Photography challenges

 

Weekly topical challenges

Day Name Description Participation
Monday Moody monday In english.
Single-word subject.
Competitive.
~50 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Running since 2004.

Yes.
Monday Weekend Snapshot In english.
Just a generic shot taken on the previous weekend.
No registration.
Not competitive.
~50 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Running since 2007.
No.
Tuesday Two 4 Tuesday In english.
Two themes – use either a single picture to cover either or both, or two pictures for both.
Competitive.
~ 40 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Running since 2009.
yes.
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 Who Do You Love In english.
Single word subjects.
~10 participants.
Exposure date not set.
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.
Almost every week.
Friday Photo Friday In english.
Variable topics.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~400 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Almost every week.
Friday Monochrome Friday In english.
Single word topics, to be rendered in black&white.
No registration.
Not competitive.
~15 participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.
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.
Saturday Yy kaa koo 4 In finnish.
A single number.
No registration.
Competitive.
~50 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Yes.
Sunday MacroDay In english.
Usually single-word topics, always macro-related.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~30 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Almost every week.
Sunday See It Sunday In english.
Usually single-word topics.
No registration needed.
Competitive.
~30 participants.
Exposure date not set.
Yes.

Other challenges

Day Name Description Participation
Monday Monochrome monday In english.
Non-topical, just a collection of monochrome pictures.
No registration.
Not competitive.
~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.
Friday Skywatch Friday In english.
No topic, pictures with sky featured in them.
No registration.
Not competitive.
~350 participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.
Friday Dr. Cason’s Friday Photo Challenge In english.
Topic used for a single month.
No registration.
Competitive.
Unknown # of participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.
Daily Wordless Wednesday In english.
No topic.
No registration.
Not competitive.
~30 participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.
Monthly 26 things In english.
Photograph 26 elements per month.
No registration.
Not competitive.
~20 participants.
Exposure date set.
No.

Multiple simultaneous challenges

Day Name Description Participation
Multiple days dpreview In english.
Multiple simultaneous topics.
Registration needed.
Competitive.
~400 participants.
Exposure date setting on a per-challenge basis.
No.
Multiple days inspi.re In english.
Multiple simultaneous topics.
Registration needed.
Competitive.
~20 participants.
Exposure date set?.
No.
Multiple days DPChallenge In english.
Vey variable topics.
Registration needed.
Seriously competitive (disqualifications happen).
~300 participants.
Exposure date set (and enforced).
No.

Defunct challenges

Day Name Description Participation
Tuesday Tuesday challenge Missing in action. No.
Irregular Pixos Seems to be defunct.
In english.
Single topic (can submit up to six images).
No registration.
Not competitive.
A few participants.
Exposure date not set.
No.

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History

11.3.2009: Moved content from the original blog entry to this page.
14.3.2009: Added photomemes.org.
22.3.2009: Added WDYL.

  2 Responses to “Photography challenges”

  1. hi. there’s another one to add to the list :-)

    http://wdyl.jafar.com/

  2. Hello,

    i also have one in German: http://lenormand-cafe.de/koln-challenge-2011/

    Start: January 2011

    Regards,

    Luiza

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