Challenge series hosted by xpda. Challenges start on Saturdays.
Finished (10 challenges)
Winners announced: 25th February, 2012 GMT
Photo should be of a plane landing. Any powered airplane or unpowered sailplane, from an ultralight to an Antanov AN-225 to the Space Shuttle will be fine. Hang gliders, powered parachutes, and anything without wings are not fine. The plane should be landing, not just on approach, that is, the plane should be over or just on the runway or landing area.
9. Rock Climber
Winners announced: 18th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: One more lap…
Photo should be of one or more people rock climbing outdoors, on rock or ice, with a rope and harness.
Winners announced: 11th February, 2012 GMT
Submit a photo of a sailboat using a spinnaker (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinnaker)
7. Tomb Stones
Winners announced: 4th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: So Short A Life...
One or more grave markers or tomb stones should be the subject of the photo. It would be nice to read an inscription or two.
Winners announced: 28th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Mt Bromo
Submit a photo of a volcanic eruption, while it is erupting. While geysers, steam vents, etc. are volcanic activity, they are not volcanic eruptions.
Winners announced: 21st January, 2012 GMT
Submit photos of an avalanche (snow), either during or after the slide.
Winners announced: 14th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Gale Force
The subject should be one or more Coast Guard Vessels, or a country's equivalent such as Maritime Gendarmerie or Salvamento Marítimo. Any vessel is fine: a ship, a cutter, even an inflatable, so long as it is a Coast Guard vessel.
Winners announced: 7th January, 2012 GMT
People, vehicles, aircraft, and/or vessels used in search and rescue operations, excluding ambulances, fire trucks, police cars, and medical aircraft.
Winners announced: 31st December, 2011 GMT
Winner: Bow Shot, USS Nimitz CVN 68
Ships, boats, carriers, submarines, even RIBs, but no museum vessels, please. Active vessels only, in any navy around the world. Photos can be all or part of a vessel, from the outside or inside. Bonus points for vessels at sea.
Winners announced: 17th December, 2011 GMT
Winner: 757 SuperMoon
The subject must be at least 500 miles from the camera.
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