2018 WEEK 8: B&W – Shadows / The Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge

Shadows can be a compositional element creating balance. Similar to reflections, they double the volume of the subject. I can see the heart shape captured below as a popular choice, but there are many other mirrored shadows that might be interesting subjects. I encourage you to be creative. READ MORE →

2018 WEEK 7: 2009 FLASHBACK – COLOR:RED – 10th Anniversary Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge

Day 32: COLOR:RED – As we continue to visit a decade of Photo Challenges, I decided to go back to February 2009. One thing I’m realizing is the simplicity that was, The Photo Challenge. READ MORE →

WEEK 6: Macro Texture – 2018 Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge

This week, we’ll revisit one of my favorite types of photography: Macro Photography. In particular, we’re going to use macro photography to emphasize the texture of the subject. One of READ MORE →

WEEK 5: 10, TEN, X … – 2018 Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge

Where things get really tricky is when we go one step further and create relationship between the Roman Numeral for 10, “X” within structural forms. Although less obvious, it’s the one approach that best exercises the eye and mind to be in tune with any given subject. READ MORE →

WEEK 4: B&W – Finding the Light – 2018 Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge

Ask yourself, “What caught my eye initially?” and determine how best to capture the essence of that with your camera. Every element in the frame should enhance the purpose of your photo. If there is an element in your frame that distracts the eye or detracts from the essence, figure out how to eliminate or minimize it. READ MORE →

Week 3: THE GOLDEN MEAN – 2018 Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge

A Special Photo Challenge inspired by Stephanie Adams Remember when the perfect circle Photo Challenge came out? Well, this is where I was headed, the Golden Mean, also known as Fibonacci’s READ MORE →

Week 2: Mondriaan – Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge 2018

This week, we’re visiting a famous Dutch Master of painting again: Piet Mondriaan. Piet Mondriaan (1872 – 1 February 1944) was a Dutch painter who became world famous for his READ MORE →

2018 WEEK 1: 2008 FLASHBACK – MY NEIGHBORHOOD – 10th Anniversary Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge

Welcome everyone to the WEEK 1 of the 2018 10th Anniversary Photo Challenge at the Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge – In 2007, Trevor Carpenter who eventually founded the PhotoChallenge.org, began a series of Photo Challenges which he shared from his personal blog at trevorcarpenter.com. They started as a series of personal photographic challenges that quickly attracted a crowd of photo enthusiasts to his blog. In January 2008, Trevor founded with the help of Jeremy, the PhotoChallenge.org in order to cater to the new found enthusiasm generated around his personal photo challenges. READ MORE →

WEEK 52: Old and New – 2017 Trevor Carpenter Photochallenge

As we wrap up another year of great photography, I want to note that the members of this group continue to impress me with the amazing, creative shots taken every READ MORE →

WEEK 51: Creative Holiday Lights – 2017 Trevor Carpenter Photochallenge

It’s time to get creative and have fun! Holiday lights present the perfect opportunity to play with new techniques. You might be surprised at the results! If you used holiday READ MORE →