B & W square

Challenge series hosted by Bernard909. Challenges start on Thursdays.
Only 1:1 black & white pictures about various themes in this series
Finished (162 challenges)
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 31st May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Formless and impermanent...
Black and white square pictures of water behaving in an unexpected way (A challenge idea from Joel in Goe)
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 24th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Joyful with her friends - India
Black and white square pictures of not posed but facing street portrait of an adult person (A challenge idea from thanasaki)
160. Clouds
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 17th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Cloud BW
Black and white square pictures of clouds
159. White swan
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 10th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Black and white square pictures of only one white swan
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 3rd May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Long Lens Landscape
Enter a picture to illustrate a challenge theme you would like to see in this serie (Black and white square pictures)
157. Black swan
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 26th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: s0704BW
Black and white square pictures of only one black swan
156. Smoke
Entries: 43
Winners announced: 19th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Smoke in black black background
Black and white square pictures about this topic
155. Cycling
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 12th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Night riding
Black and white square pictures about this topic
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 5th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Cobra
Black and white square picture of only one vintage sport car
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 29th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Marrow
Black and white square pictures about this topic
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 22nd March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Snowy Decoration
Black and white square pictures about this topic
151. Giraffe
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 15th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sllluurrp!
Black and white square picture with one giraffe as main subject
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 8th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Cathederal of St John the Devine
Black and white square pictures of a famous cathedral
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 1st March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Humble_AbodeA
Round black and white picture in a square format with a grey (DPR like) border around
148. Bust
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 23rd February, 2012 GMT
Winner: wooden bust in British Museum
Black and white square pictures of a bust
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 16th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Arundel
Castle black and white square pictures with symmetry
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 9th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: langlauf
Black and white square pictures illustrating this topic
145. Telecoms
Entries: 43
Winners announced: 2nd February, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Black and white square pictures to illustrate this topic
144. Dry
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 26th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Dry Wind
Black and white square pictures to illustrate this topic
143. Speech
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 19th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Coach knows best
Black and white square pictures to illustrate this topic
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 12th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: My What Nice Teeth You Have!
Black and white square pictures of one hippopotamus
141. Windmills
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 5th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Amstredam windmills
Black and white square pictures of windmills
140. Bare trees
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 29th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Erbaju
Black and white square pictures of bare trees
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 22nd December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Light from Heaven
Black and white square picture to illustrate this topic
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 15th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: A LONG WAY TO DEATH VALLEY
Black and white square picture illustrating this topic
137. Tramway
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 8th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Melbourne~City Circle
Black and white square picture of a tramway
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 1st December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Guardians
Black and white square pictures of pieces of wood
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 24th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Black and white square picture of a view from one door
134. Bell
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 17th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Bell
Black and white square picture of only one bell
133. Garlic
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 10th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: sized_export-0505
Black and white square pictures with garlic as main subject
132. Locks
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 3rd November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Rochdale Canal ~ Lock 62
Black and white square pictures with locks used to raise and lower boats as main subject.
131. Floor
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 27th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: of the people
Black and white square pictures of a floor
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 20th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Pontiac Indian Headlight
Black and white square close-up detail pictures of one vintage car
129. Kangaroo
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 13th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Face of the Grey Kangaroo
Black and white square pictures of only one kangaroo as main subject
128. Small boat
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 6th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Wasting away
Black and white square pictures of only one boat floating on the water
127. Rope(s)
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 29th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Ropes for sailing.
Black and white square pictures with rope(s) as main subject
126. Concierge
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 22nd September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Sees All!
Black and white square picture to illustrate "Concierge"
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 15th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Pont Valentre - Cahors, France
Square black and white pictures of one stone bridge
124. Motorbikes
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 8th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: _1320076
Black & white square pictures of one motorbike close-up details
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 1st September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Ball in the frame
Square black and white pictures taken from above
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 25th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Frozen Water
Black and white square pictures of one frozen fountain
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 18th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Big Joe's Sax
Square black and white pictures of only one wind instrument
120. Fishermen
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 11th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Excitement
Square black and white pictures of fishermen in action
119. Golf
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 4th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Final hole of Maui Open
Pictures of only one golf player in action
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 28th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Porkchop
Black and white portrait of only one "Chartreux" Cat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartreux
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 21st July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Street Mirror in Praha
Black and white square pictures of a street mirror
116. Ladies
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 14th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Granny and granny
Black and white portraits of old ladies
115. Wall clock
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 7th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Prague - the clock
B/W square pictures of only one wall clock
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 30th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: black swan
Square black and white picture of one bird silhouette
113. Man
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 23rd June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Big moustache
Black & white portrait of only one man
112. Rose
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 16th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Black and White
Black & white picture of only one rose
111. Fish
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 9th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Fish
Black & white pictures of only one fish
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 2nd June, 2011 GMT
Winner: poor belly
Black & white portrait of one young child
109. Goal nets
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 26th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Black & white pictures taken from behind the goal nets
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 19th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Art Nouveau
Black & white pictures of "Art nouveau" architecture details http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_Nouveau
107. Flower
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 12th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Dandelion in Black & White
Black & White pictures of only one flower
106. Castle
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 5th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Castle_BW
Black & white pictures of a castle
105. Zoo
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 14th April, 2011 GMT
Winner: leopard
Color pictures taken in a zoo
104. Y axis
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 7th April, 2011 GMT
Winner: X Y Or Z doesn't Matter...now I like Y axis to walk
Show us a color picture wich has a vertical axis
103. X Axis
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 31st March, 2011 GMT
Winner: jet plane
Show us a color picture wich has an horizontal axis
102. Water
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 24th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Water droplet
Color or B/W pictures of water as main subject in this challenge
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 17th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Cello & Piano
B/W or color pictures to illustrate "Cello" (derivated from the italian "Violoncello") member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin, viola and the contrabass.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 10th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: PP version
This challenge is only open to the winning pictures of the past 99 "A to Z" challenges
99. Tools
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 3rd March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Tools
Show us a color or B/W picture with a nice composition of various tools
98. Stairs
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 24th February, 2011 GMT
Winner: MickeyWay
Color or B/W pictures around this topic
97. Red
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 17th February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Red Queen
Main subject of your picture must be red
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 10th February, 2011 GMT
Winner: mount kanchendzonga
Show us a serie of 4 color or B/W pictures in a quad split
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 3rd February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Emmental sunrise
Enter here your best post processed picture
94. Opera
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 27th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Beijing, China
Outside color pictures of an opera house
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 20th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Australian Merchant Navy Flag
Color pictures showing your national flag
92. Landscape
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 13th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: erosional remnants
Color pictures of landscapes
91. Mushrooms
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 6th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Mushroom
Color pictures of mushrooms in the nature
90. Koala
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 30th December, 2010 GMT
Winner: Diego
Color pictures showing only one koala
89. Japan
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 23rd December, 2010 GMT
Winner: Sumida-river
Japan by night color pictures only
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 16th December, 2010 GMT
Winner: James River Power Plant - Springfield, MO USA
Color or B/W pictures of an industrial plant
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 9th December, 2010 GMT
Winner: For Men Only
Color pictures showing the inside of an hotel bathroom
86. Garden
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 2nd December, 2010 GMT
Winner: Rhododendrons
Color pictures of a garden
85. Forest
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 25th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: slow water
Color pictures taken inside a forest
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 18th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: nightlightning
Show us pictures to illustrate this topic
83. Door(s)
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 11th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Pretty Blue Door
Color pictures around this topic
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 4th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Friendly Hug
Cats and Dogs are not always friends... In this challenge only pictures showing one cat and one dog close together but not sleeping.
81. Bridge
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 28th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: A Night Spectacle
Color picture of a bridge taken from a boat
Entries: 55
Winners announced: 21st October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Palace Hotel Garden Court
Show us a picture taken inside a nice restaurant dining room
79. Z Axis
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 14th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Spain
Nicely composed color pictures showing one thing in perspective
78. Y Axis
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 7th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Near to the Sun
Nicely composed color pictures of one thing with a vertical axis
77. X Axis
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 30th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Teen Meet
Nicely composed color pictures of one thing with an horizontal axis
76. Winter
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 23rd September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Vic Peak
Nicely composed color or B/W pictures about this topic
75. Voice
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 16th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: the VOICE of LIVINGSTON
Color or B/W pictures about this topic
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 9th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Weatherproof!
Nicely composed color or B/W pictures of umbrella(s)
73. Teapot
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 2nd September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Some like it hot
Color or B/W pictures of only one teapot in this challenge
72. Shadows
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 26th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: ***
Color or B/W picture of something (not someone) and its shadow
71. Railroad
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 19th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Tunnel Abyss
Color or B/W pictures around this topic
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 12th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Delicacy
Square format color or B/W pictures of something circular
69. Piano
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 5th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: desert piano
Only color or B/W pictures of a piano
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 29th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Fiat Abarth - Targa New Zealand - October 2009
Only color pictures of one car
67. Nuts
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 22nd July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Behold The Power Of The Peanut
Only color or B/W pictures of nuts
66. Market
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 15th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: sunday treats
Only color pictures taken in an outdoor street market
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 8th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Magic lights of Marrakesh
Nicely composed color or B/W pictures of this protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 1st July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Shining Through
Color pictures of hardware ustensils for use in a kitchen
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 24th June, 2010 GMT
Winner: 2 or 4
Nicely composed Color pictures showing side-by-side positions
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 17th June, 2010 GMT
Winner: Sun Surfer
Show us nicely composed color or B/W pictures of somebody flying in the air
61. Horse
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 10th June, 2010 GMT
Winner: South Tyrol
Color or B/W pictures of one horse
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 3rd June, 2010 GMT
Winner: Skee Ball
Color or B/W pictures of games with slots
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 27th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: Tempura Chef
Color or B/W pictures showing someone cooking food
58. Eggs
Entries: 61
Winners announced: 20th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: Aestheticism
All kinds of color or B/W pictures with eggs are welcome in this challenge
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 13th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: Bubulina
No need to take the picture with an old 6 x 6 camera in this challenge... Only give us the impression of it.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 6th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: the cat
Only one cat head from front color or B/W pictures in this challenge
Entries: 95
Winners announced: 29th April, 2010 GMT
Winner: Porto Cove
Nicely composed color or B/W pictures showing one boat
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 22nd April, 2010 GMT
Winner: Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Only color or B/W pictures taken inside shopping centers in this challenge
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 15th April, 2010 GMT
Winner: Sun Zero
Show us nicely composed color or B/W pictures to illustrate Zero
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 8th April, 2010 GMT
Winner: Yarchitechture
Show us nicely composed color or B/W pictures to illustrate Y letter
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 1st April, 2010 GMT
Winner: FrosX
Show us color or B/W pictures to illustrate X letter
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 25th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: Land kiting
Let's see color or B/W pictures illustrating this topic.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 18th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: An Ancient Town Through an Ancient Window
Outside view pictures taken from one window
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 11th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: Rail tube
Show us ambiance pictures around this topic
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 4th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: A decorative plate from China
Only pictures of one decorated plate with drawings in this challenge
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 25th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Magnificent beast
Only statues with horses in this challenge
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 18th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: 1942 Zenith Model 5D2611W
Only standalone consumer "vintage" radio sets in this challenge
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 11th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Twilight at the jetty
Let's see pictures evocating quietness
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 4th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Tucson Bolts
Show us pictures with something (not someone) called as "A pair of..." For examples : http://a4esl.org/q/h/vc001-lb.html
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 28th January, 2010 GMT
Winner: Easy riders
Only pictures of motorbikes in this challenge
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 21st January, 2010 GMT
Winner: Angel Hair
Pictures of a shape(s) created by natural forces... Not man made !
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 14th January, 2010 GMT
Winner: Cardinal in Flight
Gives us an impression of movement !
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 7th January, 2010 GMT
Winner: Mirror, mirror...
Lakes !
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 31st December, 2009 GMT
Winner: monster
Any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail is the subject of this challenge.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 24th December, 2009 GMT
Winner: Freeform Jazz
Only Jazz musicians playing in this challenge !
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 17th December, 2009 GMT
Winner: Le Mont Saint Michel Illuminated
Only night shots of illuminated buildings in this challenge !
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 10th December, 2009 GMT
Winner: Twilight in Paradise
Show us pictures taken inside some nice hotel room you stayed at.
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 3rd December, 2009 GMT
Winner: Old Garage, Kramer Junction, California
Pictures of garages from the whole world !
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 26th November, 2009 GMT
Winner: Make a Wish
Only pictures of birthday cakes with candles in this challenge !
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 19th November, 2009 GMT
Winner: MATRIX - LUNCH
Show us outside views of unusual places where to eat...
Entries: 93
Winners announced: 12th November, 2009 GMT
Winner: no winner
Picture of a dog (not several) from face on an entire green grass background
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 5th November, 2009 GMT
Winner: hunter
Pictures of a cat (not several) on an entire green grass background
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 29th October, 2009 GMT
Winner: Fishing boat on still water
Only "Motor" boats pictures in this challenge !
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 22nd October, 2009 GMT
Winner: Japanese Garden
Show us only nicely composed pictures of public or private gardens
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 15th October, 2009 GMT
Winner: Emmental Sunrise
Before starting another A to Z serie let's have all 1st (winner) of "Challenges" invited to compete here with their winning pictures.
26. Zapping
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 8th October, 2009 GMT
Winner: Storm is Brewing
Only television close-up interview screen capture pictures in this challenge...
25. Yellow
Entries: 148
Winners announced: 1st October, 2009 GMT
Winner: Yellow Indian Holyman
Anything goes as far as the "main subject" of the picture is yellow
Entries: 125
Winners announced: 24th September, 2009 GMT
Winner: Bull and Bird
Think big ! Let's see the bigger and/or the biggest !
23. Water...
Entries: 149
Winners announced: 17th September, 2009 GMT
Winner: Blown out of the water
Only public fountains pictures in this challenge !
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 10th September, 2009 GMT
Winner: Bramante's staircase
Only vertical views from above in this challenge !
Entries: 200
Winners announced: 3rd September, 2009 GMT
Winner: Upsidedown City
Show us something upside down ....but NOT by turning the camera upside down.
20. Time
Entries: 150
Winners announced: 27th August, 2009 GMT
Winner: City Hall of Philadelphia
Only public clocks pictures in this challenge !
19. Statue
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 20th August, 2009 GMT
Winner: Force of Nature
Only modern statues pictures in this challenge !
Entries: 169
Winners announced: 13th August, 2009 GMT
Winner: Hard Work near Chinley
Let's see how railways looks like all around the world !
17. Quizz
Entries: 299
Winners announced: 6th August, 2009 GMT
Winner: Peak a boo
Let's guess what's in the picture... Don't tell us !
Entries: 111
Winners announced: 30th July, 2009 GMT
Winner: Photoshop 4
Let's see how painters (Not only art painters) looks like all around the world !
Entries: 133
Winners announced: 23rd July, 2009 GMT
Winner: What does that button do?
Only pictures of trucks in this challenge !
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 16th July, 2009 GMT
Winner: The Black Ferris
Funfair by night pictures only in this challenge !
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 9th July, 2009 GMT
Winner: dancer
Show us pictures of music halls architecture from the inside !
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 2nd July, 2009 GMT
Winner: Classic from Paris
Only twin pictures with light "On" and "Off" on the main subject in this challenge
Entries: 90
Winners announced: 25th June, 2009 GMT
Winner: Which Pacific Crest trail?
Show us pictures of unusual direction plates
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 18th June, 2009 GMT
Winner: piece of Art
This challenge not only for those who had a chance to travel to Japan (There are japanese restaurants all over the world)
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 11th June, 2009 GMT
Winner: SLURP!!!
Summer is coming soon... Show us ice cream pictures !
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 4th June, 2009 GMT
Winner: Dad in Germany / 1952 & 2006
Show us the history of a place with a "Before" and "After" composed picture
Entries: 145
Winners announced: 28th May, 2009 GMT
Winner: Top View
Only pictures of green cactus or alike in this challenge !
Entries: 164
Winners announced: 21st May, 2009 GMT
Winner: 3 Shows in one
Fireworks pictures only in this challenge !
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 14th May, 2009 GMT
Winner: Heavenly easter egg
Easter eggs just arrived... Show us where !
Entries: 200
Winners announced: 7th May, 2009 GMT
Winner: Izzie Attack
It's spring ! Your dogs are no longer lazy... Show us what they do !
Entries: 300
Winners announced: 30th April, 2009 GMT
Winner: The Kiss, revisited.
"On the fly" portraits of childrens... No posing !
Entries: 200
Winners announced: 23rd April, 2009 GMT
Winner: Latin sails
Only sailing boats in this challenge... Static or in action.
Entries: 148
Winners announced: 16th April, 2009 GMT
Winner: House of cards
This challenge is dedicated to demolition of buildings. Show us what happen !