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 →


No matter where you live or where you find yourself, there’s always a tight and unique relationship formed between mankind and the animal kingdom. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Sometimes the bond between two READ MORE →

2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 10: OUTDOOR – Brenizer Method

Most of you are probably wondering what the “BRENIZER METHOD” is… It’s simple, it’s a technique by which you simulate the look of an image captured on a larger format READ MORE →

2014 Challenge, Week 6: PANNING

Welcome to week 6 of the 2014 challenge! This week we will focus on a technique that can be used to convey a sense of motion in a still photo: READ MORE →

2013 Challenge, Week 51: Bokeh

Last week we got to focus on light and try out light painting. This week we’ll feature light and the effects of the aperture, but the emphasis will be on READ MORE →

2013 Challenge, Week 50: Light Painting

I’ve been saving this challenge for the time of year with the longest nights, because once you try it, you will want to do more of it! Light painting is READ MORE →

2009 Challenge, Day 295: RULE OF THIRDS

Today is Thursday, October 22, 2009. Today’s theme for the 2009 Challenge is RULE OF THIRDS. Today we will focus on a technique, rather than a specific subject. One reliable way READ MORE →