Sensitized Surfaces

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” ~ Dorothea Lange

Capturing December (2019) – Photo-A-Day Challenge

  1. Your View Today
  2. Favorite Holiday Movie
  3. Red
  4. Joyous
  5. Today’s Temperature
  6. Shopping
  7. Bright
  8. Ornament(s)
  9. Something You’re Reading
  10. Wrapping Paper
  11. Green
  12. A Beautiful Sight
  13. Family
  14. Christmas Tree
  15. Favorite Holiday Song
  16. Outside Christmas Lights
  17. Presents
  18. Stockings
  19. Candy Cane
  20. Tree Topper
  21. Peace
  22. Tradition
  23. Scarf
  24. Favorite Part of Christmas
  25. Morning
  26. Grateful
  27. Night Time
  28. Words
  29. Sky View
  30. Your Winter Wonderland
  31. Fun

 

2018-2019 Themes

  1. Zoom Burst  (Technical)
  2. Quiet Moment (Creative)
  3. Fill the Frame  (Composition)
  4. Wild Card (Wild card)
  5. Macro  (Technical)
  6. Forsaken (Creative)
  7. View From Below  (Composition)
  8. Wild Card (Wild card)
  9. Product (Technical)
  10. Leading Lines (Creative)
  11. Golden Ratio (Composition)
  12. Wild Card (Wild card)
  13. Starburst (Technical)
  14. Humor (Creative)
  15. Leading Lines (Composition)
  16. Wild Card (Wild card)
  17. Twilight(Technical)
  18. Door (Creative)
  19. Geometric Shapes (Composition)
  20. Wild Card (Wild card)
  21. The Wild Side(Technical)
  22. Circles (Creative)
  23. Balance (Composition)
  24. Wild Card (Wild card)
  25. SOOC (Straight Out of the Camera)(Technical)
  26. Loneliness (Creative)
  27. Movement (Composition)
  28. Wild Card (Wild card)
  29. Sky Overlay(Technical)
  30. Dried (Creative)
  31. Eye Lines (Where is your subject looking?)(Composition)
  32. Wild Card (Wild card)
  33. Water Drop (Technical)
  34. Squares (Creative)
  35. Color Harmony (Composition)
  36. Wild Card (Wild card)
  37. HDR (Technical)
  38. Hard/Soft (Creative)
  39. Negative Space (Composition)
  40. Wild Card (Wild card)
  41. Shaped Bokeh (Technical)
  42. High/Low Key(Creative)
  43. Contrast (Composition)
  44. Wild Card (Wild card)
  45. Full Edit (Technical)
  46. Fear (Creative)
  47. My Back Yard(Composition)
  48. Wild Card (Wild card)
  49. Portrait with f/8 (Technical)
  50. Starts with “Q” (Creative)
  51. Rule of Odds (Composition)
  52. Wild Card (Wild card)

2017-2018 Themes

  1. A Bench At ________________
  2. A Stranger
  3. Abandoned
  4. Aged/Aging
  5. An Action Shot
  6. Back Lit
  7. Blue Hour
  8. Broken
  9. Close Up/Macro
  10. Dangerous
  11. Diptych/Triptych
  12. Documentary
  13. Eight
  14. Emotional
  15. f/4 or Lower
  16. Favorite Holiday
  17. Fireworks
  18. Forms In Nature
  19. From Where I Stand
  20. HDR
  21. Hot and Steamy
  22. I Love You
  23. If Flowers Could Talk
  24. I Found This
  25. Intentional Camera Movement
  26. Isolated Object(s)
  27. My Favorite Place
  28. My First Visit To _______________
  29. On The Edge
  30. One Shot w/3 Shapes
  31. Outside Looking In
  32. Panorama (No Less Than 3 Frames)
  33. Part Of A Face/Head
  34. Reflection(s)
  35. Rows of ___________
  36. Seasonal Showers/Inclement Weather
  37. Senior Hands
  38. Serenity In Nature
  39. Shot w/50mm
  40. Shot w/Polarizer Filter
  41. Shutter Speed of 1/40 Sec.
  42. Simplicity
  43. Starts With “O”
  44. Still Life
  45. The Ballpark
  46. The Color Purple
  47. Triangle(s)
  48. Urban Exploration
  49. Way Down Low
  50. Winter Sport
  51. Worst ________ Ever
  52. Zig Zag

Alternates:

A1. In A Bowl

A2. Mono

A3. Peaceful

A4. Something Huge

A5. Texture

A6. Wide Angle

 

2016-2017 Themes

  1. A fairy tale
  2. Abstract
  3. Aged to perfection
  4. Architectural details
  5. Artistic
  6. Beam of light
  7. Bent or twisted
  8. Break the rule of thirds
  9. Closely cropped
  10. Cozy/comfortable
  11. Four
  12. Hair
  13. Infrared
  14. Line form a song
  15. Looking up
  16. Macro/close up
  17. Misplaced/lost/missing piece
  18. Movie title
  19. Musically inclined
  20. Negative space
  21. On the water
  22. Ordinary objects
  23. Orton effect
  24. Out of bounds
  25. Places of worship
  26. Prohibited
  27. Quaint and Quirky
  28. Repeating patterns
  29. Shot at 9:00A.M.
  30. Show us your bokeh
  31. Show with flash/speedlight
  32. Signage
  33. Something with wings
  34. Splash of color
  35. Starts with a “c”
  36. Stitched together
  37. Stop action
  38. Street scenes
  39. The garage
  40. The good old days
  41. The night sky
  42. The wild side
  43. Tools of the trade
  44. Topless
  45. Underneath
  46. Unwanted/distracting objects
  47. Waiting
  48. What a character
  49. Where the ‘_______’meets the sky
  50. White on white
  51. Windowscapes
  52. With a ball

ALTERNATES:

  1. Insect(s)
  2. Less is more
  3. Old photographic effect
  4. Photographer’s choice
  5. Seasonal
  6. Stripes

2015-2016 THEMES

  1. A Part Of Me
  2. A Worm’s View
  3. Before/After
  4. Biggest Fear
  5. Bird’s Eye View
  6. Celebration
  7. Circle In A Square
  8. Common Cliché Phrase
  9. Complementary Colors
  10. Dawn’s Light
  11. Descending
  12. Diamonds
  13. Downtown In B&W
  14. Enclosed
  15. Faces In Everyday Places (Pareidolia)
  16. Frame Within A Frame
  17. Gate
  18. Hidden From View
  19. Homemade
  20. In The Park
  21. Industrial
  22. Laundry
  23. Letters
  24. Loud Noises
  25. Low Key
  26. Mealtime
  27. Memories
  28. Mirrored Image
  29. Moody
  30. Mouthwatering
  31. Neon
  32. Nighttime
  33. Old Timer
  34. OMG!
  35. On The River
  36. Out Of Focus
  37. Part Of A Whole
  38. Powerful
  39. Rainy Day
  40. Rusty
  41. Shades Of Gray
  42. Silhouette
  43. Single Tree
  44. Speed
  45. Spooky
  46. Tell A Story
  47. The Eye
  48. Three Of A Kind
  49. Tiny World
  50. Toys
  51. Upside Down
  52. Yellow

ALTERNATES:

  1. A Kiss
  2. Christmastime
  3. Nature
  4. Patriotism
  5. S.O.T.C. (Straight Out Of The Camera)
  6. Sunset

 

 

2013-2014 Themes

1. A Hot Ride
2. A Song Title
3. An Expression of Love
4. Architecture
5. Bouncer
6. By Candle Light
7. Catch Me If You Can
8. Distortion
9. Foggy
10. Framed
11. Golden Mean
12. “Hair” It Is
13. Hearts
14. Here’s Your Sign
15. High Key
16. History
17. Holy Smoke!!
18. I Had A Dream
19. I Want One
20. I Wish I Could/I’m Sorry I Did
21. In The Clouds
22. In The Trees
23. It Floats
24. It’s a Mail/Male Thing
25. Juxtaposition
26. Light And Airy
27. Lost/Forgotten Items
28. Love Is…
29. Mirror Image
30. Other Photographers
31. Out of Control
32. Out of Place
33. Over The Hill
34. Passage Ways
35. Photojournalism
36. Pretty Baby
37. Rainy Day
38. Ready For A Book Cover (Include the name of your book)
39. Shallow Depth of Field
40. Shot In HDR
41. Splash
42. Standing Out From The Crowd
43. That Reminds Me
44. That’s Dangerous!
45. That’s So Funny
46. The Color Pink
47. The S Curve
48. There’s Nothing Better Than…
49. Ugly
50. Up Close
51. Way Down Low
52. What’s Cooking

ALTERNATES
A1 Black And White
A2 Family
A3 I Saw It On Vacation
A4 My Hometown
A5 Silhouettes
A6 Animal(s) At Play

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