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 35: Translucent Outdoor Long Exposures

Well I was thinking of breaking this one out for Halloween but I have an even better Challenge for that. So this will be kind of a training milestone for a future challenge. Meanwhile you may be wandering what I’m looking for. Well it’s a simple challenge as far as technical goes. Much simpler than … Continue reading 2015 CHALLENGE, WEEK 35: Translucent Outdoor Long Exposures

2016 Challenge, WEEK 26 – OUTDOOR – Water (Long Exposure)

Whether you’re photographing a cascading stream, river or ocean waves breaking on a beach, you can always make your images more interesting by using a slower shutter speed. Doing so may seem intimidating or even expensive. This week we’ll explore low cost tricks and techniques to add a little spice to your images using slow … Continue reading 2016 Challenge, WEEK 26 – OUTDOOR – Water (Long Exposure)

2015 CHALLENGE, WEEK 47: LONG EXPOSURE NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Just had a photographer friend of mine, Eric Constantineau, give a conference at the Montreal Camera Club. It was on Night Photography and Long Exposures. I guess you can all figure out where the inspiration for this week’s Challenge came from. For this week’s challenge, we’re combining both the night aspect and the long exposures. … Continue reading 2015 CHALLENGE, WEEK 47: LONG EXPOSURE NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

2014 Challenge, Week 16 Nature & Wildlife – Water (Long Exposure)

Whether you’re photographing a cascading stream, river or ocean waves breaking on a beach, you can always make your images more interesting by using a slower shutter speed. Doing so may seem intimidating or even expensive. This week we’ll explore low cost tricks and techniques to add a little spice to your images using slow … Continue reading 2014 Challenge, Week 16 Nature & Wildlife – Water (Long Exposure)

2017 PhotoChallenge week 14 – Self Portrait – Blurred Nude

DUE TO LEGAL CONCERNS YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CHALLENGE It’s time to get into the artistic side of Photography with Self Portrait’s in the Nude. Don’t worry, as the title says, they need to be blurred, so we’ll be working with movement, long exposures, soft focus … Continue reading 2017 PhotoChallenge week 14 – Self Portrait – Blurred Nude

2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 38: MIRRORED WATER REFLECTIONS

  Water from puddles to the Oceans is an incredible medium in photography. Still water has the ability to produce stunning mirror-like reflections. I took the above image at the World Trade Center in Montreal. The double staircase harbors a statue of the Sea-Goddess, Amphitrite. In front, a large table slab of black marble with water evenly flowing … Continue reading 2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 38: MIRRORED WATER REFLECTIONS

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 image is the simple and clean approach. One source of light for the subject and the light painting effect. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Things can get crazier even … Continue reading 2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 35: LIGHT PAINTING PORTRAITS

2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 30: INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY

For those of you who were with us last year for Halloween, we had a Spooky Infrared Challenge, 2015 CHALLENGE WEEK 43: SPOOKY HALLOWEEN INFRARED ANIMATED GIF. I suggest you read it as it is still full of useful tips for this challenge. Post from RICOH THETA. – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA https://theta360.com/widgets.js It … Continue reading 2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE, WEEK 30: INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY

2016 PHOTOCHALLENGE WEEK 2: VIEW FROM UNDER THE BRIDGE – HDR

To complete this challenge I highly suggest you use a tripod. Even when using the built in HDR camera functions, stability is your best friend. Your image will need to illustrate a landscape/cityscape style view from under a bridge. It must also include elements of the underparts of a bridge’s structure.