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2019 Weekly Challenge for Photographers

Tracker

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Apparently, it's got a wide audience.
https://dogwood.photography/52weekchallenge2019

Anybody up for the challenge? New photos only.
I'll post up the new challenge each Sunday night. Try to post your effort before the next challenge begins, but this is about doing, not rules, so if you're a day or two late, don't worry about it.
Week 1 Challenge:
Story Telling: Self-Portrait - Take a picture that tells us who you are, without actually showing your face.
 
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twtex85

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I think I am up for it. I don't know if I will be able to complete every weeks assignment but will give it a go. i did go check out their linked facebook page and sent a request to join. Don't know if you have checked it out yet.
 
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Having done a 52 week project last year (yes, I know I stopped posting mid-year, but I did shoot every week) it is a good way to sharpen your skills and far less challenging than a 365 project (BTDT). I'll toss one out for this week, but may not contribute every week.

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Been down with a bad cold most of this week and finally felt good enough today with the warm temps to get out and get some shots. Hope to contribute to as many of these as I can this year.
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Some really good concepts & comps. Stealthcrf's intrigues me the most. Guessing vet, married, not afraid to get his hands dirty, and I'm seeing what looks like a significant scar in the palm, which I bet is a story in itself. TWtex85's seems straightforward, except I can't quite make out what the box is in the upper left?

Week 2 Composition: Rule of Thirds Motion
You already know what the rule of thirds is, now is the time to use it. Use Rule of Thirds to show motion in your picture.

Hmmm. I've seen subject position, lines of flow, and focus/blur used to show motion, but I'm going to have to think some on how you can use rule of thirds to show motion.
 

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another thought. Post up multiples if you like. No judging here; just sharing & learning.

Week 2 Composition: Rule of Thirds Motion
This challenge is a challenge. I'm hoping to find a good action shot or something to show a panning motion. My chickens are lousy models. I think this implies motion, but unless I do a lot of setup and cut with my camera on a tripod, I think this is the best I can do with this concept. That, and I'm not excited about putting my good camera in that kind of dust environment.

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