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Online photography challenges that you can do from home, hosted by the best professional photographers from around the world.
   
Several new challenges every week. All the challenges can be completed from home.

Detailed advice from the instructor on how to approach the topic and each challenge.

Receive helpful feedback and advice on the photographs you submit for each challenge. Submit up to 3 photographs to each challenge, improving using the instructors advice as you go. Also learn from the feedback others receive.

$30 per month covers all challenges. Cancel anytime.

Do as many or as few of the challenges as you like.

Each challenge is open for submissions for one week from launch, so you have lots of time to do the challenges you find interesting.

To get started click on the "subscribe" button above. Once subscribed you’ll receive a welcome email with an invite to join the online meetups Facebook group.
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List of Challenges
Current challenges can be found at the top of the list.

Past challenges are also an excellent resource. View the video tutorials and the instructor feedback to learn about each topic, even after the challenge has closed for submissions.

Effective Backgrounds
Opens: Saturday May 30th 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 14th 2020
Understanding Layers in Photoshop
Opens: Friday May 22nd 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 28th 2020
Product Photography
Opens: Friday May 22nd 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 28th 2020
Photographing Wild Animals
Opens: Friday May 22nd 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 28th 2020
Open Challenge
Opens: Friday May 15th 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 21st 2020
Moving Water
Opens: Friday May 15th 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 21st 2020
Erasing the Background in Photoshop
Opens: Friday May 15th 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 21st 2020
Backlighting Flowers in Natural Light
Opens: Friday May 8th 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 14th 2020
Black & White Photography
Opens: Friday May 8th 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 14th 2020
Leading Lines
Opens: Friday May 1st 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 7th 2020
Dodge and Burn Photoshop Techniques
Opens: Friday May 1st 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 7th 2020
Framing Within a Frame
Opens: Friday May 1st 2020
Finishes: Thursday May 7th 2020
Macro Photography
Opens: Friday April 24th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 30th 2020
Still Life Bokeh
Opens: Friday April 24th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 30th 2020
Texture Photography
Opens: Friday April 24th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 30th 2020
Wide Angle Lens Photography
Opens: Friday April 17th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 23rd 2020
Filling The Frame
Opens: Friday April 17th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 23rd 2020
High Pass Sharpening Photoshop
Opens: Friday April 17th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 23rd 2020
Water Droplets
Opens: Friday April 10th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 16th 2020
Portrait Photoshop
Opens: Friday April 10th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 16th 2020
Portrait Posing
Opens: Friday April 10th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 16th 2020
Frequency Separation Retouching
Opens: Friday April 10th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 16th 2020
Exposure Triangle
Opens: Tuesday April 7th 2020
Finishes: Monday April 13th 2020
Humanization
Opens: Friday April 3rd 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 9th 2020
Abstracts of Plants, Foods, and Animals
Opens: Wednesday April 1st 2020
Finishes: Tuesday April 7th 2020
Sun Stars
Opens: Wednesday April 1st 2020
Finishes: Tuesday April 7th 2020
Abstracts of Man Made Objects
Opens: Friday March 27th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 2nd 2020
Abstracts of Oil & Water
Opens: Friday March 27th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 2nd 2020
Abstracts of Paper
Opens: Friday March 27th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 2nd 2020
Abstracts Found in Nature
Opens: Friday March 27th 2020
Finishes: Thursday April 2nd 2020
Creative Shadows
Opens: Friday March 20th 2020
Finishes: Thursday March 26th 2020
Using the Sun to Create Shadows
Opens: Friday March 20th 2020
Finishes: Thursday March 26th 2020
Using a Flashlight to Create Shadows
Opens: Friday March 20th 2020
Finishes: Thursday March 26th 2020
Shadows and Leading Lines
Opens: Friday March 20th 2020
Finishes: Thursday March 26th 2020
Reviews
4.8/5 from 8 reviews
I like the variety of challenges including working with photoshop skills.
4/5 by Mary Beth Fiser Lewis
4-5-2020
I am really enjoying the challenges and the feedback is really useful
5/5 by Paul Godfrey
30-4-2020
These challenges certainly have gotten me to try some different things. The shooting and processing challenges were great. I have learned a great deal and appreciate the feedback which has always been helpful.
5/5 by Clarice Olayvar
30-4-2020
I have really enjoyed this format as it makes me shoot different types of photography. I have always wanted to dable in macro photography and now I have thanks to your challenges. The instructors are very knowledgeable and responsive. Keep up the good work.
5/5 by Tom Williams
30-4-2020
Enjoyed it very much and have learned a lot!
5/5 by Corrine Gardiner
30-4-2020
Have learnt a lot of new things you can do with photography and the instructors were great with their feedback. Would like to give them a big thank you. Hoping you will do more.
5/5 by Kim de Koning
30-4-2020
Great idea. Gets you thinking outside the box. Love the videos that explain what is required.
5/5 by Barbara Clarke
30-4-2020
I like the range of tasks and feedback from tutors
4/5 by Kathleen Smith
30-4-2020
 
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