2021 September Competition

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2021 September Competition

Set Subject “Converging Lines” Converging lines are an effective way of adding depth to your photographs. Diagonal lines in photographs have the unique ability to create depth to the viewer’s eyes especially when shooting outdoors. These lines help to bring a three-dimensional reality into a photograph that is two-dimensional. **Note – Winners will be added once the judge has presented next Tuesday night. Winners: Digital – ” by , Print – ” by (click on any image to view as a slideshow) ‘Bee’ by Will Tainsh”Converging” by Dave...

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Challenge – Complementary Colours: Red and Green

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Challenge – Complementary Colours: Red and Green

The classic Christmas colours – red and green sit opposite each other on the colour wheel and can form a striking vibrant image. View some tips and inspiring images here: Red and Green Composition Color Theory For Photographers The colour combination can be very vibrant. Our Cluster gallery is full of beautiful vibrant red flowers and of parrots who’ve adopted the colour scheme. You can also achieve a calmer feel with more muted tones. (Heads up – next week’s challenge will be a really fun one: Perspective distortion) Some examples from our cluster gallery: by Karen J...

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Challenge – Doors

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Challenge – Doors

A door is an everyday thing, yet is often a symbol — of a beginning, a journey forward or inward, a mark of one’s home, or even a step into the unknown. Doors make such great photographic subjects on their own. Here are some things you could consider: Look for clean lines and strong symmetryEnhance the vibrance of a colourful door or change to black and white to emphasise shape and texturePhotograph with a person for interestCreate a composition that tells a story View some inspiring images here: https://www.viewbug.com/blog/doors-photo-contest-winners...

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Challenge – Backlit

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Challenge – Backlit

Backlight in photography involves positioning the main light source for a photograph behind the primary subject. This can create stunning pictures like dramatic scenery, dreamlike silhouettes or beautiful portraits. There are many subjects that look great with backlighting Flowers and leaves look lovely as they are slightly translucent objects, so the light comes through them and gives them a nice glow. Other items with unique shapes or texture that are highlighted with backlighting.Glass, water and ice look so much better with magical backlight shining through rather than lit flat from the...

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Challenge – Low Camera Angle

Posted by on Sep 1, 2021 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Low Camera Angle

Get down low to give your photo a different perspective and emphasis  Photographing from near the ground can make your subject seem more heroic or stronghide distracting backgroundscreate leading strong lines (eg tall buildings or trees)give the perspective of a child or small animaladd some interest in the foreground of a landscape shot (eg rock, flower or grass) You don’t actually have to be on the ground yourself. You can place your camera on the ground and use a remote shutter release. Here are some great examples and tips: The Benefits Of Low Camera Angles 5 Tips How to Make...

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