Photographing shadows

photo project shadows

Can you see the light? To learn to see the light, look for the shadows. Try this photo project.

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Collect a colour

easy photo projects collect a color

Photo project Starting with a blank slate is not the best way to stimulate your creativity. Set some limits and your brain often goes into overdrive. For this week, only take pictures of things in one colour. Blue, green and white are easiest. Try not to just photograph things close up – keep your eyes…

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1day12pics – April photos

1day12pics april

We had another fun day on Twitter and Instagram, taking a photo every hour for a day. While Michelle was having a photogenic birthday in Venice, I was having a run of the mill day at home with a bit of shopping thrown in at the end. I failed spectacularly to take 12 photos, but…

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Break the rule of thirds

how to break the rule of thirds

Follow my blog with Bloglovin To stretch your creativity, sometimes you need to break some rules. The rule of thirds is a cornerstone of photographic composition – if you place your subject on one of the imaginary ‘thirds’ lines, you will have a more interesting, engaging, dynamic composition: 9 times out of 10 this works.…

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Take 20 photos of a chair

easy photo projects chair

How many photos can you take of one chair?

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#1day12pics April 2014

#1day12pics April 2014

The first #1day12pics was great fun last month. We had plenty of dogs and children, also beer, school runs, tea, weather, commutes, and lots of end of the day drinks. We had planned to do #1day12pics on the first Thursday of every month, but by popular request we have decided to change the day each…

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How to make a graphic overlay in PicMonkey

how to add text to a photo in picmonkey

Brighten up your blog posts, add text to photos, make shareable graphics, personalise photo cards and create yourself some inspiration using the world’s easiest online graphics editor, PicMonkey.

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