As anyone who’s ever tried to diet knows, food and our emotions are very tightly linked. For our winner, Susan Shanta, it’s all about whimsey.
We challenged photographers to come up with images that conveyed coziness – and we discovered that for many, the companionship of a pet, particularly a dog, is the very essence of that warm and fuzzy concept.
To undertake our Decisive Movement challenge, photographers had to ensure their shutter speed was a 1/60th of a second or slower – and that some aspect of their subject was in motion.
Our ‘Seeing Red’ Challengers saw red in places expected and unexpected.
They may be plentiful, but birds are easily one of the most challenging and elusive photographic subjects.
Inspired by Margaret Brown’s article ‘Go Minimalist’ in our Mar-May 2014 issue, we asked photographers to strip out the excess and to distill their images down to the minimum.
As subjects go, there aren’t many more open than the soaring vault of the sky. And yet, despite the fact that you just have to look up, it still takes a degree of skill and a measure of luck to make an interesting photograph of the wild blue yonder.
As subjects go, there aren’t many more open than the soaring vault of the sky.