2020 WEEK 14: Magnifying Glass

In an effort to make the Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge more Stay at Home Friendly, we are allowing for more creative interpretations of the theme. I figured most of you READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 11: Feathers

This week we’ll be taking photos of feathers. How you choose to photograph those feathers is up to you. You might choose to photograph a single feather or arrange multiple feathers together. You might choose to photograph the entire feather or get close and photograph the fine details. You might choose to photograph in color or B&W. You might choose to photograph feathers on a bird, though I encourage you to make the photo about the feathers and not the bird itself. READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 10: RUST – CLOSE-UP & MACRO

Rust, depending where you live it can be more prominent than other places, but no matter how dry and arid, metal will eventually rust. I agree that rust in general READ MORE →

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 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 →