GuruShots: Winning images from the latest Sunrise VS Sunset photo challenge

GuruShots - Sunrise VS Sunset
(Image credit: Ed Page - United states)

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 Sunrise VS Sunset Challenge, we wanted you to share your most awe-inspiring shots of the sun’s daily greetings, and also its farewells. Whether it’s the ethereal colors of dawn or the fiery hues of twilight, the sun is a beautiful ball of plasma that we're blessed to photograph, just don't stare directly at it for too long. 

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 Photography Week 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: Ilan Horn - Israel)

Top Photo (Image credit: Mick Harris - United States)

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: Tango Tao - New Zealand)

#4 (Image credit: Johan Nensen Lindqvist - Sweden)

#5 (Image credit: Liviu Ivanescu - Canada)

#6 (Image credit: Menim Menim - Portugal)

#7 (Image credit: Gil Shmueli - Israel)

#8 (Image credit: Chris Zuber - United States)

#9 (Image credit: Yana Raaga - Latvia)

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

#11 (Image credit: László Szabadi - Hungary)

#12 (Image credit: Ryszard Tutko - Poland)

#13 (Image credit: Jackie Singer - United States)

#14 (Image credit: Vernon Watkins - United States)

#15 (Image credit: BirdsEyeView - United States)

#16 (Image credit: A. Rüştü Hatipoğlu - Turkey)

#17 (Image credit: Tayfun Karahasan - Turkey)

#18 (Image credit: Sonny Greene - United States)

#19 (Image credit: Reggie Lee Saunders - United States)

#20 (Image credit: Mollie McGuire - United States)

#21 (Image credit: Helkoryo - United Kingdom)

#22 (Image credit: Donna Daigle - Canada)

#23 (Image credit: Ed Page - United states)

Here are the remaining images from the top entries in GuruShots' Sunrise VS Sunset 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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