Challenge has finished
Photoes of Clock Towers are welcomed. In many ways Clock towers are esteemed as some type of historical, Cultural land marks of certain places. Although clock towers are today mostly admired for their aesthetics, they once served an important purpose. Before the middle of the twentieth century, most people did not have watches, and prior to the 18th century even home clocks were rare. The first clocks didn't have faces, but were solely striking clocks, which sounded bells to call the surrounding community to work or to prayer. They were therefore placed in towers so the bells would be audible for a long distance. Clock towers were placed near the centres of towns and were often the tallest structures there. As clock towers became more common, the designers realized that a dial on the outside of the tower would allow the towns people to read the time whenever they wanted. (--Wickipedia ) Please add a brief description about what you have photographed.
Show full rules
Friday, 1st November, 2013 (GMT)
Friday, 8th November, 2013 – Thursday, 14th November, 2013 (GMT)
Friday, 15th November, 2013 – Thursday, 21st November, 2013 (GMT)
Capture date rules:
Maximum number of entries per user:
Maximum number of entries in challenge:
p previous n next
Back to: Challenges homepage
|Keyboard Corner by SilvanBromide|
from Show Us KEYBOARDS!
|Moss Point Blue by Gary Zuercher|
from The blues.
|Ljubljana by SSonic|
from Streets #6: Streets in Monochrome
|Music written in landscape by Schjeldal|
from Abstract Photo - Landscape
Most popular cameras
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III4.1%Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)2.6%Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV2.2%Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1001.9%Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)1.7%Sony Alpha a63001.6%Canon PowerShot G5 X1.6%Sony Alpha a60001.6%Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III1.4%Nikon D55001.3%
In-depth testingLatest Camera ReviewsBeyond the studio testsFeature Articles and VideosPIX VideosTalks, demos and panels680The Canon that canCanon EOS 80D Review358Touchscreen street shooterFujifilm X70 Review2126Upwardly mobileSony a6300 Review307Power ZoomPanasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 Review2471Retro through-and-throughFujifilm X-Pro2 Review171Super Zoom? Tamron 150-600mm F5-6.3 Field Test192Beyond the table top5 mini tripods reviewed729In Fine DetailCanon EOS 5DS / 5DS R ReviewSpeed BoostSony SLT-A77 II Review1592OpinionThe myth of the upgrade path1101History RepeatingOlympus PEN-F Review710Mono a monoLeica Monochrom (Typ 246) hands-onWhat's that Sound?Shedding some light on the sources of noiserock steadyOlympus OM-D E-M5 II Review539Ultra-compactSony Cyber-shot RX1R II review537ArticlePanasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 review2158Playing the Ace?Sony Alpha 7R II Review
All content, design, and layout are Copyright © 1998 - 2016 Digital Photography Review All Rights Reserved. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited.