Challenge series hosted by softmarmotte. Challenges start on Sundays.
A series dedicated to trees and their environment
Finished (16 challenges)
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 13th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: no winner
Ttile says it all. A pic with 3 and only 3 trees in it. There may be other elements to the picture but the number of trees is three
Entries: 71
Winners announced: 30th May, 2021 GMT
Winner: Englishman River
Let's see your trees next to rivers (canals are acceptable) but NO lakes Trees and water should be the main focus, with reflections prominent Let's see the natural colours and beauty of trees in any season
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 11th April, 2021 GMT
Winner: Pre Columbian art in MAS Antwerp
Cars should be driven on the road Machinery should be used in mines and factories Clothes should be worn Museums are not the places for these items, in my view So i'd like to see indoor and outdoor museum exhibits relating to the above comments
13. Flare
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 14th March, 2021 GMT
Winner: Snowbird Salute To The Ground Crew
Let's see your great shots ruined by sun flare I want to see flare getting in the way - not using it artistically to produce great results
Entries: 28
Winners announced: 21st February, 2021 GMT
Winner: Bath time
There's nothing quite like it... So let's see your muddy shots. That is mud where you don't want it/shouldn't be
11. Weeds
Entries: 51
Winners announced: 31st January, 2021 GMT
Winner: Dandelion
Plants that are not wanted and may be pernicious Looking for photos in gardens, private or public, or parks NOT photos of wild places, landscapes. I want to see well tended flower beds, lawns etc with weeds poking their ugly little heads out
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 17th January, 2021 GMT
Winner: Early ascent, Pyrenees
Photos shot into the sun, preferably with the sun in frame This will mean very dark shadows and very bright areas Be imaginative in composition and PP Countryside, landscape and seascape
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 3rd January, 2021 GMT
Winner: Night bridge
A photo of a bridge over still waters, so that the reflection is (almost) perfect The bridge and reflection in the river/lake/body of water should parallel each other in their 'power'
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 13th December, 2020 GMT
Winner: boats-2
Boats or other things that should be on the water (only man made objects) but are on dry land I do not want to see boats in dry dock Tidally landed boats are not on dry land (for this challenge) Boats where they shouldn't driveways/abandoned/where the sea has retreated/left after a tidal get the picture
Entries: 38
Winners announced: 6th December, 2020 GMT
Winner: Bear from Rīga
Looking for cuddly toys 0 teddy bears etc) that are not where they should be. No reference to children, bedrooms, sofas etc. Just cuddly toys out of context
6. Roads
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 8th November, 2020 GMT
Winner: Heading North
Beautiful roads where the road is clearly visible. The road doesn't need to be the focus of the pic but it should be prominent Let's see some creativity Must be tarmac or concrete - a REAL road. No tracks, dirt roads etc No iconic road shots please - nothing to do with Forrest Gump and Monument Valley. We have seen enough of that
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 9th August, 2020 GMT
Winner: Such a pretty view until THAT arrived!
i have said it in the forums - i hate electricity cables. photos of man made objects that spoil a really great piece of nature looking for the best possible landscape/nature pics with a hideous mast, cable, rusting boat etc. the lanscape is the goal
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 26th July, 2020 GMT
Winner: Army Practice On A Civil Beach
Things related to conflict that are in the 'wrong place' - tanks in the middle of car parks, war graves in peaceful areas etc Looking for juxtaposition and things related to conflict where you wouldn't expect them
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 12th July, 2020 GMT
Winner: Oxford
People often go where they shouldn't. Signs often tell people what they can't do I am looking for people and / or signs in the wrong place. If you can combine both then that's just fine and dandy How about a family event with one out of place participant ? Someone crossing the road on get the picture
2. Animals
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 28th June, 2020 GMT
Winner: no winner
show animals that are where they should NOT be. You may interpret that how you want. Pets on seats. Animals in zoos. Wild animals in rubbish/trash bins...
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 14th June, 2020 GMT
Winner: boat
Show colour or monochrome images of rubbish/trash that is in the 'wrong' place Could be general litter, plastic bags, disposed items