The Emotive Black and White Challenge

The Emotive Black and White Challenge

In the spirit of my buddy Jim Welninski’s new Advanced Black and White course, I thought it would be fun to do a Black and White Challenge this month!For this challenge, I don’t want to see a basic Black and White conversion.   I would like you to...
May 2019 Challenge Go Back 5

May 2019 Challenge Go Back 5

For this challenge, we are going to do the ever famous “Go Back 5 Years” challenge! How this works: Go into your archive of photos and go to any photo you edited in May 2014 Pick your favorite from that time period (+/- 2 Months) and re-edit it with your...
April 2019 Challenge: Favorite Things

April 2019 Challenge: Favorite Things

Just like Mary Poppins, this month I want you to explore your favorite things and show us what they are.  Try to find two things that you shoot that are distinctly different.   For me, I know I love wide angle landscapes, but I also enjoy taking a deep dive into the...
March 2019 Challenge: Experiments

March 2019 Challenge: Experiments

Show Us Your Experiments You all know how much I harp on experimentation, right?  It is something I think is critical to developing your workflow and building a strong artistic background.  So this month, well, this month I want to see what you are experimenting with!...
Edit Blake’s Photo Challenge

Edit Blake’s Photo Challenge

I Want You to Edit My Photos!   This month I figured we’d try something new.  Something from the old school HDR Insider days.  I used to do these monthly workflow challenges where I’d supply the images and the members would edit them throughout the...
The Before and After Challenge (2019)

The Before and After Challenge (2019)

Last year,  to kick off 2018, we did a Before and After Challenge and it was wildly successful.  Everyone seemed to enjoy it and the results were astonishing!So why not kick off the new year by digging into our bag of tricks and use all that we learned throughout 2018...