Photography 101 : Architecture

Study architectural forms, and also train your eye to look for shots that will translate well in black and white.

From geometric patterns on skyscrapers to the ironwork on historical buildings, there are many opportunities to capture the beauty and complexity of architecture.

A Twist on a favorite building just off the Main :


Photography 101: A Pop Of Color

Colors can stir emotions within us, tell stories, and transform our images. Today, use one color to add life or drama to your shot.


Photography 101 — Let’s play with light

We’ve practiced shooting outside, getting different kinds of shots, and experimenting with light. This weekend, let’s build on these skills.

I just love the way the sunlight is reflected off these colorful berries.

Photography 101: Mystery

Show us something uncertain, and manipulate light around you to enhance the mood of your image.

How long has this poor abandoned fridge been laying there on the sidewalk?


Long enough to get some serious graffiti on it.

Photography 101 — Warmth

Today, capture an image of warmth, ideally using the sun as your source.

I happen to get this shot by fluke … I just happened to turn around on my way to the bus stop and this is what I saw:


Sometimes, it pays to look back.

Photography 101 — The Natural World

Capture a moment, big or small, and pay attention to the lines and curves produced by nature

Not my best shot, but here goes:


Photography 101: Landmark

Landmarks are everywhere: iconic places, meeting points, markers on a map. Today, consider a unique point of view as you photograph a landmark.

My point of reference in Brussels:

Brussels, Belgium (13)

Photography 101: Connect

In today’s world, we’re more connected than ever. How will you capture our theme, connect, through your lens?

Photography 101 — Solitude

We’re excited about today’s theme, solitude. In addition to thinking about what it means to you, also consider the placement of the subject in your shot. How can you interpret the state of being alone, or a lonely and uninhabited place?

My version of solitude


Photography 101 — Bliss

Ah, bliss. What does this word mean or look like to you?

Bliss & heaven all in one: