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April 2024 Photo Contest: Sunsets/sunrises

Note: Yes, this is late. Sorry about that y'all! I'll be running the photo contest this month (April). The topic is "sunrises & sunsets", meaning photos with sunrises or sunsets in them ...
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March 2024 Photo Contest: Breakfast around the world

I'll (cocomac) be running the photo contest this month (March). The topic is "breakfast around the world", meaning photos containing breakfast from a variety of places in the world. Feel ...
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How many days have you visited Travel.SE?

How many days have you visited in total? can you beat my number? Share your number and let's see.
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February 2024 Photo Contest: Night photos

I'll (cocomac) be running the photo contest this month (February). Sorry for the delay on this - I was busy with other things IRL and didn't post it. Anyway, the topic is "Night Photography",...
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January 2024 Photo Contest: Horizon Lines

I'll (cocomac) be running the photo contest this month (January). The topic is "Horizon Lines", meaning photos that contain a horizon line of some sort - sunsets and landscapes are two ...
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December 2023 Photo Contest: Festive

I'll (cocomac) be running the photo contest this month (December). The topic is "Festive", meaning photos that are celebratory - anything from a glass of champagne to an outdoor display are ...
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November 2023 Photo Contest: On the trail

I'll (cocomac) be running the photo contest this month (November). The topic is "On the trail", meaning photos taken on a trail or in a forest of some type. Plants, animals, perhaps a ...
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October 2023 Photo Contest: Unexpected Perspective

I'll (cocomac) be running the photo contest for this month (October). The topic is "Unexpected Perspective", meaning photos where the perspective of the image is unexpected or confusing in ...
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September 2023 photo contest: on the water

I’m cocomac, and I'll be running the photo contest for September. The topic is "on the water", meaning anything that’s on the water, including (but not limited to) buoys, boats, wildlife, ...
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June 2023 photo competition: Road and water crossing

The theme for the June photo competition is "Road and water crossing" (proposed by Willeke). This covers any photo of all kinds of ways for roads to cross a waterway, bridges, tunnels, ...
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July 2023 photo competition, theme of 'pets traveling'

The theme is 'Pets traveling'. I see pets quite wide in this, like in all animals that are likely to be traveling other than to be expected. Like a dog in a bag, backpack or a traveling cage. Chickens ...
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May 2023 photo competition: Places of worship

The theme for the May photo competition is "Places of worship" (proposed by Dirty-flow). This covers any photo of all kinds of holy places, buildings people come to pray, open-air religious ...
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April 2023 Photo Competition: Fountains

The theme for the April photo competition is "Fountains" (proposed by Willeke). This covers any photo of something designed to pour or jet water for artistic effect. You may make your ...
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February-March 2023 Photo Competition: Renovated

This month's competition will be run combined with next month's competition. The theme for this competition is "Renovated". This means any piece of travel infrastructure that was previously ...
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January 2023 Photo competition: New

The theme for the January photo competition is "New". Acceptable are all photos that show something new. Think baby animals (human babies only if you have their legal guardian approval to ...
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December 2022 Photo Competition: "Borders"

The theme for the December photo competition is "Borders". This covers any photo that shows a demarcation between any two borders, political or physical. The border may be anything, such as ...
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November 2022 Photo Competition: "Lights"

The theme for the November photo competition is "Lights". This covers any photo that involves large displays of lights (e.g., electric Christmas lights, large displays of candles, etc.). I'm ...
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October 2022 photo competition: Yellow

This month's photo competition theme is: Photos highlighting real world examples (natural or man made) of various shades of yellow, a variation on a suggested theme by jcklopp in reaction to this ...
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September 2022 Photo competition: Photos showing three or more different forms of transport

This month's photo competition theme is Photos showing three or more different forms of transport. All motorised wheeled road vehicles count the same but rail traffic is distinct. Human-powered ...
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August 2022 photo competition: Things (far) out of place

This month's photo competition theme is Things (far) out of place. That could include things like a souvenir that now goes on your travels with you, or something completely unexpected like a piano on ...
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July 2022 photo competition: Photos highlighting real world examples (natural or man made) of various shades of purple

This month's photo competition theme is: Photos highlighting real world examples (natural or man made) of various shades of purple, as suggested by jcklopp in reaction to this question. You can post ...
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Upcoming 2022 photo competitions, themes not decided yet

As there is very little feedback about the competitions before they are posted and I am running out of inspiration, I wonder if you regulars are willing to post comments or edit into this question ...
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June 2022 Photo competition, Statues and other pieces of Art or 'art' that decorate fountains, streets, squares or the middle of a roundabout

This month's photo competition theme is Statues and other pieces of Art or 'art' that decorate fountains, streets, squares or the middle of a roundabout. You can post up to three photos of the same ...
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May 2022 photo competition, Doors, Gates and other Portals

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is Doors, gates, or other portals, suggested by choster The following rules apply: Please do not post photos until 00:...
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April 2022 Photo competition, Signs of change of season

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is Signs of change of season. This theme has not yet been suggested so it is by Willeke. Here is a further description ...
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March 2022 Photo Competition, Unusual modes of transportation

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is Unusual modes of transportation, as suggested by JJJ. Here is a further description of the topic: A photo of any ...
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February 2022 photo competition, Foreign Food

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is Foreign Food, as sugested by Mark Mayo. Here is a further description of the topic: A photo of any form of food, ...
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January 2022 Photo Competition - water-based modes of transport

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is water-based modes of transport! This theme was suggested by me in chat. Here is a further description of the topic: ...
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Winter Bash 2021!

Continuing the tradition: Winter Bash started today and will run into the new year. Useful links: Official site Travel leaderboard Unofficial hat list Final standings: Mark Mayo (12 hats) Xnero (11 ...
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December 2021 Photo Competition - Places/buildings/scenes that no longer exist

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is Places/buildings/scenes that no longer exist! This theme was suggested by Greg Hewgill in this post. A description ...
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November 2021 Photo Competition: Photos gone wrong

The theme for the November photo competition is "Photos gone wrong". Like blurs, light seeped in, night photos where you had the camera moving so the lights make a kind of lines, focus on ...
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October 2021 Photo Competition: Local parks

The theme for the October photo competition is "Local parks" (i.e. city/neighborhood parks). This covers any place that is located within an urban or suburban area, which is set aside for ...
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September 2021 Photo Competition: "Places" (different rules)

The theme for the September photo competition is "Places". This competition is a multi-photo contest, much like the past competitions on road trips and castles. Each answer should consist of ...
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August 2021 Photo Competition: Beaches

The theme for the August photo competition is "Beaches" (proposed by Tomerikoo). This covers any photo of or near a large body of water (ocean or very large lake) that meets land at a shore ...
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July 2021 Photo Competition: Ten-Year Anniversary

In honor of this site's ten-year anniversary, the theme for this competition is any travel-related photo taken in summer 2011 or earlier, preferably prior to the site's private beta beginning on June ...
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June 2021 Photo Competition - Castles and similar structures

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is castles and similar structures! This theme was suggested by Dirty-flow in this post and then later broadened by ...
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May 2021 Photo Competition - Architecture

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is architecture! This theme was suggested by me in chat. A further description of the topic was provided by me in the ...
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April 2021 Photo Competition - Trees

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is trees! This theme was suggested in this post by Bernhard. A futher description of the topic was provided by Willeke:...
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March 2021 Photo Competition: "Decorated walls"

The theme for the March photo competition is "Decorated walls" (proposed by Willeke). This covers any flat or curved wall, indoor or outdoor, that has been decorated (made to look artistic, ...
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February 2021 Photo Competition: "Close to home"

The theme for the February photo competition is "Close to home". This covers any subject that is located within a ~50-kilometer (~30-mile) radius of where you're currently residing (or have ...
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January 2021 Photo Competition: Best of Travel 2020

The theme for the January photo competition is "Best of Travel 2020". The photo must be taken in 2020 and be somehow travel related. Travel in 2020 was not easy due to COVID-19. If your ...
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Can someone think up a new kind of competition?

We have our photo competition, which is still going after more than 2 years. We have had a few answerathons, which are great but do require daily activity and do not suit all of our users. (Answer an ...
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December 2020 Photo Competition: Retired means of travel

The theme for the December photo competition is "Retired means of travel". This covers any object that was once used by people for traveling, but is no longer in commission today (e.g. a ...
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November 2020 Photo Competition - Nature/Wildlife

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is nature and wildlife! This theme was suggested in this post by Mark Mayo. The photo can relate to any part of nature....
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October 2020 photo competition, Impossible Travel

The theme for our October competition is: Impossible Travel. Locked gates, blocked roads, abandoned stations, wrecked boats, etc suggested by my friend Mike (who is not on TSE.) (Put on the topics ...
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September 2020 photo competition, Something Small, from or for your travels

The theme for the September photo competition is "Something Small" (proposed by Willeke). Essentially, this covers any photo of something that is small. I would say as a guideline, it should ...
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August 2020 photo competition: Mountains

The theme for the August photo competition is "Mountains" (proposed by Mark Mayo). Essentially, this covers any photo of a feature of land that meets the definition of a mountain: a natural ...
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July 2020 photo competition: "Human- or animal-powered vehicles"

The theme for the July photo competition is "Human- or animal-powered vehicles". Essentially, this covers any object used for transporting people or goods, that receives all or most of its ...
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June 2020 Photo Competition - Local Markets

I will once again be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is local markets! This theme was suggested on this post by obligated to keep his content. A description of ...
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May 2020 Photo Competition - Waterfalls

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is waterfalls! This theme was suggested on this post by obligated to keep his content. According to the dictionary, a ...
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