WEEK 47: Left to the Imagination – 2017 TREVOR CARPENTER PHOTOCHALLENGE

For this week’s challenge, the goal is to take a photo where the viewer’s imagination fills in the blanks. How you do that is completely up to you– Obscure part of the image; make the viewer wonder about something; leave part open to interpretation; or leave something out entirely. As always, I encourage creativity, or any out of the box ideas you may have. Get your camera, be creative, and enjoy! READ MORE →

2017 Trevor Carpenter Photochallenge, week 46 : This is not a pipe

Time to get creative this week as we dive into the wonderful world of Surrealism! To be more specific, this week, your challenge is to follow in the footsteps of READ MORE →

2017 TREVOR CARPENTER PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 45: Clear Glass without Reflections

The challenge this week is to photograph clear glass objects without reflections. You do not need a fancy studio setup! You can do this with a single desk lamp and a tripod. I’ve embedded links to tutorials and videos within the descriptions below that describe the very simple technique. Once you learn the trick to photographing glass without reflections, don’t be surprised if you find yourself looking for all of the interesting glass in your house to see what kind of images you can create! READ MORE →

2017 TREVOR CARPENTER PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 44: The Perfect CIRCLE

Circles are everywhere and can easily be hidden if we don’t look carefully. A good example are these arches from the image above. Depending on the time of year and the water level, the perfect circle will appear. I must admit that it’s a little imperfect but within the acceptable realm of the PhotoChallenge. READ MORE →

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 43: Negative Space

This week, we’re going to experiment with Negative Space. Put simply, negative space is the area around your subject, rather than the subject itself. By creatively controlling this empty space READ MORE →

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 42: THE WHEEL IS BACK

For those of you who were part of my first experimental WHEEL OF PHOTOGRAPHY, you’ll remember all the fun we had. I actually wasn’t too sure if it was going READ MORE →

2017 – 3RD ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PHOTO CHALLENGE

Here we are with Halloween just around the corner. Unlike the previous years I haven’t had a chance to invest all the time I wanted to create that very special READ MORE →

2017 Photochallenge, week 41: Hope

“Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away.” – Rebecca Solnit With all the tragic events that happen in the world READ MORE →

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 40: Reflections

This week, we’re looking to create photos that have fun, interesting reflections. By photographing a reflection of your subject, you can often create a more interesting, memorable image than if READ MORE →

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 39: B&W with Soft Light

“Dahlia” by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero This week’s challenge is to “see” in black and white. As I was doing research for this challenge, I came across the following quote which I READ MORE →