2020 WEEK 23: Sunglasses

Sunglasses are great for their reflective properties, as a stylish prop or even as a creative lens filter in photography. Many of us see the world through sunglasses almost every day. READ MORE →

2020 Week 22: Haiku

Haiku is not a word historically associated with photography. Although brief and minimal, haiku are powerful narratives that tell a story and even paint a vivid picture. Our challenge this week is to take a photo utilizing the haiku essence. For some additional creativity, I invite you to explore haiku poetry and even choose a poem that resonates with you by trying to visually capture the poets words. For a deeper experience you could even write your own 17 syllable (5-7-5) haiku for your image. READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 19: Documentary – Daily Life during a Pandemic

It seems that our daily lives have been upended almost overnight by the COVID-19 pandemic and yet life continues as if in a parallel universe. Your challenge this week is to document (through photos) something notable that has changed in your life due to the pandemic – something that you think might be of interest to future generations (or even historians) 100 years from now. READ MORE →

2020 WEEK 17: SMARTPHONE FOOD PREPERATION PHOTOGRAPHY

Last week, Eric brought us into the kitchen and I’m planning on keeping us there this week. Isolation for me, I cook more, I eat more of what I cook READ MORE →

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 →