Indy Photo Coach 4:38am, 19 November 2008
Here's a little challenge for all you seasoned veterans :)

Post a photo that looks like it could be used in an ad for a product or service. Avoid extensive editing or real logos. For great ideas, check out stock photography websites like or for examples.

Tell us a little about it.

Here's a reminder how to post to the assignment:
1. Become a Flickr member.

2. Take a self-portrait and upload it to your Flick account

3. On that photo's page, click the "all sizes" tab

4. Choose "Small"

5. Under the photo, it will say "Copy and paste this HTML into your webpage" - Select and copy that text.

6. Go to THIS post and in the "reply" box, paste the HTML script. Feel free to include a few comments about the shot after it.

7. Use the 'preview' function to make sure it worked, or click "post now" to submit it to the discussion!
SOP5d [deleted] Posted 7 years ago. Edited by SOP5d (member) 7 years ago
This was taken returning from Florida and they allowed me to move through the plane and take shots.

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moostang78 7 years ago
Awwwww no extensive editing...come am I supposed to get a good picture without photoshop j/k :o)

Shooter - Great picture!
Serge Melki PRO 7 years ago
Daily Dose of Medicine

Daily Dose of medicine

Took this one a month ago when I was down with the flu. (Yack!)
the only thing missing is the Kleenex box wayy on the right.
moostang78 7 years ago
Bubble Gum
SOP5d [deleted] 7 years ago
Advertisement is about planting a visual thought across the media. Drull and
turkey thanksgiving
GillianSpring 7 years ago
Ultimate Slider

I had fun researching cool lighting affects. I had this crazy image in my head (so I stuck with it). I came across a DIYphotography thread with tips on circle lighting, adding a gel to your flash for a cool color (I used a flashlight), and a spot light.
SOP5d [deleted] 7 years ago
gillian: i like it, in fact best pic of the day. Especially the color effects but the picture is dead center rule of thirds. You can blame david for that one...
RGEEBLUES 7 years ago
i think with the circle lighting technique, the rule of thirds can be ignored. i like the shot a lot!
GillianSpring Posted 7 years ago. Edited by GillianSpring (member) 7 years ago
Shooter...rules are meant to be broken and I decided to break the rule this time....but thank you for your comment!!!!!!!
GillianSpring 7 years ago
Oh and a Flickr tip...don't forget to comment directly on the photos you like, so the comment sticks with the photo!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Indy Photo Coach 7 years ago
GIllian, I love them... minus feeling sick from seeing a 10-level white castle. :)

David, as far as rule-of-thirds, remember, everything in our class is a guideline, or "rule"... not necessarily a law that can't be broken :) The Rule of Thirds is just one design element of many that can be used to compose the photo. For example, here Gillian has used color & contrast to differentiate her subject from the background (a warm vs. cold contrast - yellow vs blue); shadows give texture; the "patties" give a sense of repetition, and the end of the counter/table creates a real line along the bottom third line. This is exactly what I want our Fundamentals students to be doing... analyzing photo composition! Trying to find out what makes a great photo better than another. In this respect, it's great to see you analyzing, David!
SOP5d [deleted] 7 years ago
looks to be more of a bean burger to me. lol. The 2nd week class was by far very imformative and the way my mind works the more i understand how a camera works the better i will be with it. This rule applies the
RGEEBLUES 7 years ago

This is my advertisment for Smirnoff. This bottle is different because the inside is coated with a mirror finish - a chemistry project from college. The bottle was shot inside my new DIY lightbox using my 50mm. I will post a picture of my setup later on.
Fotocross Photography PRO 7 years ago
The Pie

This could have fallen under the fresh assignment also....
agnisflugen 7 years ago
a diner as depicted.

this was taken at a diner in fountain square....
Serge Melki PRO 7 years ago
Afternoon Relax with Jack
Pearson,KyleD 7 years ago
I know I'm way late on this, I wasnt a member when this was posted but would still like to post somthing so I guess here it is.
Red Bull vs. Rockstar
Red Bull Can crushing a Rockstar can

Pretty small and hard to see here but this is a great pic of a Birel Kart in the lead.
jwill9311 7 years ago
Christmas Party (by jwill9311)
Indiana shutterbug PRO 7 years ago
Stock Photo Challenge 1-9-09
jamiesimage 7 years ago
SOP5d [deleted] Posted 7 years ago. Edited by SOP5d (member) 7 years ago

Roastbeef slow cooked with Fresh Greenbeans. When its done cooking in this Rebel Crockpot. " You can cut it with your Tongue"
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