Many of you are heading into the mushroom season, get your cameras ready and go out and capture some mushrooms in their natural habitat. No bought mushrooms ready to cook.
It's time to go outside with your camera but ... during the night !
Anything will be allowed as long as there's no light coming from the sun if the shot ! Cityscapes, street, country, buildings, trees, ... anything as long as it is outside and during the night !
Don't forget that the settings are different during the night avec that maybe you'll need a tripod !
We have so many creative people here, now is the time to show extra creativity.
Photograph something you have made. Something you knitted,painted a piece of jewellery, a cake.
It must be made by you alone, so photographs of your children do not qualify.
The term Patina is described as: Any fading, darkening or other signs of age, which are felt to be natural or unavoidable (or both). Objects with "Nice Patina" are very popular today.
The word "patina" comes from the Latin for "shallow dish".
Largely a term for oxidized metals, figuratively, patina can refer to most any object with a distressed finish.
So, lets see what your catches your (camera's) eye in the world of the nicely aged.
We all know the Google Doodles https://www.google.com/doodles/ we can convert this idea to PXL as well. Make an animated gif for your favorite day / event including the PXL logo.
Setup and photograph a traditional Still Life. The kind you would see in a Gallery or your Grandma's Living Room
Fruits, Florals, Pets, Portraits, etc.
The real trick is the arrangement,background and lighting that sets the mood.
Use your imagination, take your time and show us something with a special mood.
Show us whatever you can see in a night sky: auroras, falling stars, lightning, milky way, moon, airplanes...
Start looking up and show us what you see at night.
Church towers, water towers, defensive wall towers, lighthouse towers and so on. Towers which are build to live or work in are not allowed.
HDR (High Dynamic Range)
Love it or hate it, when done well its visual impact is spectacular.
Not all images work well in HDR and treatments can be tricky to get right.
Pick your subject carefully and treat it with finesse to wow the Masses.