The whole is the sum of its parts. Today we dedicate this challenge to details, those parts that make the whole possible, that with very little define the essence of it. You dare?


Every week I will propose a new challenge , it is a topic that you will have to capture in a photograph and upload it to the Facebook page of the blog, putting in the description the keyword that I will indicate for each topic. The subjects will be varied, from portraits to Macro photography, through landscapes, black and white photography, or babies. The themes will be proposed on Saturdays, so that you have the whole weekend to work on them. You will have a deadline to upload your photo one week (one photo per participant), until Friday of the following week. On Friday or Saturday I will update the article with the photo that most captivated me and I will propose a new topic, and so ...


You may not know the theory but you will surely apply it in practice. In photography, as in the cinema, there are different planes , from the general one, which covers a whole scene (far) to the detailed shot that focuses on a very small part of the scene, as if you zoomed in as far as possible to a part of what you have before your eyes. Sometimes it may seem that a detail is insignificant, but as I said at the beginning, the details are what make the difference, those that define a building, make a person fall in love, make you continue reading a book or that you are gawking. a photography. So this week I would like you to practice this shot, so that you can tell us a small part of the scene a whole story or show us in detail the essence of the whole set. It may seem like a complicated task, but if I propose it to you, it is because I know that you can and because I know that these challenges are the most motivating and because in the end it is not such a complicated task, you just have to open your eyes wide, highlight the textures, excite with color, remembering that many times less is more or that a good composition is one of the keys to achieving a great photograph ... Almost nothing, right? Well this is photography An art as complex as it is exciting. As usual, to participate in this week's challenge, upload your photo to the Facebook wall of the Photographer's Blog:  In the photo description, please mention the keyword “Detail Flat Challenge” followed by a title of your choice.


For those of you who are not Facebook, I have enabled new social networks to participate.
  • Flickr: accessing the Group Mural of the Photographer's Blog  and uploading the photo directly. Give your photo a title and be sure to mention “Detail Plane Challenge” in it.
  • Twitter: uploading the photo directly to Twitter with the hashtag #RetoPlanoDetalleBdF
Happy photography.


Here you have the summary gallery of this week «in detail» Thank you for participating and if you have not already done so, go ahead for the next challenges, we are waiting for your photos! The detail that I liked the most this week is that of a former participant of the challenges, Ana Carro. "Super Power" is a photograph that achieves just what it proposed when launching this last challenge: having only part of the entire essence of the moment. With no more information than a snout peeking out, since the rest of the image is a blank space, we can see this dog sniffing that little gadget that often chases it in the hands of its owner, although it does not know very well what it is for.
Ana Carro_Super Power
I like the perspective that eliminates the rest of the animal from the frame, because with only this part of its body we know perfectly what it is and also makes it a nice image. The negative space concentrates all the attention on the muzzle, as does the absence of color. Once again black and white is a success . What will have the black and white that we love so much! Congratulations Ana for this endearing image and thank you for continuing to participate in this initiative!

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