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Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters


For this week’s challenge, share a photo with letters — no matter the alphabet. You can capture a neon sign, a sentence scribbled in an old phone booth, a random letter that’s seemingly out of place, or anything else. As you look through your lens, think about how your image might convey something bigger: a… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

From Cheri Lucas Rowlands: Windows are everywhere. Depending on where you are — your bedroom, your office, a hotel room, or a tiny tourism office overlooking a lively street in a beach town in the Dominican Republic, shown above — a window can reveal different things. They are portals into the world’s stories. Glimpses into… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated

This week’s theme is saturated. Despite the warm weather we’ve been having here in Northern Ontario, there are hints of fall all around us. It always astounds me when you look at the greying skies and browning leaves, only to find little gems of colour sneaking around each corner. One thing that always surprises me… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

From lines to patterns. We see lines and patterns in the world around us, in nature and things man-made. Sometimes we don’t realize they’re there: on the street, across the walls, up in the sky, and along the ground on which we walk. Today’s challenge is inspired by Evan Zelermyer‘s stunning urban, abstract, and architectural… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

From the Weekly Photo Challenge site: This week, share what you see on the inside. It could be something literally inside, like birds in the rebar or the inside of your home or favorite hideaway. If you’d like, go in a personal direction — share a photo of your best friend laughing, showing how she… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

Fresh. The definition for fresh has a bit of a fork in it – it’s a state (new, recent, previously unknown) and it’s a taste or sensation (cool, sweet, invigorating, refreshing). Fresh is definitely this cantaloupe (“melone”) granita I enjoyed recently here in Italy. It cooled me down immensely (and it didn’t hurt that it was delicious,… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy. ~ Henri Cartier-Bresson I love today’s theme: fleeting. There are so many emotions that can flit across someone’s face that it makes people watching… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Patterns

When I taught Grade 7, part of the math curriculum involved teaching students about the work of Fibonacci. This mathematician identified a number pattern, with each sequence being the sum of the previous two numbers. There are examples of Fibonacci’s sequence found throughout nature in some pretty amazing examples, and that, for me at least,… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

This week’s challenge is to lose yourself in the finer details of your photos. While I have many photos that would fit the bill, I wanted to have something fairly recent and a little bit of fun for this challenge, so I decided to shoot my friends’ cat. Mimsy is just a kitten, but she… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

In a new post specifically created for this challenge, share a picture that says UNIQUE to you. Maybe the image itself shows something distinct from its surroundings, or maybe it’s a unique take on a common subject. Maybe it’s a unique person in your life, or a treasured heirloom that’s irreplaceable. I’m excited to see… Read More ›

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