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Challenge series hosted by MSimba. Challenges start on Sundays.
The theme is to discoverthe hidden treasures and locations in the Gulf region.
Finished (12 challenges)
12. B&W face
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 18th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Namaste
Show me your face... or the face of your subject for that matter... Human face only, any age group is acceptable... The theme is strictly to focus on the face and its features, and no other parts of the body should show, e.x. Shoulders, hands...etc... Show me what you got…
Entries: 3
Winners announced: 11th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Winner!
Human being have always been seeking perfection, spending hours, days, weeks, months, and even years in the gym, slowly and painfully sculpting the muscles to reach their desired goal. I myself had previously spent a considerable amount of time in the gym, and quickly realized the kind of dedication, motivation, and drive required for one to achieving their goal. This competition is divided...
Entries: 45
Winners announced: 4th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Montblanc_Meisterstueck
A pen is the first instrument we use when it comes to learning as well as teaching. With it, we wrote history, letters, news, notes, stories and novels, scientific formulas, etc… We are still dependent on it despite the invention of modern technology. This challenge is aimed at showing the different designs of pens; ancient and contemporary alike. No drawings will be accepted, only photos. You...
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 27th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: You look familiar....
We can see reflection on many surfaces; water, glass, mirror, or any reflective surface. This challenge is to show the creative part of reflection..
Entries: 8
Winners announced: 20th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Intersection 1
Or what I like to call “Spaghetti roads” is the work of engineers that has transformed and evolved our modern day commuting system. They come in many shapes and sizes, with some very complex that one mistake can lead you to drive for miles before you can manage to turn back to the right direction. Included with your image should be the TIME the picture was taken, and the LOCATION of the...
Entries: 165
Winners announced: 13th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Red Kite Apogee
I have always been intrigued by images of birds taken mid-flight, with sharpness and details of unbelievable levels. Your images are to include any bird species taken mid-flight. The image has to show details of feather, color, and good composition. Black and white images are also acceptable.
Entries: 100
Winners announced: 6th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: walk toward the light
I have always been fascinated with images of different kind stairs taken from various angles. Human have never fallen short in designing ways to go up. This challenge is focused on showing the different types of stairs from modern, ancient, vintage, and wherever you can find them. Time to go up a notch :)
Entries: 80
Winners announced: 30th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Child's Play
This challenge is aimed to showcasing photos of children in their day to day environment. They are very inquisitive and want to explore everything around them. They are very creative and often emulate what the adults do. You can be as creative as you want and we’re looking forward to seeing your work.
Entries: 57
Winners announced: 23rd March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Amazing Skin of a Baby Iguana...
Everything in this world has a skin. The theme of this challenge is to present your best photo of a skin of a living organism. It can be anything like human skin, animal, fruits, plants, etc. Grab your lenses and start shooting.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 16th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Misty Evening at Salalah
An invitation to all to show all their work taken in Oman's landscape. Oman is a Gulf country with rich history and scenary. It has a variety of geographical elements from mountains, to desert, to tropical land. This Challenge is aimed at sharing all these diverse natural beauty.
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 9th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: desertsunsetDSCF4801
This challenge is to show sunset take in the city of Dubai. All images must be shot from any location in Dubai.
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 2nd March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Esheresque_2
This challenge is to share your images taken by a fisheye lense.