digital photography tips with Digital Photo Mentor Darlene Hildebrandt

Get Inspired · Find Creativity · Seek Adventure

Photography Challenges

This photography challenge is about why using your tripod can make you a better photographer. You may find it harder than you think, but if you push through you should be rewarded by seeing your photography improve.

This month's photography challenge is about doing something different. Inside you'll find several methods and tips for how to create an abstract image using intentional blur. Try one, or try them all - but give it a go and have some fun with this one.

This month’s photography challenge is about honing your powers of observation and learning to see - not only light but moments. You might even get to try out your patience. Find out how to participate and be eligible to win the prize by clicking through to the article.

This month's challenge is about working with the light at midday. Trying to shoot in ugly, harsh light, and still make some good images.

Challenge yourself this month to do some long exposure photography - 10 seconds or longer. There are tips for success and example images included in the article - read on for more on how to participate and enter to win a prize.

This challenge is about shooting in monochrome. In the golden days of film, black and white was very popular with many photographers. Shooting in monochrome strips the image down to the real basics - light, tone and form. It forces you to look at your subject differently and really see what the light is doing. Part of your challenge this month is to use this tool to learn to see light.

This month your challenge is to study 5 photographers in a very specific way to learn from them, and grow in your own photography. Yes there is a contest and a prize - one you won't want to miss. Read about it now and get started.

This monthly photography challenge may push your limits a little bit and that's exactly the point. Read about the benefits of limiting yourself to only using one lens for a whole month.

Featured Photography Special

4 Weeks to Better Photography

An online
photography class for beginners

Join the Photo Community

10 Photography Challenges

Participate in monthly photography challenges. Join our very interactive community, participate in challenges each month that help you stretch and grow. Learn new skills and make your photos "pop".

More Articles Here

All my past photography articles here.

We publish regularly, so if you'd like to posts sent directly to your inbox, just put your name and email into the big orange box at the top of this page.

Adobe Training

Learn how to use Lightroom
Learn how to use Photoshop