Sayings & proverbs

Challenge series hosted by softmarmotte. Challenges start on Fridays.
An interpretive series based on what the saying/proverb means to you
Announced (1 challenge)
Submissions start day: 8th December, 2023 GMT
Your interpretation of the saying...but it's not about BOOKS
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
Entries: 10
Voting starts: 8th December, 2023 GMT
Your interpretation of the saying...but PLEASE this isn't about FISH
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 9
Votes: 47
Winners announced: 8th December, 2023 GMT
Your interpretation of the saying
Finished (42 challenges)
Entries: 20
Winners announced: 1st December, 2023 GMT
Winner: Bon appetit!
A Dutch saying which translates roughly as To blow something up out of proportion
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 24th November, 2023 GMT
Winner: Fishing off the pier
...and just standing on the shore like an idiot Your interpretation of the phrase/saying/quote
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 17th November, 2023 GMT
Winner: Napalm Explosion-7907
Your interpretation of the phrase
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 10th November, 2023 GMT
Winner: Botswana-0036
Your interpretation of the saying
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 3rd November, 2023 GMT
Winner: Sunrise at the beach
Your interpretation of the saying
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 27th October, 2023 GMT
Winner: Stone Alone
Your interpretations of the phrase ' a rolling stone...(gathers no moss)
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 20th October, 2023 GMT
Winner: "Forgive, and thou shall be forgiven"
Your interpretation of the saying/quote
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 13th October, 2023 GMT
Winner: ... Before They Fly Away
Your interpretation of the saying
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 6th October, 2023 GMT
Winner: Winter road in Bucovina
Your interpretation of the above bastardised quote
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 29th September, 2023 GMT
Winner: Predawn tree
Pictures that illustrate this saying
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 24th March, 2023 GMT
Winner: Iron & Sky
Your interpretation of Iron Sky
Entries: 46
Winners announced: 3rd March, 2023 GMT
Winner: Waiting for the fishy in the little dishy
Traditional folk song from the North East of England Your interpretation of...
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 24th February, 2023 GMT
Winner: G-Force
There have been lots of songs with the title Rollercoaster. This one is about the song by the Dutch artist (in English) Danny Vera
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 17th February, 2023 GMT
Winner: Towards the Cross
Your ideas on the Crosby, Stills and Nash song - Southern Cross
Entries: 65
Winners announced: 10th February, 2023 GMT
Winner: So you think you can tell Heaven from Hell
Your ideas on the Pink Floyd song, Wish you were here
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 3rd February, 2023 GMT
Winner: All the way up there ..beautiful view
Your interpretation of the song Tout Là-Haut by the French singer Zaz. Get your google translate's in French
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 27th January, 2023 GMT
Winner: Class Break
Pictures that are your ideas on the Lumineers song, Classy Girls
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 20th January, 2023 GMT
Winner: Nocturnal Interlude
Song by Guus Meeuwis, a Dutch singer song writer and sung in Dutch so you'll need to head to Google translate :) Pictures that show your interpretation of this romantic song
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 13th January, 2023 GMT
Winner: Quiet street
Title says it all...Images that tell a tale. Silent Night
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 6th January, 2023 GMT
Winner: Walk you around the foothills of my town
Show images that reflect the song by Ingrid Andress Your ideas for the photos, DPR voters will decide
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 30th December, 2022 GMT
Winner: i run to you
Pictures that show reflect the song by Lady Antebellum Your ideas, others will decide...
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 23rd December, 2022 GMT
Winner: _DSC5491 copydprcol
Your vision of All I want by Kodaline in a picture
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 16th December, 2022 GMT
Winner: Snowy Evening
Your interpretation of Amy MacDonald's song This is the Life
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 23rd September, 2022 GMT
Winner: Sunny Side Up
Pictures with 2 predominating colours - Blue and Yellow
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 2nd September, 2022 GMT
Winner: ©Julian Ray_DSC9774
Pictures that have 2 predominant colours - orange and brown A repeat of Orange & Brown but for 'old' pictures
Entries: 21
Winners announced: 26th August, 2022 GMT
Winner: _1570780
2 colours predominating please - orange and brown
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 29th July, 2022 GMT
Winner: Flying the flag
pics with these 3 colours predominating
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 15th July, 2022 GMT
Winner: Red Bug, Green Leaves
Yes, you guessed it, pics that are predominantly red and green
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 1st July, 2022 GMT
Winner: Watch out for children playing
The colours of the Belgian floag, so i suppose that's an obvious one to try... 3 colours as specified
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 17th June, 2022 GMT
Winner: Red on yellow
Take a pic or two that has prdominantly yellow and red in it
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 3rd June, 2022 GMT
Winner: Paper flower
Images that are predominantly pink and black
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 27th May, 2022 GMT
Winner: Piled Up
Take a picture (or two) that is predominantly blue and red
Entries: 55
Winners announced: 13th May, 2022 GMT
Winner: Custom Hotrod
Show us photos that are predominantly yellow and green. Other colours are allowed but the two should be predominant
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 18th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Old English goat, and hens
One or more goats (or parts thereof) with another living animal in the frame. Humans are not counted as animals for this challenge
Entries: 23
Winners announced: 4th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Piglet in action
Let's see some piggies. I want to see headshots or whole pig shots, indoors or outdoors
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 28th May, 2021 GMT
Winner: cow-5413-dpr
Either a black and white cow (or more than one) OR a Black and White photo of a cow (or more than one) Parts of a cow (whilst still attached to a living cow) are acceptable, so long as they are black and white
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 21st May, 2021 GMT
Winner: The Eye of The Hunter
Our small furry friends that are pets or farm animals Rats, mice, rabbits, cavias etc...Must be a mammal and not a wild animal - if you are not sure pm me :)
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 7th May, 2021 GMT
Winner: At the Munich Zoo
As the title suggests I'd like to see photos of Alpacas and/or Llamas. As many as you want in 1 pic - a herd ? Set in their 'natural' surroundings or at home, either is good
4. Donkeys
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 30th April, 2021 GMT
Winner: What's up?
Anyone who knows me here, knows I love a nice donkey (or two) I want to see donkeys in all their glory. The more the better. Asses are also welcome (the animals not the North American rear end) Donkey ears, heads, torsos, tales...all partial donkey shots are welcome Donkeys in their environment are also welcome
3. Cats
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 23rd April, 2021 GMT
Winner: Tilly
Obviously the most photgraphed animals on the interweb so a few rules below : Only colour pics One domesticated/house cat only (no lions, lynx wild cats) Must show the cats face with 2 eyes showing Try to show the cat's character
2. Sheep
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 9th April, 2021 GMT
Winner: A sheepscape
Pictures of sheep (no goats please
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 7th August, 2020 GMT
Winner: Zimanga Lions
An image that shows the title Can be literal or figurative