Your City

Challenge series hosted by AdVeen. Challenges start on Wednesdays.
Pictures related to your city, especially the aspects that don't show up in your local tourist guide.
Announced (1 challenge)
Submissions start day: 26th September, 2018 GMT
For this challenge your view on emptiness in the city is requested. Be creative! As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
Entries: 16
Voting starts: 26th September, 2018 GMT
For this challenge a picture of something with glass and steel in a ciy environment is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 43
Votes: 111
Winners announced: 26th September, 2018 GMT
As some have requested, I have decided to do a rerun of a few of my past challenges. These will be around once a month. For this challenge a shot with bokeh with a city backdrop is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Finished (145 challenges)
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 19th September, 2018 GMT
Winner: Llyod's Building Elevators
For this challenge a shot of an elevator is requested. Could be inside or outside. inside or outside of a building. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 12th September, 2018 GMT
Winner: LA Sunrise Photographers-5647
For this challenge a shot of a photographer is requested, against a city background. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 5th September, 2018 GMT
Winner: Dinagyan Festival
For this challenge, a shot of a festival n the city is requested. A shot of a pop or rock festival? Harley Festival? It's up to you. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 29th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: B/W cafe
As some have requested, I have decided to do a rerun of a few of my past challenges. These will be around once a month. Show us your best shot of a bar, café (saloon, hangout). This can be the inside or outside. Given the family-friendly nature of this site, NO nude/topless bars are allowed. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 22nd August, 2018 GMT
Winner: The green cross staircase
For this challenge a picure of stairs in the city is requested. The stairs from Rocky? Maybe just the flight of stairs in a back-alley? As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 15th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: Normally Amsterdam
For this challenge a shot of someone on a regular bike (no motorcycles!) is requested. Cute toddlers trying their first bike, middle-aged men in lycra or maybe a bike courier? As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 8th August, 2018 GMT
Winner: Vintage Gas Station, Embudo, New Mexico
For this challenge a picture of a gas station in your city is required. Some of those are nice and colourful, some dull. For this challenge HDR is allowed, but B&W or "normal" is fine too. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 1st August, 2018 GMT
Winner: The Golden Days
As some have requested, I have decided to do a rerun of a few of my past challenges. These will be around once a month. For this challenge it's time to visit factories, powerplants or anything industrial. As Always, tell us teh location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 25th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Wedding in Sydney
For this challenge a wedding against a city background is requested. A minimum of a church or other building has to be in the background. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 18th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Underground in Baltimore
For this challenge a picture that is (or looks) dark and gloomy is requested. Could be a dark moody city-shot, or maybe an undertaker at work? Who knows? As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 4th July, 2018 GMT
Winner: Red Fox Kit
For this challenge a shot of new life in the city is requested. This could be human life, but a lot of species breed in cities... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 27th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Notre Dame
As some have requested, I have decided to do a rerun of a few of my past challenges. These will be once a month roughly. For this challenge a picture that shows a church or churchtower, taken right below it is requested. The church or churchtower has to fill most of the image. B&W or color is up to you. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 20th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Prague
For this challenge a picture of a rooftop is requested. Some rooftops are just dull and boring, but others have small gardens or a swimming pool on it. What caught your attention? As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 13th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: Urban Spelunking - Milwaukee
For this challenge, a picture of the "rough" parts of town is requested. No landmarks or touristy stuff... As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 6th June, 2018 GMT
Winner: At the port
For this challenge a picture of a Brick Road is requested (bonus points for a yellow one). As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 30th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Face.
As some have requested, I have decided to do a rerun of a few of my past challenges. These will be once a month roughly. For this challenge a shot of graffiti Art in the city is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 23rd May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Lost in cyber space
For this challenge a shot of something on the Streets of the city is requested, but the shot must be taken downwards. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 16th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Dubai
For this challenge a shot of flowers (or something to do with flowers like a flowershop) in a city environment is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 9th May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Halloween Eve
For this challenge a high contrast B&W picture is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 2nd May, 2018 GMT
Winner: Gambling, Huangshi, China
For this challenge a shot of gambling or casino is requested, against a city background. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 25th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Something Blue
For this challenge a shot of people/cars/trains/? all moving in one direction is requested, against a city background. Do you freeze the movement? Use a filter maybe? Up to you... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 18th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Leaving a Swiss city
For this challenge a picture of someone or something leaving is requested. Car? Leaving on a jetplane like John Denver? City background is also requested... As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 11th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Shadow on high
For this challenge a picture of a shadow or shadows against a city background is requested. The dark and gloomy kind or with bright daylight? You decide... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 4th April, 2018 GMT
Winner: Essaouira by night
For this challenge a shot of an empty place at night is requested. The place should be empty or have one person in it max, and be shot against a city background. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 28th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Sydney
For this challenge a picture of a filled up space is requested in a city background. Squares full of people, parking lo full of cars, etcetera. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 21st March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Street Food 2017
For this challenge a shot of something that has something to do with fast food is required. Could be a restaurant, or maybe just a wrapper somewhere in the street. As long as it has a city background... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 14th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Round 1
For this challenge a shot of something round in a city background is requested. Window? dustbin? Be creative... As always, tell us where the shot was taken.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 7th March, 2018 GMT
Winner: Parking Garage
For this challenge a picture of something empty in the city is requested. What might be empty? Buildings, underground, shops, or any other creative solution you can think of... As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 28th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: The Love of Geometry
For this challenge something traingular shaped in a city background is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 21st February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Demolition
For this challenge a picture of something being demolished in the city is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 14th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Zebra at Safari Park and Open Zoo, Bo Phloi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
For this challenge a picture of a petting zoo is requested. With or without kids? It's up to you... As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 7th February, 2018 GMT
Winner: Acrobats
For this challenge a shot of people building something in the city is requested. This could be a home, highrise, but a kids treehouse or a playground being built is possible too. Be creative! As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 31st January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
For this challenge a shot of modern architecture in a city is requested, preferably with some part of the city in the background. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 24th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Greenwich Village Winter
For this challenge a shot of a city in the snow is requested. As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 17th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Perfection in Repetition
For this challenge a shot of something repetitive in a city background is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 10th January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Colosseum, Rome
For this challenge a shot of city architecture before 1945/46 is requested. As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 3rd January, 2018 GMT
Winner: Fireworks over Mosta, Malta
For this challenge a shot of fireworks above the city is requested. The shot must include buildings, not just the fireworks! As Always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 32
Winners announced: 27th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Place Royale, Quebec, Canada
For this challenge a shot of your local Xmas tree is requested. Usually that's the one in a central square... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 20th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Going to mass.
For this challenge a city shot with one specific color as the main part of the picture is requested. Think: Red stone wall, mostly silver tower, white buildings, etc. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 13th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Feira da Ladra, Lisbon, Portugal
For this challenge a shot of a toy store is requested. Inside or outside? Your choice... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 6th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Croton Dam
For this challenge a shot of some form of water supply in a city is requested. Think: watertaps, fountains, fire-hydrants or maybe a watertower? As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 29th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Dubai
For this challenge a daytime shot of a city with a mostly or fully clouded background is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 22nd November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Madrid subway
For this challenge a shot of public transport in the city is requested. For this challenge that's narrowed down to the classics on the ground: Train, Bus, Subway, Tram. Stuff like waterbus (sorry Venice!) or skilft stuff (sorry Grenoble) are out... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 15th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Northern lights above Tromsø, Norway
For this challenge a picture of a city using long exposure is requested. I know it's an arbitrary limit, but a minimum of 2 seconds is set, ND-filters are allowed. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 8th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Where does this "thing" come from?
For this challenge a shot of an animal that normally doesn't belong in the city is requested. Foxes, Raccoons, maybe a gator? As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 1st November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Vancouver BC Canada
For this 100th challenge in this series anything goes, as long as it has something to do with the city... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 25th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Boston Sunrise
For this challenge a shot of a mirror image + real subject is requested (not just a reflection, but both subject and reflection in the shot). Shot should be located in a city environment. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 18th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: And I'm feeling all fingers and thumbs
For this challenge a picture of anything coffee-related in the city is requested. People drinking coffee, in- or outside of a Starbucks, a lonely coffee-cup on the street... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 11th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Shibuya, Tokyo
For this challenge a shot of something neon in the city is required. Neon lights is obvious, but very neon coloured walls or even neon coloured clothing is a possibility. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 4th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Seattle I5
For this challenge a shot of a highway in the city is rquested. As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 27th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: housing development
For this challenge a macro shot (with still discernable city background) is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 20th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
For this challenge a shot of a closed down shop is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 13th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: Yello & Blue
For this challenge a shot of holidaymakers in a city is requested. Tourists, urban campground? As Always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 6th September, 2017 GMT
Winner: Dubrovnik, Croatia
For this challenge a shot of a rooftop or from a rooftop is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 30th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: Morning Commute
For this challenge a shot of someone or something passing by in the city is requested. Movement or pulling is ok with me. As Always, tell us where the shot was taken.
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 23rd August, 2017 GMT
Winner: Overloaded
For this challenge a picture of someone delivering something is requested. Pizza? Packages? Flowers? Off course there should be a city background. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 16th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: Al Fateh Grand Mosque
For this challenge a B&W night picture in a city setting is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 9th August, 2017 GMT
Winner: My Lili of the lamplight, My own Lili Marlene
For this challenge a shot of (what you consider to be) a lovely lady in a city background is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 2nd August, 2017 GMT
Winner: the metro
For this challenge a picture of the inside or outside of a train station is requested. (B&W only) As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 26th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: London City Hall
For this challenge a picture of a building with curves/curved corners is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 19th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: Beer Ttuck
For this challenge a picture of a truck in the city is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 12th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: .....WALKing in the rain.....
For this challenge a picture of a pedestrian area in your city is requested. This should be an outside area without any cars. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 5th July, 2017 GMT
Winner: San Francisco MoMA
For this challenge a picture with a clearly discernable pattern (in B&W) is requested, situated in a city environment. Building or buildings? Rows of trees? Sewer caps? Use your imagination! As Always, tell us the location where your picture was taken.
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 28th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Parking Deck
For this challenge, a picture of the INSIDE of a parking garage (multilevel above or under the ground) is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 21st June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Sarlat, France
For this challenge a picture of people eating outside with a city background is requested. In front of a restaurant, rooftop terrace, picnic in the park... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 14th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: Bittles, Belfast
For this challenge a picture of a corner in a city is requested. Could be a building or a street... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 7th June, 2017 GMT
Winner: The city never sleeps
For this challenge your view on electricity in the city is requested. This could be neon signs, a utility pole or maybe a thunderstorm over the city? Be creative... As Always, tell us where the shot was taken.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 31st May, 2017 GMT
Winner: Landing at LAX
For this challenge a picture of your city and an airplane in flight is requested. Can be a big jumbo, but a small Cessna or an Ultralight will be fine too. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 24th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: Jellyfish
For this challenge a city-shot with an obvious mistake in it is requested. This could be flare, over-lit, wrong aperture, etc.. Can it still be considered a nice picture? Please include a description of what's wrong in the picture in the submission. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 17th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: Valpo Doors Colour
For this challenge a shot of a door is requested. House, shop factory...as long as it's in a city environment. As always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 10th May, 2017 GMT
Winner: no winner
For this 75th challenge in this series a picture of people celebrating is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 3rd May, 2017 GMT
Winner: stealing a sip of water
For this shot a picture of typical citybirds like pigeons and crows is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 26th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: LIKE A FLAG
For this challenge, a shot of a building with metal on it is requested. This could be part of the construction, but metal lettering on a storefront would be fine too. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 35
Winners announced: 19th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Changing of the Guard Trio
For this challenge a picture of a guard is requested. This could be the traditional guards like at Buckingham Palce, but someone guarding a door or a mall will do fine too. As Always, tell us the location wherre the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 12th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Dubai
For this challenge an overview of your city (or in some cases village/Pueblo/etc.) from a highup point is requested. Shoot from a hill, a churchtower or any highrise... As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 5th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Wet Bokeh
For this challenge a shot with a sharp subject and city background in bokeh is requested. So get out your bokeh-monster-lenses and shoot! As Always, tell us where the shot was taken.
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 29th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: National Gallery of Art
For this challenge a contrasting scene that includes Black and White is requested. The overall picture has to be in colour though! (example: people in colourful clothing playing chess in the streets) As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 22nd March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Dubai - Mile High
For this challenge a picture of buildings and clouds is requested. This could be a picture "looking up" from the ground, but a panoramic shot with skyscrapers in low-hanging clouds is possible too. No fully blue skies accepted! As Always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 15th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Sin City
For this challenge a picture of garbage, litter or garbagetrucks is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 8th March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Michel
For this challenge a picture of old people (arbitrary, but let's say 75+ looking) around the city is requested. As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 1st March, 2017 GMT
Winner: Path to infinity
For this challenge a picture of a city street (or streets from a higher viewpoint) vanishing in the distance is requested. Highways, city roads or a bike path...be creative! As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 22nd February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Leaving the office, Central London.
For this challenge a picture of people returning from their work in the early morning/before sunrise is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 15th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi
For this challenge a mirror image of a city environment is requested. This can be a building reflecting in a real mirror, but reflections in water or windows will be just fine, as long as you can see BOTH the real thing and the reflection. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 8th February, 2017 GMT
Winner: DSCF8563-1
For this challenge a picture of a graveyard or entrance of a graveyard is requested. Some of the tombs and headstones can be quite beautiful in it's own way. Please be respectful when taking pictures. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 1st February, 2017 GMT
Winner: City Lights Movie Theater
For this challenge a picture (outside or inside) of a movie theater is requested. This could be classic (like the Amsterdam Tuschinski theater), a drive-in or anything inbetween. People in the picture are optional. As Always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 25th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Kranhaus
For this challenge a pictur of a new building, or something being built is requested. As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 18th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Race
For this challenge a picture of a kid play/game location is requested. Think of playgrounds, but also a kids corner at a store or restaurant, etcetera. Kids in the picture are optional. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 11th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Oculus train station NYC WTC
For this challenge a shot of a building in your city is requested with either an UWA lens in vertical position, or a vertical panorama shot. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 4th January, 2017 GMT
Winner: Japan Day in Central Park in NYC
For this challenge a picture of a local festivity (other than X-mas/New Year) is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 43
Winners announced: 28th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Taking selfie in Piazza Venezia Rome
For this challenge a picture of a tourist or tourists in your city is requested (preferably while taking a picture). As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 21st December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Jerusalem
For this challenge a picture of what you consider home is requested. Could be indoors,outdoors, etc. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 14th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: Lapinlahti, Finland
For this shot it is up to you to lift our spirits in these dark days, so please submit a picture of your city in full summer (people in summer clothes, sun shining abundantly, etc.) As always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 7th December, 2016 GMT
Winner: 50 Shades On The Paris Metro
For this challenge a picture of people in the daily commute is requested. Could be a picture in a subway, traffic jam, near a business district...it's up to you! As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 30th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Solitary Walk Across St Marks, Venice.
For this challenge a shot of a normally busy, but now (almost) deserted street is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 23rd November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Droplets on Dublin's Street
For this challenge a shot of something dark and eerie is requested. It could be that abandoned house that makes you shiver, or that creepy alley...use your imagination! As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 16th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: San Fransisco
For this 50th installment of the Your City challenges, a picture of anything gold or gold-coloured in the city is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 9th November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Roman blue
For this challenge a shot of a shopping window or windows is requested. Can you work with reflections? As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 2nd November, 2016 GMT
Winner: Under the Bridge, Along the Channel
For this challenge a picture of someone walking with his/her dog in an urban setting is requested. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 26th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Street Food
For this challenge a picture of a street vendor is requested, against a city background. As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 19th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Full Moon aver the old City
For this challenge a shot of the moon over your city/town is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 12th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: Classical Guitarist under Park Güell, Barcelona
For this challenge a picture of one or more street artists is requested. This could be musicians, but living statues or painters are another possibility. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 5th October, 2016 GMT
Winner: By the native home
For this challenge a picture of a gate in the city is requested. Open or closed, color or B&W is up to you. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 28th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Perth. Australia
For this challenge a city of your city through a window (with glass in it) is requested. Be creative! (stained glass, damp on a window, etc.) As always, tell us the location where the photo was taken.
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 21st September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Conrad Hilton downtown Indianapolis, IN
For this challenge a picture of one or more persons that are obviously well-to-do is requested. Posh clothing, fancy shoes, you name it. All of this of course against a city background. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 14th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: Gaudi Museum Barcelona
For this challenge a picture that includes bricks in a city environment is requested. Could be in a wall, in a street, or just laying around on a construction site. As Always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 7th September, 2016 GMT
Winner: The Cold Homeless Women of New York A73Q2730-1-2
For this challenge, an picture of someone down and out in the city is requested. Please be respectful and ask permission if necessary. As Always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 31st August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Street Art
For this challenge, an picture of painting in the city is requested. Could be a temporary painting on a sidewalk, mural, or permanent painting. As Always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 24th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Calatrava in Reggio Emilia
For this challenge, an tele close-up (135 or higher) of a city scene is requested. Could be a building, but if you prefer something else - go ahead - As long as it's a city shot. As Always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 17th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Brussels Carpet of Flowers
For this challenge, an UWA (Fish-eye lens is allowed too) close-up of a city scene is requested. Could be a building, but if you prefer a fire hydrant or a lamppost - go ahead. As Always, tell us the location where the shot was taken.
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 10th August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Selfie in Venice
For this challenge you are asked to submit a picture of your selfie against a cit background OR someone else taking a selfie with a city background. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 3rd August, 2016 GMT
Winner: Magic Fountain, Barcelona.
Most cities have some kind of fountain. This challenge means shooting one. Want the water "frozen"? "Misty"? It's up to you... As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 27th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
For this challenge a shot of rain in the city is requested. Light drizzle, rain, downpour or monsoon, as long as it's a rainy picture against a city background. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 20th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: La Défense, Paris, France
For this challenge a shot of people living their daily lives in the city is requested. No posed shots please! As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 13th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Medina of Meknes, Morocco
For this challenge a picture with a city background in full mid-day harsh sunlight is asked. Extra dark shadows and brightly lit pictures...what can you do when you don't have friendly morning or evening light available? As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 6th July, 2016 GMT
Winner: Hôtel de Ville, Paris, France
For this challenge an unedited picture of a city scene is asked. So no editing, not even cropping. Can you set up your scene so that your picture is finished in one go? As always, tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 29th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Lights of Manhattan
For this challenge, a night skyline of the city is requested. Color or B&W, you decide! As Always, tell us the location the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 22nd June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Ginza Tokio
For this challenge a shot with bokeh with a city backdrop is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 15th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Ciroc Apple Vodka
Some love them, some hate them. For this challenge a picture that includes an advertisement and one or more buildings is requested. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 8th June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Abandoned farmhouse
For this challenge a shot of an abandoned house or building is required (partly demolished is allowed too). As always, tell us where the shot was taken.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 1st June, 2016 GMT
Winner: Citi
For this challenge a picture of an office building (inside or outside) is requested. Please tell us where the picture was shot and, if possible, what we're looking at.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 25th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: East 85th Street & South, Upper East Side NYC
For this challenge a shot downwards from a tall building is asked for. Sometimes there are patterns on the ground that can only be seen from above, like mosaics on a square. Drone images can be used, provided the picture is taken downwards. No panorama shots please! As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 18th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Low season in Meersburg
For this challenge the city lighting in your city or town is necessary in your submission. One (or a few) lampposts against an urban backdrop. Any pictures with city panoramas saying "City Lights in..." are not allowed. Be creative! As Always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 11th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Boston sunset
I admit I'm not a huge fan of HDR, but for this challenge - go for it! For this challenge a cityscape in HDR is asked. As always, tell us the location. If possible, tell us what we're looking at.
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 4th May, 2016 GMT
Winner: Cat sleeping
Animal lovers, take out ye cameras! For this challenge a picture of dog or cat is asked AGAINST AN URBAN BACKGROUND. So NO shots from indoors, backyard or park - there should be buildings visible in the background. As always, tell us the location where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 27th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: Manor in Udine
For this challenge a picture of just ONE house is asked. This can be small, big, manor or just in the middle of a block. If you consider it somehow interesting, just take a shot. As always you must tell us the location, and if possible your reason for submitting it.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 20th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: Smoke signals
For this challenge it's time to visit factories, powerplants or anything industrial. Please tell us what we're looking at and include the location.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 13th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: Sagrada Familia
The theme for this challenge is an interior of a monumental building in your city. Buildings like town halls, railway stations and churches or any other famous building. So, get your UWA and fish-eye lenses ready (or make an interior panorama). As Always, tell us the location and (if possible) the name of the building.
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 6th April, 2016 GMT
Winner: The Louvre
For this challenge show us the most famous square in your city or town in panorama (in-camera panorama or self-stitched). Tell us the name and location of the square.
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 30th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: Blossom rain
For this challenge show us the first signs of spring in a city environment (e.a. trees in bloom/spring flowers/etc. against an urban background). As Always, tell us the location.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 23rd March, 2016 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
This time it's time to take a picture of a local playground for kids. This can be with or without people on it. As Always, give us the location.
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 16th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: Tower Brridge, London
Show us your best shot of an opened bridge. This maybe a draw bridge or platform type, as long as it's open for passing ships. As always, tell us the location of the bridge and, if possible, the name of the bridge.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 9th March, 2016 GMT
Winner: Sydney Opera House
For this challenge show us pictures of your local theatre (no movie-theaters!) where live/classical concerts, operas and/or theater-plays take place. As Always, tell us the location and (if possible) the name of the theater.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 2nd March, 2016 GMT
Winner: Stopping by for some fruit
A bit of shoppingstreet photography for this challenge. As usual, tell us the street and city the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 24th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: no winner
Show us your best shot of a bar, café (saloon, hangout). This can be the inside or outside. Given the family-friendly nature of this site, NO nude/topless bars are allowed. Tell us the name of the city or town it was taken. If possible, also tell us the name of the venue.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 17th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Bobby vs Superman
Show us anything police. That could be a policecar, a policestation or a police officer (ask permission if needed). Tell us where the picture was taken.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 10th February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Sydney Olympic Sports Stadium
Sports arena's, gyms or any other sports venue in your city or town can be shot for this challenge. The biggest part of the shot has to be the venue, not sporters in it. Tell us where it's located.
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 3rd February, 2016 GMT
Winner: Snowy Ulm
You all know those city streets and alleys you just walk by every day. Seemingly uninteresting...or could there be an interesting picture in there somewhere? Tell us the city or town the street is in, and the name of the street if at all possible. No famous streets!
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 27th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Fight for Street Art
Tags, graffs, pieces - show us graffiti (legal or illegal) in your city. Please tell us the location.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 20th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Church of St. George in Kaluga region, Russia.
Submit a picture that shows a church or churchtower, taken right below it. Church or churchtower has to fill most of the image. B&W or color is up to you. Tell us the name of the church and the location.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 13th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: Into the snow
Winter Season is upon us (well, in the northern hemisphere that is). Show us your city in snow, sleet, hail... Tell us which city or town we're looking at. Local parks are allowed too as long as a location is given.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 6th January, 2016 GMT
Winner: D´r Joep Kerkrade
Go out and shoot any monument for your local hero. Could be a writer, famous person, sports star...dead or alive. Form or shape doesn't matter (doesn't have to be a statue). Tell us where the monument is located.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 30th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: Yarra reflections
Take a picture of the waterways in your city. Sea-arm, river, gully or even a ditch. Be creative! Tell us where it is and what we're looking at!
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 23rd December, 2015 GMT
Winner: winters gloom
Show us your local park in late autumn (no snow yet) with the gloomy leafless look you get in late autumn. Tell us the name of the park, location is optional.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 16th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: Hammering Man
Any detail of a landmark in your city, so not the full thing. Tell us what it is and where it is.
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 9th December, 2015 GMT
Winner: osp bw1
Anything related to your local hospital. It may be the building, doctors, nurses, patients, anything. Be creative and describe what we're looking at. Scene must be real life.