Challenge series hosted by Jaysun. Challenges start on Saturdays.
Long exposure shots
Finished (4 challenges)
Winners announced: 23rd February, 2013 GMT
Winner: East Coast cliffs at night
Shoot whatever you like, but it must be a one hour exposure. I'll give a 3 minute cushion for those without the necessary gear to get the timing precise.
Winners announced: 19th May, 2012 GMT
Ah, jump pictures. Although you are cliche, at least you're still mostly out of the reach of cell-phone-shooting Facebookers, for now. Yes, they're everywhere - the guy walking an invisible tightrope or riding an invisible bike - but they still make me laugh when they're done right. Let's see what you can do with a floating, fast-shutter shot. Use a physical prop, don't photoshop...
Winners announced: 12th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Light it up
Many moons ago, when I got my first digital point & shoot and discovered shutter speeds, the first thing I tried was light painting. All these years later, I'm not much better at it but still love try it out every once in a while. Let's see what you can do on an invisible canvas. LEDs, flashlights, sparklers, glowsticks... whatever floats your boat. NO ABSTRACT WORK (what I usually...
Winners announced: 5th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Star trail photos... Love 'em or hate 'em, you've probably attempted them at some point. Shooting the night sky is fairly simple. Shooting it with a moving subject in the foreground is a bit more difficult. Long exposure or stacked images, let's see your star trails photos with a person thrown in there somewhere. (Really bad sample image below)