The Christmas Still Life Challenge

A simple and fun project that also helps you celebrate the season.

A gold French horn ornament hangs from a branch of a Christmas tree.
“Christmas Hornament” (© Mark Ali)

Every year, just before Christmas, I set up my tripod in some chosen place in or around my home, in order to capture my yearly Christmas image.

The image is always a still life of some Christmas holiday decoration.



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Mark Ali

Mark Ali


I’m a writer, a photographer, a music lover, and a professional ice sculptor. I’m kidding about that last thing. (View my portfolio at: