Out of the ordinary

Challenge series hosted by Flakkarin. Challenges start on Sundays.
Focusing on capturing the unusual, or challenging the norm.
Finished (8 challenges)
Entries: 150
Winners announced: 20th June, 2010 GMT
Winner: Mt. Hood
Fear of flying usually stops me looking out the window, but some pretty amazing sights can be seen. Post your best from the unique viewpoint of an aeroplane window.
Entries: 178
Winners announced: 14th February, 2010 GMT
Winner: Windmills Zaanse Schans
Show us what's unique about the place you grew up in - maybe what it's famous for or what makes it special to you
Entries: 109
Winners announced: 29th November, 2009 GMT
Winner: ...
I know you photographers are always travelling, camera in hand. I want to know what exotic (or not) locations you've been visiting this week. As it's the whole idea of the challenge, photos must be shot after the announcement date!
Entries: 144
Winners announced: 1st November, 2009 GMT
Winner: The North wind blows
Show Mother Nature at her most furious - spectacular storms, earth movements or even erupting volcanoes! Show the earth and atmosphere as we've never seen them before.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 4th October, 2009 GMT
Winner: some sultan's house in Yemen
Seen a strange house, or does someone live in an odd location. Be creative - strange animal homes can also be included.
Entries: 185
Winners announced: 20th September, 2009 GMT
Winner: Walk wih Giant
Find 2 (or more) things side-by-side that contrast sharply. It could be in colour, form, or any other way. BUT, don't pose them - anything that looks purposefully placed side by side will be disqualified. Find the odd juxtapositions in everyday life.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 13th September, 2009 GMT
Winner: The Soldier
Show women in roles that are traditionally occupied by men
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 6th September, 2009 GMT
Winner: White Weding #1
Did the bride wear green? Did the groom arrive on a camel? Did they tie the knot underwater? Anything that isn't the normal white-dress-black-suit-church wedding!