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 3: Exposure Triangle

ne of the most important yet intimidating skills of photography is correctly achieving exposure. “Correct” exposure involves a combination of many elements and can be both technical as well as artistic and therefore is often left for the camera to decide automatically. Whether the photographer allows the camera to decide on the exposure or chooses to set it themselves, it is always achieved by three key factors: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO- thus referred to as the exposure triangle. READ MORE →

2021 week 2: shadowless object photography

This weeks challenge is to take a photograph of one or more objects on white background without any shadows. As long as an object has a simple outline it is READ MORE →

2021 WEEK 1: Faceless Portrait

The first theme of the new year is about creating a portrait in a creative way. We are going to capture a situation, a mood or an aspect of a READ MORE →

WEEK 0: Kicking off the 2021 Trevor Carpenter PhotoChallenge

As we transition into 2021, we’ll all have our own personal feelings regarding 2020. This is where this week’s special theme starts to materialize. READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 51: Finding Magic in the Mundane

This week we’re going to challenge our perception of the things around us. The idea for this challenge comes from my desire to find magic in the brown winter landscape that currently surrounds me, but it could just as easily apply to anyone who has limited mobility and/or travel restrictions due to COVID lockdowns – or any other limitations. Click through for more details and examples. READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 49: Color Grading

This week we’ll be exploring the concept of Color Grading. There are many different ways to color grade from applying presets to maintaining complete control over the process. Since we are all at different levels, any process you choose to use this week is fine for the challenge. Click through for more details and examples. READ MORE →

2020 Week 48 Still Life Impressionism

Your Challenge if you choose to accept it is to produce a Still Life Impressionism’s Photograph. The art movement of Impressionism was born in the 19th century. The name itself READ MORE →