Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Seaport Village San Diego nighttime photography

Nighttime // Seaport Village {Photo Challenge}

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Seaport Village San Diego nighttime photography

The year-long “Practice” photography class I’m taking with Katrina Kennedy over at Capture Your 365 challenges me every month by being behind the lens with intention. Last month, the subject was Landscape photography and I realized that as much as I love landscapes, I just don’t do many of them. Nowadays, seems I direct my lens at people much more often than scenery ๐Ÿ™‚

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Seaport Village San Diego nighttime photography

So I headed out to Seaport Village, a tourist spot on the harbor near downtown San Diego. I once owned a retail clothing store there, so it’s definitely my old stomping grounds!

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Seaport Village San Diego nighttime photography

Maybe it’s because I expect more from myself, but I was really challenged with the landscape exercise, but probably more so because I arrived so late!

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PS.ย The Daily Post weekly photo challenge: Nighttime inspired this post! Be sure to check out other interpretations of nighttime and my other entries into previous challenges!

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Masterpiece // Eiffel Tower {Photo Challenge}

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Eiffel Tower, Paris, France framed by branches at night with lights and blue purple sky

When I read “Masterpiece” as the photo challenge over at the Daily Post, my mind was flooded with visions of monuments, architecture, art, my daughters, food, landscapes, sunsets, and on and on. I finally decided on this evening shot of the Eiffel Tower, one of my favorites from my trip earlier this year. Not only do I love the colors and light in this shot, but I love how the trees, specifically the branches, are framing the tower, guiding our eyes through the shot.

Be sure to check out some of the other bloggers who linked up at the Daily Post. There are some amazing images out there!

Thanks for stopping by. Have a joyful, creative, blessing filled day!
Live creatively!
xoxo,
/c