Monday, January 15, 2018

2018 PHOTO CHALLENGES





Welcome to All About Paper's Photo Enthusiasts Group
Photo Challenge Blog!

Each month a photo challenge will be presented with a focus on using a specific function of your camera or taking photos based on a specific theme or subject matter.

You are welcomed to follow along with the monthly challenges through this blog.

Once a month our group meets and shares our 3 best challenge photos for that month. 
We discuss methods, difficulties, new things learned, etc.

For additional inspiration check out:
www.cmlppart-photography.blogspot.com


If you would like to join our monthly meetings...we meet on the 3rd Sunday of every month, 
from 2-4pm, at The Partridge House, 777 Lafayette Rd., Hampton, NH

Remember to bring your 3 best photos from that month's challenge.

And this year we are asking for 3 Bonus photos each month;
of anything you have taken photos of during the challenge month.
 We would like to see what everyone is shooting photos of outside of the challenges!


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JANUARY 2018 
GROUP PHOTO SHOW:

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21
2:00 - 4:00 PM

THE PARTRIDGE HOUSE
777 LAFAYETTE RD.
HAMPTON, NH

MEET AND GREET THE PHOTOGRAPHERS
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
REFRESHMENTS SERVED

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


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JANUARY 2018 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Urban Patterns"

Patterns found in urban environments that are man made or natural.





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BONUS PHOTOS:





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FEBRUARY 2018 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Locks and Keys"

This is self explanatory...images with locks and/or keys.






BONUS PHOTOS:







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MARCH 2018 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Experimental"

This is all about creative editing.
Taking an image straight out of the camera and editing it in unusual or interesting ways.



Rocks with Gold Foil edit:


 Ocean blues with Topography edit:


Metal mesh with Curlicue and Sepia edits:


BONUS PHOTOS:






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APRIL 2018 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Umbrellas"

Images that contain umbrellas in them.








BONUS PHOTOS:









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MAY 2018 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Purple"

Images of things that are purple.  
These can be living things or inanimate objects.






BONUS PHOTOS:





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JUNE 2018 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Flower filled landscapes"

No close-up or macro shots of flowers...we are looking for landscapes filled with flowers.

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

2017 PHOTO CHALLENGES



Welcome to All About Paper's Photo Enthusiasts Group
Photo Challenge Blog!

Each month a photo challenge will be presented with a focus on using a specific function of your camera or taking photos based on a specific theme or subject matter.

You are welcomed to follow along with the monthly challenges through this blog.

Once a month our group meets and shares our 3 best challenge photos for that month. 
We discuss methods, difficulties, new things learned, etc.

For additional inspiration check out:
www.cmlppart-photography.blogspot.com


If you would like to join our monthly meetings...we meet on the 3rd Sunday of every month, 
from 2-4pm, at The Partridge House, 777 Lafayette Rd., Hampton, NH

Remember to bring your 3 best photos from that month's challenge.

And this year we are asking for 3 Bonus photos each month;
of anything you have taken photos of during the challenge month.
 We would like to see what everyone is shooting photos of outside of the challenges!


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January 2017 Photo Challenge

"Distortions and/or Abstracts"

For this challenge you will find and photograph naturally occurring distortions and/or abstracts OR you may take photos and use editing programs to distort or create abstracts with your images.






BONUS PHOTOS:






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FEBRUARY 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Coffee, Tea or Cocoa"

This is a challenge to see how well you can compose enticing photographs of coffee, tea or cocoa.  Get creative with your compositions and make them look like a magazine advertisement or editorial.







BONUS PHOTOS:





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MARCH 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Spring Equinox"

Photos that show the start of Spring!








BONUS PHOTOS:






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APRIL 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Tunnel Vision"

Find or create a tunnel and shoot through it.  
Go for silhouettes or colorful scenery beyond.






BONUS PHOTOS:








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MAY 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"By The Numbers"

Photography images with numbers in them. 
 The numbers do not have to be the focal point of the image,
 just have to be a part of the composition.





BONUS PHOTOS:





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JUNE 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Water droplets on plants and flowers"

Every year we do something with flowers for our June challenge. 
This year those flowers or plants will need to have water droplets on them!





BONUS PHOTOS:





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JULY 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Black and White and Shades of Grey"

Any subjects. No colors in the photos.
These photos will be presented at our August Library Show!





BONUS PHOTOS:




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AUGUST 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Look Deep Into The Eyes"

Photographs with an eye or eyes being the primary focal point.
These could be people eyes, animal eyes, doll eyes, marble eyes!




BONUS PHOTOS:




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SEPTEMBER 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Found on the Farm or in the Barn"

Farm land, animals, tools, structures.




Bonus Photos:





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OCTOBER 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Harvest Time and Halloween"

Your choice!  Fall Harvest photos or something Halloween themed.







BONUS PHOTOS:








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NOVEMBER 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Journalism/Human Interest/Street Photography"

You have had one year to get three photos for this challenge.  Include a brief description with the photos.







Bonus Photos:





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DECEMBER 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE:

"Festive Decorations and Food"

Looking for magazine worthy images here of festive holiday decorations and/or food!





BONUS PHOTOS:




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