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Winner: Dandelion Seeds
Seed Pods #2 Challenge finished on Saturday, 31 May 2014 In this challenge, show us seed pods: EITHER pods or capsules with their seeds still inside, after the flowers have bloomed, OR the pods are empty now, but are still interesting to look at for their textures, shape, colour and size. They should be in their natural environment, still on or near the plant whether it is a tree, shrub, small plant or grass. Insects, spiders or other small creatures may be present, but the seed pod should be the main subject of the picture. Size, 1,600px MAXIMUM on the entry's longer side. Macro and close-ups welcome.
Winner: Nude Alone
A To Z - Letter N Challenge finished on Friday, 30 May 2014 Any photograph - The subject/Item/object/Place begins with the letter N ... For example.... Numbers, Nut, Nothing ...etc, etc, etc.... This series starts at the letter 'A'....The next challenge will be the letter 'O'... etc
Winner: Common reef octopus (Octopus cyanea)
Octopi, Squids, & Cuttlefishes Challenge finished on Friday, 30 May 2014 Submit an image of a living - and in (or partially in)-the-water - octopus, squid, or cuttlefish. The image can contain multiple of the same animal, or a combination of some or all. The animal could be in your neighborhood's aquarium, your private aquarium, or in the open sea. The image should portray clearly that the animal is alive (not on a dissecting table, in a pickle jar, nor such) Your image should be sharp with minimal noise.
Winner: Samos abbey, Galicia
Let There Be Light, Part 3 (Mixed Lighting) Challenge finished on Friday, 30 May 2014 The intent of this challenge is to explore the complexities of light and color temperatures, and how our delicate sensors interpret them. This challenge is not for the faint of heart. It will require a working knowledge of light and how our machines were designed to react to it. It requires that we abandon our Auto-White Balance and select a white-balance camera setting manually. (As we remember, when exposed to a film's "emulsion", un-filtered light chose its own path of rendition. We were forced to anticipate, modify, or even craft our eventual result.) What I'm hoping to see in this challenge are deliberately crafted, in-camera images...where two or more different light sources are utilized or applied within the same frame to achieve a desired result.
Winner: Book steps
Pile of Old Books. Challenge finished on Friday, 30 May 2014 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.
Canadian Provinces and Territories: Prince Edward Island Challenge finished on Thursday, 29 May 2014 Your images spotlighting the natural beauty of Prince Edward Island. People can be visible in your image as long as they are not the main subject of your image and don't detract from the main theme. The final province of Newfoundland and Labrador to follow. No scenes of cities/buildings/towns or parts of in your submitted image please. People, as mentioned, and perhaps a man made object like a small bridge or pathway is fine as long as it doesn't detract from the main theme and become the main subject itself.
Winner: The Milky Way
-Long Exposure Night Scenery- (Full Colours Only + Border) Challenge finished on Thursday, 29 May 2014 Take a shot of the above. Put a Border on the photograph. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... .
Flowers & Butterflies Challenge finished on Thursday, 29 May 2014 Very simple: just submit your best picture of flowers and butterflies together. There should be at least one flower and one butterfly in the photo. Please read the rules carefuly and please refer to the sample photo
Winner: Rowboat Painting
Pinhole action Challenge finished on Thursday, 29 May 2014 A pinhole picture is normally linked to static subjects/moods. Challenge this and show us, instead, a pinhole picture that brings the sense of action/speed/motion. See the rules before submitting.
Winner: Morning Sun
Sun Ray Burst - Low Horizon Challenge finished on Thursday, 29 May 2014 Submit an image of a sun ray burst where the sun is low in the horizon. Any object causing the burst is acceptable (coulds, trees, etc) See sample for example. Such image taken in the morning hours or late afternoon is accepted.
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