Go into your archive and find an orphaned photo as an inspiration for a new photo – have it feed your consciousness, to inspire a newer – and better – version.
— Donald Weber

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Photograph something you’ve been looking at or walking past for a long time, but which you’ve never photographed before.
— Palani Mohan

Palani Mohan  |  Read more

Take a photograph that depicts the binding and bonding of people local to you.
— Jim Mortram

Jim Mortram  |  Read more

Find a situation or environment that puts you ill at ease, or embarrasses you, and make an image.
— Benjamin Lowy

Benjamin Lowy  |  Read more

Don’t simply take a photograph of something that is in front of you, but instead focus on an idea that you find interesting.
— Marc Wilson

Marc Wilson  |  Read more

Take a photograph that reveals something about yourself that you’ve never shown before.
— Phillip Toledano

Phillip Toledano  |  Read more

Photograph to make sense of the past: what has been, and how it has affected what has come after.
— David Maisel

David Maisel  |  Read more

Choose your favourite poem and try to represent a line of it visually.
— Marcus Bleasdale

Marcus Bleasdale  |  Read more

Ask someone if you can spend half an hour in their company whilst you try and capture their true essence / personality.
— Jenny Wicks

Jenny Wicks  |  Read more

Use light to isolate a subject and draw the viewer to the picture.
— David Ellis

David Ellis  |  Read more

Think of your surrounding as elements of light, not objects.
— Matthew Niederhauser

Matthew Niederhauser  |  Read more

Take the greatest picture you can of that in which you truly believe.
— Simon Norfork

Simon Norfork  |  Read more

Take a photo that captures three distinctive actions within the same frame.
— Tomas Van Houtryve

Tomas Van Houtryve  |  Read more

Take a picture at night – however, added flash or long exposures are not allowed – use solely available light, whether artificial or natural.
— Mikko Takkunen

Mikko Takkunen  |  Read more

“If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.” (Eve Arnold)
— David Chancellor

David Chancellor  |  Read more

Photograph something that you have never shot before, in a style you have never used before, so the photo is not recognisable as yours!
— Martin Parr

Martin Parr  |  Read more

Get wet. Take a photograph in the rain using the elements of the situation to your visual advantage.
— Peter Dench

Peter Dench  |  Read more

Take a natural scene and distill it down into its fundamental components to make the simplest and strongest statement.
— Fran Halsall

Fran Halsall  |  Read more

Recreate a famous photograph – one that you greatly admire.
— John MacLean

John MacLean  |  Read more

Photograph at least one person who lives on the same street as you (with their permission).
— James O Jenkins

James O Jenkins  |  Read more

Pick one place and don’t move from it for one hour making as many beautiful images as you can from that one point of view.
— Ami Vitale

Ami Vitale  |  Read more

Try to capture an unposed picture that contains the elements of a story, a strong sense of geometry and evokes an emotion in the viewer.
— Craig Semetko

Craig Semetko  |  Read more

“Nameless, wondrous, fleeting, moments are the truest treasure” (Rabindranath Tagore)
— Cate Davies

Cate Davies  |  Read more

Capture an honest portrait of a complete stranger in the street.
— Steven R. Hazlett

Steven R. Hazlett  |  Read more

The background is as important as the sitter (yourself).
— Sam Reynolds

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We once saw a mural in Maidstone that said “What you see depends on where you stand”. Use this as your inspiration.
— The Caravan Gallery

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