GuruShots: Winning images from the latest Mostly White photo competition

GuruShots - Mostly White
(Image credit: Helkoryo - United Kingdom)

One of the greatest photo games you will ever play,  GuruShots is a super fun and competitive online platform (and app) that provides photographers with not only a place to showcase their images, but a chance to gain unmatched global exposure for their work and bag themselves some prizes and bragging rights in the process. 

There's no harm in a little friendly competition, and Gurushots will allow you to compete in epic challenges and daily battles against millions of photographers worldwide, and you can even become part of a team, too, and take on other groups together while sharing skills and connecting with other photographers. 

The idea of the game is to gradually increase your ranking from a Newbie to a Master, and then finally achieve the ultimate status of becoming a Guru. There are opportunities for your work to be exhibited in a physical gallery, published in magazines, and of course - be featured here on Digital Camera World too. 

With the latest Mostly White Challenge, we wanted you to capture the beauty and versatility of this pure and pristine color. It's rare that you'll find an image being predominantly colorless, unless of course it depicts a snowy landscape or minimalist interior, or perhaps even variations of white shades emerging through within a monochrome portrait, or a cluster of swans huddled together. 

It's really interesting to see how other photographers might interpret a photo theme differently to you, and the idea of the timed challenges is to enter images that not only fit the brief, but are also unique and might give you enough of an edge to earn a Guru Pick from the creator of the challenge, as well as votes from other players.

Winners can be in with the chance to receive prizes from GuruShots' sponsors such as Adorama, Kodak, Lowepro, and Lensbaby. The highest-ranked images from this challenge will be published in Practical Photoshop magazine, and we're pleased to showcase these images below, along with the rest of the top-featured photographs in the gallery that follows.

Top Photographer (Image credit: Vincenzo Quaratiello - Switzerland)

Top Photo (Image credit: Ilan Horn - Israel)

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: Martin Marinov - Spain)

#4 (Image credit: Pavlína Rolincová - Czechia)

#5 (Image credit: Salvijs Bilinskis - Latvia)

#6 (Image credit: Sharon Scharich - United States)

#7 (Image credit: Radek Matouš - Czechia)

#8 (Image credit: Silvija Danelsone - Latvia)

#9 (Image credit: Helkoryo - United Kingdom)

#10 (Image credit: Markj T - Switzerland)

#11 (Image credit: Arta Berzina - Latvia)

#12 (Image credit: Leonardo - Mexico)

#13 (Image credit: Daggi M - Germany)

#14 (Image credit: Laurie Shannon - Canada)

#15 (Image credit: Agne Jotautiene - Lithuania)

#16 (Image credit: Peter Merz - Canada)

#17 (Image credit: Eileen Roach - United States)

#18 (Image credit: Jan Rechenberg - Germany)

#19 (Image credit: Martine Saldsman - Canada)

#20 (Image credit: Affandi Salleh - Singapore)

#21 (Image credit: Brian Spears - United States)

#22 (Image credit: John Slawik - United States)

#23 (Image credit: Katie Anne - United States)

Here are the remaining images from the top entries in GuruShots' Mostly White contest – click on the arrows to scroll through the full gallery of entries.

To find out more, and to sign up and take part in the next challenge, visit

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