Challenge - Big Sky

@artchang
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Big Sky: The best photo will be awarded $250. In addition, I'll be choosing the most creative shots for the Snapwire Premium Collection to be sold to pro art buyers.

Negative space is a great tool for highlighting a subject in any photograph. Sometimes the negative space can be equally as interesting as well. The sky above us all is a great example of something that can really make an impact on a photo. Using a big sky, with interesting clouds, flying objects to really show the scale and size of our world has always been something I love to integrate into my photography. I look for great clouds, birds in flight, and gorgeous sunset gradients in the sky to give my foregrounds in my landscapes even more character. I try to give the sky at least 2/3rds of the frame and the foreground the rest of the third. For more extreme impact, go even smaller by giving the foreground 1/9th or less of the photo. Use apps like AverageNite Cam with your iPhone on a tripod for added effect of shooting long exposure shots to get some great movement in the clouds.

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Aerial Cities and Regions Landscape
Inspirational Images

Messages posted by users

3 years ago - The submissions were incredible on this request. Congrats to Jorge (@Khali310) for the purchased photo. The depth and dimensions with the foreground highlighting the sky, clouds stretching towards the edges, and the distant shore were amazing. Thanks to all for your beautiful submissions.
3 years ago - Hey, thank so much Art! You just made my day.
3 years ago - Thank you so very much for the nomination. Much appreciated.
3 years ago - Thanks for the nomination!
3 years ago - Thank you for all your nominations, Art! I appreciate it!
3 years ago - Many Thanks Art!
3 years ago - Thanks for the nomination!
3 years ago - Thanks for the nomination!
3 years ago - Thank you very much for the nomination!
3 years ago - Thank you so much for the nominations, Art! I love this request subject.
3 years ago - Thanks so much for the nominations Art!
3 years ago - Thanks Art! Loving all these submissions, great challenge!
3 years ago - Thanks for the nomination! Super stoked to be noticed in a pool of such stunning shots!
3 years ago - Thanks so much for the nominations Art! Very honored :)
3 years ago - There's some amazing work in here. I've noticed a lot of nominations are coming from photos that have leading lines to make the skies look big, such as lines from clouds, people pointing up, buildings spreading apart. Keep it up!
3 years ago - Hey Art! Thanks for the nomination!
3 years ago - Thanks for the nomination Art! This is such a great challenge I'm just glad to be a part of these awesome entries!
3 years ago - Art! What's up buddy. So happy to see you here highlighting the next challenge.
3 years ago - Sweet challenge, looking forward to the submissions!
3 years ago - Thanks so much for the nomination! Really appreciate it!
3 years ago - Wooow. Thank you so much for the nomination, Art!
3 years ago - Thanks for the nomination @artc!
3 years ago - Thank you for the nomination!
3 years ago - @artchang I am very grateful. Thank you!
3 years ago - @luke ahhaha thanks man! Soooo many! LoL
3 years ago - Woah! Thanks for the nomination! :). And Matt bro, you're KILLING IT with the photos you submitted!
3 years ago - Oh my!!! Thk u very much, Art!!! Super duper motivated!!!
3 years ago - Thanks for the nominations Art!
3 years ago - @SamCiurdar glad you like it! submissions are great!
3 years ago - Fun request! 👍
3 years ago - Hey everyone! I already see some pretty awesome submissions coming in so far. They're looking good. Really looking forward to more photos with big skies.
3 years ago - @VickiWeaver no problem. It's a great app to use.
3 years ago - Thanks so much for the App Tip-I haven't heard of that one! Can't wait to try it out with my new tripod~this challenge will be fun! Thanks again!