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Date: 06/04/2014 | By: Heather

Monthly Flickr Photography Challenge: Music

X-S1, 1/500, f/ 9/2, ISO 250

Monthly Flickr Photography Challenge: Music

Have you ever set yourself a specific project or challenge to improve your photography? If not, let me tell you that not only is it an excellent way of developing a specific skill, but it also encourages you to learn about a genre in which you may have had very little interest.

Since we as artists all enjoy exercising our creative abilities and sharing our imagery with a wider audience, Mathieu and I at Mirrorlessons in association with Tyson Robichaud Photography Blog have decided to embark on a monthly Flickr photography challenge, and we invite all of you to join us for the ride!

Each month there will be a theme posted in a Theme Thread on our respective Flickr pages. In the thread, participants will be invited to share the photo (medium sized) they’ve created for the challenge along with the gear used, setups, lighting and settings so that we may learn new techniques from each other through this collaborative process.

At the end of the month, Tyson, Mathieu and I will each pick our favourite entry (three images in total), post them on our respective blogs, and open them up for a vote in the comments section. The winner will be invited to choose the theme for the next round.

Last month’s winner Marco Bozzato has chosen the theme “MUSIC” for the month of April.

X-S1, 1/500, f/ 9, ISO 250 - By Marco Bozzato (March 2014 winner)
X-S1, 1/500, f/ 9, ISO 250 – By Marco Bozzato (March 2014 winner)

This is a very open theme so feel free to get as experimental and abstract as you can! Remember, we are looking for originality and creativity in the images submitted.

As always, make sure to link your image in TRP’S FLICKR THREAD or the MIRRORLESSONS FLICKR THREAD to submit it. You have time until April 30th 2014 to submit your image. On May 1st, voting will commence and on May 5th, the winner will be announced.

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About the author: Heather Broster

Heather Broster was born in Canada, has lived in Japan and Italy but currently calls Wales home. She is a full-time gear tester at MirrorLessons. You can follow her on Google+, Twitter or Facebook!

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