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Street and Landscape Photo Challenge: My City/Hometown

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Welcome to the Lensbaby Street and Landscape Photo Challenge
My City/Hometown

Do you want to take your photography to the next level? Are you looking to hone your craft in 2018? Want to win prizes and gear from Lensbaby? Here's your chance.

We're launching Lensbaby's biggest photography challenge. From now until the end of March, we will be introducing a new challenge every two weeks. Make a commitment to leave your comfort zone and explore new possibilities with your Lensbaby lenses and optics.

Sign up here!

The first challenge runs from January 17th through January 29th, and the theme is: My City/Hometown. Shoot and share a Lensbaby image that represents your hometown. How you interpret this prompt is up to you!

Want to take your journey one step further? Go for the bonus! Additional prizes will be awarded.

My City/Hometown Bonus: The long way home.

Contest Guidelines

  • Each challenge assignment will last for the specified time period. Then we will move to the next assignment until we complete all five.
  • Images are not to be pulled from your own archive. The point of the challenge is to create new work. Images not shot during the challenge window will be disqualified.
  • Images must adhere to the given theme. Each theme is simple. Be creative. Respond however you feel inspired, as long as there's a clear connection to the theme.
  • Images must be shot with a Lensbaby lens.
  • One image per photographer per challenge, plus one additional photo per photographer if you choose to accept the bonus challenge.
  • We ask that each participant make a commitment to enter an image for each assignment.
  • Participating in this group means you are okay with your image(s) showing up on, in our newsletters, and on Lensbaby social media feeds including Facebook and Instagram.

Mark your calendar
January 17 - 29th: My City/Hometown. Bonus: The long way home.
January 31 - February 12: To be announced
February 14 - February 26: To be announced
February 28 - March 12: To be announced
March 14 - March 26: To be announced
Week of March 26: Winners announced

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Join the Lensbaby Challenge Flickr group to sign up.