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Challenge series hosted by ShKen. Challenges start on Fridays.
Have an itch for a new DSLR? Craving for a new lens? Dreaming about a latest cell phone? Do you suffer from GAS (gear acquisition syndrome)? Well you came to the right place, here you can share photos taken with your last gadgets. Just tell us what you hoped to gain. Note, this is a technology oriented challenges so please provide all technical details: Camera, lens, EXIF … Don't solicit for a specific brand, just the effect you were looking for and means to get it.
Announced (1 challenge)
Submissions start day: 24th October, 2014 GMT
Share with us photos taken during a concert emphasizing the stage lights. See sample entry
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
Entries: 38
Voting starts: 24th October, 2014 GMT
Share with us photos take with cameras that were announced after Oct. 1st 2013. Subject is open
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 110
Votes: 1226
Winners announced: 24th October, 2014 GMT
Show us picture you took with a digital camera which announced before 2005. Subject is open
Finished (17 challenges)
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 17th October, 2014 GMT
Winner: When I grow up ...
Share with us a photo depicting two (or more) contradicting elements in a single photo. Check sample entry. ***** Must say what are the contradictions ****
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 10th October, 2014 GMT
Winner: The Net
There is an ongoing debate about how many pixels do we really need. In this challenge I'd like to show that the more the better. Share with us photos that are dull in their original composition but by cropping a small portion of the photo the end result is interesting yet quality is good enough. Check sample image.
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 3rd October, 2014 GMT
Winner: I will wait for you in the fields of anemones
Very simple: share with us a picture of a field of red anemone coronaria.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 26th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: Stear wrestling
The decisive moment refers to capturing an event that is ephemeral and spontaneous, where the image represents the essence of the event itself. So... share with us great photos showing a decisive moment, I'll review the photos carefully, so you may add few words explaining why you think this is a decisive moment. Check the web for some great examples:...
13. Panning
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 19th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: _cableway-flight_
Very simple, shre with us great panning picture. Check for technical information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panning_(camera) Or better: http://digital-photography-school.com/the-art-of-panning/ The main object should be moving and the camera should follow its movement to capture it sharply while the background is blurred.
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 12th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: Sunset over the Lake
Share with us photos taken with a filter or polarizer. Any filter or polarizer will do as long as it is actually a physical one that was mounted on the lens. UV filter can be used provided that other type of filter or polarizer was used also. For sample photos check: http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/camera-lens-filters.htm
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 5th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: Close to the Edge
This challenge is about us photographers. Share with us photos depicting photographer's dedication to capture an exciting moment.
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 29th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Bursting Baloon
Share with us photos of a fast moving object. Any object will do: splashes of water flying dust particles, lightning flame ... Just make sure shutter speed is 1/1000 or faster. Sample photos were taken using a tripod, natural lightning in my porch. This challenge is a tribute to chirptees, the winner of "Colour on Black- (Full Colours Only + Border)" with his great photo: Splash
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 22nd August, 2014 GMT
Winner: WRC World Rally Championship
Share with us photos of extreme sport of any kind. Must provide all technical detail. Don't have an example check the following links: http://www.extremesportsphoto.com/ http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/ http://www.exposureguide.com/extreme-sports-photography-tips.htm
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 15th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Hyatt Regency Duesseldorf
We love taking photos of large buildings and monuments, but… Often the object is skewed, unless you have a drone you must PP the image to fully appreciate its beauty. Share with us a photo showing a monument, of any kind, before and after alignment. Be creative, have fun.
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 8th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Laser Pointer
Very simple, take a photo laser beam. Add smoke or dust to get the drama.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 1st August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Dropped
Love new gadgets? Cameras, lenses, cell phone tablets …? You love them! Share with us your latest unboxing experience.
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 25th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Marine Fitzgerald Reserve, California
Love HDR? Great! Show us some of your creations with combunation of at least 5 pictures.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 18th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Crowned Crane in Flight
Got a professional DSLR or SLR? Show us what it can (or could) do. Extra long exposure, low light photography, image quality, everything goes ...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 11th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: antique clocks
Share with us your first sepia photo. Tell us what made you take a photo in a modern camera and PP to look old.
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 4th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Sydney Opera House by moonlight
Finally got your FIRST DSLR or mirrorless This is the place to share some results you got with your new camera (any brand), just tell us what you looked for and what you actually gained.
Entries: 90
Winners announced: 27th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Fiddler
Finally got your new ultra-wide lens? Big zoom lens? Large aperture? This is the place to share some results you got with your new lens (any kind or brand), just tell us what you looked for and what you actually gained.