CHALLENGE THEMES
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SPLASH

 The inaugural #monthlytechniquecollab 

challenge was capturing splash. Have you tried to capture splash? It takes quite a bit of technique to freeze the splash mid-air! 

Jan 13th
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MOODY
Mar 9th

Moody photography involves using light, tones, and shadows to create a particular mood that often involves dim, directional lighting.

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HARD LIGHT

Hard Light is the technique of using natural or artificial light to create an image with distinct and clear shadows. This works beautifully with drinks.

May 11th
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LIFESTYLE

Adding the human element brings the viewer into the image. It creates a natural and organic scene.

Nov 16th
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BACKLIGHT

 Placing the subject in the middle of the light and the camera. This creates a certain glow effect at the edges or at the back of the subject.

Sep 14th
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MONOCHROME

Monochrome photography is the presentation of a single hue of one color in different shades, and is much more challenging to create than it seems!

Feb 10th
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GATHERING

Often within food photography the focus is on just the food and not how we enjoy the food with others, so the goal of this theme is to capture the social experience surrounding the meals we create!

Apr 13th
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ZOOM

Zoom Photography is basically a close up shot of the food. This can be achieved by using a macro lens or being close to the subject. The focus here is to capture the details of the subject

Jun 8th
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Process shots basically mean capturing the process of creating something instead of just the final product. This can include shots of the raw ingredients or the process of actually working on a dish.

Aug 10th
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STEAM

Capturing that magical movement when the steam hits the air.

Oct 12th
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HOLIDAY LIGHTS

Creating a festive atmosphere utilizing a soft out of focus background, also called the bokeh effect.

Dec 14th
STOP MOTION
July 13