-Make Photography Great Again-

Challenge series hosted by By standing on the Shoulders of Giants. Challenges start on Sundays.
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Announced (1 challenge)
Submissions start day: 16th December, 2018 GMT
This challenge requires you to photograph and submit a landscape-genre dayshot taken in China. The shot, which is landscape in orientation, needs to be relatively devoid of humans. My keyword suggestions - show culture, art and season. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another. And please do not use an old picture which had been entered...
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
Entries: 21
Voting starts: 16th December, 2018 GMT
Take a shot which lends a vision as per what is described in the theme/title. It would be nice if it remains relatively free of humans. My keyword suggestions - show white and lights. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 78
Votes: 665
Winners announced: 16th December, 2018 GMT
Take a photo of one and only one man with his face clearly visible. My keyword suggestions - work and masculinity. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Finished (165 challenges)
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 9th December, 2018 GMT
Winner: Chureito Pagoda (Fujiyoshida)
Submit a non HDR looking shot of one or more pagodas. Shot should exclude humans which take up significant photo area. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another. For examples, see link in comments section.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 2nd December, 2018 GMT
Winner: Namibie
Take a landscape-genre dayshot with a landscape orientation which lends a vision as per what is described in the theme/title. Make sure that it remains relatively free of humans. My keyword suggestions - show heat and its effects . Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another. No lazy compositions such as those ONLY pointing straight at the sun
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 25th November, 2018 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a high quality photo of one or more dragonflies or an insect which resembles dragonflys. Make sure that the shot remains relatively free of humans. My keyword suggestions - show sharpness, superb composition and awesome colours. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 18th November, 2018 GMT
Winner: Lonesome Decay
Outdoors dayshot as per the above. No significant humans please. No shots with significant amount of sea/river/lake please.
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 11th November, 2018 GMT
Winner: Burma_2018_01189a
Take a dayshot with which lends a vision of Zen as per what is described in the theme/title. Temple may also be Tao temple. Human subject is allowed provided it remains relatively free of crowds of humans. My keyword suggestions - show quietness, peace and mindfulness. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 107
Winners announced: 28th October, 2018 GMT
Winner: Bench among the Poppies
Take a landscape genre well lit outdoors dayshot which lends a vision as per what is described in the theme/title. Make sure that it remains relatively free of humans. My keyword suggestions - show peace and the colours of the season. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 21st October, 2018 GMT
Winner: Yosemite Falls Midnight Reflection
Take a landscape-genre nightshot with a landscape orientation which lends a vision as per what is described in the theme/title. Make sure that it remains relatively free of humans. Sky to be dark as opposed to bluehourish. My keyword suggestions - show art and the hum of the wind. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 14th October, 2018 GMT
Winner: Hummingbird Tight
According to Japanese culture, purple is the colour of honour. In this challenge, take what appears to be an outdoors daytime photograph which exudes the colour purple, vividly. My keyword suggestions - show purple as the dominant colour, outstanding, the right hue. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 138
Winners announced: 7th October, 2018 GMT
Winner: African Killer Bees
Compose an outdoors dayshot comprising of one or more flowers with one or more bees (or anything that remotely looks similar to flowers and bees). My keyword suggestions - show clarity, interesting colours, sharpness and excellent exposure. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 129
Winners announced: 30th September, 2018 GMT
Winner: svalbard polar bear sow and cub on ice floe
Take a high quality outdoors dayshot of one or more non-human mammal(s) which fits the theme/title. Make sure that it remains relatively free of humans. My keyword suggestions - show face, focus on eyes, shot up close. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them sure they are from different species.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 23rd September, 2018 GMT
Winner: walkersons fields
This is a challenge, which requires a dayshot which lends a vision as per what is described in the theme/title. My keyword suggestions - show what is in the future, the contemplation of change in season or the end of 'summer'. It could be autumn in literal sense or as a conceptual term. Three entries are allowed per member, as long as they look completely different from one another.
Entries: 105
Winners announced: 16th September, 2018 GMT
Winner: Deerfly-Headshot
It's again time to show your photo is art. Rules? Dayshot, well lit, artfully composed, masterly well exposed and most importantly make sure it's aesthetically stunning. No minors in the shot, no photos of artwork and sculpture. Have fun.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 9th September, 2018 GMT
Winner: Oxbow Bend
Take a landscape-genre dayshot with a landscape orientation which lends a vision as per what is described in the theme/title. Make sure that it remains relatively free of humans. My keyword suggestions - show perfection and stillness. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 2nd September, 2018 GMT
Winner: Dubai
As per above. No presence of bodies of water in liquid form larger than 100sqm. No presence of human in the shot larger than 0.1% of the photo area. No panorama with longish aspect ratio.
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 26th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: Flawless Beauty
Male or Female portraits of one adult human under good lighting while appeared to be posed for a one on one shot by the photographer.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 19th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: _MG_8058
No snapshots
Entries: 87
Winners announced: 12th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: 005 Crete Senesi in Tuscany - Italy
Enter a landscape genre dayshot which has zero to negligible human beings. The shot has to be interesting main subject in the foreground, aesthetically stunning, high image quality, great composition and well exposed. No snapshots please.
149. Black
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 5th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: Decanter
Enter a photo which shouts 'black'
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 29th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Jumping spider
As per the above
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 22nd July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Ken & Bieser
Take a well lit portrait of an adult man which meets the subject above. The main subject should have his face visibly exposed, especially the eyes whenever possible. The presence of dog(s) ae optional. Please do not submit snapshots; make sure your photos are well timed, exposed, composed, tack sharp and is aesthetically stunning.
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 15th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Father and daughter
Take a brightly lit dayshot with only one male human with 0 or more than 0 kids in the shot, that meets the title above. The face of 'Dad' must be fully visible. No snapshots please. Composition must be excellent, exposure superb, sharpness tack and content must be inviting. I hope we see more creativity than just a man hugging a sleeping baby.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 8th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Renaissnace Man
Take a photograph which portray the inner strength of a man. No other human in the shot unless they are really small (1/10th of main subject). Face must be exposed, focussed and well lit. Excellently composed, stunning, tack sharp shots preferred.
Entries: 124
Winners announced: 1st July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Hamburg's blue
Take a shot with fantastic composition and aluring aesthetics in the genre of a landscape or scenery. The main requirement is that it needs to have gorgeous blue skies. The shot should me taken when the sun is high up in the sky - so please don't submit a sunset, sunrise, twilight or blue hour shot.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 24th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: I miss you
Take a dayshot or a well lit shot of one human adult woman as the main subject, that fits the title above.. Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 17th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Working Relationship
Take a dayshot of one or more than one human adult(s) who, in your opinion and by the standards of the country of your origin, is poor. Face of the main subject must be evident. If there are any children they should be visually insignificantly (i.e. less than 0.1 percent of the photo area.) Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 10th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Over the hills
Ah... now we have come to the end of my favourite month- May. Probably the best weather of the year happens in May. For this challenge, submit a landscape shot without any humans which you think represents May. The shot should be bright and well lit, an unquestionably a day shot. If it's a blue hour shot make sure the outline of the sun is visible.
Entries: 105
Winners announced: 3rd June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Muddus
Basically that
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 27th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: St. Josephat's
Think you have it in you to take interior design pictures? Think you'll be No.1? Then read on. Enter a photograph taken in ample light, preferably well lit by the sun, of beautiful designed (mostly interior) spaces. Verandahs, courtyards and other semi sheltered spaces are also acceptable. Rules? 1) Final photo must be high quality image with has high image quality, accurate white...
Entries: 90
Winners announced: 20th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Blades of light
If Windows 2018 were to ship with a set of preloaded wallpapers, and if you to present 2 of your masterpieces to Bill Gates to pick, which photographs would you select? Dayshot, bluehour and astrophotography shots are allowed. Nightshots and other lowlight evening shots not allowed. Please don't use shots which had been entered into previously completed challenges. Tq.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 13th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Submit a landscape shot without any humans which you think represents April. Should be unquestionably a day shot. If it's a blue hour shot make sure the outline if the sun is visible.
Entries: 90
Winners announced: 6th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: American Croc
Submit a full colours, high quality photograph of the a vertebrate animal which fits the title above. Composition must be interesting, exposure should be masterlike, lighting should good to great, tack sharp showing great detail and most importantly aesthetically stunning with attractive colours. Focus stacking is encouraged.
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 29th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Down on the River
It's again time to show your photo is art. Rules? Dayshot, well lit, artfully composed, masterly well exposed and most importantly make sure it's aesthetically stunning. No minors in the shot, no photos of artwork and sculpture. Have fun.
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 22nd April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Antigua, Guatemala
Theme? - This is basically a landscape genre challenge and the main subject(s) should be the building(s) in your shot and their complimentary reflections. Rules? : It must be a dayshot. Evening, dusk or dawn shots are allowed if some outline of the sun is visible. Generally the shot must be purposely well composed, the timing right to catch the best lighting conditions, capture must be tack...
Entries: 83
Winners announced: 15th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Spring Storms off Alki
Enter a photo which captures what March feels and looks like to you as well as to the masses of viewers. The elements that are needed in the shot are : 1) A landscape genre outdoors dayshot 2) good lighting with ample sunlight resulting in high image quality and sharpness 3) visually have no humans 4) Colours - no black and white nor partially desaturated.
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 8th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Waiting for the rain to stop.
Enter a non political statement photograph of one adult human being waiting. Face must be visible and shot must be taken in daytime. No poor snapshots please; composition, exposure and sharpness must be top notch.
Entries: 111
Winners announced: 1st April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Two boats
Time to show your photo is art. Rules? Dayshot, well lit, well composed, well exposed and make sure it's aesthetically stunning. No minors in the shot, no photos of artwork and sculpture.
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 25th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: West Texas Night Sky
Take a night shot of a landscape with no humans.
Entries: 85
Winners announced: 18th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: the eyes
In this challenge, you are invited to enter one colour portrait outdoors dayshot. Requirements are simple - it must be an adequately exposed, high quality, tack sharp shot of an adult human and it must appear that the subject is posing exclusively for you.
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 11th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Buck'n'Rail Snowdrift
Take a well lit, daytime shot which you feel represents February.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 4th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Valley View B&W-
Enter a photo with 3 lines of haiku text on it. Watch YouTube link below.
Entries: 118
Winners announced: 25th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Fading Memories
In this challenge, you are invited to enter two (not 1ne, but 2wo) separate identical entries- one entry in Full Colours, the other is the same shot in Black and White. Requirements are simple - it must be an adequately lit dayshot. Please do not enter long exposure shots, I will have that challenge in future.
Entries: 118
Winners announced: 18th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Flame On!
This is a simple challenge whereby one have a coloured flower (or anything from a plant that looks like flowers) on a black background. How black? Black enough.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 11th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Long Reef Tree
Choose one of the two themes below to compose a tribute to the lead singer of The Cranberries who has recently passed away. Theme 1 : The Lonely Tree - A landscape shot featuring one tree in solidarity (In Full Colours) Theme 2 : Green - A landscape shot with green grass . ( in Full Colours) In both themes leave out any human.
Entries: 78
Winners announced: 4th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Nice small river
Enter a photo which captures what January feels and looks like to you as well as to the masses of viewers. The elements that are needed in the shot are : 1) A landscape genre outdoors dayshot 2) good lighting with sunlight 3) freedom from the sight of human, while the shot is viewed perpendicularly on a 9.7 inch iPad on full brightness from a distance of 3 feet away 4) Colours, as in the photo...
Entries: 85
Winners announced: 28th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Pisa, Campo Santo
Show what a patient photographer you are, by waiting out any distracting tourists. There has to be 4 elements: 1) scenery of a tourist landmark with an empty compound / yard / whatever similar to component and yard. 2) building 3) daylight 4) zero human beings when the photo is being viewed to fit a 9.7 inch iPad on full brightness, from 3 feet away. Please don’t submit closeups,...
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 21st January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Lake freezes
Please have these elements 1) Lake (or whatever resembles a lake) in landscape genre. 2) With some degree of ice. 3) Shot at daytime (between sunrise to sunset) 4) No human visible (when viewed by the naked eye on a 9.7 inch iPad tablet set on maximum brightness at a distance of from 3 feet away)
Entries: 61
Winners announced: 14th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: sleeping cat
One whole cat. Daytime shots. Outside.
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 7th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Boudahath Stupa.
Take a landscape or architectual genre photo of a buddhist temple with no human (or negligible human presence) Your shot should be taken between sunrise and sunset and should capture an area bigger than a car.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 31st December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Golden frosty morning
Landscape genre. No BW nor human please
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 24th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Happy on Highland
Take a well lit photo of one adult man who appears to be living in harmony with nature in of these countries. Make sure your photo is well composed, well it and tack sharp. Faces must be visible.
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 17th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Ride
Take a well lit photo of one family (either nuclear or extended) of the human residing in of these countries. Make sure your photo is well composed, well it and tack sharp. Faces music be visible.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 10th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Have you been to BRICS? You're invited to tell a story by submitting a photo documenting a scene at a wet-market, in one of these countries. The main focus of the photo should be at least one adult human(s) as the main subject(s), whose face(s) are fully visible. The goods being sold should be fresh produce/meat etc. It would be nice to see a high quality, well composed / exposed and tack...
Entries: 67
Winners announced: 3rd December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Capoeira in Botafoga
Have you been to BRICS? In this challenge, you're invited to submit an outdoors dayshot photo which documents everyday life in one of these countries. The genre should be street photography/travel/people. Focus on people and the unique characteristics of these places, rather than a generic stuff such as a sunset. There should be main subject(s) consisting of at least one adult human with...
Entries: 84
Winners announced: 26th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Early in the morning
Take a landscape genre shot of that. Must be well lit and we'll composed without human in the shot.
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 29th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: lightning
Take a landscape genre photo of a yuge storm or her aftermath
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 22nd October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Sir Mick Jagger
Take a photograph of people in a high octane concert. Dedicated to those who lost their lives in Las Vegas. RIP.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 15th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Bruce Green
Take a photo of one old animal which is nasty, ugly and fat. Preferably she should be showing a lot of teeth through her yuge mouth.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 8th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a tack sharp, well lit, well composed photo of a solid / semi-solid meal with avocado, fit for Yoda's consumption. Strictly no human allowed, but cats are allowed.
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 1st October, 2017 GMT
Winner: a Yoda-shaped lake Yoda's Homeland has
Take a day-photo of a natural landscape (please limit body of water to a maximum of 30% of the photo area and make sure you have reasonable soil/land in your shot), that appears to be on Yoda's home planet. Add an elegant Yoda preferred border. Make sure the shot is tack sharp with excellent composition. No macros or close ups please. Tq.
Entries: 77
Winners announced: 24th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: Cows Cowering Under Rare California Super Cell
Basically take a photo of one or more or even half or a quarter of a cow. I don't care if it's dead or alive.
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 17th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: Home made pizza
Take a well lit photo of pizza or pasta, either whole or a portion. It has to be nice, tack sharp, well lit and well composed as well as cooked and ready to be eaten. There shall be zero human in the shot but cats are ok. Add a border before you submit. The challenge allows for two entries, if you're submitting two, make sure one is pizza and the other pasta.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 10th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: Pfeiffer Beach
Take a landscape (which appears to be uninterrupted by human figures) which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Bodies of water can be present provided it is less than 20% of the shot's area. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - Beautiful gradation of colours, eyeball grabbing, surreal, pop.
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 3rd September, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
There's really not much that I could explain regarding a photo haiku. If I can try, my idea is that it's a well lit, well composed , quaint photo which focuses on the ambient feelings which then inspires thoughts and poetry. For example raindrops from rafters. I will leave a link to NHK's website at the comments section whereby you can check out the video or the gallery section. Don't...
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 27th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: Blue Hour Schwabacher
Take a high quality, well composed , well lit humanless landscape-genre, which appears to be taken around bluehour. There should also be a reflection. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - Sharp, beautiful gradation of colours, elegant, stunning.
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 20th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: Maligne Lake
Take a well composed, well lit daytime photograph of a mountain lake which appears devoid of any human being. (I'll allow up to 1% area covered by human). Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - altitude, calm, clean, magnificent.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 13th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: sunrise
Take a well composed well lit shot one One (1) and only one animal. No night shots, snap shots and poorly cropped shots. Avoid including any human, especially kids and babies, Add a border which accentuates visual of the shot.
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 6th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: New Brighton Pier Long Exposure
Take a landscape shot representing a scenery of eternal peace as a tribute to the late Chester Bennington. Together with his band, Linkin Park, they connected with millions of Gen Xers all over the world with their beautiful angst-ridden fierce, yet sorrowful masterpieces. In the end, we will remember how Chester sung like an angel and screamed like the devil. RIP.
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 30th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: 20170522_Echinopsis_Final Edit_0001-Edit
Take a high quality well lit, well composed flower shot of flowering cactus / cacti. The photo does not have to be taken in a desert, but it has to show the flowers originating from a cactus (otherwise we would not know it's from a cactus). Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - rare, tack sharp, in full bloom, from a cactus/cacti.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 23rd July, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a well lit posed photo of a Gen X male adult. Face must be fully visible.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 16th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: Kat
Take a well lit photograph of ONE young adult woman (aged 20 to 35) who appears to be a native from a European country. She has to appear to have a European ancestry as well as appearing to be posing for you. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - Beautiful, Poised, By the Window, Smiling, Flowing Hair. Please don't enter snapshots or photos with more than a person in them.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 9th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Today is Eid al-Fitr. Take an outdoors dayshot featuring adult(s) in celebration. As usual, mind the composition and lighting as well as be respectful.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 2nd July, 2017 GMT
Winner: Priest in Salzburg
Take a dayshot portrait of a man who appears to be, to some degree, a leader in his religion. Just make sure face is fully visible (no cheap snapshots), be respectful and add a border.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 25th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Waiting for the Parade
Take an outdoors dayshot of an urban surrounding, which appears literally and unmistakeably urban, with at least one adult human showing his/her face. No parks please. Think concrete jungle. There shall be no bodies of water in its liquid form larger than 100sq feet in the shot. There shall also be no visible children and minors in the shot unless they are less than 0.0001% of the photo area....
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 18th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Borneo
Take a well composed well-lit daytime portrait of an adult man taken in the midst of thick dense jungle. The man have to appear to know that you're taking his photo. The background has to look like a jungle. Add an elegant border. My keyword : #Man, #Jungle, #Wet, #hot, #Humid.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 11th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a Yawn-worthy outdoors dayshot of an urban surrounding, which appears literally and unmistakeably urban, with at least one adult human showing his/her face. No parks please. Think concrete jungle. There shall be no bodies of water in its liquid form larger than 100sq feet in the shot. There shall also be no visible children and minors in the shot unless they are less than 0.0001% of the...
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 4th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Our CEO
Take a photo of a male-born adult human, wearing what appears to be expensive looking work clothes/suits worn by managers who work in a multinational company. The photo should fit the description as per what is described in the theme/title. The main subject's face should be clearly identifiable and preferably alone or isolated in the shot. No snapshots please, especially opportunistic badly...
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 28th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Submit a photo where there is only one adult female human in the shot and she is letting you take a photo of her. My keyword: speechless....
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 21st May, 2017 GMT
Winner: The Maasai Shepherd
In this challenge, take a day shot photo which fits the theme/title. The man have to be the only one in the picture with both his eyes, nose and mouth visible. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - skin texture, grade A composition, great lighting and fitting expression. Snapshots will be removed.
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 14th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: Laying Down The Law
Take portrait photo of an adult woman which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. There shall be no one else. The woman should appear to be knowingly posing for you. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - stern-ness
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 7th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: R.
Take a photograph of an adult European man, which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. He should be posing for you and you only. Process the photo into BW format (and add an elegant border). My keyword suggestions - top grade composition, tack sharp, great lighting, well composed, posed shot.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 30th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: 4th of July Outfit
Take a portrait of an old person, who appears to be in the last quarter of his or her lifespan. The person should appear to know you're taking a photo of him/her. The face with both eyes shall be visible and looking at the camera. Most importantly the photo shall have only one person in the shot and the main subject is heavily isolated from the background. (If there is one)
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 23rd April, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a well lit, well composed photograph of one singular male adult human in isolation who has the best stare into the camera. (No sunglasses or face mask , etc etc. Please do not use a snapshot, or a poorly cropped snapshot. It should be clear that the main subject is posing for you, There shall be no other human in the frame. Finally add an elegant border around your entry. (if you're...
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 16th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: bytheharbor
Take a non-human photo which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant border. My keyword suggestiono - well thought out composition, exceptional lighting, intriguing photo.
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 9th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Korean Spring
Take a non-human landscape photo of one or more trees which is above 6 feet tall and appears to have at least twice as many flowers as it has leaves. Add an elegant border. No macros, no closeups. The sky should not overwhelm the trees. My keyword suggestions - abundance, show of nature, attractive, beautiful gradation of colours, carefully composed, right timing for lighting.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 2nd April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Ol' Blue Eyes
This is a challenge to show how a photographer excelled in managing portrait lighting and capturing a wonderful faces hot with stunning blue eyes. The main subject should be a male adult human. Please note several conditions below. Firstly he must knowingly be posing for you and you only. Secondly there must be no other human in the shot. Thirdly, no night shots. Fourthly, no sunglasses,...
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 26th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: xheneta iseni _for DPReview
This is a challenge to show how a photographer approach the technical issues and challenges to successfully photograph a subject with fair complexion. The main subject is preferably a young adult woman with fair complexion. How will you attempt to capture her youthful beauty? What type of lighting would reveal the true hue of her complexion? Kindly also follow the following 4 guidelines. ...
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 12th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a photo of one adult working with his hands in a task that appears backbreaking/energy zapping. No, not a barista serving coffee, not a cleaner sitting in the driver's seat operating a cleaning truck. Picture a farmer trekking up a steep series of steps with his goods on his back. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions...
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 5th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a photo of a young adult woman with dark complexion which captures her youthful beauty. She must be knowingly posing for you and there must be no other human in the shot. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - Natural, Feminine, Youthful, Beauty
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 26th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: On february landscape
This challenge is to celebrate the beginning of Spring. As different cultures have different definitions of when spring starts, please forgive me as I adopt the definition from the culture/country with the greatest number of people, ie the Chinese. The Chinese define the beginning of spring as LiChun (立春) and this challenge is loosely based *AROUND* that period of seasonal change. Scroll...
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 19th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: SALUTING
Submit one well lit portrait of one male adult human (born with XY chromosomes and retain a masculine feature as well as male gender identity). The subject's face must not only be unhidden; it must be clearly and correctly exposed with zero to little foreground / background distractions. In line with the title, please make sure the subject appears to make a strong statement that he is, not...
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 12th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Courageous to Try; Fearful of Failing!
Take a well lit photo of one or more adult humans which demonstrates these. Please refrain from entering snapshots. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - strongly adhere to theme.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 5th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: The King's Road
Take a non-human landscape/scenery genre photo which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. No closeups please. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - epic, kingdom, castles, knights and dragons, surreal, pop.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 29th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: the final journey
Take a photo in a funeral in which either the attendees or the deceased is/are the main subject(s). It could be a cremation, a burial, a wake, or even a sky burial to name a few. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add a border. My keyword suggestions - show peace and grieving at the same time, bidding goodbye, afterlife.
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 22nd January, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a high quality well lit well composed day shot of a puppy (s) and/or kitten (s). There should not be any distractions around the shot, such as one or a few human beings. Th shot should exude richness in colours and tack sharp focus. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - show movement, graceful flow and beautiful gradation of colours, eyeball grabbing, surreal, pop.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 15th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: New Year at Makapuu
Submit an early dayshot of a landscape, scenery or cityscape without noticeable people.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 8th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Belvedere Palace
Take a dayshot of palace from the outside. There should Be negligible human in the shot. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - architecture, history, eyeball grabbing, surreal, pop.
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 1st January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Korean Guy
Take a high quality dayshot of an adult which meets the title and process it into a stunning photo. Ain subject has to be the person not the background or other foreground subjects. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - show face, beautiful gradation of colours, eyeball grabbing, surreal, pop.
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 25th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Belfast store
Capture a street day shot scenery where human beings appears to be less than 0.5% of the photo area. No closeups nor macros please. Process the shot to have a retro look and add a border. My keyword suggestions - nostalgic, different and attention grabbing.
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 18th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Eyes Of The Tiger
Take a photograph that in Your Opinion, can be accepted as a cover for a National Geographic Magazine . It should be in portrait orientation with an aspect ratio similar to the magazine's. Put a thick yellow border around it. My suggestions - Attention Grabbing, top notch, high quality, rare find, vivid.
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 11th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Gingko Tree 2016-
Take a non-human landscape genre dayshot which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. (Humans to make up less than 0.1%of the photo area). Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - show elegance of nature, sunlight, rich natural colours that pop. If you're submitting more than one shot, make sure they are completely different.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 4th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
Photograph a woman (as in one who possesses XX chromosomes and not had a gender altering surgery before.) Her age should appear to be ~ 18 to 26. The settings should be one where she would appear to be working, sorting out issues in hand. Who is Bill? You tell us (or not). Please add a border. Please do not submit a snapshot, she should be posing for you and her face should be visible. ...
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 27th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Rural
Take a non-human landscape genre day shot photo which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme and title. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - getting colder, loss of colour, clean and crisp air.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 20th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take a well composed posed photo of a Female-To-Male (FTM) person and add a border. Face is a must. My keyword suggestions - surgical scars, pumped with hormones, body hair, facial hair, Zeke of Survivor 33, Frontal, Gaze, Courage. This is not to discourage entries, but poorly composed, poorly lit or opportunistic passerby snapshots, and those with poor cropping (to mask that the photos are...
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 13th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Wake-Up Call
In this challenge, take a landscape genre photo (in landscape orientation) which look like it was taken during a bluehour time window. There should be almost zero visible human in the shot and it should not look like a clear dayshot where the sun is high in the sky nor should it be a nightshot where the sky is dark and black. My keyword suggestions - show mirror-like reflection, beautiful...
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 6th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Red Tsunami
Take a clear and well composed landscape genre day shot which fits the title above. There shall be less than 0.01% of area covered by humans. Finally add a border. My keyword suggestions - beautiful, nature, refreshingly new.
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 30th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Night
Take a landscape genre nightshot with a landscape orientation which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Make sure that it remains relatively free of humans. Add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - show perfection and stillness. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 23rd October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Nightshift
Take a high quality shot of someone working and to some degree involves physical manipulation of metals such as steel or aluminium. It could be someone at a steel foundry, a welder, grinder, flame cutter, etc. The main subject should be the person (one or more human adults) and face is recommended, unless they're working in a protective mask. Second element needed is the metal and heat. ...
Entries: 115
Winners announced: 16th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Pure Reflection
Take a landscape genre day shot with a landscape orientation which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Make sure that it remains relatively free of humans. Add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - show perfection and stillness. Three entries are allowed per member, but make them look completely different from one another.
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 9th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Water Lily After The Rain
Take a photograph of a live flower or seed which is white in colour and demonstrate how to deliver a White but not Blown shot. And add an elegant border. My keyword suggestions - show control and elegance. Please exclude humans from your shot. If you are submitting multiple entries, make sure they don't bear any resemblance.
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 2nd October, 2016 GMT
Winner: small-pleasures
Basically take a photo of adult human(s) as the main subject, with face, and add an elegant border. The amount of area covered by a minor should be less than 0.01%. My keyword suggestions - eyeball grabbing, pop, friendliness If you are submitting more than 1 entry, make sure they are completely different.
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 25th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Airborne
Take a photo in which the main subject(s) is a human adult(s) appearing to be properly respecting a national anthem/flag raising ceremony. There may be minors and children in the shot provided they make up less than 0.01% of the photo area. Add an elegant border around your shot. My keyword suggestions - old school, attentive, standing, common sense. (If you're submitting more than one...
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 18th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Velvet Monkey Family - Amboselli National Park
Take a shot of a pair or more mammals sharing a moment of friendship whereby they go nose to nose. It doesn't matter if theit noses touch as long as it appears to be a meeting of noses. No flash nor human please.
Entries: 3
Winners announced: 11th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Market in Georgia
Take a shot of an Adult human being who appears to be a butcher. Face and the meat should be visible. Please add a border. Thanks.
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 4th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Dragonfly
Dragonfly in this context means any insect that looks like a dragonfly, regardless of scale.
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 28th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: HellOcean2
As per the title. Please add a gritty border. My keyword suggestions - Something original yet interesting. Let your imagination go wild.
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 21st August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Levitation
Capture one or more butterflies in flight. My keyword suggestions - show implied movement yet preserve high quality sharpness, show graceful flow and beautiful gradation of colours, make it eyeball grabbing, surreal and pop.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 14th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: I stayed way too long
Before I start, I want to explicitly say that no one should die or be in harm's way for this challenge. This is a conceptual challenge whereby you'd be asked to imagine what would be your last view just right before your life ends. Do u see a mugger flashing his knife at you? Do you see a cop with his finger on the trigger? Would you be staring at the traffic below from a rooftop of a...
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 7th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Lucifer?
As per above
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 31st July, 2016 GMT
Winner: AAAAAA
.... and those who don't agree must be blind or a troll!" Take a non-human landscape genre dayshot which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - kick sss.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 24th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Cecelia's Eyes
Take a posed for portrait-genre photo, which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Number of subject - 1 adult human with face, Process the photo into colors that pop and add an elegant white border.
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 17th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Death soldier
Every single one of us. The devil inside.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 10th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
In this conceptual challenge, take an animal genre photo which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - not smart enough.
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 3rd July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Two Dead Fish
Food for thought on the next POTUS? In this Conceptual challenge, take a non-human food-genre photo (please stick with this genre otherwise I'll have to remove it, thank you) which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - show contrast, tension between two...
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 26th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
Take street photography genre shot where the main subjects are one or two human adults whereby the overall feel of the photo pairs up perfectly to the title, "Cow". This challenge is purely conceptual, ie, there shall be no animals in the shot, any images or sculptures or any other literal representation of "Cow". Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant...
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 19th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Cellular Breakdown
What comes to your mind when you think about Zika? In this challenge, take a landscape genre dayshot which lends a vision as per what is described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - Threatening, panic, unseen, end of humanity.
Entries: 5
Winners announced: 12th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Outdoor bath
Recently there has been a series of statutory momentum by some parties to push for transgender folks to legally use the toilets which they identify their gender with. In this challenge take a landscape-genre dayshot with zero or negligible human presence. The lighting, tonality, composition, scenery and its weather as well as its overall feel should convey your definitive inner opinion as to...
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 5th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: That Brooding Presence
In this conceptual challenge, take a photo of one or more animals which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My suggestion is to imagine you're driving your new gf Rihanna down to the beach in Barbados when your ex-wife rear-ends your Ferrari with a 20-tonne truck, sending a cup...
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 29th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Mother and son
In this Conceptual challenge, take a photo of one or more live animal(s) which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestion - sideshow.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 22nd May, 2016 GMT
Winner: IMG_3717-1_clipped_rev_1
In this challenge, take what appears to be a dayshot photo of one or more animals to represent what you visualize when you see the two words, forum whiners. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - grinchy, old retired geezers, first world snobs, non-male loud activists, Trump haters, grey faced dinosaurs and one foot...
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 15th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Industrial Sprinkler
The concept is about insignificant things or animals being given an unproportionally grand attention or treatment, that it obviously doesn't deserve. Please do not interpret it literally. Take a non human dayshot. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - too grand for its scale, mundane, yet eyeball grabbing, surreal,...
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 8th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: The pack's alphabet: alpha and omega
Animal dayshot. My keyword suggestions - teeth baring, pack of, wild, rabid, out of control, crazy eyes, shock and awe, lots of movements and panning.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 1st May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Phoenix Rising
A phoenix is a mythical bird which is said to be able rise out of its ashes, brimming with flaming life once again. In this pseudo abstract imaginary challenge, take a non-human photo which lends a vision as per what was described in the theme/title. Process the photo into BW format (preferably grey-scale) and add an elegant white border. My keyword suggestions - show movement, graceful flow...
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 24th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: ABANDONED
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 17th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: WORKING LATE
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 10th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: Liverpool One
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 3rd April, 2016 GMT
Winner: A typical Idaho view
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 27th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 20th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 13th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: Country Dreaming
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 6th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: THE WHEEL
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 28th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Raptor in the Sky
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 21st February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Clifton Springs jetty
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 14th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Looking Up
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 7th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: the loneliness in God´s hands
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 31st January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Huurrepuut
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 24th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Stress
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 17th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Mt Hood Light
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 10th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: DSC06625 copy1bwa
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 3rd January, 2016 GMT
Winner: charlotte film noir - shoot 1-2
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 27th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: The Sleeping Rock
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 20th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: Lake Lucerne from Chänzeli (Burgenstock)
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 13th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: morning glory
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 6th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: Pond reflections of the Shoppes at Marina Bay
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 29th November, 2015 GMT
Winner: Kolob Canyons
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 22nd November, 2015 GMT
Winner: Forest Ground
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. This is a similar challenge to the My Best Photo of the Week hosted by RuthC Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 15th November, 2015 GMT
Winner: wash day blues
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. This is a similar challenge to the My Best Photo of the Week hosted by RuthC Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 8th November, 2015 GMT
Winner: Black and white mothers love
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. This is a similar challenge to the My Best Photo of the Week hosted by RuthC Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 1st November, 2015 GMT
Winner: Sea defences
Submit a Black & White photo taken after the announcement date. This is a similar challenge to the My Best Photo of the Week hosted by RuthC Please remember that this is a family-friendly site, and enter photos appropriate for everyone to view
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 4th October, 2015 GMT
Winner: Oxbow Bend
This is a wide open challenge for shots taken in 2015 which finished in the top 3 of any previous challenge. Subject matter is wide open. I am setting the entry limit at 600 and will allow up to 3 entries per user because there are a lot of great photographers out there.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 27th September, 2015 GMT
Winner: Felt Bubbles
Arts and Crafts stores along with Fabric stores have a large variety of items to sell. This is a challenge to go to one of these type of stores and take a picture of one or more items. Be creative !!
Entries: 76
Winners announced: 16th August, 2015 GMT
Winner: I can't look!
Have you ever hit the pause button on a recorded TV program or a Movie? This challenge is about taking a picture of unusual facial expressions of something recorded when you hit pause. This challenge is all about fun and making the voters smile or chuckle at the result of the pause button The submission can be from any type of camera or cell phone
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 26th July, 2015 GMT
Winner: Like the kiss of an angel
Show how you used off camera flash to give a special effect. or get your desired result. The shot can use 1 or more off camera flash units. For example: -- using an off camera flash to back light your shot. -- use it to show light coming from a different location. Be Creative
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 5th July, 2015 GMT
Winner: Flowers that Last
Submit a picture of one or more artificial flowers. It could be a single flower or an arrangement. The only requirement is that the flower(s) can not be real
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 28th June, 2015 GMT
Winner: Fish Tails
This challenge is about someone or something that just seems out of place. It could be someone wearing shorts at a Formal event. It could be a sign that just seems out of place ( see example ). The content is wide open as long as the shot would make someone ask themselves what or why ......
Entries: 85
Winners announced: 14th June, 2015 GMT
Winner: Trona and Milkyway
This challenge is to show a before and after photo of a shot you took that did not turn out the way you intended it to get. For example, the white balance was way off or the colors did not stand out, or maybe there was something in the shot that you did not want. The edit can be done with any software.