Hobbies

Challenge series hosted by Jaysun. Challenges start on Saturdays.
Since my maiden challenge series "Cliches with a Twist" was a bust, I see that I need to be a bit more vague. Let's try this...
Finished (20 challenges)
20. Grilling
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 27th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Grilled
There's something primal about cooking outside over an open flame. Let's see grilling related photos.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 20th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Master of Time
Let's see photos of internal machine guts being worked on. Computers, TVs, car engines, etc. ***MUST CONTAIN A HUMAN SUBJECT***
18. Skydiving
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 13th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: navysealeodjumper
I've tried it a couple times, but it's not for me. Some people dedicate their lives to it. Let's see skydive related photos.
17. Flying
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 6th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Raptor Vapor
It's a hobby that's well out of my price range. Show me photos of aircraft.
16. Skiing
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 29th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Slalom
Let's see photos of skiing, in the snow or in the water. ***MUST CONTAIN HUMAN SUBJECT***
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 22nd September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Acing Poker
Show me your representation of card games
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 15th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
Show me a person creating a work of art with a paintbrush, pencil, marker, etc. ***MUST CONTAIN HUMAN SUBJECT*** ***CAPTURE DATE RULE***
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 8th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: _IGP0203
For some, it's therapeutic, for others, they just want a nice yard. Show me a photo of the plants on YOUR property. Please don't take photos of commercial gardens.
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 1st September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Get some air!!!
I grew up riding trails on 4-wheelers. I miss it a lot. One of these days, I'll have to pick up a couple. In the meantime, let's see some pictures of off-roading vehicles doing their thing. Make sure it's actually off road. I don't want a photo of your dirt bike in your driveway.
11. Fishing
Entries: 184
Winners announced: 25th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Dawn Angling
I suck at it, but I still love doing it. Show me a picture of fishing.
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 18th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Keep on turning
A couple years ago, I decided I wanted to get into woodworking. I went out and spent a small fortune turning my garage into a shop. Now that stuff primarily collects dust. Let's see you actually putting your tools to use and building something.
9. Movies
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 11th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: My Hobby.
I'm not certain that it should necessarily be classified as a "hobby" but, in my circles, I would consider it just that. Hell, for some of my friends, watching movies is more than a hobby, it's a lifestyle. This one may be a little more difficult to figure out, so I didn't put a capture date rule on it. I don't want a photo of Pulp Fiction playing on your TV. Maybe a photo of...
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 4th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Dutch Elegancy
While some manage to make a career of it, the vast majority of musicians never make more than a hobby of playing instruments. Show me someone with their instrument.
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 28th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: stalking...
I've got a couple buddies that play paintball regularly and I've recently started shooting them when I have the time to go out to the fields during tournaments. Let's see if you can do better than me (*Spoiler alert* yes, yes you can).
6. Cooking
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 14th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Preparing Chinese food..
Show me a photo of someone involved in the process of preparing, cooking or presenting food. MUST CONTAIN A HUMAN SUBJECT.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 7th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: The Stiffarm
Maybe you like to watch it. Maybe you like to play it. Maybe you like to play Madden or collect cards or play fantasy. Give me a shot that represents the game of football.
Entries: 91
Winners announced: 23rd June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sunset in Oxford
Portrait, sport, light painting, wedding, smoke, water drops, cars, models, astrophotography, landscape, abstract, graffiti... the list goes on and on. The possibilities are literally limitless. We're all passionate about it and we all have a style that we think we shoot best. Let's see yours.
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 16th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Makalu Base
Whether it's from the gear packed into the back of the minivan, or the little bit of gear I can store in my kayak, I love to go camping. Camping at night provides plenty of opportunity to get some shots you wouldn't usually be able to grab. Let's see yours. Please be sure your shot includes elements that make it clear you're camping and not just taking a picture in your back yard at...
Entries: 94
Winners announced: 9th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Midnight Rower
I'm a big fan of kayaking and canoeing. At least once a month, I get the itch to be back out on the water and I always bring my camera. Let's see your shots from the boat. - EITHER YOUR BOAT OR SOMEONE ELSE'S BOAT MUST BE IN THE PICTURE
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 2nd June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sister Gamer
Most everyone plays video games in some form or fashion. From Farmville to Skyrim... from LeapPad to iPad.... from Pac Man to Golden Tee... Show me your respresentation of video games.