Art Photography

Challenge series hosted by MrScorpio. Challenges start on Wednesdays.
This challenge aims at showing photography as an art form like painting, composing or any other artistic expression.
Finished (53 challenges)
Entries: 150
Winners announced: 21st August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Towards Progress
Show us a picture of your choice that tells us a story... The voters will judge you.
Entries: 103
Winners announced: 14th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: new life on top of old
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you!
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 7th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Morning
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
51. m43
Entries: 81
Winners announced: 31st July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Conquered
Anything goes as long as the picture is taken with an m43 body AND a native m43 lens. Many say m43 is a compromise between IQ and portability. Try to show us that this is not the case.
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 3rd July, 2013 GMT
Winner: BackDrops
As the title says. Only black and white. No color photos. Sepia is not ok. Full body/half body or small part is your choice. The voters will judge you.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 26th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Home is where the bag is
Interpret the title in any way you want, but there must be at least one human in the picture who represents unemployment. An unemployed animal will be disqualified.
Entries: 156
Winners announced: 19th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Bad weather ignorants
Take a picture on a rainy day outside. Rain and/or water which comes from rain must be visible.
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 22nd May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Fantastic plastic lines
Show something Fantastic made of Plastic. Plastic must be the obvious main subject. No human or human parts in the picture.
46. Contrasts
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 15th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Alligator and Egret in Marsh Pond
Whatever contrast/s you can find. Rich and poor, black and white, clean and dirty, pretty and ugly. Or just a picture with a lot of contrast in it? Only your imagination sets the borders and your submission will be judged by the voters.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 17th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: Stairway to heaven
Interpret the title in any way you want, but heaven must be represented by the sky in your submission.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 8th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Traditional Cow Race
Well, Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 408
Winners announced: 1st August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Fall 2008 Missy
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 131
Winners announced: 25th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: _MG_3828-Edit
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 18th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Wildcard
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 396
Winners announced: 11th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: DunePool
Lets see how positive a picture can get. Otherwise interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 203
Winners announced: 4th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Wildebeast Carcass
A heavy challenge this time. Lets see how depressive a picture can get. Otherwise interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 77
Winners announced: 27th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Love Love Love...
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 117
Winners announced: 20th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: bp01
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
36. Ugly
Entries: 108
Winners announced: 13th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: kiros hadgu
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
35. Pretty
Entries: 206
Winners announced: 6th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: shades
What comes to mind? The youngest sister in Downton Abbey? A four week old puppy? Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 186
Winners announced: 30th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Beautiful and sexy...
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you... BUT RESPECT DPREVIEWS RULES PLEASE! Due to the nature of the challenge I reserve the right to disqualify any picture at my own discretion, not to get the challenge suspended! Otherwise, have fun...
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 23rd May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Let's take a walk, my baby
Is the challenge host on drugs? What does he mean? Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 16th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Early morning before new year
Interpret the title.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 9th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Drop
Show us the best picture from your Olympus OMD.
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 2nd May, 2012 GMT
Winner: She's faking it!
As the title suggests.....
Entries: 175
Winners announced: 18th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Paola
As the title suggests.....
27. Pride
Entries: 61
Winners announced: 11th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Pride
As the title suggests.....
Entries: 89
Winners announced: 4th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: lost dreams
As the title suggests.....
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 28th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: In My Kitchen
As the title suggests.....
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 21st March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Get Lucky
Show a picture including an LP, a CD and an MP3 player (or media storage like an iphone or similar, used for music consumption).
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 14th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Changes
Show a picture including an LP, a CD and an MP3 player (or media storage like an iphone or similar, used for music consumption).
22. iPad
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 7th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: iWindow
What is iPad to you?
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 29th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: 100 years
...in Color? Environment? A dressed up woman in a less nice place? Age differences? Man and Woman? Water and Fire? Soft and Hard? Just a "contrasty" picture? You choose and the voters will judge you!
Entries: 200
Winners announced: 22nd February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Gauss curve
As the title suggests.....
Entries: 43
Winners announced: 15th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Is jammed in the curve
As the title suggests.....
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 8th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Budapest Begger
Show in a picture the contrast between the misery of being homeless, but in a place others consider being "Paradise".
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 1st February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Waterfall in Kalihi Valley
Post your best shot from Oahu, Hawaii.
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 25th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Home Sweet Home
Post your best shot of the famous Waikiki Beach.
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 23rd November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Are you sure you want to go there
Danger, Fear, Supernatural, Uncomfortable. The other side...
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 26th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: The password is tuna fish, kid
Take a photo and post it (capture date rule). A photo that tells a story...
13. Leather
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 31st August, 2011 GMT
Winner: ***
Interpret the title in any way you want. The voters will judge you.
Entries: 93
Winners announced: 17th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: moth thing on window
What comes to mind? Post it!
Entries: 239
Winners announced: 10th August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Curves of light
Interpret the title in any way you want.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 3rd August, 2011 GMT
Winner: 1
Show opposites in a photo. It can be any kind of opposites as long as they are obvious. To avoid DQ it could be a good idea to describe in text what the opposites are if any doubt.
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 27th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Plum Blossom Maiden
Take a close up Picture of a porcelain motif. Nothing but porcelain can be visible.
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 20th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Sunny ice
Only photos taken with Olympus micro four thirds. Only micro four thirds native lenses. Exif data must be included! No people or animals in the picture. Otherwise the subject/theme can be anything within the DPreview rules.
Entries: 130
Winners announced: 29th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: The Day I Knew I Loved Her
Post a picture where you try to capture your wife in a situation that tells us why you think she is so wonderful!! Its not supposed to be a model competition at all, but rather a story telling photo.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 15th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Sunset beach bar binge
Publish a picture of Glass. One or more. Must be drinking Glass as MAIN motif.
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 4th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Squeeze Balloons
Ever wanted to be published by National Geographic? Here is the chance for us... Please read the rules!
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 9th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Illusion
Take a picture of person/s who are lying on the ground/floor/mattress or whatever Then tilt the picture 90 degrees in Post Processing so it looks like they are standing/walking/sitting etc. (After an idea in a Canon commercial that you might have seen.) SEE THE EXAMPLE BELOW!! At least one person in the picture.
3. Cheese
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 2nd March, 2011 GMT
Winner: Cheese
This is a challenge where cheese is the Main subject in a still life picture.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 3rd November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Refraction in Blue
A challenge with arranged items shot indoors.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 27th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: no winner
Silhouettes as the main subject.