2020 WEEK 4: Jewelry

This week we’ll be taking photos of jewelry. There are a couple of ways you can approach this. One option is to imagine that you are taking a product shot for a client (or yourself) to help sell the jewelry in an online shop. Alternatively, the jewelry can be part of a larger scene such as a model wearing jewelry or the jewelry arranged on props, e.g. wedding rings on a flower, etc. READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 3: Park Bench Photography

Hi everyone. After taking a year off from the Photo Challenge I’m back. Taking a step back after almost a decade of creating Photo Challenges allows me to come back READ MORE →

2019-20 Week 1 Pop Art – Andy Warhol style: By Klaus Deisenberger.

This week challenge is to produce an image in the style of Andy Warhol’s Pop Art. These examples have been made by Klaus Deisenberger, in GIMP, they can of course READ MORE →

2019 WEEK 52: Peace

When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world. — Maha Ghosananda

This time of the year is frenzied and chaotic for many people and so I thought I would challenge you to look for and notice peace this week. It could be that you photograph something that brings you peace. Or perhaps you take a photo that evokes a peaceful feeling.

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2019 WEEK 51: Gold

This week we are looking for gold: real gold, fake gold, the color gold, etc. Your photo may have other colors as well, but I encourage you to approach the challenge from the mindset of “looking for gold”. This might mean that you pre-visualize the post-processing that you intend to apply to whatever photo you take. READ MORE →

2019 WEEK 50: Fun and Games

Since we had a (great) technical challenge last week, we’ll move to something a bit more open ended (and perhaps a bit silly) this week: Fun and Games. You are READ MORE →

2019 WEEK 49: Action Sequence Photography

I was recently in Moab, UT and came across some base jumpers at the top of a cliff. I quickly grabbed my camera out of the backseat of the car and shot in burst mode as each person jumped. This style of photography is called “Action Sequence Photography” and can be used with any subject that moves through the frame, i.e. sports, wildlife, a pet or child playing in the yard, etc. READ MORE →

2019 WEEK 48: Electricity

This week’s challenge theme is Electricity. You can choose a more literal interpretation of the challenge (lights, batteries, appliances, gadgets, plugs, wires, etc), or a more figurative interpretation. The electricity READ MORE →