The Silky and The Bumpy

Get ready to dive into the fascinating world of textures with our latest photo contest. We're talking about the gritty, the silky, the bumpy, and everything in between! This is your chance to get up close and personal with your subjects and show us what you've got. From the intricate patterns on a leaf to the rough surface of a brick wall, we want to see textures like we've never seen 'em before. So grab your cameras, let's get texturized! 🌿πŸͺ΅πŸ§Ά

Time With Textures Photo Contest
Grand Jury Winner
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Time With Textures Photo Contest
People's Choice
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Time With Textures Photo Contest

Macro Mode Tips

Focus Manually: While auto-focus is super convenient, it may not give you the level of detail you're after when it comes to textures. Switch over to manual focus, and you'll have total control over the focal point. This is crucial because you can pick the exact texture you want to highlight, whether it's the veins on a leaf or the ridges on a seashell.

Aperture Settings: In macro photography, your aperture setting can be a game-changer. Using a higher f-number like f/8 or f/11 will provide a greater depth of field, meaning more of your subject will be in focus. This can be really handy when you're capturing a texture and you want all its complex details to shine through. Just keep in mind that higher f-numbers also mean less light hitting the sensor, so make sure you've got good lighting to compensate.

Experiment with Distance: Macro mode isn't just about getting as close as possible; it's about finding the perfect distance that brings out the most detail. Too close and your shot might get blurry. Too far and you might miss the texture altogether. Don't be afraid to move your camera a bit to find that 'sweet spot' where the texture really pops.

Help Us Find The Winner

Vote for your favorite photos and help us find the winner of this photo contest. The more you vote the better the results. The photos receiving the most votes from our audience will be viewed by our judges. One winner out of the most voted photos will be selected as the People's Choice Winner.

Here's How It Works
What photos should I share in this contest?
Show how you capture textures
When is the last day to participate?
What is the total value of the prize?
The total prize value is $800 plus the bragging rights. Prizes are delivered through Amazon and cash prizes are sent via Paypal.
How many submissions are there in the contest?
There are 5,860 submissions.
What happens with the ownership of the photo I share in the contest?
You always maintain all the rights to your photos. By entering the contest you accept VIEWBUG's terms of use. AI generated images are not elegible to win.
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