Challenge – Winter

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Winter

As we begin to emerge from the depths of our winter, let’s share photos of the season. Maybe you’ve photographed a heavy frost or threatening rainclouds. Perhaps you’ve been out and seen people rugged up against the cold. Perhaps some sodden leaves or a patch of toadstools have captured your attention. To inspire you, here are a few wintery photos from our cluster gallery: Photo by Les Photo by Boyd Photo by Alan Thanks to the committee for this suggestion. How to upload your image You have until next Tuesday to upload your image to Cluster. Members have all been sent an...

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Challenge – Old vehicles/machinery

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Old vehicles/machinery

Continuing on the theme of old things which are great subjects for photography. Here are a few lovely photos of old machinery posted to our cluster gallery for previous challenges: Photo by Les Image also by Les Thanks to Dave for this suggestion. How to upload your image You have until next Tuesday to upload your image to Cluster. Members have all been sent an invitation to join and most have done so already. If you have any trouble feel free to email Esther. We also encourage you to leave encouraging comments for other members. We’d love your suggestions/requests for future...

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Challenge – Old buildings

Posted by on Jul 22, 2020 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Old buildings

Old buildings have so much character. Many have a story to tell. They are great subjects for photography. Here are a few lovely photos of old buildings posted to our cluster gallery for previous challenges: Image posted by Ron Image posted by Dave Thanks to Dave for this suggestion. How to upload your image You have until next Tuesday to upload your image to Cluster. Members have all been sent an invitation to join and most have done so already. If you have any trouble feel free to email Esther. We also encourage you to leave encouraging comments for other members. We’d love your...

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Challenge – Photojournalism

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Post an image that tells a news story. According to Wikipedia, photojournalism is distinguished from other close branches of photography (e.g., documentary photography, social documentary photography, street photography or celebrity photography) in that it must be both honest and impartial whilst telling the story in strictly journalistic terms. Whilst we rarely have photojournalism as a Set Subject, it IS one of the categories awarded a prize in our Annual Awards and our judges often have very few examples to choose from. It is worth considering entering a suitable photo in the next...

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Challenge – Surreal Composite Images

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Create an image that uses photo processing software to create an image that is not realistic. For example, you might have a landscape with two moons or two suns. Perhaps you could change the relative sizes of objects for dramatic effect, for example, an oversized moon or a person inside a bottle. It can be anything that LOOKS real but could not be possible. Thanks to Allan for this suggestion. Here are some incredible examples to inspire you: 18-Year-Old Photoshop Expert Pairs Unexpected Objects to Create Dreamy Composite Photos Whatever creative image you come up with will require you to...

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Challenge – Moody

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Moody

A moody photo is one where the light and composition combine with the subject to create an image that has an air of melancholy or mystery and generates an emotional response from the viewer. Taking moody photos involves: 1 – Capturing the right look & feel in camera 2 – Enhancing that mood with editing There have been some terrific moody Black and White photos posted recently in our Cluster gallery. A dark and mysterious room posted by Bob A dark, brooding sky over the enigmatic Stone Henge by Graeme Of course, the moody image does not need to be in black and white. Norm has created a...

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