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 →

2021 WEEK 8: B&W Pseudo-Solarisation

This week’s challenge is a technical one, namely to simulate a B&W Pseudo- Solarization (also known as Sabattier Effect) by means of a considerable change of the gradation curve. Now, READ MORE →

WEEK 5: The Photographic Wheel of Fortune

I decided to bring back an older theme we’ve used in the past, actually, Eric Minbiole was the last contributor to bring the wheel back to life for WEEK 40 of the 2018 PhotoChallenge. READ MORE →

2021 WEEK 4: Evoking Emotion (plus Intro to Personal Photo Projects)

This week’s photo challenge is all about evoking emotion with our photography. To be clear, this challenge is not about capturing emotion on people’s faces. Rather, it’s about taking a moment to reflect on what emotion you want to express or impart to the viewer of your photo. 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 →

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 →

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 →