How we see things.

Challenge series hosted by kw5kw. Challenges start on Sundays.
Not all situations allow for an extensive set up, show me the best of both worlds, from the candid to the posed, from the snapshot in the street to the composed landscape where you're just waiting for the right second to snap the shutter. And, Please read the rules.
Finished (57 challenges)
Entries: 19
Winners announced: 24th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Bald Eagle
The Eagle Nest, NM area.
56. Taos, NM
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 17th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
People and places of Taos, NM and the surrounding area to include the Rio Grande Gorge.
Entries: 36
Winners announced: 10th November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Staircase at the Loretto Chapel
People and places of Sante Fe, NM
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 3rd November, 2013 GMT
Winner: Albuquerque Balloon Festival
People and places of Albuquerque, NM
Entries: 1
Winners announced: 27th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Ruidoso
People and places of Ruidoso, New Mexico
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 20th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: White Sands of gold
People and places of New Mexico.
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 13th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: indian camel
Anything in Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas.
50. Big Bend
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 6th October, 2013 GMT
Winner: Basin Road
Big Bend National Park, Texas
Entries: 2
Winners announced: 29th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: My Trip in El Paso
People and places of El Paso, Texas
Entries: 1
Winners announced: 22nd September, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
People and Places of Odessa, Texas.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 15th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
People and Places of Midland, Texas.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 8th September, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
People and places of Amarillo, Texas
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 1st September, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
People and places of Lubbock, Texas
Entries: 3
Winners announced: 25th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Bolivar Point Lighthouse, TX
People and places of Houston, Texas.
Entries: 4
Winners announced: 18th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
People and places of Houston, Texas
Entries: 4
Winners announced: 11th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: congress ave bridge
People and places of Austin, Texas
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 4th August, 2013 GMT
Winner: Little drops on little flower
macro photo of water drops on a flower.
Entries: 3
Winners announced: 28th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: The glow of sunset
Scenes of people or places in Dallas, Texas.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 21st July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Iron storks
Heavy construction equipment in use.
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 14th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: Magic Lantern
A still life to consist of a vase, a single flower and a cloth background. add a tasteful border.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 7th July, 2013 GMT
Winner: 477013
Show us a steam locomotive in action.
36. Bridges
Entries: 124
Winners announced: 30th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Golden Gate Bridge
Show us your shot of a bridge, from a small foot bridge to the largest most famous of them all--let us see them.
Entries: 0
Winners announced: 23rd June, 2013 GMT
Winner: no winner
People and places of Fort Worth, Texas
34. Blue hour
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 16th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Grand Canal
The time after sunset and before total darkness.
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 9th June, 2013 GMT
Winner: turmus
Bluebonnets... this time no time limits
32. Texas
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 2nd June, 2013 GMT
Winner: Fort Worth Stockyards
People and places of Texas
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 26th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: White Lion in Switzerland
A well shot photo of a subject at the zoo.
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 19th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Texas Bluebonnets
Bluebonnets, the state flower of Texas.
29. Lensbaby
Entries: 6
Winners announced: 12th May, 2013 GMT
Winner: Tulip rose
Only entries taken with a Lensbaby, using any optic, may enter.
28. anxious
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 23rd September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Oh No!
show anxiety-- somthing that makes you nervous or anxious.
27. Busy Port
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 22nd April, 2012 GMT
Winner: P3121558
Seaports are busy, ships coming, ships going, containers being loaded and unloaded. Trucks moving in and out, trains being loaded. Show us a busy port.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 15th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: I love New York
Senic views of New York City, but... not the same old views we already know; ie: Empire State Building, Chrysler building, Times Square, Grand Central Station, etc. Show us the city we don't know.
25. Las Vegas
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 8th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Las Vegas
The Strip, Downtown, or around town, let's see Las Vegas at it's most _______ (fill in the blank.) No nudity, be proud of your picture to let your 5 year old daughter see it.)
24. Wyoming
Entries: 52
Winners announced: 1st April, 2012 GMT
Winner: Img_0053
The key tourist attractions in Wyoming include Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Devils Tower National Monument, Independence Rock and Fossil Butte National Monument all of which are very senic. None of which caught my breath as much as Togwotee Pass did as we were west bound on US 287 and topped the summit to see the Teton range across the valley--simply breathtaking!
Entries: 86
Winners announced: 25th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: snow
Take a photo of a statue and then play with it... see example.
Entries: 148
Winners announced: 18th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Bowl
Had such a good response from the first challenge, here goes... Part II Signs on buildings...
21. COINS.
Entries: 120
Winners announced: 11th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Canadian Silver
Close up of Coins. Any coin will do even challenge coins.
Entries: 150
Winners announced: 4th March, 2012 GMT
Winner: Alsace
Last week was signs on poles, this week is signs that are attached to buildings. They can be internally lit, lcd or externally lit. (Please translate into English if they are extremely humorous. Thank you.)
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 26th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Pike Place
Internally lit, neon or LCD signs ON poles. NO signs ATTACED to buildings. No Billboards. Signs that are lit by an EXTERNAL light bulb(s) shining on the sign WILL be DQ'd! No shots of Las Vegas or any other Casino's, we'll do them later.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 19th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: GGB 1
Check for the description of San Francisco Fog.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 12th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: _DSC3750
Scenery of California, no urban shots, not of Baja California. Hold off on San Francisco Fog, that's next week's challenge!!!
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 5th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Scenery of Texas, no Urban shots!
Entries: 63
Winners announced: 29th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: San Francisco Dusk Panorama
Show us Cities and Towns of California.
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 15th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: AustinTX_12-31-2011
Photo's of the State of Texas.
13. exercise
Entries: 82
Winners announced: 20th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Tour of Britain
From organized triathlons to simply biking or running in the park, show us exercise.
12. Pottery
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 13th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: Crockery
Show off your best photo of pottery.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 6th November, 2011 GMT
Winner: B&W Shot Glass
Show off your collection of shot glasses.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 30th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: no winner
Show your best shot of a lonely, deserted highway, more than two cars will be dq'd.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 23rd October, 2011 GMT
Winner: surf
Show off your collection of Vinyl, 8-track, cassett or CD's. NO MP3 illustrations of any kind, they will be dq'd
Entries: 98
Winners announced: 16th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Underexposed
Show us your hobby, other than photography. Model trains, model airplanes, golf, running, flying, ham radio or CB radio. Anything BUT photography.
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 9th October, 2011 GMT
Winner: 20110109-_E090431
So... what's inside your refrigerator?
Entries: 92
Winners announced: 2nd October, 2011 GMT
Winner: Abandoned
Show us an old run down barn, the more it's falling down the better.
5. depots
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 25th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Depot_0354
show us a shot of a railroad depot.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 18th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: 041030_1D_2660a
Show your best shot of a steam locomotive. Diesel locomotives will be dq'd.
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 11th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: ex British Railways Class 37
Show your best shot of a diesel locomotive. Steam locomotives will be dq'd.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 4th September, 2011 GMT
Winner: Maltby WA
From professional type car shows that are in an organized format to an informal gathering where the owners pop their hoods there are car shows. Show me your best carshow photo.
Entries: 99
Winners announced: 21st August, 2011 GMT
Winner: Juno and Platon
Show us your best candid photo of your dog(s).