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Challenge series hosted by ConanFuji. Challenges start on Thursdays.
This series is dedicated to learning, and pushing for things that we might otherwise not do in our normal life
Announced (1 challenge)
Submissions start day: 25th September, 2014 GMT
Take a dayshot which has both a silhouette (or something that resembles a silhouette) as the main subject and a beautiful rich blue sky as the background. It would be preferred that there's no human in the frame. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc.... -BY THE WAY, I'VE BEEN BANNED BY DPREVIEW FOR COMMENTING...
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
Entries: 76
Voting starts: 25th September, 2014 GMT
Take a dayshot of one or more live pigeons (or anything that appears to resemble a pigeon). Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 55
Votes: 562
Winners announced: 25th September, 2014 GMT
Take a photo taken in the vicinity of a subway , or any place which looks like a subway. It's preferred that the shot is free of human. Proces the shot into BW format (grayscale please) and put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Finished (209 challenges)
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 18th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Take a dayshot of the an Orchard (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchard) or anything that looks like an Orchard. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 11th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: Radiance
Take a shot of one of more Lotus (or any other flower which appears to look like a Lotus). Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 4th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: Before Dinner
Take a shot of one or more animal/insect which appears to be eating another animal/insect. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 28th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Yosemite autumn
Take a dayshot of a scenery of one or more trees (or any other vegetation which appears to looks like a tree) which are located beside a body of water which appears to look like a river. It's would be preferable that human(s) are not in the frame. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 21st August, 2014 GMT
Winner: The Dome
Take an outside dayshot of a building (or anything which appears to look like a building of which the facade is highly transparent. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 80
Winners announced: 14th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Milky Way with Windmill
Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 7th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Yosemite Valley Reflection
Enter a photograph where only a small portion of the photo is a direct shot and a large portion on the shot is its reflection. Then turn the shot upside down. The winner should be the one who can produce a shot where the reflection looks more convincing than the non-reflection subject. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact,...
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 31st July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Sunrise Cape Cod
Take a shot of one or more boats, or anything that resembles or floats like a boat. Silhouettes are allowed. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 24th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a shot of a scenery with beautiful blue sky which appears to have a red filter attached to the front of your lens. The final entry shot should be in Black & White format. The shot can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 17th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Digital Print
Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 67
Winners announced: 10th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Mürren - The Panoramic Resort
Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 3rd July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Rain over Lysefjord
Take a scenery/landscape dayshot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc...
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 26th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Splash
Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 19th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Misty lake in the sunrise 2
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 12th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: 2011 Corvette
Take a photo of a consumer product which is made in America and is available for sale (new, not resale, that is) this decade. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 85
Winners announced: 5th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Kaleidoscopic Kleptomaniac Kea
Take a shot of one or more birds. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 29th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: The Milky Way
Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 22nd May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Go Fetch!
Take a shot that seem to fit the title above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 15th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Backstreet USA - Woodard Casket Factory, Owosso, Michigan
Take a dayshot landscape/scenery shot of the above and process it to have that old/retro look. Please avoid large mass of water such as sea/riverscape please. Humans should not take up large areas of the frame, prefer if there are none. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 8th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Tulips 2
Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 1st May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Smooth Curves.
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 55
Winners announced: 24th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: bridge of sighs
Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 17th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Kirstenbosch Jakaranda
Take a dayshot of a tree full of blooming flowers and (appears to have) no or few leafs. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 10th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: firsttrycontest
Take a dayshot or well lit shot of what appears to resemble one or more caterpillar(s). Of course if the shot shows some action, such as it interacting with other living forms or being attacked, that would be a plus. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are...
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 3rd April, 2014 GMT
Winner: London Tranquility
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 27th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Moscow Skyline
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 20th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Elizabethan Lock
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 13th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: It's me
Take a dayshot or a well lit closeup/macro shot of the one or more of the insect which resembles a mantis. It would be great if they were eating or preying on something. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided the mantis are in silhouette.
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 6th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: At a Gallop
It's time to raise the bar, ladies and gentlemen! This is a tribute to the runner up of the Challenge of Challenges 2014. Submit a photo of a snail(s), THAT IN YOUR OPINION, is on par or better than the runner up' entry. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots...
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 27th February, 2014 GMT
Winner: norwegian style
Take a dayshot SCENERY of the above. The Keywords are : 1/ One, 2/ Isolated, 3/ House (as in where it is appears to be a private residence of humans), 4/ Surroundings, 5/ Dramatic. Put a Border and include a Watermarked title for your entry. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided the house is not...
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 20th February, 2014 GMT
Winner: Deerfield Massachusetts Circa 1745
Take a outside dayshot of a Colonial Era or Colonial Era styled type of construction. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 13th February, 2014 GMT
Winner: Moonready
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided the car is not a silhouette.
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 6th February, 2014 GMT
Winner: San Francisco by the Bay
Take a Bluehour shot of the above. People can be present but preferably not prominent on the shot. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc...
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 30th January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Here
Take an outdoors dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 91
Winners announced: 23rd January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Mont Ste. Michel Colonnade
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 16th January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Taking a Nap
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 9th January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Casualty of fire
Take a dayshot scenery of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 2nd January, 2014 GMT
Winner: monastery, in center of frozen lake
Take a dayshot of the what appears to look like a body of water. There can be human provided they cover a small area.Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 26th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: Is this paradise ?
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 19th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: White on White
Show us good White Flower(s) shots. Petals must be white. Percentage of white petal in the shot must occupy ~ 15% to 100% of the photo area. Shots with blown highlights might be disqualified (although chances of that happening will be very low). Voters - Please vote based on the flowers, other foreground/background items should be secondary. Reasonable well composed shots only please. Number...
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 12th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: Port Lockroy
Take an outdoors scenery dayshot of the a cabin which appears to be made out of wood/logs. There shall not be humans are present. If there are humans, please make sure they covers less than 1% of the photo area. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are...
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 5th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: M-22
Take a dayshot of a motorbike (or any other diesel/petrol/electrical powered vehicle which resembles a motorbike) parked in what appears to resemble a quiet lane. They can have 2 wheels or more than 2 wheels. No macros or closeups please. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc......
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 28th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Quebec City
Take a dayshot of the scenery/cityscape above. There should be no human visible, but if there are make sure they occupy < 5% of the photo area. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 21st November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Block of Flats
Take a dayshot of a matrix/array of small apartments for human residence from the outside. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 14th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Morning On The Lake
OK, I'll admit that I loved that Tom Cruise movie. For this challenge, take an interesting landscape/skyscape/cloudscape shot of the above which meets the title.... i.e a sky that has THAT kind of colour. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Each member is allowed 2 entries...
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 7th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Late Evening in Madrid
Take a well exposed streetshot of a metropolitan element/area which appears to be unusually quiet or devoid of the usual crowd. I don't need the whole city, just some part of it. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those...
Entries: 108
Winners announced: 31st October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Puffin Portrait
Take an outdoors shot of one bird as the main subject taken in broad daylight. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots. Each member can enter two provided they are of different species.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 24th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Umayyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria
Take a dayshot of an Islamic styled building (not just a small part of the wall or ceiling) from the outside showing the building and hopefully some surroundings. It is preferable not to have people in the shot. However if that cannot be avoided, then kindly keep the people elements to a minimum. (limit is 5%of the photo area). Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph...
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 17th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Stavronikita Monastery
Photograph a shot of scenery/landscape genre; of what appears to be Tourist Attraction(s) in broad daylight together with its still and super clear reflections off a large body of water. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. There may be people provided they are collectively less than 5 % of the photo area. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless,...
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 10th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: SBG Pond
Take a dayshot scenery featuring a pond (or anything that looks like a pond) with is filled in abundance and covered with what appears to be green plants/plant-like growths. There should preferably be no human and if they are in the frame, they should take up < 5% of the photo area. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR,...
Entries: 81
Winners announced: 3rd October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Burano
Take an outdoors dayshot of a building (or two or three .. ) as the main subject and process it so that it has a classy EYE CATCHING DRAMATIC COLOURS which seems too good to be true. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are...
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 26th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Infinity Bridge, Stockton
Take a nightshot (or anything resembling a nightshot) of the a bridge and its reflection. It is preferable not to have any people, however if there are, the area they covered should be < 5%. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are not acceptable
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 19th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: urban crawl to the everglades
Take a dayshot scenery or cityscape/landscape to show how development is invading a previous older development/undeveloped area. It's best to have no people, but if there are, they have to be tiny in area.... less than 5% in area. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc......
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 12th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Road to Basilique de Sacré Cœur
Submit a dayshot of a neighborhood street without any humans. There must be elements of building present. There can be some animals, but they must occupy only a small area of the photo. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise as well as blue hour shots are acceptable...
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 5th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Pozzo di San Patrizio
Take a dayshot of a scene where there' is light at the end of a tunnel-like place. (It can be any place which mimics a tunnel) there can be human(s) provided they are small. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc...
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 29th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Secret Garden In The Rain
Take a scenery day shot to take us to a beautiful secret garden. Use your photographic skills to convey to us just how secret this garden is. There shall be no human. Animals are allowed, if they don't hog the shot. Sunset/sunrise entries are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette-heavy type of shots. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be...
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 22nd August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Mottled ducks flying over the water
Take a dayshot of One Pair of Live Ducks (or appears to look like Ducks) as the main subject. They have to be on/in/around or above the Water and the Water has to be visible. Any other living things have to be preferably outside the frame, or if that is not possible, these distractions have to insignificant, blurred or small. Sunset/sunrise entries are acceptable provided they are not...
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 15th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: IMG_7188 copy
Take a dayshot to depict a beautiful village scenery, preferably without any human. If there are human, make sure they are very insignificant to the shot. Animals are allowed, provided they don't hog the shot. Sunset/sunrise entries are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette-heavy type of shots. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any...
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 8th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: 13th century cave church, The monastery of Geghard, Armenia
Take a dayshot scenery of the above. It would be great if the shot is absent of live human(s). Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 1st August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Golden Canola Field
Take a dayshot scenery of the farms (and anything which appears to resemble a farm) which fits the title above. It would be great if the shot is absent of any live humans. Put a Border and Watermark a Title on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... No Macros or closeups please, this is a scenery challenge. ...
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 25th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Boats on Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal
The main subject should be 2 or empty more boats which preferably appears to be made mainly of wood. Ideally, the shot sould be taken in the day, and the colours have to pop. It is ok to have humans, provided they occupy small area of the photo and are not distracting from the shot. For a great example, please see http://www.flickr.com/photos/rags1969/6306398306/ (You can see more of...
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 18th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Paraty Door
Take a dayshot of the above. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 11th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Run...
Take a dayshot to the theme above whereby the branches of the trees VISUALLY seem to arch over (to some degree) the path below it. The trees (or any other organic growths that look like a tree) may be bald, laden with snow, green with leaves etc. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. The shot may have some people but they should be few or small in size. Photo can...
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 4th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: The Golden Top
Take a outdoors dayshot of Traditional Roof Ornaments. Put a Border and Title on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 27th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a dayshot city scenery dominated by lots of green leaves. Put a Border and Title on the photograph itself. The shot may have some people but they should be few or small in size. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 13
Winners announced: 20th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a dayshot city scenery/cityscape and post process the shot to have lightleak(s). It is preferable if there are no human visible in the shot, or if the size of the human occupying the shot is small. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset or sunrise shots are acceptable provided they show more details instead of silhouettes. Put a...
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 13th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: DSC_5114
Take a dayshot of a scenery (preferably without human) with a old styled pavillion in it. Put a Border and Title on the photograph itself. Sunrise/Sunset shots are OK, except when it results in more silhouettes than details. Macros and closeups are also out. Each member can submit 2 shots.
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 6th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Kaieteur Falls, Guyana
Take a shot of a scenery of your adventure during a trek through a primary or secondary jungle. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 72
Winners announced: 30th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Saskatchewan River in Banff N.P.
Take a dayshot of a scenery (preferably without people in it) of a National Park. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month). Sunrise/Sunset shots are OK, except when it results in more silhouettes than details kind of shots. Macros are also out. So are shots with twice more water than land. Each member can submit 2 shots.
Entries: 67
Winners announced: 23rd May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Irrawaddy River - "The Road to Mandalay"
Take a dayshot of a river scenery. It would be preferable if the river is closeby, rather than being taken from a km or more away... i.e It would be nice if the details of the river are visible. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month). No sunset/sunrise or silhouette type of shots please.
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 16th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Winter Willows
Take a shot of a scenery with Willow Trees. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 9th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: The Doric temple of Segesta 5th century BC
Take a full or partial shot of a man-made building or construction which the original construction is over 500 years old and is still fully standing. No cave holes or half demolished pillars or pit-in-the ground remnants please. Structures which have been gone through some degree or remedial repairs or reconstruction are acceptable. Composites to show different faces, angles and views are...
Entries: 95
Winners announced: 2nd May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Chimp in the zoo
Portray the cruelty of live animal(s) chained/tied up/locked away, etc..etc, resulting in loss of freedom. Please read additional rules... Thank you.
Entries: 95
Winners announced: 25th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: Blue eyes
Enter a photograph of a domestic cat's face with the focus on its amazing eyes. Composites to show different faces, angles and views are acceptable, but at least one of the shots must be of the face with the eyes. Put a Border and Title on the photograph itself. Please also watermark the capture date. (correct to the month). It would be nice to provide some information on what and how old...
Entries: 85
Winners announced: 18th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: Moraine Lake
Take a dayshot of a lake in the mountains or in a valley surrounded by mountains. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month). Each account may upload 2 different entries.
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 11th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: the castle of quinto vercellese
Take a full or partial shot of a man-made building or construction which the original construction is over 500 years old and is still fully standing. No cave holes or half demolished pillars or pit-in-the ground remnants please. Structures which have been gone through some degree or remedial repairs or reconstruction are acceptable. Composites to show different faces, angles and views are...
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 4th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: fish on the clothesline
Take a shot of animals or other living things before, during or after the process of killing in order for humans to consume them. Blood is optional but of course it must have some degree of being recognized. 3 different entries are allowed from each member. This is the third time in as many years I'm running the Blood Lust challenge.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 28th March, 2013 GMT
Winner: Pink Orchid
Take a daytime indoor photo of a potted plant/herb/fern/cactus or any other leafy thingies (except weed). The plant must be beside a window and the pot must be visible. (no vases please). Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 21st March, 2013 GMT
Winner: Wintry Central Park
Winter is coming to an end in the Northern Hemisphere. Now is a good time to take some shots of the unique scenery where the trees are bare in the City. Each DPReview account is allowed two entries to this challenge, provided are of a different scenery. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month).
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 14th March, 2013 GMT
Winner: Icy Morning
Take a shot of a landscape and process it either with a physical filter and/or with post-processing. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month). You may upload 2 entries but they have to be different.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 7th March, 2013 GMT
Winner: Hoverfly
The challege is to photograph an insect as the main subject and present it on a Rule of Thirds composition. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month).
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 28th February, 2013 GMT
Winner: lilac lines
Take a non human non animal macro shot which exudes elegance in curves. No liquor glasses nor flower shots as well please. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month). Good Luck !
Entries: 89
Winners announced: 21st February, 2013 GMT
Winner: Here blooms the Sun
We all have done Flower shots. Is there possibly another creative way to present a flower shot? I hope so...When you have finished selecting your shot put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 14th February, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a non-macro shot without human nor flowers with ample negative space. Include a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 7th February, 2013 GMT
Winner: Bergen, Norway
Take a shot of an urban rooftop vista. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 31st January, 2013 GMT
Winner: Love Personified
Take a shot of a Museum Exhibit with elements of Humanity (element which resemble parts of the human body must be present). Process the shot into Black and White and include a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month).
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 24th January, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Submit minimalistic shots of manmade objects which convey the mood of nostalgia. Macros are not allowed. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 17th January, 2013 GMT
Winner: Summer by the lake
Take a dayshot by intentionally placing a chair in the scene to create a composition. The shot must be of significant viewing area. Closeup and macros are not acceptable. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 10th January, 2013 GMT
Winner: Harassment in the Museum!
Take an indoor photo of a museum exhibit which is about humanity. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 3rd January, 2013 GMT
Winner: gone with the wind
Take a daytime photo of a scenery with bare or almost bare leafless tree(s). The orientation of the shot must be landscape, capturing a large area of view. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 27th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Joshua Tree
As the Snapseed app is now free till the end of year, I would like to throw a challenge based on it. Basically take a daytime shot of human-less scenery and process it with Snapseed, ideally with the filters. Shot must be landscape in orientation capturing a reasonably adequate viewing area. Finally, put a border around the photo.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 20th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: ofsenita
Submit a shot taken in 2012 which fits the title. Shot should preferably exclude human nor animals. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 13th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Window into the Mist
Take a shot of a scenery with its watery reflection. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 6th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Why don't you sit down?
Take a shot of an urban scenery in Winter (in Black and White format). Shot should preferably exclude human, but animals are acceptable. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 29th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: New Year Day
Take a shot of a scenery in the morning, preferably without human. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 22nd November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Lonely bench
Compose a shot with empty bench(es) as your main subject. Human should preferably be absent from the shot. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 15th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Starry Night
Take a shot of a night scenery with a shutter speed longer than 1 second. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 51
Winners announced: 8th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Early morning calm
Take a shot of an autumn scenery. Human must not be visible if possible, animals are ok. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month).
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 1st November, 2012 GMT
Winner: N'hood Pisa-ria
Basically that. Human must not be visible if possible, animals are ok. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 25th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Turbulence
Submits a photo taken in 2012 that meets the title. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 51
Winners announced: 18th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Jade Belt Brigde, Summer Palace, Beijing
Take and process a humanless/bug-less scenery shot to achieve a retro shot.. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 11th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: i'd like to fly away
Basically that. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 4th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Denali National Park
Take a dayshot of a mountain vista. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month) somewhere on the photo. Hope you guys have fun.
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 27th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: La Corrèze
Basically that. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month) somewhere on the photo. Hope you guys have fun.
Entries: 43
Winners announced: 20th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: rotator - I want to be a palindromic number
Take a BW shot of any outdoors stairs (partial or full) between dawn and dusk. No people please (a lone cat or dog , dove is ok) Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month) somewhere on the photo.
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 13th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: oak tree in rice fields in winter
Take a BW wide angle scenic silhouette or partial silhouette shot of a tree between dawn and dusk. No Panoramas please. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month) somewhere on the photo.
Entries: 3
Winners announced: 6th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: The Glass Tower At Sunset
Put your focus on one tall modern building not the whole street) with glass facade. The building doesn't have to be shot whole, but at least it should look like a tall buidling (i.e > 90m high). Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month) somewhere on the photo. Hope you guys have fun.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 30th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Rustic Still Life
Take a BW Still Life shot. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month) somewhere on the photo.
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 23rd August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Window
Take a BW dayshot of a outdoor city street scenery (no close up or macro shots please). There should be elements of a City Street. There should not be any human nor animal visible, unless they are less than 15% of the shot area. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month) somewhere on the photo. That has been addressed in a...
Entries: 4
Winners announced: 16th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: landing on sunrays
Take a full coloured dayshot of a outdoor scenery through a doorway/entrance-exit portal (no close up or macro shots please). The photo must be clearly framed by the dark doorway/portal. There should be no human nor animal visible, unless they are less than 15% of the shot area. The use of negative space is encouraged. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the...
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 14th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Photograph and submit a dayshot of empty bench(s). No human nor animals please.
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 7th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Dedicate a beautiful photo to the late Robin Gibb who passed away recently. The photo must have a border, some visible degree of vignetting and the following words 'R.I.P. Robin Gibb' or 'R.I.P. Robin'. You might add a few more words, but keep it short. And since everyone can only make ONE last dedication to Robin, so make sure it's your best effort.
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 31st May, 2012 GMT
Winner: IMG_0023
Dreamlike is one of the filter effect available on the Camera360, an android app. In this challenge shoot a scenery with this or other app, which produces this effect, OR you can shoot it with any other normal camera you own and process it to attain this effect. Good luck and have fun.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 24th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: CORRIDOR
Take a shot along a corridor showing the repeated arches that form over the corridor.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 17th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Water Spin
Basically that.
Entries: 110
Winners announced: 10th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Light painting
Basically that
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 3rd May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Park in Wien
Apply a Lomo filter to a scenery of a park. Humans should fill minimal area.
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 26th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: DSC_8945
Crop to provide more impact to your shot.
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 19th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a shot of a scenery with beautiful blue sky with a red filter attached to the front of your lens. The shot should be in Black & White. Please add a statement clarifying if you did attach a red filter to the front of your lens, or I will have to dq your shot. Thank you for your understanding.
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 12th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: The blue
Take a shot of a beautiful scenery.... with the help of a gradient blue filter attached to your camera. In your entry, it would be nice if you could state that you indeed used a gradient blue filter attached to your camera system.
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 5th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Regizid
Basically that
Entries: 115
Winners announced: 29th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: why me ?!
This challenge was originally held 18 months ago. Portray the cruelty of live animal(s) chained/tied up/locked away, etc, resulting in loss of freedom. Please read additional rules... Thank you.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 22nd March, 2012 GMT
Winner: First Snowdrops
Take a colour shor and process it so that only the green colour stay. The rest is BW. Please take a look at my poor attempt below.
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 15th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: My eye
Basically that
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 8th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: A Star So Bright
'I'll live my life the way I feel No matter what I'm gonna keep it real' - Whitney Houston (On My Own)
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 1st March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Lofos Lykavittos (S)
Take a downwards shot of your city from high up. Sunlight required.
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 23rd February, 2012 GMT
Winner: THE BELL
Capture the beauty of bronze or bronze-like metal
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 16th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: IMG_5560
Submit shots of toothbrush of any kind in any situation.
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 9th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Gulf Pier
Basically that
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 2nd February, 2012 GMT
Winner: EggShoot-101
The photo below is the entry with the highest points received on fujimugs.com http://fujimugs.com/challenge/entry.php?entry=1068 Try a similar shot to emulate this. It doesn't matter if it's not as good, or better than that shot. The main thing is to go out and try it.
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 26th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a shot with the camera in a rotated position OR you can rotate it (or flip it) in post processing, to make the shadows prominent and thus presenting the viewers with something they don't see outright. The rotation can be of any degree, and you can crop it anyhow you want.
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 19th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: DSC_0172
Shoot an outdoors night scenery in jpeg format with Shade or Daylight white balance to create that Yellow Glow/ Yellow Flare/ Yellow Solarized Halo... etc.
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 12th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: blue rays
Using incandescent white balance for daylight shots can result in that gorgeous blue. Shoot a jpeg (not RAW) of a daytime scenery, in Incandescent White Balance. The shot shall not contain any human or if there is human, it should not be > 0.5% of the photo area. Do not remove EXIF from the photo. Voters are advised to vote for the shot which best utilises the shades of blue to...
Entries: 471
Winners announced: 29th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: A handful.
This is a high volume challenge engineered to push one CAT Photo into the finals. Theme, anything related to domestic or stray cat/cats. Cat running, cat napping, cat eating, cat silhouette, cat shadow, cat in mid air, cat on a hot tin roof, cat and dog, cat fur, cat whiskers, cat tail, cat claws, cat composites, cat in black and white,. as long as it is alive. Limit per person - 30. Total...
Entries: 795
Winners announced: 22nd December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Little Robin
OK people. The countdown to DPreview's year end best of the winner challenge is on. Last year, DPreview only chose winners from challenges with high amounts of entries. (My own No.1 was ignored, even though it got close to 3.9 stars, mainly because there's only a small number of entries in that challenge) So here's the thing.... Let's help each other to get one of us in. Theme is Nature...
Entries: 799
Winners announced: 15th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Glorious Dolomites
OK people. The countdown to DPreview's year end best of the winner challenge is on. Last year, DPreview only chose winners from challenges with high amounts of entries. (My own No.1 was ignored, even though it got close to 3.9 stars, mainly because there's only a small number of entries in that challenge) So here's the thing.... Let's help each other to get one of us in. Theme... 'Landscape and...
Entries: 797
Winners announced: 8th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Pipe Organ
OK people. The countdown to DPreview's year end best of the winner challenge is on. Last year, DPreview only chose winners from challenges with high amounts of entries. (My own No.1 was ignored, even though it got close to 3.9 stars, mainly because there's only a small number of entries in that challenge) So here's the thing.... Let's help each other to get one of us in. Theme......
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 1st December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Blue Cozumel, Mexico.
Basically that
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 24th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Barn - Red effect
In this Challenge, you're required to use the 'Camera360' Apps to a daytime scenery. Photos must be shot with the 'Colorful' Effect mode.
Entries: 91
Winners announced: 17th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: after the storm
Basically that
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 10th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Pont de Normandie
Provide a dazzling scene featuring towering pylon(s)
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 3rd November, 2011 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a shot which shows the small scale humans are in respect to their city
Entries: 117
Winners announced: 27th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Dancers
Pp a suitable photo to make it look like a well drawn effort. Make it look like either a pen or a pencil sketch.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 20th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Ad Astra
Basically that
Entries: 80
Winners announced: 13th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: The Old Lighthouse
Capture the beauty of sunset, with the sun *TOTALLY* hidden, or not in the picture
Entries: 146
Winners announced: 6th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: -
At least one complete flower with at least one complete insect. Insect must be on or hovering over the flower. Spiders and worms can be acceptable. Shots with partial flower/insect might be disqualified. Entries must be shot after the announcement of this challenge. Make sure the shots look good an bright, i.e no silhouettes.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 29th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Ultraviolet moon1
Is it possible to create an abstract shot in the theme of something no human eyes have ever scene? What colour does ultraviolet resemble? What subject would be best to represent this 'thing' which is all over us, everyday?
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 22nd September, 2011 GMT
Winner: IMG_1153
Use your smartphone's 'Retro Camera' apps, to shoot Outdoor Night Scenes in Full Colours. Use your imagination to create those arty compostions. Use your experience to choose the best lighting conditions. Good luck, and btw, no minors please, thank you.
Entries: 108
Winners announced: 15th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Stacked gold
Take a picture of one, or half or several empty chairs. Let your imagination run wild. No kids nor animal allowed in the shot.
Entries: 164
Winners announced: 8th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Corsican Village
Depict a beautiful village scene, without any human. Animals are allowed, but if they hog the shot, I might disqualify the entry. No strong sky shot this is not a Sunset/Sunrise challenge.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 1st September, 2011 GMT
Winner: French wine
Basically that
Entries: 95
Winners announced: 25th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Merrit Island Sunset #2
Basically that. If it's not to theme, don't submit it. Make sure your shots look good. Otherwise I MIGHT DQ it. Make sure the main subject clearly pokes out of the water. and the reflection (clear or blurred) is significant. Do not complain if you get DQ-ed for not folowing the rules. For some visual examples, see http://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Challenge.aspx?ID=3746
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 18th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: before the afternoon rain
Now's your chance to turn up the juice. If it ain't heavy, don't enter it, Brother... Are you up for the challenge? If yes, show us how it's done.
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 11th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Rose Main Reading Room
Take a shot and lift the shadows to make it even better. Push yourself to make your entry the best of the year.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 4th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Maja
Use your imagination to present a shot that looks great overexposed. No minors/animals/insects/waterdrop shot/sunset/sunrises
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 28th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Take a day shot of a city with more than 2 million people which fits that theme.
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 21st July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Suchi
Take a shot of slaughtered uncooked (or cooked) animals/animal parts destined for human consumption. It must be dead and retains some of its original shape. This challenge was last held exactly a year ago, SO DON'T MISS IT! http://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Challenge.aspx?ID=2915
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 7th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: _DSC3436
Use your iPad, or any other electronic monitor as your soft box.
Entries: 112
Winners announced: 30th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Blue & White
Basically that
50. Zilch
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 23rd June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Empty Nest
Zilch
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 16th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Black Hole
Take an abstract like shot of what you think life in the Black Hole would look like
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 9th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Double Reflection
Basically that
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 2nd June, 2011 GMT
Winner: The Strange Couple
Take a shot that illustrates the title above. Please be creative, think outside the box.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 26th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: God's Light
Take a shot that illustrates the title above. Please be creative, think outside the box. Try not to submit shots taken in churches, temples, places of religious significance or just shots of sunsets over the sea. Think more of natural miracles/beauty.
Entries: 151
Winners announced: 19th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: 67 seconds at 4am
Enter a coloured shot of rich multiple colours found outdoors.
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 12th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Dome in Bergamo
Enter a BW shot of that still implies rich multiple colours.
Entries: 156
Winners announced: 5th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Rise High
Dedicate a flower shot to our friends in Fukushima. It must somehow convey some sense of real concern amist this tragic accident.
Entries: 172
Winners announced: 28th April, 2011 GMT
Winner: Sunny Background
Basically That
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 21st April, 2011 GMT
Winner: Desert Highway
Submit a symbolic shot which reflects our toxic past. There shall be no live human, live animal nor live insect in your shot. Take time to think about your subject matter and give your entry a fitting title.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 14th April, 2011 GMT
Winner: Traffic City
Basically that. Take time to think about your subject matter and give your entry a fitting title.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 7th April, 2011 GMT
Winner: regression
Instead of providing a literal definition of the above, submit a symbolic shot which reflects our toxic future. There shall be no live human, live animal nor live insect in your shot. Take time to think about your subject matter and give your entry a fitting title.
Entries: 118
Winners announced: 31st March, 2011 GMT
Winner: arctic tundra
Shot must be taken from a plane and the plane should be in flight. Try to submit landscape shots which are as natural as possible. If it's not to theme or if it doesn't look good, don't submit it. Otherwise I might DQ it.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 24th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: A view of Paris
Be creative - use shadows, reflections, silhouttes... Take time to think about the composition, subjects, main subjects, props. I want to see modern skyscrapers. (make sure they are prominent). If it's not to theme or if it doesn't look good, don't submit it. Otherwise I might DQ it.
Entries: 185
Winners announced: 17th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Elgin Ladies Pocket Watch
Any serious looking machine which does not look plastic nor is it a camera can be considered as the main subject.
Entries: 192
Winners announced: 10th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Dead Space
Be it a feather of an eagle, a tail of a peacock or a skull of an antelope, or a tail of a fox, etc etc, compose a well presented still life shot. You can use other props, but make sure the dead animal parts stands out. Make sure it's on theme and it looks good, otherwise, I might DQ it.
Entries: 112
Winners announced: 3rd March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Shadow Forest
Basically that. This is not a landscape theme, so don't submit landscape scenery shots with acres of space. If it's not to theme or doesn't look good, don't submit it, otherwise I might DQ.
Entries: 188
Winners announced: 24th February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Buried
Submit a BW photo of a non-living item(items) which is/are snowed on. It has to look nice and convey some sort of message. No parts of plants as the main subject please.
Entries: 85
Winners announced: 17th February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Melting in abandonment
Portray Broken Bicycle(s) against a suitable fitting environment. Try to compose a shot with a message.
Entries: 161
Winners announced: 10th February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Frozen Lake Lighhouse
There's something magical and tranquil about a frozen/half frozen lake/river etc. Capture that beautiful scenery of nature's hand at work. You can include boats/ trees/ houses etc as props for your photos, but the frozen lake/river must be there as the eyecatching item.
Entries: 212
Winners announced: 3rd February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Frost on Hathersage Moor
Compose beautiful shots of trees without leaves in the winter. Try to include elements such as shadows, reflections etc... This is not a landscape theme, so don't submit landscape scenery shots with acres of space. If it's not to theme or doesn't look good, don't submit it, otherwise I might DQ.
Entries: 116
Winners announced: 27th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Antelope Canyon
Capture a scene at the end of a dark corridor, thus creating a tunnel like effect. The area of darkness must be significant ~ 25-60%. If it's not to theme or if it doesn't look good, don't submit it. Otherwise I'll DQ it.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 20th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Dinner for Two
Basically that. This is not a landscape theme, so don't submit landscape shots. If it's not to theme or doesn't look good, don't submit it, otherwise I might DQ.
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 13th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Storm coming in, Iceland
Make your picture capture this serene scene where life finds its way on roofs.. This is not a landscape challenge, so don't give me acres of background. If it's not to theme or if it doesn't look good, don't submit it. Otherwise it might be DQ-ed.
Entries: 164
Winners announced: 6th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: The Painting Remains
Basically that. If it's not to theme or if it doesn't look good, don't submit it. Otherwise I'll DQ it.
Entries: 148
Winners announced: 30th December, 2010 GMT
Winner: The Happening[800]
Basically that. Photo must not contain direct source of ligh or the reflection of the direct source of light. (i.e the sun, a lighted bulb, etc) If it's not to theme, don't submit it. Just make sure it looks good and the message (if there is one) is strong. Otherwise I'll DQ it.
Entries: 120
Winners announced: 23rd December, 2010 GMT
Winner: _DSC4491
Basically that. If it's not to theme, don't submit it. Make sure your shots look good. Otherwise I MIGHT DQ it. Do not post silhouette type of shots neither. Make sure the main subject clearly pokes out of the water. and the reflection (clear or blurred) is significant. Do not complain if you get DQ-ed for not folowing the rules.
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 9th December, 2010 GMT
Winner: Neon Clock
Show us how to shoot Neon lights/signs. Make your picture capture the attention of the voters. No LEDs or car trails please. If in doubt, do some research. If it's not to theme or if it doesn't look good, don't submit it. Otherwise it might be DQ-ed.
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 2nd December, 2010 GMT
Winner: Getting to the Point
Submit a composition where ~ or > 60% of the shot is completely black
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 25th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Welcome to My ahhhhh....Boat...I Mean House
These theme explores presenting a main subject which has the characteristics opposite of what most people expects of it. Use your imagination.
Entries: 297
Winners announced: 18th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Agapanthus
Show us good White Flower(s) shots. Petals must be white. Percentage of white petal in the shot must occupy ~ 15% to 100% of the photo area. Shots with blown highlights might be disqualified (although chances of that happening will be very low). Voters - Please vote based on the flowers, other foreground/background items should be secondary.
Entries: 132
Winners announced: 11th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: WALL CACTUS
Capture this serene scene. Anyshot with plants visually rooted to the ground or from a pot will be DQ-ed. If wall and plants > 2 feet apart, entry might be DQ-ed
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 4th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: women
Basically that. The more anatomically correct, the better. Unclothed does not mean lewdness is tolerated.
Entries: 140
Winners announced: 28th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Janet - as a negative
Negatives are beautiful to look at... or are they?
Entries: 164
Winners announced: 21st October, 2010 GMT
Winner: _DSC2425
Shoot a museum exhibit through a glass container/barrier. Lets see who does this best.
Entries: 499
Winners announced: 7th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Floating by
Submit a non-human/animal shot that you took and used/are using on your wallpaper of your computer.
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 30th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Morning Has Broken - 5:30 a.m. near the Equator
Take an outdoors shot that captures the stillness associated with the start of day. Time of shot have to be 0530AM +/- 5minutes.
Entries: 243
Winners announced: 23rd September, 2010 GMT
Winner: staircase
Basically that. Brick wall can be plastered/painted or both. Brick wall have to be significant area... > 20%
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 16th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Mt. Shuksan relfeted on Picture Lake
Photograph a shot where only a small portion is direct shot and a large portion on the shot is its reflection. Then turn the shot upside down. The winner should be the one who can produce a shot where the reflection looks more convincing than the non-reflection subject.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 9th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Empress Hotel, Victoria
Take a long exposure (shutter speed = or > 2secs) night (night being 8PM to 4AM) shot. Please submit well composed shots. Please try to state the time that shot was taken.
Entries: 116
Winners announced: 2nd September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Point Defiance Park
Shoot *UP* or *ACROSS* from under a tree/trees to capture the background/foreground of glowing green backlit leaves. There must be a main subject, of course.... not just the leaves.
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 26th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Out the Jetta Window
Shoot a view out/through a window from the passenger's seat of a moving vehicle.
Entries: 90
Winners announced: 19th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Spilled Light
Basically shoot a colourful main subject on a black background. No Babies, Kids, Live Animals, Minors. Dead animal / animal parts allowed.
Entries: 133
Winners announced: 12th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: 2009
Portray the cruelty of live animal(s) chained or tied up, resulting in loss of freedom. Please read additional rules... Thank you.
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 5th August, 2010 GMT
Winner: Hot Chocolate
Place the camera along on or close to the line separating the interior and exterior to produce a shot which shows both indoors and outdoors at the same time.
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 29th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: We are but a spec in this world
-"Turning your white-sky shot to Sepia, will improve it"- Do you think so? For this challenge, submit two (2) shots of the same composition/size. One shot is before the sepia treatment, one is after the sepia treatment) to show that the sepia treatment does or doesn't help. The shot must have SIGNIFICANT white sky*. *White skies means hazy kinda white skies, not skies with puffy...
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 22nd July, 2010 GMT
Winner: exorcism
Create a non-human HDR shot with multiple shots of fire/smoke to create smoke trails. It'll be nice to have some explaination.
Entries: 61
Winners announced: 15th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: One Fillet Done, BBQ Warming Up!
Take a shot of slaughtered uncooked (or cooked) animals/animal parts destined for human consumption. It must be dead and retains some of its original shape.
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 8th July, 2010 GMT
Winner: The lake
Shoot a night scene with Shade/daylight white balance and deliberately overexposing it to create that Yellow Glow/ Yellow Flare/ Yellow Solarized Halo... etc. Shots with Auto WB will be automatically rejected, subject to explaination.
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 1st July, 2010 GMT
Winner: Planting Mangrove
Using incandescent white balance for daylight shots can result in that gorgeous blue. Therefore, shoot an entry in incandescent WB to get that gorgeous blue. No human/ no close-up/ no macros please. Have fun