Wow, what a tough topic! We got some great photos though. Here’s a sample: And the top three winners are: Rwest’s photo with 50 boosts! “morning at the beach..” Medina’s photo with 47 boosts! “Sustained rhythmic minimalism” rvd5star’s photo with 47 boosts! “canon 20d in manual lens canon 17-85mm f/4 iso 200 exposure 30 sec” [...]
Water is a photo topic that I am all about. I live on the shores of Lake Ontario. I spend free time on Sodus Bay. And a recent drive to Nashville had me longing for water by mid-Ohio. So why is it so difficult to photograph? Let’s start by taking the time of day into [...]
Last week was a tough one! Luckily, we can all rest the hamsters in our heads with this week’s new topic. “Water” Great excuse to go to the beach, the lake, or for a serene reflective time at a pond. Here’s a great resource to get you started: How to photograph water Snap to it!
Saw a breath taking number of photos last week for our topic “landscape.” This past week was also our first week with the judges, and judging from the top set of photos, we think they are doing a great job. We’d like to take a moment to thank them for their time looking through each [...]
Simple composition, clear subject, focal point worthy of contemplation. Now, let’s talk about these pillars. “Minimalism” appears in many art forms, from Frank Stella and Piet Mondrian in fine arts to Philip Glass in classical music to Ludwig Miles van der Rhone in architecture to Frederick Law Olmstead in landscape design. While the height of [...]
The community has spoken once again. This week, our topic will be “minimalism.” Check out some of these websites for tips and examples! Minimalism in Photography 20 Examples of Minimalist Photography Good luck everyone! Happy Snapping!
For some, last week’s topic was a tough one, but nevertheless, we can out with some great photos! Some folks decided to draw with light, some relied on fireworks. Here’s a sample of the photos that we’ve had: And the top three winners are: losman814′s photo with 35 boosts! “Too Late” MiuBerty’s Photo with 24 [...]
Hello my fellow photogs! My name is Stephanie, I’m one of the judges, and I have hijacked this blog to add a little more depth to the judging process. Yes, the time has come for the judging system to be put into place at Great Photo Race- not to smash the hopes of beginning photographers, [...]
We are excited to announce today that the judging system has been implemented in our website. This feature has been implemented in an effort to curb the website away from being simply a popularity contest. The new judges will have the following privileges: Substantial Boosting Power: To ensure top quality photos end up in the [...]
It’s going to be another great week here at GreatPhotoRace! Our new topic (as selected by the community) is… LANDSCAPE! So let’s hope we all have beautiful weather this weekend, so we can go out and play with our cameras in nature’s beauty. Here’s a resource to help you get started: Landscape Photography. Happy Snapping!