Back to the Basics!
Challenge series hosted by odyk. Challenges start on Tuesdays.
Tired of Challenges named something like "The man who stands on his left foot, holding his hat tightly"? Then this series is for you! It is going to be a simple exercise in composing, framing and seeing. It is all about lines, shapes, textures, volumes and colours all broken down to their simplest Manifestations of what we call photography.
Finished (5 challenges)
Winners announced: 8th March, 2011 GMT
Lines. Shapes. Texture. Objects. Your Image must combine at least 2 of those 4 elements. Check out the four previous challenges in this series to get an idea.
Winners announced: 15th February, 2011 GMT
Spheres, cubes, pyramids, cones, cylinders ,prisms or toruses, what we want here is to show the volume by showing all three dimensions. Do not be restricted to just the above, as long as it has three dimensions it is in!
Winners announced: 25th January, 2011 GMT
Textures. Coarse or fine, hard or soft, firm or loose, harsh or smooth,tangible or elusive anything goes as long as it is texture.
Winners announced: 18th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Shapes of light
Shapes. Circles, triangles, squares or random shapes, alone or interlaced, anything goes as long as it is a two dimensional shape.
Winners announced: 4th January, 2011 GMT
Lines. Straigt or curved, parallel or crossed, big or small, broken or continuous, anything goes as long as it is a line!
Have your say
What's been the most exciting announcement of Photokina?
- Canon EOS M58.8%
- Panasonic G85/G803.3%
- Panasonic FZ2500/FZ20001.9%
- Panasonic LX10/LX151.2%
- Panasonic GH5 development3.6%
- Sony a99 II15.9%
- Nikon KeyMission 170 and 801.0%
- Fujifilm GFX 50S development28.3%
- Olympus E-M1 II development18.7%
- Olympus E-PL80.1%
- Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro1.5%
- Olympus 12-100mm F4 IS Pro1.9%
- Olympus 30mm F3.5 Macro0.1%
- Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art3.6%
- Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art2.6%
- Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport2.4%
- YI M12.2%
- GoPro Hero50.8%
- GoPro Karma drone2.2%
Total voters: 5,343
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