Features 15 Photography Project Ideas You Should Try This WeekendChris GampatNo Comments05/16/20141 Min read The weekend is upon us! It’s time to go out and have fun with your camera. But if you have no direction, why not try some of these creative photo projects? Ask a Complete Stranger for Their Photograph and Tell Them You’re Building Your Portfolio Kodak Porta 400 Get the Horizon on a Landscape Completely Straight Learn to Backlight a Portrait Pro Tip: We recommend that you communicate with the person that you’re photographing first to get insight as to what they want. Some headshots are more corporate oriented while others are for comp cards, actor profiles, and dating websites. Capture a Candid Scene on the Streets and Overcome Your Shyness Compose a Scene By Color Try Shooting in Auto and See How the Results Turn Out Manually White Balance While Spending an Entire Day Shooting Photos Spend an Entire Day Shooting With a Single Focal Length Photograph The Process of Making a Meal By Getting in Close Shoot Street Photography Using the Zone Focusing System Pro Tip: The zone focusing system requires using the depth of field scale on your lens. It tells you that at a given distance and when the lens is stopped down at a given aperture, a certain range of subject material will be in focus. Shoot Panoramic Scenes and Stitch Them Together Try Only Shooting from the Hip Try Out Macro Photography Photograph a Subject with Direct Flash Use Second Curtain Flash and Try Light Painting For more, please follow us on Facebook, Google+, Flickr and Twitter.