Community · February 02, 2022

Unsplash Clubs in February

Annie Spratt Annie Spratt

New Year, New Unsplash Clubs! We're back after the festive break, with some new challenges to inspire and motivate.

Reading about Clubs for the first time? We’ve added a brief overview at the bottom of this article 👍

New challenges

Abstract Valentines

'Valentines Day' is highly searched term on Unsplash each year. For this challenge we’ll be thinking outside of box to create abstract images that represent Valentines, sharing ideas, resources and techniques.

Photo by JR Korpa

Club leader Susan will be sharing handy tutorials in the Clubs public Trello board and advice and discussion will be happening over in our Community Slack.

Submit here


Blender minimal backgrounds

Our 3D Renders Club has a fresh challenge for both Blender beginners and pros.  These types of image are highly versatile and always in demand.

Photo by Pawel Czerwinski

Club leader Pawel will be sharing handy tutorials in the Clubs public Trello board and advice and discussion will be happening over in our Community Slack.

Submit here


Distressed Negatives

Film Club will be discussing and exploring different ways to distress negatives.
For example:

  • Drawing or writing on negatives
  • ‘Negative souping’ using different household products
  • Heating negatives
Photo by Annie Spratt

Club leader Annie will be sharing experiments to try in the Clubs public Trello board and advice and discussion will be happening over in our Community Slack.

Submit here


Motivation

Set by Nik in the Library Gaps Club, this challenge is aimed to spark ideas and motivate you to get creative. Covering the library gap ‘Motivation’.

We’ll be exploring how we can represent motivation (and lack of!) in the Unsplash Library, along with discussing what the word ‘motivate’ means to you.

Photo by Drew Beamer

Club leader Nik will be sharing handy tutorials in the Clubs public Trello board and advice and discussion will be happening over in our Community Slack.

Submit here


Unsplash Clubs 101

Unsplash Clubs are community-led, Unsplash supported groups for contributors to connect with other contributors and to get inspired by monthly photo prompts.

Benefits

Benefits of Clubs include:

  • 🌟 Access to monthly creative inspiration.
  • 🙌 Benefit from advice, tips and tricks shared by the groups.
  • 👋 Make new friends and embrace online community
  • 📸 Challenge yourself to learn new skills and try different styles.
  • 📊 Photos submitted to monthly themes get power tags boosting visibility
  • 👀 Submit via group Topics allowing you to view what your fellow group-mates are creating
  • 🔍 Gain insights into gaps in the Unsplash Library

Finding and joining a Club

All current Clubs can be found here.

You can join as many of these groups as you like, taking part with what excites and interests you personally. To join in the conversation, simply click the Slack channel links above, images can be submitted via the Topics section on Unsplash.

Have an idea for a Club? Get in touch via support@unsplash.com and let's talk!

We're really looking forward to creating together again. 🙌

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