6 & 7/52 week Technical and Conceptual photography Challenge

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  1. AdrianneIsabel

    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    This week we have two challenges. Both involved conceptual but one is a true technical challenge.

    Your challenges this week are:

    Abstract

    and

    Food Photography


    First, Abstract. (http://photo.tutsplus.com/articles/inspiration/70-stunning-abstract-photographs/)
    Again, you may or may not use your dogs in this challenge.

    Next, a non-dog (maybe?) shot. Food photography. This one is hard and a bonus of sorts since we lost a week. If this one is a struggle in the same week push it out and come back but keep trying. The ability to properly light and shoot food is a true skill and sign of an educated eye.

    Here are two links assisting in working on this challenge.
    http://www.pixiq.com/article/food-photo-tricks
    http://www.foodportfolio.com/blog/food_photography/food_photgraphy.html

    When you are finished you'll post the final product here. You'll post two final images.

    Have fun and I can't wait to see what you come up with!!
     
  2. Snark

    Snark Mutts to you

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    Well, here's my attempt at abstract.

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    In case you're wondering, I found my marbles... put them in a glass bowl, lit it from underneath with a couple of mini flashlights, and turned out the overhead lights.
    F19, 8 sec., 100iso
     
  3. CharlieDog

    CharlieDog Rude and Not Ginger

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    Okay, well, I may have missed the point of the abstract shot, but I've been assured it's abstract enough lol, so here's my two submissions. Critiques are welcome please!!

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    Challenge 7 - Food Photography by CharlieDogist, on Flickr

    No flash, f/2.6, and flickr won't give me the ISO so I have no idea. Focal length is fixed at 3.7mm (camera phone)

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    Challenge 6 - Abstract by CharlieDogist, on Flickr

    Same settings here. These were edited in Snapseed
     
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    Might have an idea, just need to see if I can make it work with the equipment.

    And aarrrghh, food photography. Now I have to make something pretty... which probably isn't going to happen :eek:
     
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    One of those times I wish I cooked...
     
  6. Snark

    Snark Mutts to you

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    Here is my, um, food shot... The cupcake was REALLY good! :D

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    No flash, light source was off to the side and pretty much at cupcake level, f/8, 1/4sec, 100iso.
     
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  7. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    Abstract. f/4.5 1/13 ISO800
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    Fooooood. f/5.6 1/40 ISO400
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    My attempt at food photography. Didn't bother making anything (mostly because I don't know how), so just a tuna salad on lettuce! I probably should have read the links first, because it didn't turn out quite as well as I would have liked :eek:

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    Aperture: f/5 Exposure: 1/80 seconds ISO: 400

    Struggling with abstract, heading out tomorrow morning - hope I find something!
     
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    I like it so much.its so interesting.
     
  12. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    I'm saddened by how few are still participating compared to the beginning.

    Also, I still need to get my abstract photo! :yikes:
     
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    I'm still planning on participating! Just haven't had a chance with the roadtrip and all. :)
     
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    My laptop was stolen...still hard to get photos edited and posted :( sort of killed my enthusiasm for taking pics too since half the fun for me is in editing...
     
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    Sorry your laptop was stolen - that really sucks. :(



    Thought I'd throw in another shot of the cupcake... before it magically disappeared. :p

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