Challenge series hosted by activa. Challenges start on Fridays.
What is so special about photography? What drives us to take a picture? What makes us to love or hate a picture - is it the picture itself - or the artist, with his/her unique choice of color, angle, perspective - or is it because we consider photos to capture reality ("factive pictorial experience") - or we see what we want to see. This series will explore the "psychology of photography" or rather attempt to do it.
Finished (2 challenges)
2. Durga Puja
Winners announced: 16th November, 2012 GMT
Durga Puja, also referred to as Durgotsava (‘Festival of Durga’) or Sharadotsav is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. In the states of West Bengal and Tripura in India, and in Bangladesh, it is the biggest festival of the year for Bengali hindus. It is also the most significant socio-cultural event in Bengali society. Nowadays, the...
Winners announced: 19th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: A piece of art
Without a meaning the photos are nothing but pixels. The photographer projects himself/herself in the picture to create a meaning. The viewers again create a meaning through their own lenses of prejudice, judgement and memory. In the end what we find that existence of a photo is always particular, unique and individual. So show us a photo that tells a story about you as a photographer -...