Sevens

Challenge series hosted by Dutch Newchurch. Challenges start on Tuesdays.
Sets of either 7 challenges with related topics or single challenges related to the figure 7.
Announced (1 challenge)
Submissions start day: 19th December, 2017 GMT
The fourth in the series 'Seven Secular Sermons'. Show human relationships. Show how love makes the world go round. Couples, parents, children, families. Friends, neighbours. Weddings, straight and gay. Show human compassion for strangers. Be creative and show people who need each other or helping others. The whole series is listed here:
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
Entries: 34
Voting starts: 19th December, 2017 GMT
The third in the series 'Seven Secular Sermons'. Show human diversity. Show how people are not all the same. Show people doing different things, perhaps co-operating, perhaps working together. Be creative and show human diversity. The whole series is listed here: https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4229266
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 70
Votes: 574
Winners announced: 19th December, 2017 GMT
The second in the series 'Seven Secular Sermons'. Show how time changes people (and their work), places and things. Read the examples in the 'additional rules'. The whole series is listed here: https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4229266
Finished (18 challenges)
Entries: 47
Winners announced: 12th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Boulders and the Milkyway-4483
The first in the series 'Seven Secular Sermons'. Show the place of humanity in the universe. Perhaps a photograph from the eclipse, or of the aurora, or the milky way, or the instruments used to observe the universe; telescopes and spacecraft. Be creative and show our place in space and time.
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 5th December, 2017 GMT
Winner: Along the Seine River, Paris France.
Show us how to use a pinhole lens! You must have used a pinhole lens for the photo. Make sure you describe the lens accurately when you enter. This is the last challenge in the theme 'Seven Lenses'.
Entries: 77
Winners announced: 28th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: _DSC8715
Show how to use a telephoto! You must have used a telephoto, but the image need not be a 'typical telephoto subject'. Do describe the lens accurately. This is challenge 6 in the Seven Lenses theme. Next week's is last in the theme - Pinhole lens.
Entries: 77
Winners announced: 21st November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Silhouette at sunset
Show us how to use a portrait lens! You must have used a lens of portrait focal length for the photo, but the image need not be a portrait. (The lens may be a zoom, as long as the focal length used is within the permitted range.) Make sure you describe the lens - and focal length used - accurately when you enter. This is a challenge in the theme - Seven Lenses. Later challenges will be...
Entries: 77
Winners announced: 14th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Show us how to use a standard lens, a ‘nifty fifty’! You must have used a standard lens for the photo. Make sure you describe the lens accurately when you enter. This is a challenge in the theme - Seven Lenses. Later challenges will be these: - Portrait lens (75mm to 135mm - full frame equivalent). - Telephoto lens (150mm or more - full frame equivalent). - Pinhole lens (a photograph...
Entries: 77
Winners announced: 7th November, 2017 GMT
Winner: Pigeon Point Lighthouse
Show us how to use a wide angle lens! You must have used a wide angle lens for the photo. Make sure you describe the lens accurately when you enter. This is a challenge in the theme - Seven Lenses. Later challenges will be these: - Standard (40mm to 60mm - full frame equivalent). - Portrait lens (75mm to 135mm - full frame equivalent). - Telephoto lens (150mm or more - full frame equivalent)....
Entries: 77
Winners announced: 31st October, 2017 GMT
Winner: Ship Wreck
Show us how to use an ultra wide angle lens! You must have used an ultra wide angle lens for the photo. (Or a 'de-fished' fisheye). Make sure you describe the lens accurately when you enter. (And the software used to de-fish it, if it was a fisheye lens.) This is a challenge in the theme - Seven Lenses. Later challenges will be these: - Wide angle (21mm to 35mm - full frame...
Entries: 64
Winners announced: 24th October, 2017 GMT
Winner: The Oculus, NYC
Show us how to use a fisheye lens! You must have used a fisheye lens for the photo (and you must not have 'de-fished' it). Make sure you describe the lens accurately when you enter. This is a challenge in the theme - Seven Lenses. Later challenges will be these: - Ultra Wide (20mm or wider - full frame equivalent). - Wide angle (21mm to 35mm - full frame equivalent). -...
10. Pick 7
Entries: 490
Winners announced: 16th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Alone
Time to call it quits with hosting. Submit up to seven photos of whatever you want (who reads rules or bothers to put any effort into their work anyway, right?).
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 9th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: Grocery shop around the corner in Paris
Post a photo of the exterior or interior of a corner store in your neighborhood. The photo must clearly suggest that we're looking at a typical corner/variety store such as the 7-Elevens found all around N. America or the "quick stop" shops that are prevalent at many gas stations nowadays. Closeup shots of products will be disqualified as they could have been taken anywhere. Shots of...
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 2nd November, 2010 GMT
Winner: It's home from work we go , Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho
Submit a portrait of a person (either male or female, formal or candid) who exemplifies one of Walt Disney's (a.k.a. Grimm Brothers') Seven Dwarfs personalities: "Grumpy", "Dopey", "Doc", "Sleepy", "Sneezy", "Happy", and "Bashful". Be sure to state which of the Seven Dwarfs your photo is based on (either as part of the title or description), otherwise your entry will be disqualified.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 26th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Seeemply -- The Best!
The 7 Deadly Sins, used since the advent of Christianity, are the most objectionable vices which beckon humans to sin (more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins). This challenge explores "superbia" (also known as "pride"), its most basic definition being "a desire to be more important or attractive than others, failing to acknowledge the good work of others, and excessive love...
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 19th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: no winner
The 7 Deadly Sins, used since the advent of Christianity, are the most objectionable vices which beckon humans to sin (more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins). This challenge explores "invidia" (also known as "envy"), its most basic definition being "the resentment caused by a person having something that the other does not have". There are numerous ways to interpret this...
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 12th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Ya talking to me ?
The 7 Deadly Sins, used since the advent of Christianity, are the most objectionable vices which beckon humans to sin (more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins). This challenge explores "ira" (also known as "wrath"), its most basic definition being "inordinate and uncontrolled feelings of hatred and anger". There are numerous ways to interpret this with imagery and it is now...
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 5th October, 2010 GMT
Winner: Malt Liquor at 9 AM
The 7 Deadly Sins, used since the advent of Christianity, are the most objectionable vices which beckon humans to sin (more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins). This challenge explores "acedia" (also known as "sloth" or "despair"), its most basic definition being "the failure to utilize one's talents and gifts; laziness; indifference". There are numerous ways to interpret...
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 28th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Greed
The 7 Deadly Sins, used since the advent of Christianity, are the most objectionable vices which beckon humans to sin (more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins). This challenge explores "avaritia" (also known as "greed"), its most basic definition being "an extreme pursuit of wealth, status, and power". There are numerous ways to interpret this with imagery and it is now up...
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 21st September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Monster Burger
The 7 Deadly Sins, used since the advent of Christianity, are the most objectionable vices which beckon humans to sin (more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins). This challenge explores "gula" (also known as "gluttony"), its most basic definition being "the over-indulgence and over-consumption of anything to the point of waste". There are numerous ways to interpret this with...
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 14th September, 2010 GMT
Winner: Feel Me Heaven
The 7 Deadly Sins, used since the advent of Christianity, are the most objectionable vices which beckon humans to sin (more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins). This challenge explores "luxuria" (also known as "extravagance" or "lust"), its most basic definition being "unrestrained excess (eg. the frequent purchase of luxury goods, forms of debauchery, etc)". There are...