Our first challenge was to set up a scene (or pick a subject) and shoot it from many angles and view points. We were challenged not to move the subject at all and only move ourselves and the camera and change depth of field or focal point. I am not someone who does a whole lot of still-life photography. I do not really know how to set up scenes with multiple objects that 'work', so I tend toward singling out one item instead.
I had quite a bit of free time on Sunday so I looked around the house and tried thinking up something, fiddled with a couple little scenes, but I came up short. I ended up going back to the little heart box that my daughter gave me a few years ago. She made it in daycare for Mother's Day. I photograph it fairly often (especially around Valentine's day). I poured out the little dried roses that I had put in the box some time ago and sort of set something up. I did not move the objects once I started shooting (though I did want to). It was a worthwhile exercise even though I am not thrilled with any of the shots in particular. My favorite part was putting it together in a collage . . . creating a collage was not something I had the first clue how to before Kim's Beyond Layers class.