Challenge series hosted by broidez. Challenges start on Thursdays.
so many unique cities all around the world. with so many photo opportunities; people, places, monuments etc. i hope through the challenges in City Life, that we will explore the cities we live in and perhaps even see things we had not noticed before.
Finished (10 challenges)
Winners announced: 15th April, 2010 GMT
Winner: Strange model
There's always something going on in town. Make us smile with a picture taken in a city. The photo must be of a street scene with at least one person in it.
Winners announced: 8th April, 2010 GMT
Winner: burj Khalifa, Dubai UAE
Impress us with a striking photo of a very tall building in your city. The more we can see of the building the better. No close-ups. Try to give us perspective and a sense of its great height by including other nearby structures in the photo.
8. Traffic Jam
Winners announced: 1st April, 2010 GMT
Winner: Downtown Dynamics
Although sitting in traffic might be a most unpleasant experience, see if you can find beauty in this mundane city situation. Use patterns or colours (or whatever) to help us enjoy looking at this daily city malady.
Winners announced: 25th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: Sanctuary in the Big Apple
I would think every city, no matter how busy, has some place where you can find a little peace and quiet. Find a place inside a city that shows us tranquility, but make sure we can see the place is situated within a busy city.
Winners announced: 18th March, 2010 GMT
The pigeon has been refered to as "a rat with wings". It is abundant in our cities and we often walk past without photographing them because they look so ordinary - relative to extraordinarily colorful plumage found on so many other birds. This challenge is to find the extraordinary in the ordinary. Show us a picture of this bird, in a city scene, that makes us proud to have the pigeon...
Winners announced: 11th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: Cycling in Ferrara
We all know that the Bicycle is the best way to get around in any city. It can weave in and out of traffic. It can mount the pavement (sidewalk) whenever necessary. Easy to park and causes zero pollution. So lets celebrate this superb method of transport with a photo in your city that will inspire others to leave their car at home and use their bike instead for intercity travels. -all...
Winners announced: 4th March, 2010 GMT
Winner: Rion-Antirrion Bridge, GREECE
Show us a construction site in your city.Try to make it an inspiring photo that might encourage others to come visit your city (or perhaps even want to live there!). Preferably use a cityscape as a background to the subject of your picture.
Winners announced: 25th February, 2010 GMT
Although many city dwellers do their shopping in a shopping mall or large supermarket, the lucky ones go shopping in the market. Life is always exciting at the marketplace. Please show us something exciting in your local city market.
2. City Buses
Winners announced: 18th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Not in Service. Lonely Night on Campus
Photos must be of a bus (or many buses), but can also be taken inside a bus - so long as it is obvious.
Winners announced: 11th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Duty of Care
Can you photograph an act of kindness? It must be taking place in the city in which you live. Possible examples could be a picture of someone giving charity or helping the homeless.