This challenge is about shooting in monochrome. In the golden days of film, black and white was very popular with many photographers. Shooting in monochrome strips the image down to the real basics – light, tone and form. It forces you to look at your subject differently and really see what the light is doing. Part of your challenge this month is to use this tool to learn to see light.
15 Photography Mistakes and How to Correct or Avoid Them – video of a live class from photographer Jeff Cable sponsored by B&H Photo in NYC. See if you are guilty of any of these and learn how to adjust so you can take better photos.
This monthly photography challenge may push your limits a little bit and that’s exactly the point. Read about the benefits of limiting yourself to only using one lens for a whole month.
I asked a recent photo tour participant Jana Allingham why she went on the trip and what she got out of it. She shares her thoughts on learning more about photography, her experiences with the people of Nicaragua and her images with us. Interestingly enough, in her interview she states how important picking up your camera every day is to moving your craft forward. This was the subject of a recent photography challenge here on Digital Photo Mentor and Jana certainly saw the value of it on the tour.
This month’s photography challenge is to get you using your camera more often – daily in fact! In order to get past stumbling on the technical aspects of photography you need to become one with your camera. This challenge will help you do that!