2014 Photography Challenge- Doorways



Love taking photos?  Me too!  Sometimes I fancy myself as a pretty decent photographer especially when I get to play with digital software programs.  I love to challenge myself with new themes in order to make myself think outside the box and come up with interesting photos.  And that’s where you come in!

Challenge yourself to take great photos based on the current theme and share them with Sitcom readers! Want to join in?

We have a new challenge every two weeks. This will give us all a chance to get lots of great photos submitted before the deadline! Last time, our challenge was “Back to School”.  I loved looking at all the photos submitted with the back to school theme!  Click here to see the fun photos submitted for the Back to School Photo Challenge!

This week our theme is: “Doorways”

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Our challenge was to capture a doorway or entranceway in a unique or unusual way.  While traveling in Key West, my husband and ran across this old fort that was overseen by the Key West Garden Club.  A marvelous place full of history, beautiful plants and tons of large lizards!  We spent several hours wandering the grounds and enjoying the atmosphere.  The old brickwork of this entranceway caught my eye.

This photo was taken with my Canon SX30IS, and edited with the free software at Picmonkey.com.

So how did you do?

It’s not too late!  Email your “Doorway” photos to me! Check out the Submission Guidelines. I will post your photos here along with any information that you would like to include. If you have a website, feel free to add a link to your site! I will be taking “Doorway” photo submissions until Sunday, September 21.  Thats right! You have two more weeks!  Feel free to send your original photo!

Doorways…

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Castillo de San Marcos Fort in St. Augustine, Florida. Along with the Bars was the Draw Bridge to the Entrance of the Fort. ~Thellis Houck- Casselberry, FL

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Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum in St. Augustine, Florida.” This Tree was 1900 years old. 267 Ft. High and 14 Ft. in Diameter. This was the 4th log that was cut from the tree in 1938 measuring 33 Ft. long and 8Ft. high.” ~ Thellis Houck- Casselberry, FL

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This is the doorway to a room in an old shack that has been on my parent’s place since I can remember.  Many hours were spent playing in there as children and later the room behind this door turned into a farm storage (junk) room.  I don’t have nerve enough to try to even open the door these days.  Who knows what has been stashed away there. ~ Louise Miller

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Doorways at the old drive In.  ~Janis T Hyatt

Next Week’s Challenge- Circles

Our challenge next week is to create photos that illustrate the theme of circles.  Think about creating something unique based on the shapes around you.  What do you see that reflects the shape of a circle?  Need an example?

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Want to share your photo?  Email your “Circles” photo to me! Check out the Submission Guidelines. I will post your photos here on September 21 along with any information that you would like to include. If you have a website, feel free to add a link to your site!

I will be taking “Doorways” and “Circles” photo submissions until September 21! Feel free to send your original photo!

And don’t forget that Craftsy is now offering online Photography Classes!   I’ve been a fan and an affiliate of Craftsy for several years now, and their video classes are fabulous.  I have personally taken quite a few of them.  What is great about them is they are inexpensive, and once you purchase the class, you can watch it anytime at your leisure, and as many times as you want.  I’ve started my own personal Craftsy Video class library!

Anyway, they have branched into some great photography courses taught by professional photographers! Craftsy courses are highly interactive, allowing students to ask questions, make digital video notes, and learn using the latest tools.  Just click on the affiliate link below for more details!

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