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This week it’s simple! We’d love to see you take some regular, everyday object that’s in your kitchen and photograph it! The challenge is to photograph it in a way that adds interest. That might be through perspective (shooting along a bench as I have done with my orange, below) or using a lamp, torch, led light, flash to add some extra atmosphere to your morning coffee.
Use the #dPSKitchenThings hashtag wherever you post!
Here’s that orange! (It wasn’t actually that tasty, it was off the small orange tree, potted, out the back of my house)
Trying to use a knife to add a leading line of sorts, to bring your viewer’s eye into your subject.
Here’s a neat article on food portraits if your object is food! clickety click
Photographing the espresso below, I used the Sony app to trigger my camera remotely and had a little Aputure MW LED light just out of frame to light up the subject but keep the rest of the scene a little darker.
Simply upload your shot into the comments field (look for the little camera icon in the Disqus comments section) and they’ll get embedded for us all to see. Or, if you’d prefer, upload them to your favourite photo-sharing site and leave the link to them.
You can also share your images in the dPS Facebook group as the challenge is posted there each week as well.
If you tag your photos on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter or other sites – tag them as #DPSKitchenThings to help others find them. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.