Things you'll see everyday
Challenge series hosted by amicus70. Challenges start on Thursdays.
Things that are common, perhaps you don't recognise them but they are worth a picture.
Finished (26 challenges)
Winners announced: 13th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
We are all addicted to photography. So I assume all of us own a camera with a camera strap. And this precious little thing - the strap, not the camera - is the theme of this challenge. I'm very curious, how you will make an absorbing picture of such an important camera part. And be aware the strap is an important part of the picture unless you don't want to be disqualified. I bought mine...
Winners announced: 30th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Foggy morning...
For some of us a forest fire could be something of "everyday life" (I think of the summers in California). Mmmh. So let's start a very openly challenge. What do you connect with a "forest fire". The firefighter, who will fight the fire ;-), the fire itself, a warning sign, the time after the fire? Let's see your impression. But if I can't see a connection, I will dq you.
Winners announced: 23rd August, 2012 GMT
Winner: 2 Dimensional View
Let's stay with the motto: Things you'll see everyday. I were in Denmark and looked on the boardwalk in Gudjem. And I saw a gully cover (see sample pic). So I thought, let's see some gully covers (or manhole covers)... I want to see the cover, lid or cap. That's the central theme of the challenge. I am very curious, how you will take a hilarious picture of a gully cover. And don't forget to...
Winners announced: 26th July, 2012 GMT
I just saw, that the sample-pics of my three last challenges are mainly green. So it looks like that green is an everyday colour. So let's start a very open challenge. Take a mainly green pic or take a pic of a green thing (a car, a green dot on a black wall, whatever in green).
Winners announced: 19th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Nelumbo nucifera
Did you notice all those flowers at the street, on your balcony or in your garden? Perhaps you could find some flowers in your studio? Little precious things. After reading the book from Harold Davis ( http://www.amazon.com/Photographing-Flowers-Exploring-Worlds-Harold/dp/0240820738/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1339231451&sr=8-1 ) I thought, why not start a challenge about flowers. So here it...
Winners announced: 12th July, 2012 GMT
Did you notice the the fences you are passing everyday? I didn't until today. So I took a photo of one and made a challenge. Fences. Just fences.
Winners announced: 5th July, 2012 GMT
Back to the first challenges in this series. I want to see pictures from things you see everyday but perhaps don't notice them. Let's begin with monuments or memorials. Easy. Read the additional rules or be dq'ed!
Winners announced: 3rd May, 2012 GMT
The life of the rich and famous... Glamour, money, ... everything. But - please -, no pictures ! I want you to take a picture of a man or woman, perhaps a child, who don't want to be on a picture. So it isn't enough to take a picture of a back. The person should show us through his or her attitude or acting, that he or she don't want to be on the picture. I think, you got the idea. The...
Winners announced: 29th March, 2012 GMT
Now, after we saw your impressions about crosses and circles, we switch to squares, rectangles, quadrats or trapezoids - something with four corners (I think you got the idea). On the sample-pic you see a humidor in a bay - so if your picture show us a cube it's although allowed in the challenge.
Winners announced: 22nd March, 2012 GMT
Last challenge crosses - now hoops, loops, circles or rings. Let us know what you think, when you think about hoops, loops, circles or rings.... See sample pic (by the way, it's a scissors). Is it a needle, a tractor-hoop or a rocket stage seen from above?
Winners announced: 8th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: The sign
What do you have in mind, when you think about crosses? The classic christian symbol? The space between four square flagstones? A traffic-sign (see sample-pic)? We are curious about your pictures!
15. Winter - Castles
Winners announced: 1st March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Neuschwanstein small
At last it's winter in europe. And I saw a castle. So I think a challenge about winter and castles is nice idea.
Winners announced: 19th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Winter in Helsinki
O. k., we all know, that Santa is an invention of the Coca Cola Company... But I know a nice little story about Santa's hometown Korvatunuri deep in Finland. So let's start a challenge about the capital of Finland: Helsinki. Let us see your impressions of this nice town (I don't have a sample pic, but I think you have a lot of pictures....).
Winners announced: 12th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Palace of Westminster and Westminster Bridge
Your impression of London? Is it a double decker bus or Buckingham Palace? Tell us where you shot the photo, so everyone could relate your pic to London... (otherwise be dq'd)!
Winners announced: 5th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Palma de Mallorca_035
O. k. - let's go south. Palma de Mallorca, a wonderful city in the warm south of Europe. Show us your impression of this wonderful city. And one other instruction: Tell us where you shot the photo (otherwise be dq'd)!
Winners announced: 29th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: The bridge
Cities are a part of our all-day-life. So show us your impression of this city (I like general themes). Next and although and old city: Dublin. What's your impression of this interesting town? And one other instruction: Tell us where you shot the photo (otherwise be dq'd)!
Winners announced: 22nd December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Evening at Colosseum
Cities are a part of our all-day-life. So show us your impression of this city (I like general themes). But notice: NO VATICAN-PICS. The Vatican is not Rome, it's another country. Perhaps the Vatican will be the theme of a coming challenge. Just one other instruction: Tell us where you shot the photo (otherwise be dq'd)!
Winners announced: 13th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Daily Grind
O. k. the title of this series is "Thinks you'll see everyday". Before this series ends, I want to know what your impression of "Everyday life" is. So this is a challenge without a main theme. Be creative.
Winners announced: 6th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: A walk in the woods
Show us your impression of the wood. Sure, there have to be some trees in your picture... but is it a kids playground in the wood, a walk or a ride on the bike in the wood or just some trees?
Winners announced: 29th September, 2011 GMT
We see them everyday. Planes, just planes. No Helicopters, no microlight aircraft, no hot-air or gas ballon, ... I think you got it. Just Planes or any part of a plane (see sample pic).
Winners announced: 15th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: BAY SUNSET
Show us your impression of the great water. Is it the coast, is it the water, is it a little boat floating in the waves?
Winners announced: 8th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: To the beach
Show us what you connect with "vacations" or "holidays". Feet in the water, a big icecream, stay in bed, watch tv, a walk in the park, ... whatever. Explain the situation and its connection to vacations (in the description of the uploaded photo).
Winners announced: 1st September, 2011 GMT
Perhaps not everyones everyday life - but the rescue of people is everyday life. So let us see your impressions of "Search and Rescue". I want to see an SAR-emblem (like on the sample-pic) or the word "rescue" on the boat, helicopter, tank, uniform etc. (english, deutsch, francais, every language is welcome). And as you can see: it's not necessary to show the rescue of people; just the...
Winners announced: 21st July, 2011 GMT
Subway and tram (tramcar, streetcar, trolley car, cable car). The trains or the rail tracks or both. Pictures of the tram are only allowed, when taken in the city. Tell us, where you took the picture.
Winners announced: 14th July, 2011 GMT
Ships. Big, small, long, short, whatever. Ships. Tell us, where you took the picture.
Winners announced: 7th July, 2011 GMT
Winner: Bellagio Fountains
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