal

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Ka6g4TTNQhA/UIWz-LdWiNI/AAAAAAAALBU/flIEyyLDbcc/s720/P1040005.JPG

    At Amber Fort

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-aYO4EC1NUSE/UIW0blBGszI/AAAAAAAALA4/RNum7-nPe3Q/s512/P1040586.JPG

  • Zain Abdullah

    October 23, 2012 02:50 am

    The peeling off paint on a fishing boat hull produces a nice texture image....

    http://zain.zenfolio.com/graphics/e3b6a4bbf

  • mivanza

    October 22, 2012 07:27 am

    Sunflower texture.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mivanza/8110006553/

  • Caroline Descot

    October 22, 2012 06:32 am

    It"s my favorite Knock on wood !!!

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/89057812@N08/8109828708/' title='DSC_0074' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8192/8109828708_ea469d1b59.jpg']

  • LKV

    October 21, 2012 09:58 pm

    And also http://www.flickr.com/photos/88733131@N08/8089765729/in/photostream/lightbox/

    Unfortunately didn't have my camera with me when I came across them, so used the old mobile :(

  • Chris Munch

    October 21, 2012 11:40 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/68005981@N00/8107009803/in/photostream

  • Nogreenruns

    October 21, 2012 09:56 am

    Hair
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/28587560@N03/8106782558/in/photostream/

    Knot
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/28587560@N03/8106770537/in/photostream/

    Pine cone
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/28587560@N03/8106781522/in/photostream/

  • Sweaver

    October 21, 2012 08:34 am

    Sea Coral

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/88065639@N04/8106558229/

  • Lakelady972

    October 20, 2012 11:47 am

    http://flic.kr/p/dkVB9c

  • Ashok

    October 20, 2012 08:53 am

    OK. Thats wired, my link disappeared in my last post

    here is my fav.texture shot
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/40139391@N04/5018956596/

  • Ashok

    October 20, 2012 08:52 am

    my fav one!

  • Karen K

    October 20, 2012 08:15 am

    better late than never...http://www.flickr.com/photos/khk_photos/8103671813/

  • Bomba 828

    October 20, 2012 01:24 am

    Grape leaf back lit by the sun.

  • Suzanne Kohler

    October 20, 2012 01:23 am

    http://flic.kr/p/dm16cj

  • Suzanne Kohler

    October 20, 2012 01:14 am

    Was looking for rough textures, but remembered that smooth is a texture too! ...along with some rust from ocean spray!

  • Anna Soffia Óskarsdóttir

    October 19, 2012 05:37 pm

  • Anna Soffia Óskarsdóttir

    October 19, 2012 05:34 pm

    Autumn is not just colours, It is a texture too

  • Vishiwjeet Singh

    October 19, 2012 04:11 pm

    A texture of a flower beautifully captured by me

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-jn6v3oVAHqY/T_pgz2w8f7I/AAAAAAAAAIA/gJ05au5KWe0/s640/DSCN3775.JPG

  • SherriSM

    October 19, 2012 01:07 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/88627342@N07/8100849932/

  • SherriSM

    October 19, 2012 01:02 pm

    Third time a charm?

    e

  • Gustavo J. Mata

    October 19, 2012 12:50 pm

    This is the link to my photos.

    http://constantphotographer.blogspot.com/2012/10/texture-photos.html

  • Roze

    October 19, 2012 11:24 am

    I tried.
    http://wp.me/p2jPam-4R

  • SherriSM

    October 19, 2012 07:58 am

    Shot this morning after a soft fall rain.

    http://farm9.staticflicker.com/8331/8100849932_1de77fe385_m.jpg

  • Patrick

    October 19, 2012 07:24 am

    First up some smooth texture with my first effort at capturing a water droplet.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/trogson/8084747652/in/photostream

    And for something a little rougher one of the shots from a friends homestead dating back to 1840, for Australia that is old.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/trogson/7716676500/in/photostream

  • Elise Fleming

    October 19, 2012 05:02 am

    Detail of the legs of a blue heron: http://www.flickr.com/photos/8311418@N08/sets/72157631799881583/

  • Sweaver

    October 18, 2012 12:08 pm

    My Texture of Hair and Grass.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/88065639@N04/8077694009/

  • Chris

    October 17, 2012 07:11 am

    Here are my texture shots, both of rust.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/howardfamilync/8087862394/in/photostream/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/howardfamilync/8087859473/in/photostream/

  • Chris

    October 17, 2012 07:11 am

    Here is my texture shots, both of rust.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/howardfamilync/8087862394/in/photostream/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/howardfamilync/8087859473/in/photostream/

  • Angelina Joy

    October 17, 2012 04:10 am

    Out walking in the woods and came across this intriguing sill life portrait waiting to be photographed... so I obliged ;-)

    Wood and metal texture

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/bountiful-blessings/8094288849/' title='Chain and Wood' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8190/8094288849_4fb8534090.jpg']

  • Monish

    October 16, 2012 09:56 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gutinstinct/6403829941/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Monish

    October 16, 2012 09:55 pm

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/gutinstinct/6403829941/' title='waiting,..' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7020/6403829941_1e77072d49.jpg']

  • Choon Weng Lee

    October 16, 2012 01:13 pm

    A textured wall. http://www.flickr.com/photos/leechoonweng/6940544273/in/set-72157629115394842/

  • Karen White

    October 16, 2012 10:58 am

    Here's a natural texture and one not so natural (my pink zebra chair)

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/kktook/8084228092/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/kktook/8084236336/

  • Remco

    October 16, 2012 10:51 am

    [eimg url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8460/8016671047_868604647d_c.jpg' title='8016671047_868604647d_c.jpg']

  • Chris

    October 16, 2012 07:40 am

    Rust
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/howardfamilync/8087862394/in/photostream

    Rust 2
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/howardfamilync/8087859473/in/photostream/

  • Gabriel Mussi Luz

    October 16, 2012 04:17 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/gmussi/5662450509/' title='Padronizado' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5107/5662450509_e9b174e218.jpg']

  • Chris

    October 16, 2012 02:36 am

    Here is my texture shot: http://www.flickr.com/photos/howardfamilync/8087862394/in/photostream

  • Stefan Brenner

    October 16, 2012 01:41 am

  • powelli

    October 15, 2012 11:36 pm

    New to the site, and photography, so hello everyone.

    Here's my selection, hope you like it: http://www.flickr.com/photos/31310680@N04/8074711764/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Tim Munsey

    October 15, 2012 07:56 pm

    Rhino skin, looks pretty tough.

    http://www.wildphotolife.co.uk/Holland%2009/slides/Rhino.jpg

    Tim

  • Nuspa

    October 15, 2012 05:27 pm

    Here my selection !
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/nuspa/7997133275/

  • Masaya

    October 15, 2012 02:46 pm

    How about bark?
    https://picasaweb.google.com/114578606828311548159/Bark

  • Dom

    October 15, 2012 01:05 pm

    Panel of wood at local park.

  • Luke

    October 15, 2012 12:47 pm

    It maybe a little boring but the texture is great. It is the top of a statue in a local park.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/cbjfan92/8088637698/in/photostream

  • Amanda

    October 15, 2012 12:34 pm

    Took a close up of a lined hoodie today.

    http://serendipity-365.com/2012/10/14/fluffy-lining-106365/

  • Anderson Andall

    October 15, 2012 11:45 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/andyleea/8088445823/

  • mike

    October 15, 2012 07:34 am

    texture in this butterfly?

  • Luke

    October 15, 2012 06:34 am

    Here is my submission, ornamental kale.
    www.flickr.com/photos/cbjfan92/8084598915/in/photostream

  • Brandon

    October 15, 2012 06:23 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tallain/8087094111/in/photostream

  • Tom

    October 15, 2012 02:27 am

    http://www.photographybyvix.com/img/s4/v68/p1191172248-3.jpg

  • Tom O'Connor

    October 15, 2012 01:13 am

    http://taustinoconnor.zenfolio.com/p1059186552/e310d338f

  • wrenchhead

    October 14, 2012 09:20 pm

    The Amazing grain of wood, highlighted by an amazing roll of film.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/emonmitra/7661623478/

  • Petr Kinšt

    October 14, 2012 07:44 pm

    Wooden wall in Lillehammer: http://500px.com/photo/15859717

  • ChandimaG

    October 14, 2012 06:42 pm

    My Texture from Sri Lanka
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeegol/8082837818/

  • Fabio Petry

    October 14, 2012 04:59 pm

    Berlin Wall texture
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabio_petry/8085162907/

  • Marcos Loyola

    October 14, 2012 04:01 pm

    What about trees macro textures???

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mloyolarivera/7162524810/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mloyolarivera/7162569022/in/photostream

  • Kinshuk

    October 14, 2012 11:54 am

    A textured group of leaves in a wild bush.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/kinshukkashyap/8011501723/in/photostream

    A Backlit Image of a textured leaf.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/kinshukkashyap/7584137628/in/photostream/

  • Liliane

    October 14, 2012 10:10 am

    You should have a date at the top of each photography challenge posted...because it helps knowing you are looking at a current challenge..and you are within the time frame of posting an image.

  • Thomas Schmidt

    October 14, 2012 08:00 am

    Here is the texture of a red sandstone wall I took today for this challenge.
    http://thoschmiphotos.blogspot.de/2012/10/red-sandstone-wall.html

  • Seb

    October 14, 2012 06:01 am

    Newgrange Tumulus (Stone Age), Ireland

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/49749846@N07/5077998950/

  • Fabio Petry

    October 14, 2012 05:15 am

    Pollock's texture
    http://500px.com/photo/3905736

  • Badflea

    October 14, 2012 04:19 am

    My texture from Berlin...

    http://pdf34.wordpress.com/2012/10/13/weekly-photo-challenge-texture/

  • Fabio Petry

    October 14, 2012 03:46 am

    Copacabana's sidewalk texture
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabio_petry/7543867938/

  • Maciej

    October 14, 2012 03:13 am

    natural texture of lichen covered stones
    https://plus.google.com/109514475488698891798/posts/TnczAmdn1bh

  • Satesh R

    October 14, 2012 02:10 am

    http://500px.com/photo/15652889

  • Foccust

    October 14, 2012 01:25 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lukeojr/5598592645/

  • Kathy Detweiler

    October 14, 2012 01:10 am

    Here is mine from the Powdermill Nature Reserve in PA. Used a leaf texture.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/kdet/8082753056/

  • Phil

    October 14, 2012 12:26 am

    Photos taken this week in Auburn CA. The textures are the moss growing on an Oak tree. The malple leave had fallen and was stuck in the moss.

  • Markus Wildgruber

    October 13, 2012 10:51 pm

    Here's mine: Snails in Low Key

  • DashtiNov

    October 13, 2012 09:42 pm

    http://distilleryimage4.s3.amazonaws.com/65995a5211eb11e2b8031231380f8ca7_7.jpg

  • Gordon McKinlay

    October 13, 2012 08:18 pm

    Here is my shot taken in our back garden this morning using a Nikon D300S with Lensbaby Composer and x10 macro adapter.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gordon_mckinlay/8082180279/

  • Steve

    October 13, 2012 06:56 pm

    Textures of nature

    http://wildlifeencounters.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/European-Trees-and-Tree-scenes/G0000Ob1moPwW2uU/I0000z_UZsZYPQJM/C0000WoECtQCRF0Y

  • joshi daniel

    October 13, 2012 06:34 pm

    Mine: http://joshidaniel.com/2009/11/08/68/

  • Dumi

    October 13, 2012 05:41 pm

    Sorry my previous post link seems to be wrong, these work, photos of a mango tree bark and leaf textures

    https://picasaweb.google.com/102224749067440796220/Photoblog02#5798668355763768818

    https://picasaweb.google.com/102224749067440796220/Photoblog02#5798668405238616370

  • Dumi

    October 13, 2012 05:38 pm

    All green

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/Ynq

  • Dumi

    October 13, 2012 05:37 pm

    Mango bark

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3Dn

  • Eric

    October 13, 2012 05:07 pm

    here is what I did today I couldnt pick just one lol.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericlaurie/8081877543/sizes/z/in/photostream/

  • deborah

    October 13, 2012 02:25 pm

    its a rusty barrel from the lake. i know its a little late in the week... btw all this pic and camera knowledge is very new to me.

    http://dbobb.deviantart.com/art/rust-332101674

  • Anthony LaPorta

    October 13, 2012 01:52 pm

    http://s1070.beta.photobucket.com/user/packshank/media/Family Brunch/IMG_4485.jpg.html?sort=3&o=29

  • Scottc

    October 13, 2012 09:29 am

    Black & White Texture.......

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lendog64/4504807815/

  • Alejandro Mansilla

    October 13, 2012 09:19 am

    My two cents for texture!

    http://flic.kr/p/dj6eMF

  • Sridhar Iyer

    October 13, 2012 08:46 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sridhar/6373301415/in/set-72157628073972751/lightbox/

  • Martin Cook

    October 13, 2012 07:49 am

    From today

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/martinjamescook/8080833581/

  • Jai Catalano

    October 13, 2012 06:24 am

    What about body texture?

    http://portraitinspiration.com/inspiration-for-the-day/

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