Use your eyes... after that: use your shutter

Challenge series hosted by drmatiz. Challenges start on Mondays.
Pictures made in the real world
Finished (5 challenges)
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 17th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: ENI behind droplets
Sometimes photo's taken on your smartphone look really bad, technically, but they are still interesting to look at. Take a look at the example photo to see what I mean.
Entries: 55
Winners announced: 16th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Seven Bridges Sunrise
The picture has to be shot with a PHYSICAL graduated filter, so not a gradient added in PP Personally I tried it for the first time last week (and took the sample entry ;) ) and was completely blown away by the results. Immediately I bought a set for myself and it's fantastic. People seem to be under the impression that you could do this in post-processing but to keep the real colors of the...
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 21st May, 2012 GMT
Winner: PB3C0001
When I bought my first digital camera my first picture was of the sandwich I was eating at the time I took it out of the box. When I buy a new camera it's now a little personal tradition to make the first picture one of a sandwich. I was wondering wether some of you do the same with the first shots with a new camera. Be honest please, it's not about the first GOOD picture, but about the...
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 14th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Kiss of Shadow
We all did it, take a nice photograph of the shadows of you and your special man/woman. They always work very well as holiday pictures. Show us your best...
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 16th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Kissing cousins.
This challenge is about vertical panoramas. As most panoramas are shot horizontally I'd like to see some of your vertical ones.