variable subjects II

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variable subjects
Finished (97 challenges)
Entries: 81
Winners announced: 3rd May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Hey, let me go!
Make the voter/viewer glad. or even better make them laugh out loud.
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 26th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: BMW vision
Any (real or digitally generated) picture of a 'Car of the future ' or Concept car.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 19th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: doublarchandromeda
Any interesting stunning picture of our sky at night.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 15th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Flying fish
With photographs we are able to capture a particular moment in time and create an opportunity to study this moment for as long as we like. Show me a frozen action which could only be captured due to...Extraordinary timing
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 8th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: The day the music died
Compose a 'photographic work of art' depicting inanimate subject matter from uncommon objects. Normally a still life is a collection typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). But with this assignment you’ll be asked to think 'outside the box', and use some...
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 14th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: Rufous Hummingbird Male
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 7th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: Jumping Spider on Fall Foliage
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 30th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Stormy bridge
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 23rd November, 2013 GMT
Winner: NSC_8465-2
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 16th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Fill 'er Up
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 9th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Reflection
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 2nd November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Armidale Sunrise
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 26th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Gotham City
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 19th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Mountain pasture hut
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 12th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Canola Fields
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 5th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Cedar
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 28th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Tribute in Light, 2013
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 21st September, 2013 GMT
Winner: From Dusk Till Dawn
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 14th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Zoe in Golden Evening Light
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 7th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: sunrise on the beach
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 31st August, 2013 GMT
Winner: L1000334
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 24th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: A foggy start
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 97
Winners announced: 17th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Sinking at Sunset II
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 10th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Leeds Corn Exchange
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 3rd August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Angled tree
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 27th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: twilight taipei
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 20th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Cleared to land
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 13th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Shimmering
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 29th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Water World
Show me a breathtaking image, that does not include too much in the way of distraction, meaning that there should be no obvious subject to detract from the interface. Any subject will do.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 22nd June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Roy
Low-key lighting is a style of lighting for photography, film or television. It is a necessary element in creating a chiaroscuro effect. Traditional photographic lighting, three-point lighting uses a key light, a fill light, and a back light for illumination. Low-key lighting often uses only one key light, optionally controlled with a fill light or a simple reflector.
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 15th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Inopportune call
Show me somebody looking glamorous in the city or on the street/sidewalk. This could be a person or a representation of a person, like a statue. Clothes must be on, all images must be appropriate, no lingerie, nudity, bathing suits, etc. This probably eliminates anybody modeling at Abercrombie & Fitch. The term "glamor" is open to interpretation but the matter that the subject must be in a...
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 8th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Spear Fishing
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this opportunity.
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 11th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: 1980s Beetle Soft-top
Any good picture of an original Volkswagen beetle produced between 1938 and 2003. (only original ones, meaning: original colors and accessories and not customized)
Entries: 198
Winners announced: 20th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: Red Shouldered Hawk 2
What is in your honest opinion the best picture you ever took with a digital camera? Well, here is your chance to really find out how objective you are about your own work. Just submit it in this challenge and let others judge your work. Any subject will do. Good luck !
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 6th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: Fork & Spoon still life
Compose a 'photographic work of art' depicting inanimate subject matter from uncommon objects. Normally a still life is a collection typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). But with this assignment you’ll be asked to think 'outside the box', and use some...
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 30th March, 2013 GMT
Winner: Snowy Touch down
any picture of a water bird captured at touchdown.
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 9th February, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Show me a spectacular, funny or artistic rollercoaster picture.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 26th January, 2013 GMT
Winner: Muffin
Any picture of a cute dog puppy.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 12th January, 2013 GMT
Winner: Who said ceilings are boring?
Supposedly Common objects with alternative shapes and/or dimensions.
58. UFO
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 5th January, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Show us your picture of a UFO
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 29th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Cow Race
any frozen action in time by high speed photography
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 22nd December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Guggenheim Museum NYC
Any picture of one of the achitectual works (interior, exterior, furniture or design detail of Frank Lloyd Wright
55. pattern
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 8th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: ufo
any man made or natural pattern found in our real live world.
Entries: 13
Winners announced: 1st December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Niagara Falls, NY
A collage of pictures, all to be taken in one single holiday. See sample picture.
Entries: 110
Winners announced: 24th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: ***
Compose a 'photographic work of art' depicting inanimate subject matter from uncommon objects. Normally a still life (plural still lifes) is a collection typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). But with this assignment you’ll be asked to think 'outside the...
52. Sparkling
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 17th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sparkling gull...
Use all your photographic skills, talent and fantasy to record something sparkling, be it diamonds, water, crystals, eye’s, champagne, glitter nails, morning dew,…
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 27th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: No Water Boss
Any color picture taken with an interchangeable lens camera.
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 20th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: morning rays through the mist
Any picture taken with a Pentax K-30
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 13th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Any picture taken with a Sony SLT-A37
Entries: 13
Winners announced: 6th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Barney_DSC1986
Any picture taken with a Nikon D3200
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 29th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Any picture taken with a Canon EOS 60Da
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 22nd September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Lovely Portrait
Any picture taken with a Sony SLT-A57
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 15th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Robber fly
Any picture taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 8th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Monday
Any picture taken with a Nikon D800 and Nikon D800E
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 18th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: P7120088
Any picture taken with an Olympus OM-D E-M5 and an original 'Four Thirds' mount Olympus or Zuiko lens
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 11th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: IMG_0059
Any picture taken with a Canon EOS Rebel T4i (EOS 650D / EOS Kiss X6i)
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 16th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Ring of Fire
Strange clouds, extreme rainfall, a magnificent rainbow, fascinating sunlight, low fog, striking reflections, halos, lightning balls, tornados, you name it. As long as it is out of the ordinary and beautifully captured.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 9th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Chrysanthemum
Show me a picture where you as the photographer can be seen trough reflection, BUT.... it must look like this happened accidentally. People being asked to study this picture must fist say “very good / interesting / beautiful / catchy / etc. picture, and while studying further the must say: “hey look at this, the photographer is in the picture too…”. Use your imagination and good luck…
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 2nd June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Meliquina
No further instructions, but...no animals as primary or secondary subject.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 26th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: The Muslim girl
A picture of a crowd of people with this one girl who is immediately catching the male eye
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 19th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Enthusiastic...
Enthusiasm means: A feeling of excitement. Exuberance: overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval. Try to depict the virtue: “Enthusiasm".
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 12th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Detachment
Detachment means: Freedom from attachments. Try to depict the virtue: “Detachment".
35. Curiosity
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 5th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: The Other Side
Curiosity means: A desire to find out and know things. Try to depict the virtue: “Curiosity".
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 28th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Vortex
Creativity means: The ability to create. A quality involving the generation of new ideas or concepts, or new associations of the creative mind between existing ideas or concepts. Try to depict the virtue: “Creativity". Please read the additional rules...
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 21st April, 2012 GMT
Winner: spiderwoman
Confidence means: A feeling of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances. Faith in oneself. Try to depict the virtue: “Confidence".
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 14th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Floris troost Nora
Compassion means: Sympathetic awareness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it. Try to depict the virtue: “Compassion".
Entries: 43
Winners announced: 7th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Connected
Commitment means: The firm carrying out of purpose. Try to depict the virtue: “Commitment".
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 31st March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sparkling bath!
Cleanliness means: Careful to keep clean : fastidious, habitually kept clean. Try to depict the virtue: “Cleanliness". (Meaning: pictures of a living creature who is busy cleaning, or is proud of ones clean result. So do NOT enter pictures of only a shiny and clean object.)
29. Caution
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 24th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Caution means: Avoidance of rashness, attention to safety. Try to depict the virtue: “Caution".
28. Charity
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 17th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: lady and the dog
Charity means: Generosity and helpfulness especially toward the needy or suffering. Aid given to those in need. Try to depict the virtue: “Charity".
27. Caring
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 10th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: DSC03911
Caring means: to give care. A concern for... Try to depict the virtue: “Caring".
26. Bravery
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 3rd March, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Bravery means: A quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear. Try to depict the virtue: "Bravery”
25. Ambition
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 25th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: explorer
Ambition means: Having a strong desire for success or achievement. Try to depict the virtue: "Ambition”
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 18th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: In Love
Try to depict the virtue: "Acceptance"
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 21st January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Eagel Eye
After this challenge, I will suspend this series for a while. For this time only the theme is: My best picture ever !
Entries: 189
Winners announced: 14th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Black-headed Gull's Breakfast Time
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 96
Winners announced: 7th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Christmas morning 2011
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 91
Winners announced: 31st December, 2011 GMT
Winner: no winner
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 24th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Red eyed tree frog
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 17th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: IMG_8063
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 10th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: HANGING FOR A MOMENT
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 3rd December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Foggy woods
Great new shot? No suitable Challenge available? No patience to wait for the right one to come by? For those unlucky members I have created this weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 26th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Orthodox Church
Here is a weekly returning opportunity to expose great new pictures not match the subject of any other 'open-to-submit' challenge this week.
Entries: 200
Winners announced: 19th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Up To The Top
Here is a weekly returning opportunity to expose great new pictures not to fit in any other “open-to-submit” challenge this week.
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 12th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: The Pond ain't big enough
Here is a weekly returning opportunity to expose great new pictures not to fit in any other “open-to-submit” challenge this week.
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 8th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Snow queen
Show me your pictures of Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatian: Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera, pronounced [plîtʋitsɛ], colloquial Plitvice). The oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia, founded in 1949 and situated in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 1st October, 2011 GMT
Winner: no winner
Wulingyuan (pinyin: Wǔlíng Yuán). The scenic and historic interest area in Hunan Province, China, noted for its approximately 3,100 tall quartzite sandstone pillars.
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 10th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Trees at Prewley, Dartmoor
Show me your best picture(s) of Dartmoor, the area of moorland in south Devon, England. Try to comment it with some location information and a brief description of the photographical and environmental circumstances at hand.
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 25th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: MtFranklin
Show me a composition of two pictures: one that has been edited to make it better, funnier, artistic, etc., and its original. Combine the two together into one image, with the original on the left and the edited result on the right side (see sample pictures). Subjects and type of editing are free to choose. (Try to keep the logest edge around 2500 pixels)
Entries: 368
Winners announced: 11th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: mr wu3
Always wanted to know the real value of one of your favorite pictures? Submit those picture(s) for a fair judgment. And within two weeks you know what the majority thinks of your work.
Entries: 148
Winners announced: 28th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Bite Me
Unfortunately, the change of being disqualified with no good reason is fairly big in this challenge. Only the best of the best is good enough. So if you dare, submit an extraordinary picture and we’ll see what happens, OK? During the submission period at the end of every day, I will cut down the content to contain only the best of the best. Be aware that I will probably DQ a lot of the entries...
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 21st May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Cinderella
Show me extraordinary people from a positive viewpoint in terms of genuine: beauty, wisdom, pride, innocence, pureness, etc. The picture must be so striking so that the photographed subject would be proud with the result. Major graphical editing to make the overall result even better, is allowed.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 14th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Odd Man Out
This challenge is about subjects with an extraordinary contrast of some sort. Like in rich and poor, fast and slow, beautiful and ugly, easy and hard, complex and simple, young and old, hot and cold, funny and sad, strong and weak, real and fake, small and big, etc. etc. Try to approach this assignment as inventive as possible, and show me your interpretation of...Extraordinary contrasting...
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 7th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: silhouettes
Once and a while a picture is taken to hold more than one striking event or object at the same time. Like e.g. a dog jumping into a city fountain basin, while (at the same time in an other part of the picture) a woman’s shopping bag accidentally bursts open. Or, a low flying traffic liner fills the air together with the sight of a hot air balloon, again together with a full moon at daytime. All...
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 30th April, 2011 GMT
Winner: Tree reflection in lake
In contrast with the challenge: “Narrow Depth of Field”, show me pictures with a remarkable WIDE depth of field. E.g. an insect in the foreground with a skyscraper in the background, and both in focus! The use of professional optical tilt and shift techniques to reach your goal, is encouraged.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 23rd April, 2011 GMT
Winner: Sunrise Jeems Bayou 1
Sometimes natural environmental light makes common things just fascinating to look at. This challenge is about those circumstances. Show me ordinary objects becoming special, due to the presence of... Extraordinary light.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 16th April, 2011 GMT
Winner: The Last Drop
With photographs we are able to capture a particular moment in time and create an opportunity to study this moment for as long as we like. Show me a frozen action which could only be captured due to...Extraordinary timing