What are Self Assignments and Why Do Them?
We all tend to get in creative ruts sometimes. We start assuming too much about what we can and can't photograph, and about the limits of our equipment, our film, and ourselves. These assignments (hopefully) take you out of your comfort zone and get you photographing things you might not normally shoot.
The only way to really learn is to do, and the more film you put through your camera the better you'll get. Plus you get the chance to win a bunch of film. This months winners will get 30 rolls of the Professional film of their choice courtesy of FujiFilm Professional.
This Month - Experiment with Your Wide Angle Lenses
This month's self assignment is about exploring the limits of your wide angle lenses.
Wide angle lenses can give you a unique perspective on the world. They allow you to stretch the apparent distance between foreground and background subjects to create dramatic foregrounds. They can also be used to distort reality - curving buildings and stretching faces and limbs.
Experiment with landscapes, close-ups, or deliberately distort perspectives. Then send your favorite shot to us. You can use any lens wider than 28mm but no fish eye lenses this time around.
Lens Types (35mm format used as a reference)
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