Weekly Challenge #36: Square Faces

Happy New Year!  Here’s the new challenge to ring in the new year.  Adding these photos to the Pixoto Market is not required (but is recommended – just make sure to select “editorial” or include a model release).

“Square Faces”

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, January 5th at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, January 9th

To enter:

  1. Submit a straight-on color portrait of a person cropped square with only the face showing
  2. Submit a new photo under: People / Portraits of Men or Women
  3. If you are adding it to the market make sure to either 1) upload a model release or 2) mark it as editorial
  4. Tag the image with: PWCfaces

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 photo must be in color (no black and white or toned images)
  • The photo must a strait on portrait of an adult cropped square
  • The person’s chin must be very close to the bottom of the frame (or slightly cut-off) and the top of the head must be either cut-off or near the top of the photo
  • 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 “PWCfaces”
  • 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 PWCfaces will be placed on the image).


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