Shooting Challenge: Summer SolsticeMark Wilson6/15/11 2:40pmFiled to: PhotographyShooting challengeSolsticeSunSummer solsticeDSLRsArtCulture11EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAncient civilizations buit monuments dedicated to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. For this week's Shooting Challenge, you'll just need to photograph it.The ChallengeCapture a photo of the summer solstice - that's June 21st - sorry it's not a weekend, but the Universe sort of ignores the 7-day calendar. And yes, we'll push back the deadline for the Shooting Challenge appropriately.The TechniqueMaybe it's fiery pagan worship you have in mind. Maybe it's just a glass sweating in the sun on this first day of summer. This challenge is open to a lot of artistic interpretation, but chances are, the sun is going to be in the shot.Our sunrise/sunset Shooting Challenge has links to lots of tips and tricks for managing to capture the exposure and color of that giant ball of fire in the sky.