52 Week Photographic Challenge 2018 - Week 22 - A Portrait

June 01, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This week your challenge is to take a beautiful ‘Portrait’. With portraiture there are a few things to consider like expression, composition, light, lens, and complimenting colours. To achieve a connection between the viewer and the photograph the subject needs to be comfortable in front of the camera. The viewer connects with a genuine expressio...
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52 Week Photographic Challenge 2018 - Week 21 - A Lit Match

May 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This week your challenge is to photograph the drama of a ‘Lit Match’. Normally I would say “do not try this at home”, but please I do want you to try this at home and of course, safety is paramount. Maybe place a metal tray underneath your burning match to catch any debris, flakes of ash etc. and have a glass of water nearby. It will take a bit o...
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52 Week Photographic Challenge 2018 - Week 20 - Moody Scene

May 18, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This week your challenge is to photograph a ‘Moody Scene’. Think fog, think shadows, think directional light, and think monochrome or black and white, think drama, think mystery. What comes to mind when you hear the words ‘Moody Scene’? Well, I immediately think of an area blanketed in fog with silhouetted trees barely visible and the light filter...
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52 Week Photographic Challenge 2018 - Week 19 - Autumn Colours

May 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This week your challenge is to photograph something with ‘Autumn Colours’. Think vibrant russet, crimson, gold and ochre. Summer has passed, the air is cooler and the crunch of leaves is underfoot. An explosion of orange, red and yellow foliage cloaks the land as nature puts on her spectacular colour show for us to experience its Autumn glory. Do...
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52 Week Photographic Challenge 2018 - Week 18 - Old and New

April 29, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This week your photographic challenge is to take a photo that has both old and new elements in it, showing the contrast between the two. The example of the photo above shows the contrast between the old church building, the modern day vehicles in the foreground and the high-rise buildings behind it. A few ideas to get you thinking are: Old shoes...
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