The concept of shooting to a brief, fascinates me. I think as photographers, we tend to immerse ourselves with specific themes or subjects. The challenge to find inspiration by the challenge of being given “your assignment” is such a great way to break away from old ways and technics of capturing images. Breaking out of our individual comfort zones.
This wonderful article from the BBC News in Pictures site is about a 52 week challenge for street photographers sponsored by The Photographer’s Gallery of London.
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This is a very interesting concept and the first I’ve heard of it.
In this article from The Guardian, Angie Muldowney demonstrates how to create unique, vintage-looking photographs with all the convenience of a digital camera. The complete article is here→
I think I paid close to $3,000 (US) for my 500C. What an amazing camera. I still like film.
This is an interesting read from POPPHOTO.COM→
Ever find yourself working with a bazillion layers in Photoshop and before you know it you can’t remember which layer that object is on?
With the Move Tool (v) selected simply hold down the command (Mac) key and click on the object. The layer will be selected (or the group the layer is in). To select multiple layers hold down the shift key along with the command key.
This inspiration features my photograph of Cannon Beach, Oregon shot from a rest area in late October.
Listen :: Cannon Beach Oregon USA
The background was created from a digital image I shot of wood and then a little Photoshop work with flourishes added. Hope you enjoy it.
Wow. And thanks to TIME Lightbox. See the images from Mitch here→