Back to the Basics!

Challenge series hosted by odyk. Challenges start on Tuesdays.
Tired of Challenges named something like "The man who stands on his left foot, holding his hat tightly"? Then this series is for you! It is going to be a simple exercise in composing, framing and seeing. It is all about lines, shapes, textures, volumes and colours all broken down to their simplest Manifestations of what we call photography.
Finished (5 challenges)
Entries: 343
Winners announced: 8th March, 2011 GMT
Winner: boat
Lines. Shapes. Texture. Objects. Your Image must combine at least 2 of those 4 elements. Check out the four previous challenges in this series to get an idea.
4. Objects
Entries: 185
Winners announced: 15th February, 2011 GMT
Winner: Viola
Spheres, cubes, pyramids, cones, cylinders ,prisms or toruses, what we want here is to show the volume by showing all three dimensions. Do not be restricted to just the above, as long as it has three dimensions it is in!
Entries: 353
Winners announced: 25th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: ...
Textures. Coarse or fine, hard or soft, firm or loose, harsh or smooth,tangible or elusive anything goes as long as it is texture.
2. Shapes
Entries: 187
Winners announced: 18th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Shapes of light
Shapes. Circles, triangles, squares or random shapes, alone or interlaced, anything goes as long as it is a two dimensional shape.
1. Lines
Entries: 274
Winners announced: 4th January, 2011 GMT
Winner: Scape7
Lines. Straigt or curved, parallel or crossed, big or small, broken or continuous, anything goes as long as it is a line!