Congrats for making it this far with your Photo 365/Project365! It’s called a challenge for a reason! But you might be having a hard time coming up with some ideas…so how about a few from the Learn Photo365 Photography Assignment app to help you back on track!
One of the new assignment additions is a 30 day subject challenge, where it gives you a random subject to photograph for an entire month!
The challenge of course is to find interesting ways to shoot the same subject.
So, how about a….
A lot of fun can be had with action figures. I did a short series of shots with my son’s Master Chief from Halo.
Full set here.
Here are some ideas to get your started:
Backlight, spotlight, sidelight, top light, and of course, monster lighting.
Put the figure against a colored background that contrasts it’s color or tone. Or if it’s a “boy” toy, put it with a bunch of “girl” toys.
Grab a bunch of action figures and see what interesting patterns you can make.
Make it a fun game by hiding them in a location and seeing if your viewer can find them.
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For eve more ideas, check out my LearnPhoto365 Photography Assignment Generator Apps on the app store, a unique photography app that’s meant to inspire you to take great photos!
Perfect for anyone taking part in a Photo 365 challenge, there are over a hundred individual assignments and hundreds of thousands of potential random ones. Versions available for iPhone/iPod and iPad, including free versions so you can try them out! Full details, including reviews and tour videos of the apps can be found at www.learnphoto.ca/apps Even if you only download the free version that would help get it up the app store lists!
Come up with a list of words/descriptors that you can attempt to find with your camera!
Here’s a random list of 10 words I just got from the app!
This assignment gives you a random object and technique to shoot it with. It can come up with some pretty crazy combinations!
TECHNIQUE: REFLECTED IN SOMETHING
OBJECT: TRAIN TRACKS
TECHNIQUE: AT SUNSET
VERSE TO VISUAL
Illustrate your favourite quote, song lyric, poem, saying, riddle, or book passage with a photograph!
Here’s two from the app!
“Light up the darkness”
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”
For those of you taking a photo a day of yourselves, here’s some ideas from the Selfie365 challenge assignment:
-HANDS IN THE AIR
-HOLDING A RUBBER CHICKEN
-IN FRONT OF AN ABANDONED BUILDING
SHARING YOUR PHOTOS:
I’ve created two groups of FLICKR to share images taken inspired by the apps
Add your photos to your flickr stream, then JOIN the group and select ADD PHOTOS.
For SLR/P&S shooters put your images here:
For Iphotographers shooting with iphones/ipod touches, put your images here:
Best of luck with the next half of your Photo 365!
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