Billed as the world's greatest photo game, GuruShots is an online platform that provides a fun, structured way to showcase your images while gaining global exposure for your work.
By competing in epic challenges against millions of photographers, you can get instant feedback from over three billion monthly votes and increase your ranking from Newbie to achieve the ultimate status (and bragging rights) of Guru.
Challenges are voted on by the platform's Gurus and the wider community, and there’s a fresh challenge every day. Winners can receive prizes from GuruShots' sponsors such as Adorama, Kodak, Lowepro and Lensbaby.
The 'Beautiful Still Life' challenge focused on the classic definition: the “depiction of inanimate subject matter, typically a small group of objects,” from heirlooms to flowers to food. The winners, and a selection of commended images, were published in Digital Camera Magazine and we're pleased to share the top 102 photographs right here.
To find out more, and to sign up and take part in the next challenge, visit www.gurushots.com.
Top 102 shots
Here are the top 102 images from GuruShots' Striking Shots challenge, including the Top Photographer, Top Photo and Guru's Top Pick. Click on the arrows to scroll through the gallery of images!
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