GuruShots: Winning images from the latest Spring photo competition

GuruShots - Spring
(Image credit: Darius Cosmin - Romania)

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 Spring Challenge, we wanted you to embrace this prompt with a spring in your step to snap, shoot, and seize the essence of this vibrant season of renewal and rising temperatures. Whether it's blooming blossom trees or bumbling bees, however, you think of Spring, we want to see it. 

It's fascinating to see how other photographers might interpret a photo theme differently from you. 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 and 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 PhotoPlus magazine, and we're pleased to showcase these images below, along with the rest of the top-featured photographs in the gallery that follows. Also, check out GuruShots’ newest app AI Art Master to compete against others with your own AI-generated images.

Top Photographer (Image credit: Anca - Romania)

Top Photo (Image credit: Xavier Boulenger - France)

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: Julia Arditi - Israel)

#4 (Image credit: Andrey Bogachev - Iraq)

#5 (Image credit: Darius Cosmin - Romania)

#6 (Image credit: Ondrak - Czechia)

#7 (Image credit: Agnes Brunner - Hungary)

#8 (Image credit: Ophira Eschinasi - Belgium)

#9 (Image credit: Salvijs Bilinskis - Latvia)

#10 (Image credit: lyndsy stuart - United States)

#11 (Image credit: Marc Modave - Belgium)

#12 (Image credit: Jane Currie - Canada)

#13 (Image credit: Gabriella Barta - Hungary)

#14 (Image credit: Frederic Gombert - France)

#15 (Image credit: Gil Shmueli - Israel)

#16 (Image credit: Becky Kolb - United States)

#17 (Image credit: Debbie Squier-Bernst - Canada)

#18 (Image credit: Matt Crawford - United States)

#19 (Image credit: Charlotte Rhodes - Great Britain (UK))

#20 (Image credit: Nagarajan Subramanian - Germany)

#21 (Image credit: Richard Russell - Italy)

#22 (Image credit: swimcovens - United States)

#23 (Image credit: Ryszard Tutko - Poland)

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

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

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