Let the Photo Speak
Challenge series hosted by Alfred Lo. Challenges start on Wednesdays.
A good photo can convey the main subject and message to the viewer upon first impression. Good composition, perspective and lighting, among many other techniques are indispensable in a strong photo. Show us your best work that will speak for itself.
Finished (15 challenges)
Winners announced: 26th September, 2012 GMT
Winner: Evening Lightnong Storm
Winners announced: 5th September, 2012 GMT
Symmetry is one of the very aesthetically pleasing elements in nature. Demonstrate how symmetric the world can be with your photo. To help judge whether it is symmetric, an invisible line of symmetry can be drawn upon the main subject. Please note the challenge is only restricted to nature, so strictly no artificial things like buildings and structures, etc.
Winners announced: 29th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Kauai Beach
Capture the world around us in this invisible spectrum of light. You must use either a dedicated IR transformed camera OR a camera fitted with IR filter in front of the lens. Please show this information in the description.
Winners announced: 8th August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Keeping cool on London's South Bank
Splish Splash Splosh
Winners announced: 1st August, 2012 GMT
Winner: Sad Reminiscences
A Lifetime of Memories
10. Vision Possible
Winners announced: 18th July, 2012 GMT
Demonstrate your imagination by virtue of a picture taken at a peculiar angle or vantage point.
Winners announced: 11th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Keeping cool on London's South Bank
Summer is here! Show us your best picture for this hot hot season. Your picture MUST include identifiable human body or parts. Silhouette is also acceptable.
Winners announced: 4th July, 2012 GMT
Winner: Eat me!
Photo must either have a majority area or an overall tonality in RED. We are not looking for photos with shifted white balance or false color. That is, the subject should be RED already through your EYES during your act of composing.
7. A Quiet Day
Winners announced: 27th June, 2012 GMT
Use your photo to depict the very true meaning of a quiet day.
Winners announced: 20th June, 2012 GMT
Summer is here on the northern hemisphere. What would you do enjoying yourself under the blazing sun? Your photo must be of an outdoor scene under a sunny day.
Winners announced: 13th June, 2012 GMT
Winner: Scalop Fest.
Show us your best photo depicting the precious moment of life. Don't limit your photos in topics like wedding or graduation. Creativity and in-depth presentation encouraged.
4. Post Box
Winners announced: 30th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Snail mail alive and well
Showcase the most beautiful post box around. A post box must be still in actual use. Either public or private ones will do.
3. Look Up High
Winners announced: 23rd May, 2012 GMT
Winner: New York
Either the perspective thing or something with deeper meaning. It's up to your own interpretation.
Winners announced: 16th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Roped together
Tell us with your photo what Teamwork means.
Winners announced: 9th May, 2012 GMT
Winner: Life is great...
What comes to your mind when you read this title? Walking in sunset with your loved one? Reading your favorite book or simply taking an afternoon nap? Show us your best work here. MUST include HUMAN (whole or identifiable body parts) in your picture or risk disqualification. Human in silhouette is acceptable.
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What's been the most exciting announcement of Photokina?
- Canon EOS M58.8%
- Panasonic G85/G803.3%
- Panasonic FZ2500/FZ20001.9%
- Panasonic LX10/LX151.2%
- Panasonic GH5 development3.6%
- Sony a99 II15.9%
- Nikon KeyMission 170 and 801.0%
- Fujifilm GFX 50S development28.3%
- Olympus E-M1 II development18.7%
- Olympus E-PL80.1%
- Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro1.5%
- Olympus 12-100mm F4 IS Pro1.9%
- Olympus 30mm F3.5 Macro0.1%
- Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art3.6%
- Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art2.6%
- Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport2.4%
- YI M12.2%
- GoPro Hero50.8%
- GoPro Karma drone2.2%
Total voters: 5,343
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