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This Week in the Digital Photography School Forums (1-7 March 2009)

Weekly Assignment

Running In Step (by Pihc)Mourner‘s “Color of Sound” created a pattern that kept our interest and kept our eyes moving across the screen because of the changes in colour. Well done to everyone who participated, keep it up!

Untitled (by MyPurspectiv)Colors of sound (by Mourner)This week’s thread is another attempt at Self Portraits. This topic may seem scary to some people, but it’s not as bad as it seems. If you don’t have a model to shoot, the best way is to try them out on yourself, so use this as a learning experience. As always there are a few rules to follow. First, your photo must have been taken between 25 February – 11 March 2009. Second, your post must include “Assignment: Self Portrait” and the date that the photo was taken. Finally, your exif should be intact. Check the thread for the full rules and details. Next week’s assignment builds on this week’s assignment. Since this week you didn’t have a model, next week’s assignment is “Portraits of People.” So try to take a photo of a friend, loved one, or even a stranger, but take a portrait of someone.

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  • What I learned shooting my 1st wedding: sarahgirl777, one of our forum members shot her first wedding last month. She kindly wrote up a few things that she learned during that experience. Whether you’ve shot a wedding and have some info to add to the list or you’re thinking of shooting a wedding and would like to know some tips based on experience, come see this thread in our forum.
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  • What are your other passions, or at least, hobbies?: We don’t spend all our time photographing, but what do members of our forum do in their free time? You’d be surprised to find out just how many people share similar hobbies. Come share your own hobbies in the thread.
  • Home Town Challenge: We come from so many different places on our forums. So if you could take one shot to show us your home town, what would it be? This game challenges you to take a shot within 5 miles of your home and to stay away from the tourist hot spots. Come join in the challenge.
  • What Would You Do: This is our weekly post-processing thread where you can edit the photo of another forum member. It’s open to all levels of post-processing, so come join in the fun!

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