GuruShots: Winning images from the latest Still Life photo competition

GuruShots - Still Life
(Image credit: Nahal Tabatabai-Chury - Austria)

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 Still Life Challenge, we wanted you to take a pause on the moments that matter, and capture enduring art as the world stands still for your masterpieces. Your camera becomes a storytelling tool with still-life photography, and you'd be surprised at how many items in your cupboards can make for excellent subjects.

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 N-Photo 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: Sanja - Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Top Photo (Image credit: Lu Boes - Germany)

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: Pauline Zipper - Czechia)

#4 (Image credit: Meadow Fox - United States)

#5 (Image credit: Yana Raaga - Latvia)

#6 (Image credit: Nahal Tabatabai-Chury - Austria)

#7 (Image credit: Nathan Russell - United States)

#8 (Image credit: Monika Ginter - Poland)

#9 (Image credit: Nijole Byer - United States)

#10 (Image credit: Neo Sky - Croatia (Hrvatska))

#11 (Image credit: Bryony Herrod-Taylor - United Kingdom)

#12 (Image credit: Maria Fremming - Denmark)

#13 (Image credit: lena Feldmans - Sweden)

#14 (Image credit: Ashley Levinson - United States)

#15 (Image credit: Marij Laurijssen - Belgium)

#16 (Image credit: Scott Greywacz - United States)

#17 (Image credit: Carmen Walters - Germany)

#18 (Image credit: Rod Shantz - Germany)

#19 (Image credit: Dominica DeAngelo - United States)

#20 (Image credit: Karen Elphick - Australia)

#21 (Image credit: Helkoryo - United Kingdom)

#22 (Image credit: Mario Congreve - United States)

#23 (Image credit: Amy Underwood - Canada)

Here are the remaining images from the top entries in GuruShots' Still Life 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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