Legacies

Challenge series hosted by swamynirmal. Challenges start on Fridays.
About what we inherited something from the past,from our ancestors-like Art,Culture and Customs
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
66. Old Boats
Entries: 82
Voting starts: 26th September, 2014 GMT
Send photoes of Old,abandoned deserted or damaged Boats that are not in use now.
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 68
Votes: 643
Winners announced: 26th September, 2014 GMT
Send photoes of any Old Grills( A framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate.)
Finished (64 challenges)
Entries: 108
Winners announced: 5th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: Photographer Capturing the MilkyWay
Your Best Photo.
Entries: 4
Winners announced: 29th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: 751S5798 copia
Any photo relating to Ramadan (Ramzan) Celebrations is accepted here.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 22nd August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Control Room With Supplies
Send photos of old store room.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 8th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Palermo, Sicily
Send any type of photo of Old Banyan Tree. "Banyan" often refers specifically to the Indian banyan or Ficus benghalensis, which is the national tree of the Republic of India. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banyan )
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 25th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Old canon in vicinity of Hartlepool UK
Send the images of Cannons.
59. Brassware
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 18th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Two for tea
Send photos of any Item, but that must be a Brass one.
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 11th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Key Chain
Send any type photo of Antique Key Chains.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 4th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Sunlight enters the cave
Any Landscape photo of Caves.
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 20th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Gembok antik
Send photoes of Antique Locks.
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 13th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Old camera, an old friend
Send photograph of your Old Film Camera or if you have older than that they are also welcomed.
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 6th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: lady with handbag
Send photoes of Ladies Handbags.
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 30th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Book steps
Send photoes of Pile of old Books. Please dont send images of the pile of new books in shops or your children's class books.The books must look like some old reference books/ Holy Books, and piled up in any way.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 23rd May, 2014 GMT
Winner: 17th century dining
Send photoes of any Old/Ancient Dining Table photoes.
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 16th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Desktop user
Send photo of your dDesktop Computer.
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 9th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: MV Agusta
Send photoes of any type of old motorbikes.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 2nd May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Stars and Stripes Over Chicago
Send photoes of your/any National Flags.
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 25th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Gesù
Send any photo of The Jesus Christ's statues. The photoes must represent His Holiness and Divinity.
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 18th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Santo Domingo de Bonaval in Santiago de Compostela
Send any photoes of Stair cases of old buildings.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 11th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: the tetrarch
Photoes of any old Coins, That are not in Circulation.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 4th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Pastoral sanctuary
photoes of any Holy,Sacred Items/Objects Related to Christianity are invited. If possible Please give some description about them.
44. Windows
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 28th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: let the sunshine in
Any photo of windows is accepted.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 14th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Nubble Light
Photoes of Lighthouses are invited
Entries: 51
Winners announced: 7th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Photoes of any smoke chimneys are invited.
41. Minarets
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 28th February, 2014 GMT
Winner: Blue Mosque
Photoes of any Minarets are unvited ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minaret)
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 21st February, 2014 GMT
Winner: 640_148 inTuscany 06 gennaio 2014
Photoes of train engines are invited.
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 14th February, 2014 GMT
Winner: 7 Centers Yoga Arts, Sedona
Any close up images of Saranam Ayyappans Divotees are welcomed
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 7th February, 2014 GMT
Winner: Pier at winter
Photoes of any frozen lake...
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 31st January, 2014 GMT
Winner: traditional horses race
Images of Any rituals, traditional cults, processions relating to Ayyappans culture are invited.
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 24th January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Devotee
Ayyappan is a Hindu deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Dharma Sasta, the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu.Ayyappa's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. The most prominent and famous Ayyappan shrine is the one at Sabarimala, in the hills of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, with over 30 million devotees visiting it every year,...
Entries: 4
Winners announced: 17th January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Ayyappa devotee - South India
Ayyappan is a Hindu deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Dharma Sasta, the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu.Ayyappa's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. The most prominent and famous Ayyappan shrine is the one at Sabarimala, in the hills of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, with over 30 million devotees visiting it every year,...
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 10th January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Ghzall
Ayyappan is a Hindu deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Dharma Sasta, the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu.Ayyappa's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. The most prominent and famous Ayyappan shrine is the one at Sabarimala, in the hills of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, with over 70 million devotees visiting it every year,...
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 3rd January, 2014 GMT
Winner: Ayyappa boy - South India
Ayyappan is a Hindu deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Dharma Sasta, the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu.Ayyappa's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. The most prominent and famous Ayyappan shrine is the one at Sabarimala, in the hills of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, with over 30 million devotees visiting it every year,...
Entries: 4
Winners announced: 27th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: Swami Ayyappa Pooja
Ayyappan is a Hindu deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Dharma Sasta, the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu.Ayyappa's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. The most prominent and famous Ayyappan shrine is the one at Sabarimala, in the hills of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, with over 30 million devotees visiting it every year,...
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 20th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
Ayyappan is a Hindu deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Dharma Sasta, the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu.Ayyappa's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. The most prominent and famous Ayyappan shrine is the one at Sabarimala, in the hills of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, with over 30 million devotees visiting it every year,...
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 13th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: Independence Day 2013
Any traditional dancing form of indian origin is to be photographed and to be sent here as entry. One or many, male are female dancers of any age are accepted but they must be in their particular dancing dress/costumes.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 6th December, 2013 GMT
Winner: Neck and neck
Take photograph of any kind of Boat Racing and send to the Challenge.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 29th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Mont Ste. Michel
Photos of Rock Pillars are invited. Single or multiple pillars made by rocks are OK.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 22nd November, 2013 GMT
Winner: La tour de l`horloge.
Photoes of Clock Towers are welcomed. In many ways Clock towers are esteemed as some type of historical, Cultural land marks of certain places. Although clock towers are today mostly admired for their aesthetics, they once served an important purpose. Before the middle of the twentieth century, most people did not have watches, and prior to the 18th century even home clocks were rare. The...
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 15th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: DSC_6140
DASARA festival is celebrated all over INDIA in this October month. So any image of Goddess Durga mata is to be welcomed.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 8th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Far village (Norway)
Any village scene taken from very long distance is OK. Aerial photoes are OK.
24. Carpenter
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 1st November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Low Angle Plane
Any Carpenter in action, using his carpentry tools.
Entries: 81
Winners announced: 25th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: DSC03171-2
Painters in Action. Images of painters while they are painting or doing any kind of work with their paintings, like framing exhibiting or any other are welcomed.
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 18th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Mt. Pilatus
Train Tracks in Hill areas.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 11th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: busy high way
High Ways.
20. Birds.
Entries: 527
Winners announced: 4th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Family matters!
Any bird in any place. Full colours only. Upto Five entries per each user is allowed but, they must be different birds photoes.
Entries: 256
Winners announced: 27th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Languid
Any Animal in ZOO, except birds. If possible add the Name of the zoo and Animal type in any corner of the photo.Two entries with different animals photoes are allowed.
Entries: 55
Winners announced: 20th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Lord Ganesha
Lord Ganesh festival is going to be celebrated in My Country, INDIA. I accept any image of Lord Ganesh, and His Processions, or any celebrations made before Him. Multiple photoes are allowed but they must be different. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganesha
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 13th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: School Children in A Rickshaw
Images of a group of children ( Below Ten Years ) in their school uniform showing some interaction or playing like that are wanted.
Entries: 67
Winners announced: 6th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: Old Monastery.
The HOLY bells of Church,Temple or any monastery
Entries: 185
Winners announced: 30th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Todi Light
Your Best photo-As World Photography Day's celebration send your best photo.
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 23rd August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Corfe Castle
Any Old Castle is to be photographed.
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 16th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Kayan
Old Women-In their National Dress. Photograph of any old woman in her native, National Dress is wanted. Not Just face closeup shots, But Minimum a bust size or full size photos showcasing the "entire attire" of their nation or region. You can visualise One , Two or Three persons in a single photo, but not more than three. Please add some description about your National/Native Dress.
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 9th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Proud man
Old Man-In their National Dress. Photograph of any old man in his native National Dress is wanted. Not Just face closeup shots, But Minimum a bust size or full size photos showcasing the "entire attire" of their nation.You can visualise One , Two or Three persons in a single photo, but not more than three. Please add some description about your National Dress.
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 2nd August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Stone eye
Very old bridges that are built by rocks only.
10. Old Roads
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 26th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Road through enchanted forest
The Old Road which is not used regularly is to be photographed.The road may be of any type of material, located in anywhere. Landscapes, Cityscapes Forests, Beaches, Bridges, Valleys and Hills or any type is ok, but it must contain an old road dominating in the photo.
Entries: 109
Winners announced: 19th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Mud games
Children Playing out side in the leisure period
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 12th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: DSC_6817_adj_1600
Any statue of Lord Krishna. please Refer:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krishna
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 5th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: King Jagiello
Statues of Warriors,of ancient times fully armoured are to be photographed.They may be of any metal or any material.Full size or Half size photoes are OK.
6. Temples
Entries: 88
Winners announced: 28th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Bagan at dusk
Any old temple's long view, from any side showing its architecture is to be photographed. Preferably wider than 24mm. Preferably No silhouttes. Please Give some details about the temple.
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 21st June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Aikido-The Way of Peaceful Warriorl
Photo of martial artists performing their skill-The martila artists should be in their formal dress showing their Style and Rank-no silhouttes-preferably ancient style Martial arts -Not any kind of photoes showing horror type or like that-
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 14th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Love is............
In several traditions, wedding rings are common and to produce them at the symbolic moment of the giving and receiving of the rings during the traditional marriage ceremony is necessary.Different cultures around the world offer varying insight into wedding ring symbolism.So please freeze the moment.Only the wedding rings with well decorated hands as background are needed.Not designs, but...
3. Buddha
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 7th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Buddha with a back drop of Dark clouds
Any festival related to Lord Buddha is to be photographed. A wide angle shot with its maximum depth of field is required.
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 31st May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Madonna
The images of The very old wooden statues that are worshipped ( or believed to be devine ) through the ages in different parts/religions of the world.Not just simple statues, but with its surroundings ,they must symbolise some of its culture,beliefs etc...Please give us some details of that culture.
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 24th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Tickling the Ivories
Causal dressed small children preferably One year Old, playing with big mirrors-not hand held mirrors-Natural and available light photoes are welcomed. original and mirror imgage both show us some action.