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 →

2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 35: LIGHT PAINTING PORTRAITS

We’ve used traditional lighting techniques in previous portrait challenges. This time around I thought we could make things funky by using LIGHT PAINTING to enhance our portraiture. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js The above READ MORE →

2013 Challenge, Week 41 : SILHOUETTE

Many photographers use the technique of photographing people, objects or landscape elements against the light, to achieve an image in silhouette. The light might be natural, such as a sunset READ MORE →