GuruShots: Winning photos from the Feeling Photogenic competition

GuruShots - Feeling Photogenic
(Image credit: Pavel Beran - Czechia)

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. 

GuruShots' 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. 

With the latest Feeling Photogenic Challenge, we wanted you to investigate the realm of visual appeal and compositional intrigue. What makes a photo or portrait truly photogenic? Show us your own interpretations!

The 20 highest-ranked images 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.

Top Photographer (Image credit: Irena Říhová - Czechia)

Top Photo (Image credit: Manu - Germany)

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: Ezra Marrouki - France)

#4 (Image credit: Fernando Tavares - Portugal)

#5 (Image credit: Carol Elaine - United States)

#6 (Image credit: Cătălin Arcu - Romania)

#7 (Image credit: Christ Mig - Canada)

#8 (Image credit: Dafinka Tomova - United States)

#9 (Image credit: Judit Mikol - Australia)

#10 (Image credit: Andrzej Kulik - Poland)

#11 (Image credit: Saša Josip Milec - Croatia)

#12 (Image credit: Anna Edyta - Poland)

#13 (Image credit: Dúddi Photo Art - Iceland)

#14 (Image credit: Nicky Foden - New Zealand)

#15 (Image credit: Jim Wojo - United States)

#16 (Image credit: Karl Ray - United States)

#17 (Image credit: Pavel Beran - Czechia)

#18 (Image credit: Louise Van Schagen - Netherlands)

#19 (Image credit: Martin Legault - Canada)

#20 (Image credit: Christian HENLÉ - France)

#21 (Image credit: Sébastien Chareyre - France)

#22 (Image credit: Catherine Lape - United States)

#23  (Image credit: Swaggering Pat - France)

Here are the remaining images from the top entries in GuruShots' Feeling Photogenic challenge – click on the arrows to scroll through the full gallery.

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


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