Challenge series hosted by y2bd. Challenges start on Wednesdays.
Every amateur or pro photographer started out somewhere. This series will allow all of us to see how far we have gone in this wonderful hobby!
Finished (4 challenges)
Winners announced: 13th July, 2011 GMT
No external processing! No using software to change the contrast, the white balance, the sharpness, etc. All pictures must come directly from the camera. And watch out for software that automatically applies automatic adjustments on import!
3. Auto Mode
Winners announced: 6th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: helbronner climbers
In this challenge, only photos that have been taken with your camera in full auto are allowed! No manual changing of any of its settings is allowed - not even to stop your camera from triggering its poppy-flashy! Choosing the focus or exposure point (if your camera allows you to do that in full auto) is not allowed either.
Winners announced: 29th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: filter error!
Face it - we all made mistakes starting out in photography (some of us even continue to do so!). In this challenge, post pictures that break obvious "rules and conventions" that people try to stick by as beginners, such as not going with the rule of thirds, drastically blowing out highlights, having a completely-off white balance, taking a portrait with a wide-angle lens, etc. Find the beauty...
1. Kit Lenses!
Winners announced: 22nd June, 2011 GMT
You are only allowed to use the lens(es) that came with your camera when you first bought it! For many modern DSLR or mirrorless owners, that may mean the scrappy 27-85mm lens. For the point-and-shoot owners, it's fair game as well, just make sure you have no adapters attached to your lens. And for people who bought their camera body-only, well, you can take a picture with the body cap on!
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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