Weekly Photo Challenge: Repeating Patterns

Weekly Photo Challenge: Repeating Patterns

This week’s photo challenge is a compositional etude. Photograph Repeating Patterns
I worked on this compositional technique a lot when I first started trying to improve my photography skills. My eye will see repeating patterns, but only if the are really obvious. Once I started looking for repeating patterns, though they seem to be everywhere!

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red
Whether you focus on nature, architecture, or street, I hope I have you seeing red this week!

Weekly Challenge: Photograph When One Door Closes….

Weekly Challenge: Photograph When One Door Closes….

GUEST POST: St. Louis-based photographer David Adams is always on the look-out for doors on our photo walks together so I knew he had plenty of door photos for this post! This week, the theme is to: Photograph When One Door Closes….

Weekly Photo Challenge: History

Weekly Photo Challenge: History

Weekly Photo Challenge: Photograph History
Guest post by St. Louis photographer Michael Matney. Mike does a fair bit of documenting the history of St. Louis, making him a perfect guest contributor for this week’s photo challenge.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dust in a Beam of Light

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dust in a Beam of Light

GUEST POST:
Guest post by UrbanX photographer Sue Rakers This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Dust in a Beam of Light

Capturing a beautiful light beam at just the right moment is always a nice bonus for photographers.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mundane

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mundane

We’re photographing the mundane this week – something everyday – something ordinary.
 
This is all up for interpretation as what I think of as ordinary maybe extraordinary to others.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows within Windows

Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows within Windows

The challenge this week isn’t just to photograph windows –
This week, the challenge is to photograph windows within windows.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illusions

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illusions

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Illusions
It’s a tricky challenge this week. You’re going to have to think outside the box a bit! 

Photographing illusions means photographing something that looks like something else or looks different than it really is. 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nightlife

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nightlife

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nightlife
This week, it’s time to get off our respective sofas, turn off the TV, and head out after dark. If you’re not a natural night stalker, you might be surprised at how different everything at night.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph layers
Photographing layers this week initially gets me thinking macro – getting in close and really looking at the individual layers that makeup the whole. 

A Highway Runs Through It: Driving I-70

A Highway Runs Through It: Driving I-70

In this post, I’ll review some of my favorite stops along I-70, but I also hope to inspire those of you making long road trips this summer to stop, detour, and generally enjoy the ride – Making the journey part of the destination.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Under a Bridge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Under a Bridge

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph under a bridge. Bridges are meant to go over something, we often focus on the top part, but this challenge isn’t just about taking photographs of bridges, it’s specifically about being under a bridge – you know with the trolls. Not necessarily a place to find a beautiful or interesting photograph.