28 DAY PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE
Taking a photograph is an act of creativity. You are using your vision, your perception of the world to frame a small slice of it in an image. The question is whether you do this with careful attention or careless inattention.
Watch this 1 minute classic video on attention.
How did you do? This video was shocking to me, the way that my narrating mind could dismiss what was right in front of me if my mind decided it wasn't important. When practicing photography, we want to be open to the world of possibility that surrounds us. You can't photograph what you don't see.
By the end of this challenge, it will be second nature for you to be attentive and intentional in taking photographs!
Photography Challenge Goals
NOTE: This challenge is ideal for your camera phone. It’s not about technical camera skills, it’s about nurturing your vision and creativity.
How the challenge WORKS
1. Sign up below (scroll down)
2. Watch the video below on "How to Take a Mindful Photowalk".
3. Every day starting Monday January 3rd, you will receive an email with the day’s reflection and challenge.
4. Once you have taken a photograph that meets the challenge, you can post it on:
How to Take a Photowalk
The photowalk is the backbone of this challenge. It doesn't have to be particularly long -- just 5 minutes will do -- but your photowalk will ideally be mindful and intentional. When your mind is clear and present and you are following your curiosity -- that's when the magic happens in your photography!
A mindful photowalk has five elements:
Watch the video to learn more!