Tag: Challenge

Weekly Photography Challenge – Black Background

This week I have something a little different for you for the challenge – shooting on a black or dark background. Photo by Daniele Levis Pelusi on Unsplash Weekly Photography Challenge – Black Background The idea here is to create something dramatic. Make sure you choose lighting that will help separate the subject from the dark background. That […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Macro or Close-Up Photography

Last week’s challenge was to get out and shoot some winter photography. Maybe you already tried some macro then – if not, now’s your chance. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Weekly Photography Challenge – Macro Close-ups of snow, icicles, frost patterns, etc., can be stunningly beautiful. So bundle up, grab your macro lens or […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Holiday Images

Nothing hard this week for the photography challenge. Just show us your holiday-themed images. How do you celebrate with your family? Is it a big festive meal? Then photograph that. Do you deck the house out with sparkly lights? Photograph that! Weekly Photography Challenge – Holiday Images Time to practice shooting bokeh with your Christmas tree […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Wide-Angle

Different lenses produce a different look and effect in your images. Wide-angle lenses add depth and dimension to your images and give them a sense of three-dimensionality. They can be used to add humor and add interest as well. But, you must use a wide-angle lens properly. Weekly Photography Challenge – Wide-Angle The key to […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Framing

There are many ways to compose or images and many different elements you can use for effective composition. Framing is one such element of composition that can be very powerful for leading the viewer’s eye when done well. Eastman Kodak House (the home of George Eastman who founded Kodak) framed by the trees in the […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Backlighting

Light is the key to photography – without it, we’d be pretty hard pressed to make any images at all. They are also many kinds of light – hard light, soft light, front light, side light, overhead lighting and one that I use often to add more drama to my images – backlighting. Backlighting can […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Blue Hour

Blue hour is the time of day after sunset (and just before sunrise) when the sky still has some color it and it’s not pure black. This is the number one tip for shooting night photography – don’t shoot at night! If you want a dark, deep blue sky – shoot at blue hour. This […]

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