Mar 292008
 

This entry attempts to catalogue the open digital photography challenges in the web.

Day Name Description Participation
Monday Moody monday In english.
Single-word subject.
No registration.
~50 participants.
Exposure date not set.

No.
Monday JorjDotOrg PhotoHunt In english.
Competition, consists of multi-week seasons.
Single-word subject.
Registration needed.
~20 participants.
Exposure after the challenge (not enforced).

No.
Tuesday Tuesday challenge In english.
Competition.
Single-word subject.
No registration needed.
~40 participants.
Exposure seems to be after the challenge (not enforced).
No.
Wednesday Lensday In english.
Single-word subject (seems to be, the 4 year archives were wiped in february).
No registration needed.
~50 participants.
Exposure seems to be after the challenge (not enforced).
No.
Wednesday Photosharks In english.
Single-word subject.
No registration needed.
~50 participants.
Exposure seems to be after the challenge (not enforced).
No.
Wednesday ABC Wednesday In english.
Subjects whose name begins with a given letter (multiple images per participant OK).
Manually administered in a blog (seems complex).
~100 participats.
Exposure date not set.
No.
Thursday valokuvatorstai In finnish.
Very variable subjects.
No registration needed.
Not competitive.
~150 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Almost every week.
Thursday Thursday Challenge In english.
Single-word topics.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~100 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Occasionally.
Friday Photo Friday In english.
Variable topics.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~400 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Occasionally.
Saturday Shutterday In english.
Usually single-word topics.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~50 participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.
Saturday Unique Exposures In english.
Variable topics.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~30 participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.
Sunday MacroDay In english.
Usually single-word topics, always macro-related.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~30 participants.
Exposure date not set.
A few times.
Sunday See It Sunday In english.
Usually single-word topics.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~30 participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.
Multiple days DPChallenge In english.
Vey variable topics.
Registration needed.
Seriously competitive (disqualifications happen).
~300 participants.
Exposure date set (and enforced).
No.

Original idea taken from Kameravene.

Corrections, content suggestions and information about further challenges welcome.

Once the challenge-specific archive-pages are up, I will link them here as well.

  5 Responses to “Photography challenges”

  1. You made them all together! Wow. There´s so many, that one person can´t participe them all – at least I think so :-D

  2. Participating in all of the individual challenges in a week would actually be a nice marathon challenge.
    And even that’d mean relying on archives, since the topics likely would cover way too many things to deal with in a single week.

  3. Great list, thankyou!

  4. Thanks for participating in the new Two 4 Tuesday meme! Mind including a link here? This a great list! Thanks again!

  5. Sure, I definitely will include Two 4 Tuesday here.

    This list is overdue an update, and will write a new one next week.

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