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Here’s February’s Photo Challenge theme… As always, our monthly Photo Challenge is free to enter and free to win. And all of our monthly winners get a shot at winning the $2,000 Grand Prize in October. You can submit each month — not only will it increase your chances of winning, but it’ll help you improve your photography, too. Scroll down for more details. — Lori Lori Allen Director, Great Escape Publishing [Editor’s Note: Learn more about how you can turn your pictures into cash in our free online newsletter The Right Way to Travel.  Sign up here today and we’ll send you a new report, Selling Photos for Cash: A Quick-Start Guide, completely FREE.] ******************* January 30, 2010 The Right Way to Travel, Weekly Photo Tip *******************

February’s Photo Challenge Theme: Will You Be My Valentine?

By Shelly Perry in Portland, OR Who do you love? Show us your sweet side this month with February’s Photo Challenge theme: Will You Be My Valentine? Theme-appropriate shots can include: Unique Valentine messages… Will You Be My Valentine? Expressions of love… Sweets after your own heart… Photos of your favorite Valentine, young or old… Or other Valentine-, love-, or sweets-related shots. Remember, we can only accept ONE photo per person, per month. This month’s first-place winner will get a $30 gift certificate to the AWAI E-Bookstore, and the first- second- and third-place winners will all be entered into the Hall of Fame, to compete for next year’s $2,000 Grand Prize. Submissions for February’s Photo Challenge are due by 8:00 a.m. EST on Saturday, February 28. You can sign in and submit your photo here. [ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Shelly Perry from Portland, Oregon specializes in people photography, what she calls documentary or lifestyle portraits. She is known especially for her imaging of children. Her concern for people is reflected both in her sense of purpose and the images she produces. Her images have been seen all over the globe on music CD covers, books, magazines, catalogues, websites, ad campaigns, and even on TV. Her work has also appeared in several local exhibits and gallery shows.]

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