2020 WEEK 8: Shoshin (aka Beginner’s Mind)

This week’s photochallenge is based on the concept of Shoshin or “Beginner’s Mind.” I want you to take a photo of a familiar subject or location, but I want you to photograph it differently than you normally would. I want you to discard your first instinct for how to photograph your subject and think of a different way to capture it that you haven’t considered before. To achieve Shoshin, I encourage you to channel your inner child and his/her innate curiosity. This week is about experimenting and challenging what you think you “should” do – not about achieving the perfect image. READ MORE →

2020 Week No 7 You’ve Been Framed

Your Challenge if you choose to accept it is to produce an image with your Frame strategically place within your composition.  How to Achieve this fun challenge; Consider the image READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 6: The Imperfect Perfect Circle

Circles are everywhere down to the crop of our profile pictures in Social Media. If it wasn’t for the perfect circle, our modes of transportation wouldn’t be as comfortable as READ MORE →

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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