Each month we set readers a photographic assignment and offer them the chance to have their picture published on this page. The first assignment is Saturday mornings. Please send your photographs (in colour or black and white, preferably in print form) to Readers' Lives, The Independent Magazine,
One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL. Do not send originals as photographs cannot be returned. The winners of the first assignment will be showcased throughout July. The normal Independent Newspapers rules, available on request, apply to this competition.