2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 8: Long Exposures Animated GIF

This may sound a little strange, but it’s as much fun as you can have with a camera, a computer and a little time on your hands. If you let your imagination run wild, there is no limit to what you can create. The foremost objective of this challenge is to produce a unique visual experience … Continue reading 2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 8: Long Exposures Animated GIF

2015 CHALLENGE WEEK 43: SPOOKY HALLOWEEN INFRARED ANIMATED GIF

VERSION FRANÇAISE / FRENCH VERSION Here it is, the spookiest and most anticipated PhotoChallenge ever, right in time for Halloween 2015. Your Challenge, if you’re not too afraid to accept it, will be to create the spookiest animated infrared GIF ever. Every year for Halloween, I create an image for my blog. Last year I … Continue reading 2015 CHALLENGE WEEK 43: SPOOKY HALLOWEEN INFRARED ANIMATED GIF

2017 Photochallenge, week 19: Throwback Challenge

For those of you still working on your panning time lapse you’ll be able to post throughout this week as well. For this special edition throwback challenge, I’m taking you back to a 2009 Challenge, Day 364: NOODLES Remember in the old days of the photochallenge, we only had a day to shoot. Since we … Continue reading 2017 Photochallenge, week 19: Throwback Challenge

2017 Photochallenge, week 18: Egg Timer Panning Time Lapse

A time lapse can be great, but a smooth pan of the camera throughout your time lapse is just awesome! Personally I wouldn’t invest in an out of this world expensive motorized panning head. They’re just too expensive to justify, although they can be a great deal of fun. One of the best most affordable … Continue reading 2017 Photochallenge, week 18: Egg Timer Panning Time Lapse

2017 PhotoChallenge week 14 – Take a walk on the Wild Side – URBAN NATURE

Here’s our true (NOT APRIL FOOLS) Challenge for Week 14 of the 2017 PhotoChallenge. Since we’re multiple contributors and many of the challenges focus on different techniques, I think it’s time we apply what we learned to bring out some urban nature photography. Being urban nature, they can include man-made objects as long as the … Continue reading 2017 PhotoChallenge week 14 – Take a walk on the Wild Side – URBAN NATURE

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 9: RED

Everyone did a great job in our last histogram challenge! However, I noticed some confusion in the comments that I thought would make for a good follow-on challenge. Before we go any further though, I want to reiterate that the shape of the histogram is not important. There seemed to be some confusion about this. … Continue reading 2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 9: RED

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 6: PROPER EXPOSURE USING THE HISTOGRAM

My focus this year will be on Proper Exposure: what it is and how to achieve it. Have you ever wondered why some photos seem to “pop” and grab your attention while others don’t? There can be many reasons why, but often it’s a matter of proper exposure. Proper exposure maximizes contrast and the human … Continue reading 2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 6: PROPER EXPOSURE USING THE HISTOGRAM

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 5: Year of the Rooster

The great news is, it’s officially the Chinese New Year and it’s my year with the Year of the Rooster. According to the news, it was the biggest celebration broadcast ever recorded in China with over a billion viewers. I’ve always been fascinated with Chinese culture. The flamboyant displays of colors and animated creatures just fascinate me.

2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 1: END OF DAY – TIMELAPSE

Here we are, the first week of the 2017 PhotoChallenge. We have a brand NEW YEAR with some new contributors. Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero, Eric Minbiole and Maaike Groenewege have joined the 2017 PhotoChallenge Team. They are all creative and talented members of the PhotoChallenge who have contributed a great deal to our success as a community in … Continue reading 2017 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 1: END OF DAY – TIMELAPSE