Doing Something Wonderful

Challenge series hosted by Noogy. Challenges start on Thursdays.
Human energy and effort being put to good use - for the creation or furtherance of wonderful things in life.
Finished (4 challenges)
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 13th April, 2017 GMT
Winner: Quilt Maker
Human effort powers much of the commerce and trade that we see everyday. Show me a photo of a man or a woman, or men or women for that matter - who are in the act of performing their share of labor. Can be fishermen in the sea, an orchestra, engineers erecting a bridge, chefs slugging it out in the kitchen. The one requirement is they are in either colorful clothes or surroundings, or both!
Entries: 79
Winners announced: 16th June, 2011 GMT
Winner: Rapeseed field in Easter Ross, Scotland
Show photos of how food changes hands, from a fisherman's net to a restaurant owner's kitchen, from a farmer's land to a chef's oven, from trees where fruits are harvested to the hands of juice-makers. Any photo that shows how the food on our table is linked to its provenance, origins or sources would qualify for this challenge.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 4th November, 2010 GMT
Winner: SeaWall
From the wonders of human hand, we move to where the human feet walks, strides, gaits or runs. Show us photos of walkways, pathways, paved or unpaved, straight or curvy - surfaces and structures that are built specifically to facilitate the task of walking for us humans. Be creative! Red-carpeted church entrance? Winding stairs that lead to the balcony? Improvised steel bridges where...
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 23rd September, 2010 GMT
Winner: The Sighted Touch
The human hand is flexible, creative and strong. Show your photos of the human hand or hands in action - crafting, hammering, anything! One hand may be holding a tool (can be a pen, a pin, a hair brush, a screw-driver, etc.). The focus must be the hand and/or the tool doing something wonderful. Use your imagination: A jockey's pair of hands holding on to the reins of a race horse? The...