- Portrait – Candid. Take a portrait of someone without them knowing, catch them in the act or enjoying a quiet reflective moment. Either way you’re looking for a natural and relaxed image.
- Landscape – Urbanscape. While most landscapes are open spaces of natural beauty there are plenty of opportunities within the Urban environment. For this image capture the beauty of the urban/city landscape.
- Creative – Water. Drips, drops, splashes, lakes, rivers, oceans or rain whatever floats your boat. Show us what you can do with the elixir of life.
- Technical – Backlit. Shooting against the sun can be tricky. Use this challenge to create a backlit image which avoids throwing your subject into full silhouette. You may find a reflector a handy tool for this…
Images submitted for the 12 Month Challenge in January.
Portrait – Movement. Most portraits are stationary so for this challenge experiment with adding movement into your shot. Dancing, twirling or even a flip of the hair are all good ideas…
Landscape – Panorama. This is a great opportunity to explore panoramic stitching to create a wide and sweeping landscape. Don’t panic if you don’t have the software though. Shoot wide then try a letterbox crop to create the same look.
Creative – Candy. Something sweet left over from Christmas? This is a great excuse to try out your Macro lens.
Technical – Feeling Flash? Create an image that shows the power of flash…
Images submitted for the 12 Month Challenge in December.
- Portrait – Family. Whether it’s the family you were born with or the family you choose show the world what Family means to you.
- Landscape – Up Close. Most landscapes are wide open vistas of natural beauty. Try an alternative and zoom in close to isolate sections of the scene instead.
- Creative – Texture. A photograph is a 2 dimensional image however if you shoot it right an image can display a texture your mind will be able to feel.
- Technical – Bokeh. A shallow depth of field is often used to isolate a specific part of an image. Bring added focus to your subject by using a shallow depth of field.
Images submitted for the 12 Month Challenge in November.