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Photography Challenges

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.

This month's photography challenge is to get you using your camera more often - daily in fact! In order to get past stumbling on the technical aspects of photography you need to become one with your camera. This challenge will help you do that!

This photography challenge series is a little different than others. It will make you push yourself to the boundaries of your comfort zone and get outside it to grow as a photographer. In this article we announce the winner from the printing challenge, and introduce the new one - photograph a friend or neighbor.

The next challenge for you is to print one of your images 16" or larger and share with us a photo of it hanging on your wall. There will be a prize awarded to one random winner who completes that challenge. Get working on this today - printing your images is another step to take your photography to the next level.

New feature on Digital Photo Mentor - the photography challenge. This month your challenge is to showcase your best image, and enter to win a great prize. Even better you'll have a great gallery of your images just for you!

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