#118: Everyday Details

Many great photographs don’t rely on a particularly spectacular subject; rather, it’s in the observation of things that often go unnoticed that take center stage. Bring our attention to the little details of life for this assignment. Submit your images by December 24th at midnight.

Many great photographs don’t rely on a particularly spectacular subject; rather, it’s in the observation of things that often go unnoticed that take center stage. Bring our attention to the little details of life for this assignment. Submit your images by December 24th at midnight. Read More → Read more

#106: Spring Showers

While we have moved into May, spring showers are lingering through much of the country. Whether you capture your friends jumping in puddles, focus on the shape of umbrellas, or drops on new blooms, submit your best Spring Shower images by midnight May 20th.

While we have moved into May, spring showers are lingering through much of the country. Whether you capture your friends jumping in puddles, focus on the shape of umbrellas, or drops on new blooms, submit your best Spring Shower images by midnight May 20th. Read More → Read more

#105: Shafts Of Light

Whether you’re in a forest or the urban jungle, you’ll see the sun sneaking into dark corners and creating shafts of light. A photographer can take advantage of this light to capture airy, dream like moments, or high contrast street photography. Submit your best shots using Shafts of Light by midnight April 29th.

Whether you’re in a forest or the urban jungle, you’ll see the sun sneaking into dark corners and creating shafts of light. A photographer can take advantage of this light to capture airy, dream like moments, or high contrast street photography. Submit your best shots using Shafts of Light by midnight April 29th. Read More → Read more

#114: Famous Places

The Statue of Liberty. Half Dome. The St. Louis Arch. These and hundreds of other icons around the world, works of both nature and man, are celebrated for their beauty and the special relationship we have with them, the common connections between us that they both create and reveal. Whether your photo is postcard perfect, Read more…

The Statue of Liberty. Half Dome. The St. Louis Arch. These and hundreds of other icons around the world, works of both nature and man, are celebrated for their beauty and the special relationship we have with them, the common connections between us that they both create and reveal. Whether your photo is postcard perfect, or a totally uncommon perspective,... Read more

#111: Black & White Landscapes

It’s natural to think color photography with the rich hues of autumn, but this time of year also provides excellent opportunities for black and white photography. Long shadows, early morning fog and surprise showers all offer dramatic scenes that play well in monochrome. For this assignment, submit your best black and white photos that capture Read more…

It’s natural to think color photography with the rich hues of autumn, but this time of year also provides excellent opportunities for black and white photography. Long shadows, early morning fog and surprise showers all offer dramatic scenes that play well in monochrome. For this assignment, submit your best black and white photos that capture the... Read more

#110: Water

As the temperatures rise we head to the nearest beach, lake, swimming pool, waterfall or sprinkler head. While you’re on these cooling adventures, take your best shots from interesting angles and varying shutter speeds. Submit your best water shots by midnight, July 1st.

As the temperatures rise we head to the nearest beach, lake, swimming pool, waterfall or sprinkler head. While you’re on these cooling adventures, take your best shots from interesting angles and varying shutter speeds. Submit your best water shots by midnight, July 1st. Read More → Read more

#107: Movement

Our world is constantly in motion around us. As photographers, we can capture that movement in many ways by manipulating our shutter speed, panning with our subject, or moving our zoom lens. Submit your best images that capture the Movement around you by midnight 27th.

Our world is constantly in motion around us. As photographers, we can capture that movement in many ways by manipulating our shutter speed, panning with our subject, or moving our zoom lens. Submit your best images that capture the Movement around you by midnight 27th. Read More → Read more

#75: Candid Moments

Candid photography has been a cornerstone of journalism and street photography, and has been a growing area for event and wedding photography. These candid moments capture the significant feelings and intimacy of the subjects involved. Practice gathering these moments, be it at family and community events or through neighborhood street photography, and submit your photos Read more…

Candid photography has been a cornerstone of journalism and street photography, and has been a growing area for event and wedding photography. These candid moments capture the significant feelings and intimacy of the subjects involved. Practice gathering these moments, be it at family and community events or through neighborhood street photography,... Read more

#81: Forgotten Spaces

As we move through our lives, sometimes we pass by warehouses, train tracks or city spaces that have been forgotten. By slowing down and taking the time to look at the lines, patterns, and textures of these spaces, photographers visualize the juxtaposition of the current space and the life that once lived there. For this Read more…

As we move through our lives, sometimes we pass by warehouses, train tracks or city spaces that have been forgotten. By slowing down and taking the time to look at the lines, patterns, and textures of these spaces, photographers visualize the juxtaposition of the current space and the life that once lived there. For this assignment, look at the beauty... Read more

#78: Fall Colors

As the weather begins to turn, be on the look out for fall colors. Depending on your region, you may be surrounded by the early bright evergreens, patchwork oranges, deep reds, or sprouting mushrooms and cattails. Whatever your region has to offer, explore your fall foliage and submit your fall color photos by midnight October Read more…

As the weather begins to turn, be on the look out for fall colors. Depending on your region, you may be surrounded by the early bright evergreens, patchwork oranges, deep reds, or sprouting mushrooms and cattails. Whatever your region has to offer, explore your fall foliage and submit your fall color photos by midnight October 8th. Read More → Read more

#82: Flare

Photographers often go to great lengths to correct for lens flares, artifacts and aberrations by using the most tech savvy filters and adjusting shooting angles to avoid direct sun light. But sometimes a little lens flare can add some personality and character to your image. Submit your lens flare images by midnight November 5th. (And Read more…

Photographers often go to great lengths to correct for lens flares, artifacts and aberrations by using the most tech savvy filters and adjusting shooting angles to avoid direct sun light. But sometimes a little lens flare can add some personality and character to your image. Submit your lens flare images by midnight November 5th. (And check out J. Dennis... Read more

#76: Shadows

Harsh light creates shadows. While many times we avoid shadows for even portrait light, sometimes shadows can create interesting patterns or shapes. They can be used in portraiture, in landscape photography with an interesting tree shape or as a plane crosses a field, or in cityscapes with building shapes. Play with shadows and submit your Read more…

Harsh light creates shadows. While many times we avoid shadows for even portrait light, sometimes shadows can create interesting patterns or shapes. They can be used in portraiture, in landscape photography with an interesting tree shape or as a plane crosses a field, or in cityscapes with building shapes. Play with shadows and submit your photos by... Read more
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