All Around

Challenge series hosted by jkats. Challenges start on Tuesdays.
Things we do or see or use in our lives. Being travels, events, sports, people etc. All the themes we love to shoot around us. All Around us :)
Finished (20 challenges)
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 22nd February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Lytham Green
Show us panoramas of photos taken in urban environment. Panoramic views of cities will also do.
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 28th December, 2010 GMT
Winner: Reading Everyday
This is the third challenge of the short series. So once again...pick up your camera and go out in the streets. Shoot shoot shoot. This time submit your (3) most interesting pictures. All of them should be taken within 6 hours. You can't submit one image. You need to submit (3). See rules.
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 14th December, 2010 GMT
Winner: STREETS IN BANGKOK 2
This is the second challenge of a short series which started 2 weeks ago. So once again...pick up your camera and go out in the streets. Shoot shoot shoot but this time submit your (2) most interesting pictures. Both of them should be taken within 12 hours. You can't submit one image. You need to submit (2). See rules.
Entries: 83
Winners announced: 30th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Homeless
This challenge is mostly for those who really like to take up challenges! Also it's the first of a short series in which number of images will be increased while time margin will be reduced. So...pick up your camera and go out in the streets. Shoot shoot shoot and then submit your most interesting picture. See rules.
16. For you
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 16th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Mekh's 2nd Birthday
In this challenge capture the moment of excitement, surprise, joy etc when giving a gift/present to someone.
Entries: 107
Winners announced: 31st August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Beauty in the random
Well corners are everywhere. Sometimes we know what's behind them, some others there is a mystery. You meet some of them at the walls inside a building, some others at the wall outside a building. In this challenge show us images of corners in any way you want. See rules.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 17th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Solitude
Mountains for some people are not just beautiful. They are their hobby, their passion. In this challenge show us an image related to the activity of mountaineering. Look here if you need some reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountaineering. You can submit 2 images. See rules.
Entries: 170
Winners announced: 10th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Temple Of Poseidon
A country of unique beauty and history. One of the greatest civilizations, of the ancient world, ever lived on this planet. Democracy was born here while the first steps in many sciences were made by the Greeks. The Hellenic spirit and culture are everywhere in modern Greece as well. In this challenge show us pictures taken anywhere in Greece and say where. You can submit 2 images. See rules.
Entries: 120
Winners announced: 3rd August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Chocolate? Bon appétit!
Either natural or artificial. Sometimes we notice while some others we don't. Our everyday life is full of texture. Show us images of the different textures that surround us. See rules.
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 27th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Vietnam
Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's novel titled "The Old Man and the Sea", about an old fisherman that fights against a huge swordfish. Capture the theme as you wish, not only old man fishing and show us your image. Do try to convey the challenge theme.
Entries: 89
Winners announced: 20th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Southern China
Elegant or sportive. At work or at leisure. For style or for protection. No matter where and why we use hats in our everyday lives. Show us images of people wearing hats or the hats alone. Try it to be a well composed image. See rules.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 13th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Post It !
Either at the office or at home, either for writing or for sketching and so on, paper is used everyday by millions of people. Show us images about the use of paper in our everyday life. Please try for a well composed image. See rules.
Entries: 140
Winners announced: 6th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Brodgar Sentinels
Capture repeatable things that make a row. Try it to be a well composed image and let us see your rows.
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 29th June, 2010 GMT
Winner: Friends
Best Friends For Ever... We've written it in school books, we've carved it on trees and benches. We feel it ourselves, we see it on other people's faces and actions. Capture it!
Entries: 125
Winners announced: 22nd June, 2010 GMT
Winner: Storm at the Wave
Ansel Adams was one the greatest landscape photographers. For all you out there who love to shoot landscapes, show us one of your favorites in B&W. Try it to be a well composed photograph of pure nature only. See rules.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 15th June, 2010 GMT
Winner: I'm comming home mamma!
Inspired from Jonathan Swift's novel "Gulliver's Travels" this challenge refers to the tiny Lilliputian people Gulliver met. Capture an image that shows us how gigantic our world can be to a tiny creature! Try ground level angles of 45+ degrees or even 90. Use your imagination to create the sense of our big world! I hope everyone has read this classic novel. If not see...
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 1st June, 2010 GMT
Winner: A street photographer in training.
Kids playing football, people calling for a taxi, mother buying ice-cream to child, a terribly parked car causing traffic jam.. Show us a scene taking place at the streets or show the result of something that happened at the streets.
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 25th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: i Robot
Machines using algorithms to mimic human behavior or thinking. Cars using sensors to make decisions for a safer driving. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has entered our lives for good. Show us how! Capture the theme as you wish. See rules.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 18th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: Living on the Edge
Show us photographs of things/items/people/pets etc being at the edge of something e.g. a rock, a table, a dock etc.
Entries: 188
Winners announced: 11th May, 2010 GMT
Winner: Light beyond the door
A door is the first thing we pass to come inside a building or the last to get out of it. Well in most cases at least.. Doors can also have the meaning of the first step to something new. The entrance to a new world. In this challenge show us a picture of a door (or doors) in the literal meaning. See additional rules.