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Challenge series hosted by AndrePooh, barb_s. Challenges start on Sundays.
In this series, the challenges will be based on simple photographic subjects and issues with little restrictions. However, each photographer who enters agrees to be honor bound to vote and comment on all the other entries to the challenge. Voting is optional though. Although 2 entries per participants are allowed, you may only enter a second photo as an improvement of the first photo based on the comments received.
Finished (15 challenges)
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 8th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: What a nice quiet spring day for a butterfly
Show us a sign of spring while using the composition rule of thirds. This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.. Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture, see for elaboration the comment in the example. Then give constructive comment on all other photos. Eventually you can enter a second improved version of your...
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 1st April, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Enter one photo that you entered in any previous challenge, which -to your dismay- scored much lower than you expected. This challenge is to find out why. Also give a link to that particular entry and elaborate why it should hav scored better. Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as...
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 25th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: IMG_7904 second version
Combine any two basic compostion rules, for instance facing inward with natural framing, third dimension techniques, rule of thirds, etc. Elabortate on which rules you are using. This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions (under 'full rules') and the and the comments first.*** Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture. Then make comments about...
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 11th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Negative space : Subjects that are nicely composed against negative space backgrounds. Negative space is defined as the area of an image not occupied by shapes or forms. Not only the subject, but also the negative space should be interesting. See this google search: http://tinyurl.com/8xqn5em This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Also...
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 4th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Enter one photo of a still life with objects of your choice, which you can rearrange and reproduce later. Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture. Then make comments about the compositions and arrangements and pp of the other photo's in this challenge. Eventually...
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 26th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Mr. Muscovy 2nd version
***This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Enter one photo that you entered in any previous challenge, which -to your dismay- scored below 50%. This challenge is to find out why. Also give a link to that particular entry and elaborate. Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture, see for elaboration the...
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 19th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Orange Parasol, Version 2.
***This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Enter one photo of any subject taken from a frog perspective and also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture, see for elaboration the comment in the example. Then give constructive comment on all other photos. Eventually you can enter a second improved version of your...
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 12th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Elegant hunter 2nd version
***This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Enter one photo showing little things, flora, fauna that are associated with ponds and ditches and also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture, see for elaboration the comment in the example. Then give constructive comment on all other photos. Eventually you can...
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 5th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Coming out of a screen-second option
**This is a complex challenge. Please read challenge comments below FIRST and click "show full rules" to understand the mechanism of this challenge.** Entrants should have at least 25 comments and forum messenges combined** A photo is two dimensional, height and width,It is missing depth. Show us a photo that best conveys the message of depth, for instance converging lines to the horizon,...
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 29th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Deus ex machina
***This is a complex challenge. Please read challenge comments below FIRST and click "show full rules" to understand the mechanism of this challenge.**** ***Entrants should have at least 25 comments and forum messenges combined*** Show us a photo of a technical mechanical system with wheels and rods and so on, things that turn, wobble, push or pull, close or open. NOTE!!!, entry in this...
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 22nd January, 2012 GMT
Winner: The Bubble-Blower
***This is a complex challenge. Please read challenge comments below and click "show full rules" to understand the mechanism of this challenge.**** The rule of thirds should be a simple guide for the making of good compositions. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_thirds *Please check back for details for uploading an improved version* However reasearch about what people consider good...
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 15th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: St. Bokeh
***This is a complex challenge. Please read challenge comments below and click "show full rules" to understand the mechanism of this challenge.**** Bokeh is usually an unintended out of focus effect, show us a photo (ONE only - not two) in which bokeh is part of the compostion to highlight the subject (see example). However, entry in this challenge also obliges to give comments about all...
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 8th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: blue eyes
****MAKE SURE TO READ THE CHALLENGE COMMENTS BELOW BEFORE POSTING**** **THE CHALLENGE MAY BE CLOSED WHILE THERE IS STILL ROOM TO POST*** Show us your best macro photo of any subject with emphasis on artistic composition. (ONE only - not two). However, entry in this challenge also obliges to give comments about all other entries in the series. Eventually you may enter an improved version of...
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 1st January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Castle
Show us your best naturally framed picture (ONE only - not two). However, entry in this challenge also obliges to give comments about all other entries in the series. Eventually you may enter an improved version of the first photo. See additional rules. You are encouraged to provide early comments during the submission stage to allow contestants to create an improved photo to submit before...
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 25th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Confrontation
In this series, the challenges will be based on simple photographic issues with little restrictions. However, each entrant is also obliged to give comment about all other entires in the series. Voting is optional. In this first series, the subject is free, it's only required to shoot it after the announcement date