CHALLENGE ONE: Keep it flat. Lines and Shapes. No Dimension. No more than 3 colors. ALWAYS SHOOT OUT OF SCHOOL BOUNDS!
2 - Light Forms
CHALLENGE TWO - Use only one light source and a creative, dramatic angle. No outdoor photos unless it is at night.
3 - Camera Skills
CHALLENGE THREE - Depth & Motion. UPLOAD TWO PHOTOS - Use APERTURE PRIORITY to creatively capture and demonstrate the effects of creating a shallow or deep depth of field. Use SHUTTER SPEED PRIORITY to creatively capture and demonstrate the effects of using a fast or slow shutter speed to capture action and motion.
4 - The Ansel Zone
CHALLENGE FOUR - Black and White Conversion. Capture an image in COLOR that will translate well into black and white. Edit your photo to Black and White in Lightroom, then adjust the color sliders to create contrast and a high dynamic range. Dodge and Burn with the Exposure Brush to enhance detail in the lights and shadows.
5 - Conceptual Composite
CHALLENGE FIVE - With only a vision of what you want as a final image (your concept), shoot multiple photos with thesame angles and lighting to assemble and combine in Photoshop using the skills learned in class.