Photo Challenges

Challenges are listed alphabetically in the following two categories.

  1. Challenges that run for an entire month or daily.
  2. Challenges that run weekly, bi-weekly, or once a month.

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Challenges that run for an entire month or daily

Title:  Are you Square?

  • Host Name:  Becky
  • Host Blog:  The Life of B
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo – July 2019
  • Short Description: A month long challenge with a topic.  Whilst I will be posting a Square shaped photograph daily, you don’t have to. You can join in daily for the whole month, or pop in and out. Whatever suits you, your blog and your circumstances. Just remember the only rule is that your photograph must be square in shape!
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Quarterly and runs for an entire month.  Months for this challenge is April, July, October and January

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Title:  Bird of the Day (BOTD)

  • Host Name:  Granny Shot It
  • Host Blog:  Granny Shot It
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: It is a challenge to have people post photos of birds and hopefully their names so that people can learn about the birds and also try to improve their photography skills.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Title:  Fan of…

  • Host Name: Jez Braithwaite
  • Host Blog:  Fan of… Daily Post
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: I thought I’d challenge myself to post daily something that I am a Fan Of….
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Title:   Fandango’s One-Word Challenge

  • fowcHost Name:  Fandango
  • Host Blog:  Fivedotoh.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Open to writing, photography, or art.
  • Short Description:  A daily one-word prompt to take the place of the now defunct WordPress daily prompt.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Title:  Flower of the Day (FOTD)

  • Host Name:  Cee Neuner
  • Host Blog:  Cee’s Photo Challenges
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  This challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and color into our daily lives.  Feel free to post every day or when you you feel like it.  You can either post new flower photos or dig back into your archives.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Title:  Photo A Day Challenge

  • Host Name:  CitySonnet
  • Host Blog: CitySonnet
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  Photo A Day Challenge is a fun way to take a photo a day and share your photos by posting a picture of your interpretation of the prompt. Post daily, weekly, as often as you like.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily, First day of each month new list with daily prompts for inspiration.

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Title:   (The) Ragtag Daily Prompt

  • Host Name: Ragtag Community
  • Host Blog:  TheRagtagCommunity.wordpress.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Writing and Photography
  • Short Description: The Ragtag Daily Prompt is run by a small community of bloggers. We invite you to join us in being creative. Writing and/or photography welcome.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Title:  Water Water Everywhere (WWE)

  • Host Name:  Granny Shot It
  • Host Blog:  Granny Shot It
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description:  Please feel free to post your photos of anything that goes into or has anything to do with water. The only thing I ask is not to post pictures of specific people. This is meant to be more of a scenery/nature post. Please post on your blog and put the link in the comments of this post. Tag with WWE and Water Water Everywhere.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Daily

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Challenges that run weekly, bi-weekly, or once a month

Title:  A Photo A Week

  • Host Name:  Nancy Merrill
  • Host Blog:  Nancy Merrill Photography
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: New, random theme each week.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday mornings, Weekly

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Title:  All Seasons

  • Host Name:  Jesh
  • Host Blog:  The Jesh Studio
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description:  All Seasons is about the experience in the season, so it is beyond nature and weather.  People may include travels, birthdays and other events, the latest on their hobbies and interests, etc.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Sunday through Friday 7 pm

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Title: Around the World Weekly Photo

  • Host Name: Uprooted Wanderers
  • Host Blog:  Uprooted Wanderers
  • Type of Challenge: Photo with a story
  • Short Description: Share a photo of something that has brought a moment of joy into your travels, or focus on your own part of the world. The world comes in all shades and flavors! Whether you want to share destinations, food, portraits, memories… Anything!   #aroundtheworldWP
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge

  • Host Name:  Cee Neuner
  • Host Blog:  Cee’s Photo Challenges
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: A different theme each week.  Black and white, sepia, desaturated, selective coloring photography all allowed.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday, Weekly

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Title:  Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

  • Host Name:  Cee Neuner
  • Host Blog:  Cee’s Photo Challenges
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: A different theme each week.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Tuesday, Weekly

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Title:  (The) Changing Seasons Challenge

  • Host Name:  Su Leslie
  • Host Blog:  Zimmerbith
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo, it’s mainly a photo challenge, but most people write about their month too.
  • Short Description: The Changing Seasons is a monthly challenge where bloggers around the world share what’s been happening in their month.  There are two ways to participate:  Version One (photographic) each month, post 5-20 photos in a gallery that you feel represent your month; or Version Two:  Each month, post a photo, recipe, painting, drawing, video, whatever that you feel says something about your month.   Don’t use archive stuff. Only new material!  Tag your posts with #MonthlyPhotoChallenge and #TheChangingSeasons so others can find them.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monthy, published near the end of the month.

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Title:  Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

  • Host Name: Snow and Amanda
  • Host Blog:  The Snow Melts Somewhere and Something to Ponder About
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: New theme each week, co-hosting on alternate weeks.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Weekly, Fridays

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Title: Go On A Photo Adventure

  • Host Name: Natalie
  • Host Blog:  Little Pieces of Me
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: Take new pictures around a posted monthly theme
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  First of month

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Title:  HHY’s Weekly Animals (HHYWAS)

  • Host Name: Hadd Hai Yaar
  • Host Blog:  Hadd Hai Yaar
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: You can create a post having any animals pictures/photography.  This can include also statue of animals, drawing/painting, toys.  Photo should be captured by you only.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Tuesday, Weekly

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Title:  Jennifer Mishra Weekly Prompt Challenge

  • Host Name: Jennifer Mishra
  • Host Blog: Jennifer Mishra
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: A weekly photo challenge focused on either subject, concept or photographic technique.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Friday, Weekly

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Title:  Jo’s Monday Walk

  • Host Name:  RestlessJo
  • Host Blog: Restlessjo
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: A few people have asked me about rules and regulations for joining my Monday walks.  Well, that part’s easy.  I don’t have any!  Walking is one of the great pleasures of my life.  Ever since I began my blog I have enjoyed introducing people to new places, and the walks are another way to do it.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Kammie’s Oddball Challenge

  • Host Name:  Kammie – The Nut House blog
  • Host Blog:  The Nut House
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: Odd Ball Photos are those great photos that you take which really don’t seem to fit into a common category.  We’ve all taken them and like them, because we just can’t hit delete and get rid of them.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday, Weekly

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Title: Monday Windows

  • Host Name: Ludwig Keck
  • Host Blog: Monday Window
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description:  Windows are all around us, windows to look into, windows to look out of. This challenge is to look AT windows, photograph interesting ones and share the images.  You can either post new photos of windows or dig some out of your archives.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Monochrome Monday

  • Host Name: Hadd Hai Yaar (HHY)
  • Host Blog: Hadd Hai Yaar
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: No specific rules. Post any interesting photos but it should be monochrome photos. You can create a post having monochrome photos or can use earlier blog post.  Tag the post with “Mono-Monday”.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Monthly Meet Up – 2019 Windows

  • Host Name: Wild Daffodil
  • Host Blog: Wild Daffodil
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: For 2019 we have a new Monthly Meet-Up Photo Challenge – just a one word prompt for the whole year.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: 1st Tuesday of the Month

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Title:  Nurturing Thursday

  • Host Name: Becca Givens
  • Host Blog: OnDragonflyWingswithButtercupTea
  • Type of Challenge: Photography, Writing
  • Short Description: Nurturing Thursday involves nurturing posts that eliminate labeling ourselves as “good” or “bad”, and clearly accept ourselves with an open heart … to treat ourselves with the same kindness, caring, and compassion we would show to a good friend..
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Thursday, Weekly

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Title:  On My Plate (OMP) Photo Challenge

  • Host Name: Liz
  • Host Blog: OneMillionPhotographs
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: This challenge is all about the food we eat.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Wednesday, Weekly

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Title:  One Word Sunday

  • Host Name:  Debbie
  • Host Blog:  travelwithintent.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description:  Photography – one or more photos with your interpretation of my one-word theme. Themes are announced in advance.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Sunday, Weekly

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Title: Pic and a Word Challenge

  • Host Blog:  Pic and a Word Challenge
  • Type of Challenge:  Writing and Photo
  • Short Description: “Creativity Challenge”: any form of imagery and/or writing.  The Pic and a Word Challenge is a weekly creativity challenge. I provide one word and a photograph and respondents can respond with words and/or images which reflect or are inspired by the given word and/or photograph.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Sunday, Weekly

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Title:   Pull Up A Seat

  • Host Name: Kate
  • Host Blog:  XingfuMama
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: Photo challenge of places one sits, might sit or art about sitting and maybe a little background or story about the spot or picture of the view.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Friday, Weekly

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Title:   Thursday Doors

  • Host Name: Norm
  • Host Blog:  Thursday Doors – Norm 2.0
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday

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Title:   Sculpture Saturdays

  • Host Name: Chasing A Memory
  • Host Blog:   Mind Over Memory
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description:  Photos of actual sculptures or things in nature or manmade that have a sculptural quality like a macro flower shot.  I’m open to interpretation so imagination is a plus. While I’ll be publishing the page for pingbacks or links Friday nights
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Saturday

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Title:  Sunday Stills Photo Challenge

  • Host Name: Terri Webster Schrandt or Second Wind Leisure
  • Host Blog:  secondwindleisure.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Photography
  • Short Description: Sunday Stills is a photography challenge with a weekly theme (similar to the WPC). Each week I post the theme with images of my own interpretation. There is also an optional Link-Up using InLinkz.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Sunday, Weekly

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Title:  Sunday Trees

  • Host Name: Becca Givens
  • Host Blog: OnDragonflyWingswithButtercupTea
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: All for the love of trees.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Sunday, Weekly

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Title:  Sunshine’s Macro Monday

  • Host Name: Irene, Heaven’s Sunshine Blog
  • Host Blog:  Sunshine’s Macro Monday (SMM)
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: Macro photography fits into that pigeonhole.  Scrutinizing the smallest of details by getting up close and bringing it to life in a photograph.  That, for me is a delight!  Please add your links and pingbacks to my weekly SMM post.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monday, Weekly

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Title:  Thursday Tree Love

  • Host Name: Parul Thakur
  • Host Blog: Happinessandfood.com
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: Every second and fourth Thursday of a month, I invite bloggers to share pictures of trees.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Thursday – 2nd and 4th of a month

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Title:  Vintage Neon Signs

  • Host Name: Tammi B
  • Host Blog:  Vintage Neon Sig Challenge (NSPC)
  • Type of Challenge: Photography
  • Short Description: Any neon sign is fine; doesn’t have to be vintage.  Just keep your eye open, wherever you go!
  • Day challenge is published and frequency: Monday, Weekly

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Title:  V.J.’s Weekly Challenge

  • vjwcbannerHost Name: V.J.
  • Host Blog:  OneWoman’sQuestII.com
  • Type of Challenge:  Poets, Writers, Photographers
  • Short Description: I am hosting a weekly challenge, geared towards self-discovery and creative expression – for poets, writers, photographers, etc.  Everyone is welcome.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Monday, Weekly

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Title:    Weekly Photo Challenge

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Title:    Weekly Prompts

  • Host Name:  GC The Main Aisle.com and SueW Nan’s Farm.net
  • Host Blog:   Weekly Prompts – Your second chance to be creative
  • Type of Challenge:   Weekly Prompts for writing, photography, artwork
  • Short Description:  We decided to team up and create an alternative site “Weekly Prompts” Your second chance to be creative, a site aimed at writers, poets and photographers who still crave the opportunity to present their work to the public.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Wednesday and Saturday, Weekly

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Title:  Which Way Challenge

  • Host Name:  Sonofabeach96
  • Host Blog:  SonOfABeach96
  • Type of Challenge:  Photo
  • Short Description: This Which Way challenge is all about capturing the roads, walks, trails, rails, steps, signs, etc. we move from one place to another on.  You can walk on them, climb them, drive them, ride on them, as long as the specific way is visible.
  • Day challenge is published and frequency:  Thursday, Weekly

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9 Comments

  1. Cee, Thanks so much for including my Weather Vane Wednesday challenge. I’ve concluded the challenge at this time, and if you could would it be possible to remove it from the Photo Challenge list. Thanks so much for listing it. I enjoyed doing it and appreciate your support. Kathy

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      1. Cee…I knew when I was fretting over where to find the next vane it was time to stop. Thanks so much for listing me, and for all the fun challenges and inspiration you provide to all of us bloggers. It is so appreciated! ❤

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  2. Hi Cee, would you like to include my Monthly Meet-Up where for 2019 we are sharing photos of WINDOWS on the first Tuesday of every month. The photos can be archive or current all welcome. Here is a link to May’s Post: https://daffodilwild.wordpress.com/2019/05/07/windows-greenway-and-tyneham/
    It will be open for the whole of May and until Tuesday 4th June, when June’s WINDOWS will start.
    https://daffodilwild.wordpress.com/photo-challenge/

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