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A quick update for you on my trip to Colombia and what you can expect here on Digital Photo Mentor in the next few months.

In this round-up of the top 30 articles on Digital Photo Mentor of all time, you will find some great nuggets of helpful information. Read them all or bookmark your favorites for later, and find out wat new adventure I'm taking on!

This month's photography challenge is one you can do anywhere, with any camera, regardless of your skill level, and it only takes 30 minutes! Get some fresh air, put on your walking shoes and get out there to take some photos. All you need is a camera, walking shoes, and half an hour of your time.

What makes a good black and white photo? How do you know when to convert an image to black and white, and when to keep it in color? Is it best to shoot in monochrome mode or convert later on the computer? These are all questions I get asked frequently. Here are a few tips to help you sort out when to shoot black and white, when to convert, and what to look for to create more dynamic black and white images.

Happy New Year 2017 - here's hoping it's a good one for you. To help you with that plan here are some tips for goal setting.

Wishing you a happy holiday, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or another other celebration you honor this season. May you have the best of times with family and friends.

If you are looking for a good Lightroom course, look no further. I personally recommend Lightroom Made Easy by Phil Steele - read to see why.

Enjoy this set of images from my recent photo tour to Nicaragua and some tips you can take from them to apply to your photography.

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