August 2019 Challenge: Peaceful Simplicity

August 2019 Challenge: Peaceful Simplicity

For this month’s Challenge I want yo uto focus on simple compostions that leave a strong impact on the viewer.  We live in a photographic world that is inundated with detail and complex composiotions.   Sometimes the most powerful compositions are the least...
July 2019 Challenge:  Impactful sunsets

July 2019 Challenge: Impactful sunsets

It’s Summertime!  That time of year when the sun sets later and actually gives us photographers more time to get out there and photograph it.   This month I want to see your impactful (I did Google that and Impactful is a word) sunsets! Try to showcase the light...
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!...