Night Photography

Challenge series hosted by dweberphotography. Challenges start on Sundays.
Series will cover topics related to photography done at night. Included in this series will be painting with light, light drawing, star trails, night portraits, steel wool spinning, and more.
Finished (4 challenges)
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 10th February, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Star trails are a great element to include in a long exposure. They tend to help tie other elements together in an otherwise blank space. This challenge, I would like for you to create a composition that includs star trails. That being said, here are a few tips on how to get stars to show correctly in the frame: 1. Use a single exposure. Modern DSLRs usually can eliminate most of the noise...
Entries: 43
Winners announced: 13th January, 2013 GMT
Winner: Galaxy Billiards
Every photographer knows that light is the key element in creating an image. So, what happens when there IS no light available to use? In this challenge, I would like to see images of light painting. For those of you who don't know what this is, light painting involves taking images in near darkness with a long exposure time and a deep depth of field. During this time, you take a light and...
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 19th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Nancy Lee
Documentary photography isnt all about sports and action. Often photojournalists will find themselves working at a concert or play rather than in the field shooting a major sporting event. For this challenge, I would like to see images of a lay, concert, or other form of performing arts. Remember to get the emotions of your subject, and try to be creative with your set-up. From what I have seen...
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 22nd July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Easy there killer!
When a photographer is out shooting an event, they are looking for the action of the athletes, as any person may suspect. However, it is also critical to capture the reaction aspect of a sporting event. During this contest, I'd like to see photographs of action versus reaction at a sporting event or at another event or activity. Images can be any size, however they may not be post processed .