Photography Challenge - Week 37

10 September - 16 September

Photography challenges are a great way to get out of your comfort zone and try new things. Our weekly challenges are designed to encourage you to get creative, practise your skills and develop new techniques and we’ve got 52 weeks of challenges to help inspire you. We started posting weekly challenges more than a year ago and they’ve been so popular we thought we’d continue to run them if you want to try something new or catch up on any that you missed. You can view the full list of challenges here.

This week's challenge is...

Portrait in-front of large doors


Upload your image to our members Facebook group using the hashtag #KTEWeeklyChallenge or tag us on Instagram, where we’ll share some of our favourites on our stories each week.

How to get creative

A challenge that’s perfect whether you’re using natural light or studio light, this week is all about windows/doors.

There’s plenty of creative opportunities when it comes to these everyday objects. This could be including a person or object for added interest (remember the focus is the door/window), using creative composition to create an aesthetically pleasing image, or using lighting to create a specific mood in the image.

Below are a few classes that could help you if you’re looking for some creative ideas. Further inspiration may also be found in our live talk show with architectural photographer Sean Conboy.

About the challenge

We’d love for all our members to get involved in our weekly challenges, but to ensure everyone gets maximum benefit from these, there are a few guidelines...

  • Members can submit any one image (taken at any time) for the challenge but in the spirit of the challenge we encourage you to post images taken during the week. A second image can be uploaded to show this (i.e with your phone in shot with the date showing).
  • All images submitted to our Facebook group will be displayed in a members gallery on Karl Taylor Education.
  • Images should be 2000px on the longest side.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page, exclusive members group and Instagram stories for the latest challenge. Share your images in our exclusive members Facebook group to feature in our weekly galleries on Karl Taylor Education or share your images on Instagram with the hashtag #KTEWeeklyChallenge and we’ll share some of our favourites on our stories each week.


  1. It’s great that there are weekly challenges where you’re able to use only natural light. At this point in my photography journey I still don’t have any studio lighting and I’ve been trying to control natural light at home with reflectors and black boards but sometimes it just gets impossible because natural light illuminates the entire place. However, trying to control natural light is a great way to understand how light works as well. I’m looking forward to getting my first studio lights next year and go all-in with studio lighting to learn as much as possible.

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