Weekly Challenge – Winter Weather Photography


This week we’re going to focus on the season at hand and just embrace it! Your weekly  photography challenge is – winter!

I know it’s cold out (trust me I KNOW!) but find a day that’s bearable and just go for it. Be prepared (see link to some tips below), dress warmly, grab a hot chocolate and away you go!

Doing what others find difficult or challenging, including shooting in what some might call inclement weather, will help take your photography to the next level. You’ll come back with shots none of your friends have, and get “ooohs” and “ahhhs” on our images when you post them online. Dare to be different. Be brave. You can do it!

Winter Weather Photography

By Derek Tam

By Sharon Mollerus

Further reading on winter weather photography:

For those of you in the southern hemisphere without snow try some infrared techniques to make it look like a snowy scene:

By Tom Gill

By Robert Martinez

Share your winter photography images!

Once you’ve taken your ‘Winter Photography’ shots we’d love to see them in comments below. Simply upload your shot into the comment field (look for the little camera icon in the Disqus comments section as pictured below) and they’ll get embedded for us all to see or if you’d prefer upload them to your favourite photo sharing site and leave the link to them.

By Eric

By Shane Gorski


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Darlene Hildebrandt is an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through articles on her site Digital Photo Mentor, online photography classes, and travel tours to exotic places like Morocco and India. To help you at whatever level you're at she has two email mini-courses. Sign up for her free beginner OR portrait photography email mini-course here. Or get both, no charge!

  • Gregg Hasenjaeger

    Go to Udemy.com and look for the photography course “Ditch Auto:Unlocking Manual Photography”. It is a free course that explains how to use your camera to take pictures in various conditions. There is no set combination of F stop, ISO and shutterspeed that will produce good images under any condition which is what you are asking for.

  • Melindros

    Pine needles in ice.


    Winter morning in Kentucky

  • Gregg Hasenjaeger

    I love shooting in the snow. This is near Dunbar Wisconsin

  • Randy OKrane

    A frosty morning in alberta

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