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Weekly Photography Challenge – Your Best Smartphone Shot
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Likely you have a smartphone as well as your main camera – whether that be a DSLR, mirrorless or other. This week your challenge is to come up with the best shot you can using just your smartphone. So you can’t rely on fancy lenses or advanced settings – you’ll need to use light and […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – White on White
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If it is still winter and is blustery and snowy, this one will be easy for you. Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash Your challenge is to photograph a white subject on a white background. The trick here is to use light to your advantage. Usually, with a white subject, you’ll want to create a high-key or all light […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Black Background
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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
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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 – Winter
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If you have already gotten some ideas and tips for how to do winter photography here – then you’re ready to go on this week’s photography challenge. Photo by dPS writer Holly Higbee-Jansen Weekly Photography Challenge – Winter If you need more tips try these dPS articles: 4 Tips for Low Light Photography During the […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Holiday Images
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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 – Black and White Portraits
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There is something very appealing about the simplicity of a portrait in black in white. It becomes less about the setting, background and environment and more about the person being photographed. This week we want to see what you can do to create your best black and white portraits. Here are some articles to help […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Wide-Angle
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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
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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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