With Open Eyes

Challenge series hosted by padden. Challenges start on Wednesdays.
A collection of challenges intended to encourage photographers to observe the world around them with open eyes and to use their cameras capabilities to share their observations with others. In some challenges photographers will also be encouraged to show their ability to use photoshop (or other photo editing tools) to alter their images and communicate their view of the world.
Finished (3 challenges)
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 28th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Potter at His Trade
Portraits taken in an environment that gives the viewer additional information about the subject. The photo could be taken in a location that communicates something about the person/subject and/or there may be other objects/elements in the photo that provide information about the subject. Portrait should have one individual as the focal point. In some situations there may be other people in...
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 14th November, 2012 GMT
Winner: Yes this picture is the right way up
Capture a subject in motion by panning the camera. Panning is a technique whereby you use a slow shutter speed and move the camera as the subject moves. Some part of the subject should be clear while the background is blurred.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 24th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Espionage
Photographs that juxtapose subjects in a humorous or strange way. JUXTAPOSE. : to place side by side (juxtapose unexpected combinations of colors, shapes, ideas, subjects)