Picture This

Challenge series hosted by Bren Dyer. Challenges start on Mondays.
The Postcard series is no longer...The new series is Picture This....No borders, no titles needed...but please follow the brief as I will disqualify anything that does not fit
Finished (82 challenges)
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 10th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Wedge Wave-4280
This week the main subject must start with the Letter W, So the subject could be anything from Window to a Walrus. Do you have an Warrior? Maybe a Willow photo? How about a Woman? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please do not be too ambiguous,...
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 3rd April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Volcano
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 22,V. This week the main subject must start with the Letter V, So the subject could be anything from Viper to a Violin. Do you have an Vespa? Maybe a Vixen photo? How about a Violet? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please...
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 27th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Umbrellas
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 21,U. This week the main subject must start with the Letter T, So the subject could be anything from Unicorn to a U-Boat. Do you have an Umbrella? Maybe a Unicycle photo? How about an Underground Kingdom? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 20th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Eiffel Tower
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 20, T Challenge #78 in the Picture This series. Hosted by Bren Dyer. Challenge is announced but not yet accepting submissions An A to Z of Subjects- Week 19, S. This week the main subject must start with the Letter T, So the subject could be anything from Trains to a Tramps. Do you have a Toaster? Maybe a Trampoline photo? How about a Tiger? Remember as this is...
Entries: 95
Winners announced: 13th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Snake
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 19, S. This week the main subject must start with the Letter S, So the subject could be anything from Stars to a Stamps. Do you have a Swallow? Maybe a Scarecrow photo? How about a Swan? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title....
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 6th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 18, R. This week the main subject must start with the Letter R, So the subject could be anything from Radio to a Rhinoceros. Do you have a Rabbit? Maybe a Roller Coaster photo? How about a Road ? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the...
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 27th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 17, Q. This week the main subject must start with the Letter Q, So the subject could be anything from Quince to a Quarter. Do you have a Quarryman? Maybe a quaterback photo? How about a Quote ? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 20th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Paper
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 16, P. This week the main subject must start with the Letter P, So the subject could be anything from Orange to Orangutan. Do you have a pineapple? Maybe a pilot photo? How about a pipeband ? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the...
Entries: 105
Winners announced: 13th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Osprey Pair
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 15, O. This week the main subject must start with the Letter O, So the subject could be anything from Orange to Orangutan. Do you have an olive? Maybe a orchestra photo? How about an Oak ? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title....
Entries: 90
Winners announced: 6th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: November
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 14, N. This week the main subject must start with the Letter N, So the subject could be anything from Nails to Nose. Do you have a Newt? Maybe a Noose photo? How about a Nautilis ? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please do...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 30th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Mushroom
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 13, M. This week the main subject must start with the Letter M, So the subject could be anything from Mercury to Midwife. Do you have a Meercat? Maybe a Morris Dancer photo? How about a Mountain range? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or...
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 23rd January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Lighthouse, Bottom of the World
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 11, L. This week the main subject must start with the Letter L, So the subject could be anything from Llama to Lavender. Do you have a Lorikeet? Maybe a Lodge photo? How about a Lion? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please...
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 16th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Kingfisher
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 10, J. This week the main subject must start with the Letter J, So the subject could be anything from Jaguar to Juice. Do you have a Koala? Maybe a Kayak photo? How about a Kangaroo? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please...
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 9th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Jelly Fish
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 10, J. This week the main subject must start with the Letter J, So the subject could be anything from Jaguar to Juice. Do you have a Javellin? Maybe a Jewel photo? How about a Juniper tree ? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title....
Entries: 85
Winners announced: 2nd January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Ice cubes
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 9, I. This week the main subject must start with the Letter I, So the subject could be anything from Igloo to Icicle. Do you have an Iguanasaur? Maybe an iceblock photo? How about an isthmus ? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 26th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Haystack Rock, Oregon
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 8, H. This week the main subject must start with the Letter H, So the subject could be anything from Hot Dog to Hippo. Do you have a Hog? Maybe a Harp ? How about aHurricane? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please do not...
Entries: 109
Winners announced: 19th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Goldfinch
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 7, G. This week the main subject must start with the Letter G, So the subject could be anything from Giraffe to Grandma. Do you have a Goat? Maybe a Guitar photo? How about a Gourd? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please...
Entries: 112
Winners announced: 12th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Frog
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 6, F. This week the main subject must start with the Letter E, So the subject could be anything from Fairground to Fuzzy. Do you have a Firetruck? Maybe a Fish photo? How about a Fire breathing Dragon? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 5th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: I am an Elephant
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 5, E. This week the main subject must start with the Letter E, So the subject could be anything from Eggplant to Elevator. Do you have an Eagle? Maybe an Equestrian photo? How about an Elephant? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 28th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Dockside in the Dark
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 4, D. This week the main subject must start with the Letter D, So the subject could be anything from Dart to Ducati. Do you have a Dog? Maybe a DVD? How about a Daffodil? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please do not be...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 21st November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Caterpillar
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 3, C. This week the main subject must start with the Letter C, So the subject could be anything from Candy to Cyclist. Do you have a Caddilac? Maybe a Clover? How about a Canary? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the title. Please do...
Entries: 110
Winners announced: 14th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Bay Bridge
An A to Z of Subjects- Week 2, B This week the main subject must start with the Letter B, So the subject could be anything from Banana to Butterscotch. Do you have a bumblebee? Maybe a bazooka? How about a baboon? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I require you to state the subject in either the description or the...
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 7th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Anthocharis cardomines
Random Items are no longer, they may reappear later if there is an interest. An A to Z of Subjects- Week 1, A- This week the main subject must start with the Letter A, So the subject could be anything from Aardvark to Aztec. Do you have an apple? Maybe an airplane? How about an astronaut? Remember as this is an open challenge your image must really stand out to win. The rules are simple but I...
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 31st October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Milky Way Galaxy on Edge
This week's Random Items are as follows. ROBOT - FEDORA - GALAXY ( the Galaxie automobile is acceptable too)-The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have
Entries: 117
Winners announced: 24th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Arch-itecture
This week's Random Items are as follows. CAT - ARCH - STATUE-The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 17th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
This weeks Random Items are as follows. PRIEST - CIRCUS - BOOTS-The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 10th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Bull Launching Bullrider
This weeks Random Items are as follows. CARAVAN - KETTLE - BULL -The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 3rd October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Brig Pilgrim-6641
This weeks Random Items are as follows. COWBOY - ARTIST - SAILING SHIP -The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 26th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Flower in flower
This weeks Random Items are as follows. CACTUS-WORKSHOP- STEREO- The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 19th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Tundra Swans Take Flight
This weeks Random Items are as follows. POT( not cannibis)-SWAN- FLAG- The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 12th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Moonrise over Lake Superior
This weeks Random Items are as follows. MOONRISE -CIGAR- CASTLE- The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 5th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Yard Still Life
This weeks Random Items are as follows. SUNFLOWER -BATH TUB - RABBIT- The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 29th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Wood Panel Truck, Retired
This weeks Random Items are as follows. TRUCK -STOP SIGN - CRANE (construction)- The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 22nd August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Grand Canyon Storm
This weeks Random Items are as follows. STORM -VASE - DART - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 15th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: GoldCoast Australia
This weeks Random Items are as follows. SURFER -TULIP - BRICK - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 53
Winners announced: 8th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Skogafoss
This weeks Random Items are as follows. BILLBOARD -SKATEBOARD - WATERFALL - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 1st August, 2016 GMT
Winner: drip, drip, drip
This weeks Random Items are as follows. SODA CAN -HAND - FAUCET - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 25th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Notre Dame Quebec
This weeks Random Items are as follows. POLICEMAN CHURCH - ELEPHANT - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 18th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Leopardx
This weeks Random Items are as follows. LEOPARD- FLASHLIGHT - MIRROR - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 11th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Marriott Marquis
This weeks Random Items are as follows. PONY- HOTEL - THIMBLE - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 55
Winners announced: 4th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: An original hairstyle
This weeks Random Items are as follows. JACKET- LEAVES - HAIRDRESSER - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun! Finished (40 challenges)
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 20th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Lady Lamp Turned On
This weeks Random Items are as follows. ROADCONE- LAMPSHADE - DAISY - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 13th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Color Pallete
This weeks Random Items are as follows. CIRCLE- XYLOPHONE - CABINET MAKER - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 6th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Flip Flop Family
This weeks Random Items are as follows. BAMBOO- ALBATROSS - FLIP FLOPS - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 30th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Splash & stir
This weeks Random Items are as follows. SPOON- CANDLE - OUTCROP - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 23rd May, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
This weeks Random Items are as follows. BICYCLE - FLORIST - PIER - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 2nd May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Crisis Over
This weeks Random Items are as follows. ENGINE - CAPE - FIREMAN - - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 25th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
This weeks Random Items are as follows. PUMP - CAP - PAIL - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 18th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: Escaping!
This weeks Random Items are as follows. GEESE - LOAF - TRACTOR - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 11th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: Feather in the Wind
This weeks Random Items are as follows. Coin - Feather - Seesaw - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 4th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: Sharp-nosed Bats
This weeks Random Items are as follows. Bat - Bath - Grass - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 21st March, 2016 GMT
Winner: PC160335-PP
This weeks Random Items are as follows. SPARK - RUGBY - SOAP - CARDS - TELEPHONE - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 51
Winners announced: 7th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: Rusted Trucks
This weeks Random Items are as follows. TRUCK - BEAR - SURPRISE - LOLLYPOP - PLAYGROUND - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 29th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Cayenne Powder
This weeks Random Items are as follows. POT - GUITAR - BOUNDARY - COPPER - POWDER - The lists are generated randomly from RandomLists.com. Any image in this challenge MUST have at least one of the random items as the subject, or get creative and try and photograph multiple random items. get creative. Go forth and have fun!
Entries: 105
Winners announced: 22nd February, 2016 GMT
Winner: END OF THE LINE-DP
Principle of Repetition The principle of repetition simply means the reusing of the same or similar elements throughout your design. Repetition of certain design elements in a design will bring a clear sense of unity, consistency and cohesiveness. REPETITION is the use of similar or connected pictorial elements. For example, similar shapes, colours or lines that are used more than...
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 15th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Te Rewa Rewa Bridge
Value is the relative degree of lightness and darkness in a design element. Line, color, texture, and shape all need value contrast in order to be seen. Value is used to describe objects, shapes, and space. This challenge will be in black and white to highlight the element of value. When voting please vote according to the challenge itself.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 8th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Fragment of a fence from unplaned boards
Texture is a key part to design. It refers to the surface quality of a shape – rough, smooth, soft hard glossy etc. . Showcase an image that represents this aspect of design.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 25th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Green farmscape 2
Space is a key part to design. It refers to the area that a shape or form occupies. Space can be defined as positive or negative. Positive space is the filled space, the object(s) or element(s) in the design. Negative space is the empty space, or the open space between design elements or objects, such as a background. Showcase an image that represents this aspect of design. The use of negative...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 18th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: The yellow house
Color is a key part to design. Showcase an image that represents this aspect of design. Think of strong examples for example Afghan Girl photographed by Steve McCurry, an image that was to be the most popular cover for the National Geographic magazine. Use ideas like harmonious tones or contrasting colors to showcase your image. Bold Big primary colors could work wonders. A yellow building...
Entries: 116
Winners announced: 11th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Vulcania
Shapes are a key part to design. Showcase an image that represents this aspect of design. It could be an architecture shot, or shapes in nature. There does however need to be a strong sense of shape in the image. When voting please vote according to the brief.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 4th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Stalactites
Lines are a key part to design. Showcase an image that represents this aspect of design. It could be using leading lines to guide the viewer, or it could be pylons against a night sky. When voting please vote according to the brief.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 21st December, 2015 GMT
Winner: Still Life
Dig into your inner still life and shoot a bowl of fruit. make it the most inviting fruit bowl ever. Study the Masters and try to be influenced by them. Dutch still life was an art movement that still inspires some today.
20. Soggy Dog
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 14th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: Rivet flying
Wet Dog Challenge- submit a photo of a wet dog, either in the water or out of it and shaking water off...maybe jumping off a pier.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 7th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: Devil's Flower
you know the scene, you are driving down a road and on the verge is a bunch of wildflowers, you pull over and photograph the flowers much to the dismay of those you are travelling with.
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 30th November, 2015 GMT
Winner: New Delhi open air office
This week we will look at the office workers. Remember these are portrait shots and portraits are defined as follows. A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is...
Entries: 10
Winners announced: 23rd November, 2015 GMT
Winner: Surgeon
Its Occupational challenge #3 This week we will look at environmental portraits of doctors and nurses. People getting on with their day job of caring for people. Remember these are portrait shots and portraits are defined as follows. A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent...
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 16th November, 2015 GMT
Winner: USMC Firepower
This is the second Its Occupational challenge. This week we look at those corageous men and women of the armed services...army, navy, marines etc...(no-police-etc) It needs to be an environmental portrait so the image itself must tell the viewer the occupation of the subject...
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 9th November, 2015 GMT
Winner: Motorbike Mechanic
Its Occupational-Challenge #1 This week we are going to start off with environmental portraits of people in their occupations. The first challenge focuses on mechanics. Take an environmental portrait of a mechanic that shows their occupation in the image. He could be working on a car, or sitting in a junkyard. its your call.
Entries: 89
Winners announced: 2nd November, 2015 GMT
Winner: Swim between my teeth
All Creatures Great and Small Challenge #3. All creatures great and Small continues this week with those reptilian rouges. Reptiles include animals from the following families -- turtles, crocodilians, snakes, lizards and tuatara. So frogs are out (Sorry Kermit). Go out and find our scaly friends, but please, don't smile at a crocodile... Any images that do not comply with the rules will be...
Entries: 104
Winners announced: 26th October, 2015 GMT
Winner: Swallowtail Caterpillar
All Creatures Great and Small Challenge #2. This week we are carrying on with the creature theme. Insects are our flavour for this challenge. Find yourself a few bugs and become shutterbugs yourself. Click a few crickets or snap some spiders (Yes arachnids are included even though technically they are not insects). Remember that I can be meaner than Aragog and will disqualify anything that does...
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 19th October, 2015 GMT
Winner: BIF-Bats in Flight
All Creatures Great and Small Challenge #1. I am sure you have seen those cute postcards with lambs frolicking in the green pasture, Antelopes anteloping or even Lions at home in the savannas of Africa. Get shooting and get some mammalia on a fantastic postcard. This challenge is limited to mammals only. NO DOGS, or HOUSECATS...Wild African dogs and dingoes accepted. Wild cats accepted...If...
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 12th October, 2015 GMT
Winner: Bridge over Vintgar Canyon - Slovenia
Bridges...What a marvelous invention, and what fantastic design goes into constructing them. Take a photo of a bridge, any bridge and present it in the Picture Postcards series. The choices of bridges are endless. A small wooden bridge in a garden, or a huge bridge spanning a great waterway. How about a small covered bridge? Or maybe London Bridge. I expect to see one or two at least of San...
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 5th October, 2015 GMT
Winner: no winner
This weeks Picture Postcard is all about the Seasons. Winter! Brrr, the thought of it chills me to the bone until I think of nights with a warm mead wine sitting next to a blazing fire. Go out and put your mittens on and capture a scene that speaks the beauty of Winter. Dig out that masterpiece from your hard drive! Remember to follow the rules, for if you break them you will be left out in...
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 28th September, 2015 GMT
Winner: no winner
Fabulous Fall, or is it Amazing Autumn? That depends on where you are. Either way it does not matter for we know what we are capturing. Fall colours are both fabulous and amazing. The leaves changing colour can be a symphony in splendour. Show me something that is irrevocably a representation of this delightful season. It MUST be a subject that screams out fall. Leaves, Pumpkins...maybe even...
Entries: 59
Winners announced: 21st September, 2015 GMT
Winner: Luberon
This week we are looking at summer. That evocative season where the birds are singing high in the sky, the kids are splashing in the lake and the old oak tree lends you its shade from the mid afternoon heat. I want an image that speaks of the fun of summer, of the butterfly chases, of the pranks by the waterside and of the great family days out. The image must be quintessential to summer....
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 14th September, 2015 GMT
Winner: Poppy Explosion
This is the first season challenge. For this week spring should be in full swing down under where I am. The leaves on the willows have burst forth, the lambs are frolicking in the sunshine and the Daffodils and Tulips are all out. So come hither and enthrall us with your spring serenade. The image must scream spring. The subject should be something to do with spring. Remember the rules, for I...
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 7th September, 2015 GMT
Winner: Jelly after storm
Beaches, wonderful places where we relax and enjoy our time off. Occasionally though things wash up on the shores. Logs, old pieces of rope, all sorts of flotsam turns up on the beach. Choose something that is washed up and take a photo of it (80s movie stars not included). Add a border and give it a title befitting a postcard. Remember, Follow the rules of the challenge, otherwise you may...
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 31st August, 2015 GMT
Winner: Ford Point Rider
This week the picture postcard is for all the Ansel Adams fans out there. Go forth and photograph Natures Monumental Monuments. Half Dome is a target this week, and if downunder then take a walkabout to Ayers Rock. Go to Monuments National Park for a blast, or even head over to the Fjords in Norway! How bout a giant Oak, or maybe a Californian Redwood. Remember the rules, for I have no qualms...
Entries: 81
Winners announced: 24th August, 2015 GMT
Winner: Big Ben from Parliament Square
A Monumental Monument is this weeks Picture Postcard subject. First of all, the monument must be MAM MADE....So images of Half Dome or Ayers Rock are OUT! (You will get your turn next week). SO, Lets see some great monuments that can be found world wide. For example, The Hoover Dam, The Pyramids of Giza, Leaning Tower of Piza, Big Ben, etc etc. If your monumental monument is not as momentous as...
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 17th August, 2015 GMT
Winner: Fritillary and Flame
This challenge is about the fine detail. Take a close up shot of something worthy of a postcard. Is your area famous for something? If you were living in Idaho you may look at the humble potato for an example. The choice is up to you- Choose something that relates to your area, or your country and explain why in either the title or description-The subject though has to be immediately...
Entries: 117
Winners announced: 10th August, 2015 GMT
Winner: Mystic Morning Majesty
This challenge is to do with waterscapes. Water, it is essential to life, and it can be a great element in any photograph. Water is to be the main element in this challenge comprising of roughly 33% or more of theimage (not counting border).
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 3rd August, 2015 GMT
Winner: The medieval town of Ávila, Spain
The first challenge in the Picture Postcards series is about showcasing the area you live. Is it a small village or a huge metropolis. Showcase the town or village you live in, or if you do not live in a town, showcase the town or village closest to you. Choose a subject within the town that you would expect to see on a postcard, it could be Main Street at night, or maybe looking down from...