Specific Equipment

Challenge series hosted by Michael Piziak. Challenges start on Mondays.
Challenge(s) for specific camera equipment. Different specific equipment will be featured in each challenge.
Open for submissions (1 challenge)
Entries: 39
Voting starts: 1st November, 2021 GMT
Submit a photo with one of your favorite lens that produce, in your opinion, very interesting bokeh. You may include the name of the lens in your title or description, though not required.
Finished (89 challenges)
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 25th October, 2021 GMT
Winner: Little yellow beauty
Sony Lens on any camera body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 18th October, 2021 GMT
Winner: Early Fishing on Inle Lake
Ricoh Lens on any camera body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 73
Winners announced: 11th October, 2021 GMT
Winner: Azure Kingfisher
Lens have many flaws - often even varying from one example to the next of the same lens. Everything from Chromatic Aberration to Vignetting. The perfect lens doesn't exist. Submit a photo with what you consider to be your most un-flawed lens. You may submit 2 entries - perhaps using your most perfect lens and submit another of your second most perfect lens. You don't have to submit 2...
Entries: 27
Winners announced: 4th October, 2021 GMT
Winner: penguin - 1
Pentax Lens on any camera body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 27th September, 2021 GMT
Winner: The Heinkel Kabine
Submit a photo where a lens from a brand that is no longer making lenses on any camera body was used. e.g. Contax, Minolta, etc... A challenge requested by user Alan Kyker
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 20th September, 2021 GMT
Winner: Making waves
Olympus Lens on any camera body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 13th September, 2021 GMT
Winner: Flamingo in repose
Nikon Lens on any Camera Body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 6th September, 2021 GMT
Winner: Moose in a Lake
Lieca Lens on any camera body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 30th August, 2021 GMT
Winner: Canon lens 400mm 5.6
Submit an image of your favorite camera gear or one of your favorite camera gear. What is camera gear? "Gear" is any and all hardware used to produce photographic images. This includes cameras, lenses, filters, tripods and heads, monopods, bean bags, camera straps/slings/holsters, flashes, light modifiers, reflectors, light stands, backdrops, batteries, bags, backpacks, cases, etc. ...
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 23rd August, 2021 GMT
Winner: Canyonlands
Fuji lens on any body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 26
Winners announced: 16th August, 2021 GMT
Winner: Keys Zoom
This Challenge is a brief break/interruption to the Specific Lens challenges Take a "Zoom Burst" or "Zoom Blur" photo with a Zoom Lens. "A zoom burst, or zoom blur, is a fantastic photographic effect which is simple, fun and easy to achieve. It involves zooming in or out while you take a photo, causing the shot to blur from the centre outwards, as if the scene is “bursting” towards...
Entries: 33
Winners announced: 9th August, 2021 GMT
Winner: Buffalo
Canon lens on any body - Specific Equipment Challenge
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 2nd August, 2021 GMT
Winner: Hummingbird in flight
Submit a photo taken with any Sony camera
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 26th July, 2021 GMT
Winner: Teton Autumn
Submit a photo taken with any Sigma camera
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 19th July, 2021 GMT
Winner: Lighthouse
Submit a photo taken with any Ricoh camera
Entries: 39
Winners announced: 12th July, 2021 GMT
Winner: IMGP1770
Submit a photo taken with any Pentax camera
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 5th July, 2021 GMT
Winner: Purple-throated carib hummingbird
Submit a photo taken with any Panasonic camera
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 28th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Wanderer (Monarch) Butterfly
Submit a photo taken with any Olympus camera
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 21st June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Splendid Fairywren
Submit a photo taken with any Nikon camera
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 14th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Switzerland
Submit a photo from any Leica camera
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 7th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Music for sale
Submit a photo taken with any Kodak camera
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 31st May, 2021 GMT
Winner: Damsel Fly
Submit a photo taken with your 2nd favorite lens. This challenge is a brief interruption of the camera manufacturer Specific Equipment Challenges
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 24th May, 2021 GMT
Winner: Zebras on the Run
Submit a photo from any Fujifilm camera
Entries: 70
Winners announced: 17th May, 2021 GMT
Winner: Fairy Martins
Submit a photo taken with your favorite lens. This challenge is a brief interruption of the camera manufacturer Specific Equipment Challenges
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 10th May, 2021 GMT
Winner: Ballerina Symmetry
Submit a photo taken with any Canon camera
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 3rd May, 2021 GMT
Winner: Tree and Milky Way
Submit a photo that has noise in it - most likely from using a high ISO
Entries: 42
Winners announced: 26th April, 2021 GMT
Winner: An evening in Jispa
Submit a photo taken with a physical filter on a lens
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 19th April, 2021 GMT
Winner: Sleep Hollow Light
Submit a photo taken with a medium format camera - digital or film
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 12th April, 2021 GMT
Winner: multiple winners
Submit a photo from a film camera.
Entries: 41
Winners announced: 5th April, 2021 GMT
Winner: Summer of the Moai Statues
Submit a photo taken with a fish-eye lens
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 29th March, 2021 GMT
Winner: Hummingbird
Submit a photo taken at 300mm or longer.
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 22nd March, 2021 GMT
Winner: _IMG0800
Submit a photo taken with any Pentax camera
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 15th March, 2021 GMT
Winner: P7310053A
Submit a photo taken with any Olympus camera
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 8th March, 2021 GMT
Winner: Kestrel’s royal landing..
Submit a photo taken with any Nikon camera.
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 1st March, 2021 GMT
Winner: KISS End of the Road Tour
Enter a photo taken with any Leica camera
Entries: 13
Winners announced: 22nd February, 2021 GMT
Winner: Abandoned Bus
Submit a photo taken with any Kodak camera - digital or film.
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 15th February, 2021 GMT
Winner: The night the sea turned green, Iceland
Submit a photo taken with any Fujifilm camera
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 8th February, 2021 GMT
Winner: The King Of The Night
Submit a photo taken with any Canon camera.
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 15th April, 2019 GMT
Winner: Foggy winter's day
Enter a photo that has photographic noise in it - such as increasing the ISO to achieve this.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 8th April, 2019 GMT
Winner: Antillean crested hummingbird
Submit a photo taken with a Sony camera only.
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 1st April, 2019 GMT
Winner: Color Splash
Submit a photo taken with a Sigma camera only.
Entries: 24
Winners announced: 25th March, 2019 GMT
Winner: Golden sunset
Submit a photo taken with a Samsung camera only.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 18th March, 2019 GMT
Winner: Fire Urchin
Submit a photo taken with a Ricoh camera only. A Pentax Challenge has already taken place, so Ricoh cameras only in this Challenge please.
Entries: 50
Winners announced: 11th March, 2019 GMT
Winner: Split
Submit a photo taken with a Pentax camera only. A Ricoh Challenge will be later, so only Pentax cameras in this Challenge.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 4th March, 2019 GMT
Winner: The Palouse
Submit a photo taken with a Panasonic camera only.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 25th February, 2019 GMT
Winner: Azure Kingfisher
Submit a photo taken with an Olympus camera only.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 18th February, 2019 GMT
Winner: Tacking Point Light House
Submit a photo taken with a Nikon camera only.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 11th February, 2019 GMT
Winner: L1002890
Submit a photo taken with a Leica camera only.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 4th February, 2019 GMT
Winner: Elegant Lady
Submit a photo taken with a Konica Minolta camera only.
Entries: 13
Winners announced: 28th January, 2019 GMT
Winner: Hiking near lake Louise, Alberta
Submit a photo taken with a Kodak camera only.
Entries: 56
Winners announced: 21st January, 2019 GMT
Winner: Colorful Boats
Submit a photo taken by a Fujifilm camera only.
Entries: 7
Winners announced: 14th January, 2019 GMT
Winner: The Duomo
Submit a photo taken only with a Casio camera.
Entries: 69
Winners announced: 7th January, 2019 GMT
Winner: Blue Moonlight
Submit a photo taken only with a Canon camera.
36. Noise
Entries: 49
Winners announced: 9th March, 2015 GMT
Winner: Nensy
Submit a photo where the photographic equipment was used to produce noise in the image.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 9th February, 2015 GMT
Winner: THE BRIDGES
Submit a photograph taken at a wide angle.
Entries: 66
Winners announced: 5th January, 2015 GMT
Winner: Xmas Eve HB Sunset rz-5481
Submit two entries of the same subject taken with two different types of gear. Don't identify the gear until voting has finished.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 15th December, 2014 GMT
Winner: rapax1
Subim a photo taken with a monopod (unipod).
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 8th December, 2014 GMT
Winner: Morning Glory
Submit a photo taken with a tripod.
Entries: 51
Winners announced: 1st December, 2014 GMT
Winner: Sunset on the Beach
Submit a photo taken with a glass or polymer filter on your lens.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 24th November, 2014 GMT
Winner: Bridges
Submit a photo taken with the pinhole photography technique.
Entries: 16
Winners announced: 27th October, 2014 GMT
Winner: Li'l Mama Spider
Specific Equipment: Submit a macro photo where a reverse lens was used
Entries: 74
Winners announced: 13th October, 2014 GMT
Winner: Morraine Lake, Alberta
Submit a photograph taken with a FF digital camera or Film camera
Entries: 12
Winners announced: 22nd September, 2014 GMT
Winner: no winner
Medium Format Challenge - Digital or Film Images
Entries: 37
Winners announced: 8th September, 2014 GMT
Winner: TT_130815_453_w01
Photos taken with extension tube(s) or Bellow(s).
Entries: 62
Winners announced: 1st September, 2014 GMT
Winner: best
Submit a photo with a Four Thirds System Camera.
Entries: 80
Winners announced: 25th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Sunset work
Photos taken with an APS-C sensor camera.
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 18th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Haunted House
Submit a photo taken with a prime lens.
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 11th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Puffin about to land
Submit a photo taken with a medium or a super telephoto lens.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 4th August, 2014 GMT
Winner: Schwabachers Landing 2009
Submit a photo taken with an 18-55mm lens.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 28th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Eggsplosion!
Submit a photo where you used one or more flash lighting.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 21st July, 2014 GMT
Winner: no winner
Submit a photo that was taken with a film camera.
Entries: 9
Winners announced: 14th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Cracking time
Photos taken with a Casio camera.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 7th July, 2014 GMT
Winner: Bird
Photos taken with a Sony camera.
Entries: 48
Winners announced: 30th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Morning mist
Photos taken with a Sigma camera only. Perhaps later a specific equipment challenge for Sigma lens attached to other cameras.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 23rd June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Light on the hill
Photos taken with a Samsung device.
Entries: 40
Winners announced: 16th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: _R002185
Photos taken with a Ricoh camera.
Entries: 81
Winners announced: 9th June, 2014 GMT
Winner: Bagan
Photos taken with Pentax SLR cameras.
Entries: 18
Winners announced: 2nd June, 2014 GMT
Winner: 'Macrobee'
Photos taken with a non SLR Pentax camera
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 26th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Martino3 1200
Enter a photo from a Panasonic camera.
Entries: 54
Winners announced: 19th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Azure Kingfisher
Take a photo with an Olympus SLR camera.
Entries: 58
Winners announced: 12th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: Portland Head Light
Take a photo with a non SLR Olympus camera.
Entries: 60
Winners announced: 5th May, 2014 GMT
Winner: I'm looking at you
Photos taken with a Nikon SLR camera.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 28th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Dawn - Bosque del Apache
Photos taken with a Nikon non SLR camera.
Entries: 31
Winners announced: 21st April, 2014 GMT
Winner: crying
Photos taken with a Leica camera.
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 14th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: The Cathedral
Photos taken with a Konica Minolta camera.
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 7th April, 2014 GMT
Winner: Covered Parking VII
Photos taken with a Kodak camera.
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 31st March, 2014 GMT
Winner: what my fuji can't do...
Photos taken with a Fujifilm camera.
Entries: 68
Winners announced: 24th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: "Lunch in the Everglades"
Enter photos taken with a Canon SLR.
Entries: 75
Winners announced: 17th March, 2014 GMT
Winner: Singapore
Photos taken with any non SLR Canon camera.