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This page is a syndication of the oopoomoo blog – a shared website with partner Samantha Chrysanthou about photography and keeping life not so serious.


Audra Shields Compares and Contrasts – 7/365 Mentorship

by Samantha Chrysanthou
Photographer Audra Shields completed our 7/365-The Mentored Photo Project course this summer. Not content with just extra homework during the summer, Audra’s project also involved a challenging theme that encouraged viewers to dig beneath the surface of the presented image. Entitled Juxtapose, Audra invited a comparison between buildings in the neighbouring streets and roads of […]

7/365 Mentorship Project – Niru Karia Abstracts the Beauty in Flowers

by Samantha Chrysanthou
This summer, several keen photographers set aside their precious time to work on an intense online mentorship project with us. Rather than loll on the beach with a summer paperback, these intrepid photogs braved the heat, laden with camera gear, to create a unique photo project of their own. Niru Karia is one of our […]

Atmospheric Haze: A Landscape Photographer’s Dream or Nightmare?

by Darwin Wiggett
This article was first published in Outdoor Photography Canada magazine over one year ago. To keep up with the freshest content from top Canadian nature photographers we highly recommend subscribing. Nature photographers like their landscapes pristine; generally, we don’t want to see any ‘hand of man’ in our pictures but rather we want to present […]

Best of the League Award – Freeman Patterson

by Darwin Wiggett
As many of you know, Samantha and I started League magazine and the League of Landscape Photographers as an outlet for photographic creativity with a conscience. League members photograph the world around them in accordance with high ethical standards and they make imagery with purpose, meaning and integrity. League photographs engage, question and challenge the […]

oopoomoo May Photo Challenge Results – Juxtaposition

by Darwin Wiggett
For May 2017, we challenged oopoomoo Creatives to photograph and interpret the theme of Juxtaposition. Below are some of our favourite entries. Our photo challenge for June will be released in the next oopoomoo newsletter (sign-up here and get our Born Creative eBook for free!).

Spring and Summer Mentorships for Creative Photography

by Darwin Wiggett
Here at oopoomoo HQ we enjoy helping people become better photographers (e.g. hone their craft) but what truly gets us excited and what we LOVE to do is help photographers become artists. We are all creatures born to create, and in photography the image is the conduit for personal expression. Channeling your vision through that […]

oopoomoo March Photo Challenge – Emergence from Henrik Fessler

by Darwin Wiggett
In our last blog post we showcased images on the theme Emergence (#emergence) submitted though our oopoomoo Creatives Facebook group. In this post we want to highlight an image we received via email from Henrik Fessler. We love the photo and wanted to share it here on the blog. Henrik says of the image: Every […]

The Results of the March 2017 oopoomoo Challenge: Emergence

by Darwin Wiggett
For March the monthly challenge over on the oopoomoo Creatives Facebook Page was “Emergence”. Below we present our favourite submissions posted to the Facebook group. Congratulations to everyone who participated. Stay tuned for the April challenge which will be sent out shortly in the oopoomoo monthly newsletter (sign-up form in the side-bar to the right).

Janice Kretzer-Prysunka: Non-iconic Images in Iconic Locations

by Darwin Wiggett
Each month we send out a newsletter to our oopoomoo newsletter subscribers with an assignment for the month. In March, we wanted photographers to show us a non-iconic view of an iconic location. We themed the assignment #league_landscape in honour of our new publishing project League magazine (which is now open for subscriptions and submissions). […]

Announcing…The League of Landscape Photographers!

by Samantha Chrysanthou
We’re excited to share with you something we’ve been working on for awhile now. Introducing the League of Landscape Photographers! It’s a new community of like-minded photographers drawn together by similar interests, beliefs and values such as: the belief that photography is an art form not a craft, and that photographers are artists and not […]