COVID-19 and the 2021 PhotoChallenge UPDATE

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ALL OF US AT THE PHOTOCHALLENGE! I must admit that I wasn’t prepared to see the emotions that were transmitted with the WEEK 0 Challenge. Many READ MORE →

2021 WEEK 18: Nursery Rhyme

Step back in time This week’s theme is about stepping back time and remember your childhood or the times when your siblings or kids were little. Search your memories or READ MORE →

WEEK: 17 – Home Improvements, Repairs & Maintenance

If there’s one thing about a home regardless of its age, set on a foundation, on wheels, or floating, there always seems to be something to do in order to READ MORE →

WEEK 16: Community Spirit & Multi Panel Sequences

This week’s photo challenge theme is community spirit, told through the medium of multi-panel sequences… I.E a comic book strip. READ MORE →

2021 WEEK 15: Focus on the Details

This week’s challenge is NOT a macro challenge! Instead, your challenge is to notice a small scene within a larger context and then photograph that. Try to distill a scene or context into the heart of the matter. What is it about a scene that captures the essence of what you see? When you take photos with a clear intent, they will ultimately have a bigger impact on the viewer. READ MORE →

2021 Week 14: Creative Shutter Speed

This week we are taking a trip back to our camera settings and focusing (no pun intended) on specifically shutter speed and why it is important both technically and creatively. READ MORE →

2021 WEEK 13: close up – edible plants (fruits, vegetables, herbs, corn etc.)

This week’s challenge theme is Close up – edible plants. Any edible plant, fruit, vegetable, herbs, leaves or whatever, no matter if still growing in a garden or field or already harvested, stored at home or a displayed in a shop, raw, dried or processed in whatever way is allowed. Mushrooms are no plants but for the sake of this challenge we assume the edible ones are (please note, that a lot of them are poisenous and not edible at all) and are allowed as well. As always, creative, out of the box ideas are welcomed and encouraged. READ MORE →

2021 WEEK 12: Intentionally Blurry

While as photographers we mostly aim for sharpness in our photography (as beginners we struggle with it), it is also a creative choice. There are blurry or completely out-of-focus photos READ MORE →

2021 Week No11 Kintsugi

Your Challenge if you choose to accept it is to produce an image of The Kintsugi: The Art of Embracing Damage Kin = golden tsugi = joinery Translated to ‘golden joinery’, Kintsugi READ MORE →

WEEK 10: The Curse of the PhotoChallenge

There is however a photographic art to time-lapse photography. It’s not just an accelerated video, it’s carefully planned photography put together to create a smooth accelerated video effect. READ MORE →

2021 WEEK 9: The Curiosity Gap

The concept of the curiosity gap is well-known to marketers and copywriters (“click bait” is a particularly annoying form of this), but as photographers we can use the curiosity gap to encourage our viewers to engage more fully with our images. Put very simply, the goal for this challenge is to leave the viewer wanting to know more about some aspect of your image. READ MORE →