Happy New Year everyone! I'm still not convinced the competition format is working well, or maybe it's just people aren't that bothered! But let's give it another go for Jan and Feb. Competition theme is Still Life. Not something I've ever really done before, so I'm looking forward to learning too. I'm guessing that subject matter, composition and lighting are very important. On lighting, this shouldn't mean you need some complicated flash set up. We've all got windows and lamps. Some examples to get your creative juices flowing.... Still Life Photography - 50 Stunning Examples - 121Clicks.com Still Life Photography Still life photography: 30 beautiful examples | Creative Bloq Photos from now until end of Sunday 3rd March (might as well give you that extra weekend for shooting). Then; Post your picture directly in this thread. Please keep the previous rules of no larger than 2000 pixels on long edge, 5MB in size. You can enter up to 3 photos Please consider adding EXIF data, e.g. camera, lens, ISO, aperture, shutter speed. Please just keep this thread for photo entries. Any discussion required, please use the discussion thread. Thanks - good luck and enjoy shooting.