About I Heart Faces – A Photography Blog with Free Tutorials and Photo Challenges

I Heart Faces - A Photography blog with FREE Photo Challenges & Tutorials. iHeartFaces.com

I Heart Faces is an award winning photography blog owned by photographer, Angie Arthur, and graphic designer, Amy Locurto.

I Heart Faces hosts fun photo challenges that must include a face, photography tutorials, a fun photography forum with over 18,500 members and the annual I Heart Faces Photography Conference for Women.

All levels of photographers and moms with cameras are welcome to join the fun!

I love browsing the entries and the past winners. Fun! – Ree Drummond

Each month, people from across the world and all levels of photographers have the opportunity to enter their favorite face photos into a themed photo challenge. A judge will pick winning photos to be displayed on and promoted through I Heart Faces. Each photo challenge has 400-1,000 entries or more!

Ranked one of the TOP 20 PHOTOGRAPHY BLOGS in the world!

Source:  Blog Rank

I Heart Faces - A Photography blog with FREE Photo Challenges & Tutorials. iHeartFaces.com

What We’re About

At I Heart Faces we are about creativity, learning, inspiration and support. We are creative business women, work from home mothers who inspire a community to Dream Big.

We are not about being the most stylish or rock stars. We are not about saving the best information for ourselves or turning away those just starting out. We share. We teach. We learn together.

We are are about providing opportunity and useful advice that you can actually use, helping you to grow your business and learn more about your hobby. We find the best instructors and writers who actually make money from what they teach. We are upbeat, positive and not afraid to be silly once in a while. We strive to make each person in our community feel valued and important.

We are REAL women with busy lives who are not perfect. We are passionate about helping others. We are I Heart Faces.

I Heart Faces - A Photography blog for women with FREE Photo Challenges & Tutorials



  • Our readers are all types of photography enthusiasts. Many moms with cameras wanting to learn more about their hobby.
  • Both amateurs and professionals read I Heart Faces, but most are amateurs wanting to learn more about photography in general.

Our readers come to our site to:

  • Gain knowledge about photography
  • Get kind feedback and support from others in our community
  • Learn from our free photography tutorials and join in fun photo challenges
By entering photos in our challenges, our readers not only learn and meet others with the same hobby, but gain traffic to their site as well.


  • A Top 20 Photography Blog according to BlogRank.com
  • Featured on Alltop.com as one of the top 100 Photography Blogs
  • A Top 20 Photography Blog on Bloglovin.
  • 2010 BlogLuxe Award for “Best Eye Candy” at BlogHer 2010
  • 2009 BlogLuxe Award for “Blog You’ve Learned the Most From” at BlogHer 2009


What they are saying…

I adore capturing people in their element, so I Heart Faces was super exciting for me to be a part of! –Jasmine Star

I’ve had the really cool experience of being a guest judge for I Heart Faces a few times and I think what they are doing is awesome.  They have  a wonderful community of photographers- fun, genuine and ego free! –Amy Wenzel

What a great blog! I am so glad I came across your site. So much inspiration and beautiful photos! I also love how you encourage people to pursue their passion! -Janice

I love this website! So glad to find it. I can’t wait to see all of the entries. – Stephanie

Best part of my Monday morning… hopping on my computer and posting my entries! Love it! – Julie

This is one of the coolest blogs ever. I’m totally addicted. – Kelli

I’m afraid that this may become as addicting as updating my blog… Thanks for providing an outlet for the thousands of pictures I take of my kids! – Kristi

You all have created one of the most positive and friendliest places on the web. – Beth