Weekly Challenge 49: Animals on the Move

Animals on the move, flying, running, crawling, walking we want to see animals in motion. Spiders, Insects, Crabs, Fish, Birds, or any other animal is welcome, just make sure they are on the move.

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Moving Animals”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, April 6th at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, April 10th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of an animal on the move.
  2. Submit it under: Animals
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCMovingAnimals

Submit your Entries Now

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Prizes:

  • Top Entry will win a year of Pixoto Pro + an 11×14 Canvas Print of their winning image (US members only)
  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must be an image with a clearly identifiable theme of “moving animals” and fit into the Animals category, Animals-Dogs and Animals-Cats will be disqualified
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • Improperly categorized images will be re-categorized 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 “PWCMovingAnimals”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCMovingAnimals-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 48: Architectural Details

Beauty can be found in the details of any building, the curve of an arch, detail around a window or doorway, the pattern in the glass of a skyscraper, a tile pattern on a wall or floor. Architectural beauty surrounds us, capture it and share your images of architectural details.

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Architectural Details”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, March 30th at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, April 3rd

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of a detail in architecture.
  2. Submit it under: Buildings & Architecture/ Architectural Details
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCDetails

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries

Prizes:

  • Top Entry will win a year of Pixoto Pro + an 11×14 Canvas Print of their winning image (US members only)
  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must be an image with a clearly identifiable theme of “architectural details”
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • Improperly categorized images will be re-categorized 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 “PWCDetails”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCDetails-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 47: Abstract Lines

Lines are everywhere around us.  Look around where you are sitting right now and we bet you’ll find at least a dozen groups of lines.  For this week’s challenge find the ones that are most beautiful to and let us see!  Just make sure the images fit into the Abstract category (i.e. not easily identifiable).

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Abstract Lines”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, March 23rd at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, March 27th

To enter:

  1. Take an abstract photo of lines.
  2. Submit it under: Abstract / Patterns
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCLines

Submit your Entries Now

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Prizes:

  • Top Entry will win a year of Pixoto Pro + an 11×14 Canvas Print of their winning image (US members only)
  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must be an abstract photo with a clearly identifiable theme of “lines”
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • Improperly categorized images will be re-categorized 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 “PWCLines”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCLines-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 46: A Starry Night

For this week’s challenge we want to see your version of Van Gogh’s masterpiece.  Please submit your favorite landscape photos that prominently feature a starry night.

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Stars”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, March 16th at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, March 20th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of a the night sky.
  2. Submit it under: Landscapes / Nightscapes
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCStars

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries

Prizes:

  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must be a landscape photo, shot at night that prominently depicts a starry night sky 
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • Improperly categorized images will be re-categorized 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 “PWCStars”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCStars-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 45: Silhouettes in Motion

This week we want you to show us your best images of human silhouettes in motion. The people can be any age, but must be a silhouette and they must be in action, no static poses or portraits allowed, the person’s image must be captured while they are in motion. You should not be able to see any features of the person, it must be a silhouette.

Note: if you are submitting it for commercial stock then make sure that nothing in the photo is not copyrighted (if not – submit it as “editorial only”).”

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Silhouettes in Motion”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, March 9th at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, March 13th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of a person’s silhouette while they are moving
  2. Submit it under: People
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCSilhouetteMotion

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries

Prizes:

  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must depict a human silhouette (i.e. backlit or against a bright background, the person should not be identifiable ).
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • Shots can be taken indoors or outside
  • A person MUST be included in the shot
  • If a property release is required – please add it
  • 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 “PWCSilhouetteMotion”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCSilhouetteMotion-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 44: Beams of Sunlight

Share with us your best images that contain beams of sunlight. Streaming down through the fog, clouds, forest, or between skyscrapers beams of sunlight are this week’s challenge.

Note: if you are submitting it for commercial stock then make sure that nothing in the photo is not copyrighted (if not – submit it as “editorial only”).”

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Beams of Sunlight”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, March 2nd at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, March 6th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of a sunbeams
  2. Submit it under: Landscapes
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCSunBeams

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries

Prizes:

  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must depict beams of sunlight (i.e. sun rays shining through clouds, rain, trees, buildings etc. ).
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • Shots must be taken outside
  • Do NOT include people in the shots
  • If a property release is required – please add it
  • 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 “PWCSunBeams”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCSunBeams-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 43: Storms

This week we are looking for images of storms, break out your best images of bad weather, over the ocean, prairie, mountains or anywhere. Share your best images of storms.

Note: if you are submitting it for commercial stock then make sure that nothing in the photo is not copyrighted (if not – submit it as “editorial only”).”

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Storms”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, February 23rd at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, February 27th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of a storm
  2. Submit it under: Landscapes / Weather
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCStorm

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries

Prizes:

  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must have a storm as the subject (i.e. dark clouds, wind, lightening, rain ).
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • Shots must be taken outside
  • Do NOT include people in the shots
  • If a property release is required – please add it
  • 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 “PWCStorm”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCStorm-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 42: Winter Sports

This week your challenge is to share with us your images of people enjoying the great outdoors in the winter. From snow shoeing and ice skating to biking in the snow, we want to see your best of sports during the winter. Your pictures must display the activity taking place during the winter and include snow, ice or some form of cold / frozen environment.

Note: if you are submitting it for commercial stock then make sure nothing in the image is copyrighted, for example Professional Sports Team logos, gear logos or venue advertisements (if not – submit it as “editorial only”).

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Winter Sports”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, February 16th at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, February 20th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of a person enjoying a winter sport
  2. Submit it under: Sports and Fitness
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCwintersports

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries

Prizes:

  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must contain a person participating in a winter sport (i.e. snow shoeing, sledding, ice skating, skiing etc).
  • It must be obvious that it is winter
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market
  • If the people in the shots are identifiable, a model release must be submitted or image must be submitted as “Editorial”
  • If a property release is required – please add it
  • Improperly categorized images will be re-categorized 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 “PWCwintersports”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 re categorized and disqualified.
  • Entries that do not comply with the above rules will be disqualified (a PWCwintersports-dq will be placed on the image).


Weekly Challenge 41: Emotions

It’s time to dig into your portraits of men or women and show us your best shots of  displaying emotions. There is a catch, the emotion can not be a smile. Whether it is an expression of anger, concern, depression or grief, any clearly expressed emotion, other than a smile is the objective. Make sure to label the emotion in the title and provide a description if you feel it is needed.

Note: if you are submitting it for commercial stock and/or canvas then make sure you obtain and attach the proper releases.

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THIS WEEK’S CHALLENGE
“Emotions”
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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, February 9th at Midnight GMT
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, February 13th

To enter:

  1. Take a photo of a man displaying any emotion except for a smile
  2. Submit it under: People/any sub category
  3. Select “Add to Market” when submitting the photo
  4. Tag the image with: PWCEmotions

Submit your Entries Now

Preview This Weeks Entries

Prizes:

  • 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

Rules:

  • The photo must display a man or woman expressing a clearly visible emotion, that is not a smile, have ’emotion’ as the subject (i.e. concern, depression, excitement, resolve).
  • The photo must be added to the Pixoto Market (stock and/or canvas)
  • The man or woman’s face must fill a minimum of 50% of the image area.
  • People in the shots must be the subject
  • If the image is being sold as commercial stock and/or canvas then make sure you obtain and attach the proper releases.
  • 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 “PWCEmotions”
  • 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.
Disqualifications:
  • 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 PWCEmotions-dq will be placed on the image).