SHAPES and PATTERNS - Only 1 per Day

Works must contain defined shape or pattern

Shapes & Patterns with ICM (Intentional Camera Movement)

This challenge closed over 4 years ago.

The Challenge

In this challenge we will focus on shots captured with camera movement while shooting. This is basically done all in-camera with only color adjustment done in post.

Judging / Voting Criteria

We want you to vote for the most interesting and effective use of the ICM technique.

Rewards & Prizes

Top ICM’ster in the S&P world and all of the street cred that comes with it. Challenge hosts of course will yell very loudly the winners name for all of the neighborhood to hear.

Additional Information

If ICM is new to you, please check it out via an internet search or via the links below. Please do not create the effect with software.

Orton ICM
Wikipedia on ICM

Cover Image: Spooling Up by Randy Turnbow


The Top Ten

curtain of light by JOSEPHMAZZUCCO

curtain of light by JOSEPHMAZZUCCO was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 15 votes.

  • Catch a Falling Star by Gerda Grice
  • Thorny issue by lensbaby
  • City night zoom by andreisky
  • Forest Escape by Dan Mihai
  • Primal by KDPhotos
  • Light abstract by Gabor Pozsgai
  • Holiday Tree Lights by joan warburton
  • Flinders Subway Spirit by Andrew Wilson
  • Trees - 22 - Impressions by Yannik Hay

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  1. Zig-Zags


    Anything from nature, man or your fevered imagination, as long as it's got prominent zig-zag pa…

    Entries close and voting starts 9 days from now