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Lothlorien
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A while ago we had a fairly active thread for photography. I learnt a lot from it. However it lapsed and for various reasons I mainly used my phone. However, my son has challenged me with a 52 weeks challenge. I took out the Fuji XT and gulped . I hardly knew where to start without a goodly amount of thought first.

This challenge is interesting. One photo a week, not one a day like Project 365 which I have done twice at least. Each week has a theme and I can see that there should be a progression of knowledge and practice.

There is no set place for publication, FB and Instagram can be used with hashtags Flickr and similar is also fine. I have not used Flickr since Yahoo made such a mess of it.

Here is the URL with more details if you are interested and a list of the weekly topics. The challenge is not date related so could be started in July etc. Just number what week your photo is from.

Dogwood photography challenge.

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Welease Woderwick

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That looks good Lothlorien - I shall read it more thoroughly later; I think I may well be a participant.

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It looks an interesting challenge - but I am put off by the requirement for a selfie as the first week's image - and the last. I looked at the follow up challenge which has no selfies and fewer portraits, but there are a lot of technical requirements - 30s exposures - that I am not sure I can achieve easily.

I really need a photography challenge that is achievable to focus on and at the moment a full 365 is too much.

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Jengie jon

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I am wondering about just for fun trying to take a photo each week that fits with the BBC theme.

Jengie

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Lothlorien
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quote:
Originally posted by Curiosity killed ...:
It looks an interesting challenge - but I am put off by the requirement for a selfie as the first week's image - and the last. I looked at the follow up challenge which has no selfies and fewer portraits, but there are a lot of technical requirements - 30s exposures - that I am not sure I can achieve easily.

I really need a photography challenge that is achievable to focus on and at the moment a full 365 is too much.

CK, it says there are three possibilities, a portrait, a landscape or an artistic impression. Will have a closer look later today.

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Lothlorien
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I wonder if your link went elsewhere. This is what I was referring to.

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Curiosity killed ...

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Ah, that's the second version - which was the one I said might be challenging to do - 30s exposure and light painting being one of the challenges. That pretty much requires a DSLR to be able to do it.

(I looked at the first one and thought I'd done most of that at some stage.)

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Welease Woderwick

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quote:
Originally posted by Jengie jon:
I am wondering about just for fun trying to take a photo each week that fits with the BBC theme.

Jengie

Hmmm, that looks interesting, too - and less demanding.

Choices, choices!

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