Category Archives: Challenge

Guerrilla Model Shoot at the Autoshow Revisted

Shutter: 1/200, Aperture: ƒ/5.6, ISO: 100, Lens: 28-135mm. Two speedlights This past week I visited the Washington Auto Show at the DC Convention Center. In the last few years, the overall goal was to get a nice looking studio-style photo … Continue reading

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Gymnastics Photo Essay

Shutter: 1/1000, Aperture: ƒ/1.6, ISO: 2000, Lens: 50mm To skip straight to the final Photo essay. The following is a blog post about some of the photos I chose, and the experience. Many of you may know that my biggest … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Model Shoot at the Auto Show

Shutter: 1.500, Aperture: ƒ/3.5, ISO: 1000, Lens: 24-70mm, remote activated flash I’ve been trying to pull off this shot off for a couple of years now. I love visiting the Washington Auto Show each year and taking photos of the … Continue reading

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Ink Drops in Water, with the Grim Reaper!

Shutter: 1/125, Aperture: ƒ/10.0, ISO: 640, Lens: 18-35mm I’ve always wanted to try photographing ink drops in a tank, and a recent photography club challenge seemed to be a good motivator. We were challenged with the single word “black,” and … Continue reading

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Paper bag challenge

Shutter: 15 seconds, Aperture: f/5.6, Lens: 18-35mm, ISO: 6400 This week’s challenge was to take a photo of a paper bag using only one light source. We could do whatever we wanted as long as you could still tell it … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Shoot from the Hip

Shutter: 1/80, Aperture: f/6.3, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 100 Our latest photo challenge in my local Lens Group was to nab a great photo, shooting from the hip. To take it further, we instituted a “no chimping” rule. Meaning you can’t … Continue reading

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Shooting the Neighbourhood in B&W only

Shutter: 1/80, Aperture: f/1.8, Lens: 18-35mm, ISO: 6400 I had the pleasure of shooting The Neighbourhood again last week. You probably know their songs Sweater Weather and Afraid. I shot them once before as they opened for Imagine Dragons earlier … Continue reading

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DC Landmark Photography Challenge

Shutter: 1/60, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 6400 My local lens group had an assignment this week; take a photo of any well-known DC landmark that’s been photographed a million times, and produce an image that is completely new and … Continue reading

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Shooting a band in a (recording) studio

Shutter: 1/50, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 1600 I’ve shot DC area band South Rail a few times now, and recently they asked me to join them in the recording studio. It was a cool opportunity to try shooting them … Continue reading

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Empty metro / timelapse composites

Update: this entry was one of 12 featured images. Check out the others selected. Gizmodo issued a Photo Challenge last week to take a series of photos of a busy public area, and then painstakingly remove all of the people. … Continue reading

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