Challenges

Focusing on …

… one thing through to completion is a challenge in this world of multi-faceted distractions. I love a good challenge, particularly one that also forces me think about something new, push the boundaries a little.

For now, the posts here are about photographic challenges.

Nevertheless, there is a bonus: challenging ourselves to learn in one area promotes creativity in other areas.  When learning, we strengthen creativity’s key features – openness, active observation, and a willingness to be surprised.

OptimisticPhoto Challenge – Optimistic

“How do you fuel the fires of optimism?” (Daily Press)  It seems with some difficulty at the moment.

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Flight 2Photo Challenge – Weight(less)

“… something marked by its weight — or its air of weightlessness. Show us gravity at its most unforgiving, or most generous.” (Daily Press)

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CirclePhoto Challenge – Circle

“… you may go literal, and look for things around you with perfectly round shapes … Or, you might consider what this familiar shape represents” (Daily Press).

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Photo Challenge – Opps

“The imperative to present a perfect facade is doubly strong when it comes to our photos” (Daily Press).

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Photo Challenge – Treat

Life has become so very regular that I’d stopped thinking in terms of treats.

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Photo Challenge – (Extra)ordinary

“It’s an everyday thing, but also special — I can sense the passage the time …” (Daily Press).

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Photo Challenge – From Every Angle

We need regular reminders that neurological fixed-ness hampers creativity.

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Photo Challenge – Beneath Your Feet

“Today, look down and document the world beneath your feet. (Daily Press).  Pushing some boundaries.

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Photo Challenge – Muse

“… it challenges me to find new ways to see it – what subject do you turn to frequently, more inspired each time?” (Daily Press).

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