Photography is all about capturing light. One established way to add variety is to add a filter to the lens. In the world of digital photography, the options have multiplied - you can fit a physical filter to the front of the camera, adjust the white balance or add the filter in post-processing. Here is an example where I did the latter, illustrating the effect of translucent layers of purple and orange:
For this week's assignment, filter your light. Keep any post-processing minimal beyond the filtering. Tell us what kind of filter you used and why you chose it. Your end result should be an image that inspires other people to want to filter their light too!
Don't forget the rules:
For everyone, please do not repeat other people's photos by quoting them until the contest is over. If you want to comment on or discuss an entry you can use a link to it (or just delete the picture from the quoted text).1. The image you submit should be taken between the 10 September (when it was announced) and 24 September (until one of the moderators closes the the mini-contest).
2. Your post must include "Assignment: Filters" (to show your permission to count it for the contest) and the date the picture was taken (to show that it is a valid entry).
3. EXIF data should be intact. It helps if you can include the main points (including camera, lens, date taken, ISO, shutter speed and aperture) in the text of your message.
4. Only one entry per member (if you can't restrain yourself until the end of the first week you can post two or three separate pictures but your entry should be in a separate post and the only marked with the text above).
5. Remember the cross-site image size limit (640px on the longest side).
6. If the image does not exist in post at the end of the contest, it is disqualified. If you modify anything on flickr and re-save the image then the link is broken and the message needs edited to link the picture again before it will be included in the contest.
Next week's assignment (for which you can begin taking pictures now) is "Costumes".
ps. if you want to share the love and link back to DPS from wherever you publish your photos, click on my image above for an example