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Challenge series hosted by Lext123. Challenges start on Saturdays.
variable subjects
Finished (73 challenges)
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 3rd May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Dull moment - Waiting for the whistle.
Make the voter/viewer fall asleep
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 26th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: _RR20145
Natural Blonde Hair and Brown Eyes, or just the opposite: Brown Hair Blue Eyes - Woman or man's portrait.
72. Aurora
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 19th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: The Light Dance
Aurora Australis, or Aurora Borealis
Entries: 269
Winners announced: 15th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: swallow in flight discussion
Submit Five of your best pictures of any subject of your choice. And let see what your overall score wil be.
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 8th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Time for tea
Try to create the illusion of floating, flying or falling inpost processing. for examples: See sample pictures
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 23rd November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Reminicenses of a medieval church, Øland, Sweden
Compose your own fantasy world by using any photo editor of your choice.
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 16th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: pool_fun
preferably with one or more beautiful girls
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 9th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: road to the unknown
interpret the assignment as you like.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 29th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Los Cuernos
The theme here is technical photography and realism. The subject is rich high quality color landscapes. Deep DOF, perfect exposure, low distortion, no vignetting, clarity and technically as good as possible. This is for traditional scenics, like rivers, seascapes, mountains, deserts. This is intended for photographers who use release cables, MLU, tripods, excellent glass and high resolution...
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 22nd June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Near Soussuvlei Namibia
A landscape picture where every color (for the naked eye) may be present except the color green.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 15th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Hello ducky
Soft to the touch
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 8th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Layer 5 Neurons
Show me an microscopic image and please tell us what exactly we are looking at.
Entries: 51
Winners announced: 11th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: U Bein teak bridge in Amarapura, Myanmar
Show me a picture taken with an angle of view of approximately 100 degrees. Focal length equivalents are: medium format (50,7x39mm) 24mm; “Full Frame” (36x24mm): 18mm; Nikon APS-C (23,6x15,7mm): 12mm; Canon APS-C (22,2x14,8mm): 12mm; (Micro) Four Thirds (17,3x13mm): 10mm; Nikon 1/CX (13,2x8,8mm): 7mm. Any Subject will do
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 20th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: Matte Painting
Show me a composition of two (or more) pictures: one that has been edited (or combined) to make it better, funnier, more artistic, etc., and the original(s) used to create the final result. Combine the pictures together into one image. Keep the edited result on the RIGHT -, or UPPER part of your composition. Subjects and type of editing are free to choose. Voters should take every aspect into...
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 6th April, 2013 GMT
Winner: CEMETERY PATH, SPARTI, DEN KSERO, 1985
Any picture of an Architectural work, in the material form of buildings, perceived as cultural symbol or as work of art. title your picture (see theAdditional rules)
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 30th March, 2013 GMT
Winner: Senior FA
any picture of one or more attractive stewardesses, on the plain, on the airport, on the street, in your room ;-) or anywhwere else.
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 16th March, 2013 GMT
Winner: Meka_fish
Thanks to modern image editors it is possible to alter existing -, or even create complete new images that could never be captured as a single picture. Show me a composition split in two areas with on the left (or top) your source material and on the right (or bottom) the final result after processing. Voters should take every aspect into account: final result, difficulty, originality,...
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 23rd February, 2013 GMT
Winner: Learning to fly
Try to create the illusion of floating, flying or falling inpost processing. for examples: See sample pictures, or see my previous challenge with the same subject: http://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Challenge.aspx?ID=6232
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 9th February, 2013 GMT
Winner: R0012932
any picture of a Running steam train.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 29th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: My favorit spot
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 last opportunity. This will be the last 'My best picture this week' challenge in 2012
Entries: 89
Winners announced: 22nd December, 2012 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: 15th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Void
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: 8th December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Tree Claws at 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 weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 1st December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Rufous Flying To Feeder
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: 24th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Plymouth Sound
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: 17th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Allen's Hummingbird
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: 97
Winners announced: 10th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: sunset
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: 80
Winners announced: 3rd November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sheikh Zayed Road at 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 weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 27th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Lake of Fog
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: 83
Winners announced: 20th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Helmeted Guineafowl
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: 13th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: white throated swallow squable
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: 89
Winners announced: 6th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: greedy gymnast
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: 86
Winners announced: 29th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Dakeng Valentine Bridge Taiwan
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: 95
Winners announced: 22nd September, 2012 GMT
Winner: pelicans in love
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: 88
Winners announced: 15th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Egret 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 weekly returning opportunity.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 8th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: sunset on the lake
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: 0
Winners announced: 18th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Any picture taken with a Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 16th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: _MG_8330
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll). A genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the US during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily from a combination of African American blues, country, jazz, and gospel music. Show me anything related to Rock 'n' roll as style or era.
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 9th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Heads for Sale
Show me a nice composition of some antique and curiosity stuff photographed as exposed in the market stall
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 2nd June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sunset parachuting.
Show me your best registration of the excitement and free spirit of Hang gliding, Paragliding, Kitesurfing, Surfing, Windsurfing and Parachute jumping (or any other comparable sport of this type). If possible all together at the same time ;-)
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 26th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: DSC_1043crre
Show me a studio quality picture of any vintage analog Olympus OM Series gear. (and...please no Cosina OEMs like: "Olympus" OM-707 (OM-77AF); OM-101 (OM-88) or OM-2000. Only "the real Yoshihisa Maitani stuff")
Entries: 460
Winners announced: 19th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: I am sailing...
Any picture (up to 3 per member) that was not previously submitted here on dpreview.com.... Good luck !
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 12th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Morning Happiness
Submit a high quality picture of one or more happy looking humans, being wonderfully lit by natural light
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 5th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Dubble Luck
Show me a good professional picture that in fact was an ordinary “lucky shot”. This my be harder than you think, considering the additional rules below.... (Any wish for a special challenge subject? Just ask me and send an E-mail to: challenge-on-demand@casema.nl)
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 21st April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Grafton Lakes Boats
Ever become 2nd or 3th? Well, this is your change to become 1st with the same picture. Submit any picture that ever become 2nd or 3rd, but never 1st.
Entries: 199
Winners announced: 31st March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Elegance
Convert your color picture to Black and White,... except for one object or detail.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 24th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: The last Neanderthal
The assignment this time is to create an image of a wonderful imaginary (or virtual) world. It must be obvious that this world does not exist, but yet is has to look realalistic and must be appealing to be in, at least for a while. (see sample image). Have fun editing!
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 25th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Memory of Water
Try to create the illusion of floating, flying or falling in post processing
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 18th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Running foot color
Create a surrealistic image in post processing
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 21st January, 2012 GMT
Winner: King of the forest
Show me a composition of two (or more) pictures: one that has been edited (or combined) to make it better, funnier, more artistic, etc., and the original(s) used to create the final result. Combine the pictures together into one image. Keep the edited result on the RIGHT -, or UPPER part of your composition (see sample pictures). Subjects and type of editing are free to choose. Voters should...
23. Speed
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 14th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: MAA_11791
Create the illusion of enormous speed, just by post processing.
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 7th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Autumn Woods
Show me a composition of two (or more) pictures: one that has been edited to make it better, funnier, artistic, etc., and the original(s) used to create the final result. Combine the pictures together into one image. Keep the edited result on the right -, or upper half of your composition (see sample pictures). Subjects and type of editing are free to choose. Voters should take every aspect...
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 31st December, 2011 GMT
Winner: The Impossible Triangle
Thanks to modern image editors it is possible to alter existing -, or even create complete new images that could never be captured as a picture. Show me a composition split in two areas with on the left (or top) your source material and on the right (or bottom) the final result after processing. Voters should take every aspect into account: final result, difficulty, originality, artistic...
Entries: 3
Winners announced: 24th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Bayterek Tower
Typical Astana, Kazakhstan
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 17th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Asmara's other Catholic Cathedral
Typical Asmara, Eritrea
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 10th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: no winner
Typical Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 3rd December, 2011 GMT
Winner: no winner
Typical Apia, Samoa
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 26th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Old Woman
Typical Antananarivo, Madagascar
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 19th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: IMG_1021
Typical Ankara, Turkey
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 12th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: 70FA1038_1
Typical Andorra la Vella, Andorra
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 5th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: BVZ290410
Typical Amsterdam, Netherlands (official)
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 29th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Amphitheatre
Typical Amman, Jordan
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 22nd October, 2011 GMT
Winner: 10D_IMG_3996
Typical Alofi, Niue (Self-governing nation in free association with New Zealand)
Entries: 3
Winners announced: 15th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Coffee Shop
Typical Algiers, Algeria
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 8th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Market
Typical Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Entries: 1
Winners announced: 1st October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Pitcairn Islanders Leave the Adamstown Dock DPR
Typical Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands (British Overseas Territory)
Entries: 4
Winners announced: 24th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: IMG_5140
Typical Accra, Ghana
Entries: 1
Winners announced: 17th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Abuja
Typical Abuja, Nigeria
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 10th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: National Day Abu Dhabi
Typical Abu Dhabi
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 28th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: House for an Art Lover 1901 - Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Show me your ability to recognize Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) as the artistic and design style that flourished internationally roughly from 1880 - 1910. Art Nouveau is i.a. present in architecture, furniture, jewelry and sculptures. (this is the last challenge in the "Old Stuff" series)
Entries: 101
Winners announced: 21st May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Nanxun, 16th Century
Show me a street (or any village or city part) where time has come virtually to a stand a long time ago. Try to create an image that looks as authentic as possible. Modern current objects indicating that the picture was in fact taken recently, may not be visible, and will lead to disqualification. The more authentic objects in the picture, the better. Think of: lamp posts, carriages or...
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 14th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: Winter Gardens Blackpool
Show me your ability to recognize Art Deco, in everyday live of the present world around us. Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style that flourished internationally roughly from the 1920s into the World War II era. Art Deco is i.a. present in architecture, furniture, jewelry and sculptures.
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 7th May, 2011 GMT
Winner: TB2
Show me something typical for the 1950's (Be aware: mandatory image size)