Weekly Challenge #32: Handshakes

Handshakes make classic stock photos and we think we should have some good ones.  Take a photo of people shaking hands (but no faces please), upload it to Pixoto and you could win this weeks challenge.


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, December 1st at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, December 5th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of two people hands, bumping fists, giving a high five or hand based greeting.   No faces (or heads) please
  2. Submit a new photo under: Portraits & People / Body Parts
  3. Select “License for Stock” when submitting the photo (you’ll be required to enter a title, tags and a description)
  4. Tag the image with: PWChandshake

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries


  • Top Entry will win a year of Pixoto Pro
  • Winners will get Award Badges, 1000 Points plus 1,000 credits for future image submission
  • A blog post will highlight the winners
  • The opportunity to make some money off of stock sales in the future


  • The subject of the photo must be two or more people shaking hands or other hand based greeting
  • Heads/Faces are not allowed in the photo
  • The photo must be submitted to Pixoto Stock
  • Improperly categorized images will be recategorized and disqualified
  • Image quality (through ImageDuel) will determine the winner.  In other words… the better image will determine the winner not the better concept.
  • Enter as many images as you like – only highest scoring one will be chosen for top 10 winners.
  • Images must be submitted/resubmitted during the week
  • Images must be tagged “PWChandshake”
  • You may resubmit an image already on Pixoto, but please be aware that ImageScore, awards and points for the image will be reset upon resubmission
  • Duplicates of previously uploaded, and not deleted, Pixoto submissions will be removed.
  • Due to the popularity of weekly challenges, we not review qualification requirements for image images with an ImageScore of less than 500
  • Be true to the category:  Images in the wrong category will be recategorized and disqualified.
  • Entries that do not comply with the above rules will be disqualified (a PWChandshake-dq will be placed on the image).


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