Pentax SLRs and DSLRs.

Challenge series hosted by K McCall. Challenges start on Mondays.
These challenges are open to anyone who shoots with a Pentax SLR or DSLR.
Finished (15 challenges)
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 7th June, 2010 GMT
Winner: Low tide
"sun-set" - noun: The daily descent of the sun below the western horizon. "sun-rise" - noun: The daily first appearance of the sun above the eastern horizon. Challenge is only open to photos taken with a Pentax or Samsung camera! Additional rules: while the "capture date rules" says "no restrictions," all photos submitted must be taken during the month of May 2010 to qualify. Photos taken...
Entries: 131
Winners announced: 17th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: no winner
"sun-set" - noun: The daily descent of the sun below the western horizon. "sun-rise" - noun: The daily first appearance of the sun above the eastern horizon. *Note - Challenge is only open to photos taken with a Pentax or Samsung camera!
Entries: 139
Winners announced: 10th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: Superman Seat Grab
So, here it is: show us the best photo you took during the month of April, 2010 with your PENTAX or Samsung camera!
Entries: 148
Winners announced: 26th April, 2010 GMT
Winner: fog
To be announced soon!
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 5th April, 2010 GMT
Winner: Weathered
Wabi-Sabi in it's barest essence is the Japanese art of finding beauty in things imperfect whether in nature or manmade. Examples, an old handmade vase that shows it's pitt marks and scratches due to age, usage and handmade imperfections rather than one that is mass produced shiny and new. An outdoor furniture piece that shows it's passage of time from usage and weather. Leaves at the end of...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 22nd March, 2010 GMT
Winner: Weathered
Wabi-Sabi in it's barest essence is the Japanese art of finding beauty in things imperfect whether in nature or manmade. Examples, an old handmade vase that shows it's pitt marks and scratches due to age, usage and handmade imperfections rather than one that is mass produced shiny and new. An outdoor furniture piece that shows it's passage of time from usage and weather. Leaves at the end of...
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 8th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: no title
Show a photo where light or particular lighting conditions are an essential part of the photo: for example, light rays beaming from behind a cloud or through a window, or light enhancing the outlines of a back-lit subject, or producing myriads of reflections from a water surface, or highlighting an element in a landscape with a dark background, or lighting up a transparent/translucent object,...
Entries: 144
Winners announced: 22nd February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Somewhere in Wales..
Show a photo where light or particular lighting conditions are an essential part of the photo: for example, light rays beaming from behind a cloud or through a window, or light enhancing the outlines of a back-lit subject, or producing myriads of reflections from a water surface, or highlighting an element in a landscape with a dark background, or lighting up a transparent/translucent object,...
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 8th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Kiting
Photos should show any kind of connection, such as, for example, physical connections between objects/persons, emotional / behavioural connections between people or other creatures, abstract connections such as colours, kind, shape (similar or complementary), functions etc. IMPORTANT: Photos must be taken during the month of January 2010! All others will be disqualified. This supercedes the...
Entries: 155
Winners announced: 25th January, 2010 GMT
Winner: Lean on me
Photos should show any kind of connection, such as, for example, physical connections between objects/persons, emotional / behavioural connections between people or other creatures, abstract connections such as colours, kind, shape (similar or complementary), functions etc.
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 11th January, 2010 GMT
Winner: Patterns
Show us your pictures from walking, snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling...whatever through the forest. It's pretty open, but it should be during the winter. As a reminder, only photos taken during the ENTIRE month of December are allowed, regardless of the capture date rules listed below. Also, only photos from PENTAX (or Samsung) cameras are allowed.
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 21st December, 2009 GMT
Winner: Winter shadows
Show us your pictures from walking, snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling...whatever through the forest. It's pretty open, but it should be during the winter.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 14th December, 2009 GMT
Winner: Blue Jewelry
Take a picture of a subject or subjects with the background being primarily the same color as the main subject. IMPORTANT: Photos MUST be taken between November 1st and November 31st despite what the "Capture Date" rules stipulate. Any photos taken before November 1st will be disqualified. Any photos taken with a camera other than a PENTAX will also be disqualified.
Entries: 104
Winners announced: 16th November, 2009 GMT
Winner: After The Rain.
Take a picture of a colored subject or subjects with a background of the same color. Photos only from Pentax cameras please!
Entries: 113
Winners announced: 7th September, 2009 GMT
Winner: Production still
Every decade has its own distinctive style of photography. Your challenge this week is to create a photo with the look of the 1950s, for both subject matter and post-processing. Avoid the trappings of modern-day life, and dig through your archives and re-process if you have to!