Alphabet around the Town
Challenge series hosted by mirrorrorrim. Challenges start on Mondays.
Images taken of things or places found in the city, in alphabetical order through the series.
Finished (21 challenges)
21. T is for Tilted
Winners announced: 3rd December, 2012 GMT
Winner: Tuborg, we have a problem ....
Interpret as you wish but I will DQ if not directly relevant to title.
Winners announced: 5th November, 2012 GMT
Old, faded advertising that was painted on a building long ago.
19. R is for Rust II
Winners announced: 29th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Frozen Heart
A close-up or cropped detail showing rust (oxidized iron). The previous challenge filled up the first day so let's give some other members a chance to enter. Remember, no previously submitted images in any form.
18. R is for Rust
Winners announced: 8th October, 2012 GMT
Winner: Ship in Queensland.
A close-up or cropped detail showing rust (oxidized iron).
17. Q is for Queue
Winners announced: 20th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Dawn Service
People waiting in line.
Winners announced: 2nd July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Corn Cob Parking
The main element must be a parking lot, parking stall, or parking ramp - an area specifically designated for parking vehicles. If there is a vehicle in the image, it must be of lesser prominence than the area where it is parked.
15. O is for Open
Winners announced: 7th May, 2012 GMT
Image must contain the word "open", indicating that a place is open for business. It may just be the sign, or the sign may be a small part of the image, but the word needs to be legible. The word "open" may be in any language, but identify the word and the language if not English.
Winners announced: 30th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
A newspaper must be a major element in the image. It must be apparent that it is a newspaper - no books or magazines or electronic devices. Newspaper stand, wet newspaper, burning newspaper, newspaper detail - the possibilities are endless. Brownie points for candids of people reading newspapers :)
Winners announced: 23rd April, 2012 GMT
It may contain other objects, but a manhole cover must be a major element of the image. For reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manhole_cover
12. L is for Litter
Winners announced: 16th April, 2012 GMT
Winner: no winner
lit·ter/ˈlitər/Noun Trash, such as paper, cans, and bottles, that is left lying in an open or public place. The challenge is to find and create a compelling and aesthetically pleasing mage of litter.
11. K is for Kiss
Winners announced: 9th April, 2012 GMT
A person being kissed - anything from a peck on the forehead to something more passionate, that is done in good taste. Any image that I deem offensive I will DQ.
Winners announced: 5th March, 2012 GMT
Inside or outside shot of a jewelry store. The entire store need not be included in the image but it must be apparent that it is a jewelry store.
Winners announced: 27th February, 2012 GMT
Anything related to ice cream - ice cream truck, advertisement, store, people enjoying it, ice cream box, etc.
Winners announced: 20th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: baby sister needed help eating ice cream
Show a person helping someone.
Winners announced: 13th February, 2012 GMT
Also called grate, a framework of metal bars or the like in the form of a grille set into a wall, pavement, etc., serving as a cover or guard but admitting air and sometimes light. Image may contain other objects, but a metal grate must be a prominent element. Please see additional rules for file size.
Winners announced: 6th February, 2012 GMT
Winner: Glass Fracture
Show a fracture (crack) that is in a wall, foundation, or any other man-made object or structure. The fracture must be the main element of the image. Try perhaps to create a nice graphical image with a close-up or cropping. Post-processing is allowed, but the image must be identifiable as a fracture.
Winners announced: 30th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Into a different world
Show a public entrance from an exterior space to an interior space. It may be a single door, revolving door, gate, archway, etc. ***If the main element of the image is not the entrance itself (for example, a storefront), then the entrance must be shown being used by someone.
Winners announced: 23rd January, 2012 GMT
Dome(s) on public building(s). ***See additional rules.
Winners announced: 16th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Fall and the fallen
Image must contain at least one tombstone and/or headstone. I don’t just want a snapshot of your local cemetery. I’m looking for thoughtful images that create moods, have unique compositions or lighting, or stand out in some other way. People may be included in the image but are not required for this challenge.
2. B is for Bar
Winners announced: 9th January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Cafe Tortoni
Interior or exterior shot of a bar or pub establishment. The image must include at least one person.
Winners announced: 2nd January, 2012 GMT
Winner: Finger Lickin Good!
The image must contain an advertisement of only one product. The advertisement does not need to be the main element of the photo but needs to be legible. The image must also include at least one person.
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