September 11, 2017 15:19

The Winning Idea: Street Performers

Winner: Norman Ross


Be rewarded by sharing your ideas for our upcoming photo challenges. Simply write your idea in the comments section of this blog, and we’ll reward you with a token.

The first 500 people to suggest their ideas will be rewarded with a token! The user to suggest our favourite idea will be rewarded 100 tokens from Coinaphoto.

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We are eager to hear what kind of photo challenges you would like to see introduced on Coinaphoto, so we can ensure you enjoy participating in our photo challenges as much as we love running them!

Featured Photo by Yana Mavlyutova


Comments • (619)
Aisling Larkin
September 11, 2017 15:42
A Day In The Life
luciash d' being
September 11, 2017 15:44
Make a macro photo challenge
Ryan West
September 11, 2017 15:45
Something to do with mountains: Peaks at Dawn, Ridgeline, Cliff edge, Sitting on a cliff, etc.
Denada Dosti
September 11, 2017 15:45
something related to 21 septemeber The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is a holiday observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and
Maria Angela
September 11, 2017 15:46
The Art of Travel
Maria Angela
September 11, 2017 15:47
The Best of UAE
stefano cellai
September 11, 2017 15:47
my idea is to photograph an interior of a dwelling, to see how people live, kitchen, living room, room etc. so as to represent a real, real photo.
Tanmoy Das
September 11, 2017 15:48
My idea is to organise challenge on “The Blank Canvas”, where the most of the frame should be empty and one or more strong characters/ objects should relate with that blank area.
Morgana Ruppenthal
September 11, 2017 15:49
Christmas Markets around the world.
S Tončić
September 11, 2017 15:49
for exemple glamoor, holywood or BW noir portraits
Alessia Piscopo
September 11, 2017 15:50
Hello! ” The charm of old stuff ” could be an idea for a new challenge
Novekaputra Turangga
September 11, 2017 15:51
Why not we try to get some full faces or close up photo challenges?
Roby Yusuf
September 11, 2017 15:51
occasionally show the natural charm of Indonesia
vinay pal
September 11, 2017 15:53
I think, there should be a photo challenge of double exposure in which one picture should be in monochromatic and other should be colored and a way or street..
Anna Maria Quaratesi
September 11, 2017 15:54
My idea : Human glances
Nikki Kitley
September 11, 2017 15:54
Windows… The souls of a building.
Luka Cako
September 11, 2017 15:55
Maybe to be about shooting a fastest picture in meaning of object moving fast
Amish Jain
September 11, 2017 15:55
Smartphones with great cameras have become a new tool of photos , now photography is not only limited to people with high end cameras , action cameras . So you should have a Phone Camera Click contest
Jajang Kurniawan
September 11, 2017 15:56
Beautiful of indonesia
Maria Angela
September 11, 2017 15:57
The Beauty of UAE
Harris Gkioulistanis
September 11, 2017 16:00
“My City Panoramic View” could be one! Just find the highest spot of your city an give a panoramic view of it!
Bambang Suryadi
September 11, 2017 16:04
my idea for fore, maybe macro insect moment. for example being flying, matting, eating, maybe that’s my idea
Samantha Mcloughlin
September 11, 2017 16:04
Lucie Plante
September 11, 2017 16:07
Challenges’ idea : flowers, winter, birds, everyday routine,


September 11, 2017 16:10
Eyes, the Windows to the Soul Fall Foliage Macro Engineering a Better Tomorrow
Ahmed Mosaad Elsakhawy
September 11, 2017 16:12
combining architecture with nature in one shot add to the whole image too much and reflect how nature can add its beauty to situation &vice-versa. Finally you will have a masterpiece image
Nevena Dimitrijevic
September 11, 2017 16:13
I think it would be fun to see photos with a simple theme as – Eyes. You can see a lot and find out a lot from a person’s eyes and sometimes there is a secret or a mystery that is hard to understand.
Valentina Hržan
September 11, 2017 16:14
Loving rain photos
Lily Lilly
September 11, 2017 16:14
Tropical Paradise
Shivam Pandey
September 11, 2017 16:15
1-A simple “picture” transform into a unbelievable “design or photo” just by editing it. So i want a category of this. 2- ghost(scaring) photography can be a unique one. Thanks.
Prathyusha Nidamanuru
September 11, 2017 16:16
Please introduce rule of thirds photo challenge
Kshitij Raizada
September 11, 2017 16:18
How about a “Wintery” Photo-Challenge? People all over the world, posting there best winter photographs Photography
September 11, 2017 16:18
The Baltic Sea region
Yassmin Elsabagh
September 11, 2017 16:23
Family moments This idea is about giving family a showcase by highlighting the beautiful moments camera can take it have to be genuine and honest and sharing a beautiful message to the world.
Yassmin Elsabagh
September 11, 2017 16:23
Family moments
rose sweet
September 11, 2017 16:24
Gimana klw tantangannya tentang flora dan fauna dinegara asia,biar semua tau binatang apa yg ada dinegara asia.
Sanskar Singh
September 11, 2017 16:26
I think for the next challange you have to give the trail light challange it’s awsome
Sanskar Singh
September 11, 2017 16:26
I think for the next challange you have to give the trail light challange it’s awsome
Sanskar Singh
September 11, 2017 16:26
I think for the next challange you have to give the trail light challange it’s awsome
Subhash Malireddy
September 11, 2017 16:26
I personally feel like freelance photographers mostly have one thing in common i.e., photographing birds…A challenge like this could possibly help a photographer to be spontaneous and an adventurer.
Katerina Luleva
September 11, 2017 16:26
My first proposal for the next challenge’s name is ”Life is movement”. It could include photos with any physical movement, but also anything that symbolizes life as a movement, progress, going ahead.
Closca Laurentiu
September 11, 2017 16:28
Nature close up, like flowers, insects, wild animals.
Jean-Paul Smalls
September 11, 2017 16:30
Katerina Luleva
September 11, 2017 16:30
My second proposal ” Transformation”. By this I mean any visible or invisible but implicit transformation. Nature transforms itself with every second, humans as well, crafts, cooking, production…..
Jovana Babić
September 11, 2017 16:35
The best black and white photography which looks like an old one.
September 11, 2017 16:36
human interest in black and white
Parlea Gabriela
September 11, 2017 16:40
My idea would be” flowers in the garden of all seasons
Raminta Murauskaitė
September 11, 2017 16:40
I would like to see such challenges: * Old and New. * Through pink glasses. * Lines and dots. * 256 shades of grey.
Mircea Muntean
September 11, 2017 16:40
One idea, photos of water: “Shapes of water”
Elena Peeva
September 11, 2017 16:41
1. Macro photography 2. Nature 3. Susnets
CoinaPhoto Team
September 11, 2017 16:41
Thanks guys! You are a creative bunch. We are loving your ideas. Keep them coming while we look for the winning idea.
Saša Novak
September 11, 2017 16:44
Reflection from water
Nikola Tomasic
September 11, 2017 16:45
World of Miniature
Harris Gkioulistanis
September 11, 2017 16:46
“From My Window” could be one as well. “My Lovely Pet in Monochrome” “Beaches of My Country”
Shalin Patwa
September 11, 2017 16:47
Street Photography of Main Street @ Small Town OR OR OR ==> Very small Village having few house & low light life
Benedicte Tandsæther-Andersen
September 11, 2017 16:48
Climate change and kids
Iolanda D'Avino
September 11, 2017 16:50
I love architecture photographs, so, I propose architecture photos.
Shalin Patwa
September 11, 2017 16:51
Festival Photography Including Photography of Traditional GARBA / DURGA PUJA / DIWALI …….
September 11, 2017 16:51
How about nightlife shooting… The pictures which has to be taken at night. Example : Night fullmoon or halfmoon, stars in the sky, mountains at night, street at night(no matter crowded or lonely)


September 11, 2017 20:04
Whatever the topic is,it will be great if you make it a sequential challenge…. I meant it wouldl be a better one if you arrange it as 1st round,2nd round and so on…………..
U Wa Na Sa
September 11, 2017 21:07
Ryan Irish
September 11, 2017 21:11
The Human Eye the Key to the Soul
Hector Mireles
September 11, 2017 21:12
Shapes hidden in the mountains
Hector Mireles
September 11, 2017 21:14
Portrait of an artist
Hector Mireles
September 11, 2017 21:15
Urban performers
Hector Mireles
September 11, 2017 21:15
Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharjee
September 11, 2017 21:22
Life and circle oriented photo contest
Mihaela Vâlceanu
September 11, 2017 21:28
How about a theme: Daily routine? I think it would be nice to see the activities that people do day by day, being kids, adults or elderly people.. cooking, reading the newspaper, playing, working etc.
Stefan Klein
September 11, 2017 21:29
All types of shoes
Kasia Pado
September 11, 2017 21:31
yoga in the city
Bethany Wildash
September 11, 2017 21:33
Birds Eye View
Joseph Moham
September 11, 2017 21:44
My suggestion is to share photos of some peaceful situation between people or animals , any situation that you see can prove that you take it and we share all photos here , that’s educative .
Nikola Cvetkovic
September 11, 2017 21:48
Sidewalks Idea is to capture anything on the sidewalks, people walking, things left there, cracks, reflections…
Aline Duarte
September 11, 2017 21:50
Que ideia fantástica! Eu sugiro tema de série, tipo cosplay ou que tenha haver com a série de TV ou livro, com a primavera chegando, tema de flores, usamos esses temas em um grupo e foi sucesso
david taylor
September 11, 2017 21:57
a triptych challeng
Reyansh Jain
September 11, 2017 21:59
sonething like the water or the fire challenge or may be kids challenge where people have to click pictures or small babies. the reflection challange, picture with a reflection or of reflection
david taylor
September 11, 2017 22:00
a Halloween challenge
ALex Rush
September 11, 2017 22:07
Classic Monochrome Photograph of Senior Citizens in the world! Most of us take photos of what is beautiful and what is new. We forget that there is still beauty left in what is old.
taher al ashour
September 11, 2017 22:12
Very nice foto
Norman Ross
September 11, 2017 22:15
Living Streets.
Rajshibhu Pandey
September 11, 2017 22:16
Work hours
Norman Ross
September 11, 2017 22:17
Street performers.
Felice Bellini
September 11, 2017 22:25
Hi, Action Sport
Anna Avdeeva
September 11, 2017 22:30
A Book or Movie Scene challenge – To take a photo of the scene from the book or movie that is your favourite/recently read or seen/that everyone knows.
Khalid Ahmed
September 11, 2017 22:31
I have these ideas for coming challenges. 1-Imperfection in nature .2-Product arrangement 3-Backlit shots. 4-Wonders of nature. 5- Splendor of feathers-Birds
Norman Ross
September 11, 2017 22:31
Khalid Ahmed
September 11, 2017 22:34
Another very good idea to invite photographs of Abandoned buildings or interiors.
Khalid Ahmed
September 11, 2017 22:35
One more idea “Classic staircases”
Marija Marija
September 11, 2017 22:37
everyone can help. a child from the street, someone in the hospital, in a special institution. with a little bit of it, if it is not possible for something more.and to take pictures of their reaction.
Бојан Велески
September 11, 2017 22:39
make landscape challenge in honor of Ansel Adams and the group f/64
Carlos Alberto García R
September 11, 2017 22:40
My idea would be: FRAMED. Photos in which a principal element is framed by other one or other elements. They can be photographies of nature, of architecture or of the daily life.
Stephen Llevares
September 11, 2017 22:46
point of view with people, minimalistic scenes, horizons tastefully tilted, fog and mist, artful composites, beautiful bokeh
Fillstian O'Fry
September 11, 2017 22:50
game with light. Light is generally an interesting object. With it you can make various interesting pictures
Fillstian O'Fry
September 11, 2017 22:54
relief photography. There are many beautiful reliefs … These are walls, fences, tree bark …
Fillstian O'Fry
September 11, 2017 22:55
Why not arrange a vote, select winners by audience vote
Ghita Ghita
September 11, 2017 22:56
books, libraries
Madalina Calota
September 11, 2017 22:59
snapshots… immortalize real feelings and the true beauty of the places…
shishir desai
September 11, 2017 23:00
Quiet moments
Ahmed Hedaya
September 11, 2017 23:02
“Less is More” a minimalist photography challenge


September 11, 2017 23:03
Swarup Dutta
September 11, 2017 23:03
Your Inspiration
Ramadhani S
September 11, 2017 23:04
Shadow of life


September 11, 2017 23:04
beautiful tree
Ramadhani S
September 11, 2017 23:06
The Shadow of life.
Ahmed Hedaya
September 11, 2017 23:08
“Looking Up” a low angle capture or “Magical Still Life”
Haitham Sayed
September 11, 2017 23:58
rubic cube
Poula Nan
September 12, 2017 00:00
a traditional cuisine from your country
Tony Marinov
September 12, 2017 00:02
Inner Child! The idea is to show adults, who haven’t forgotten how to be silly and joyful. COLOR festival photos, water balloon fights and so on!
Kaliannan Shanmugasundaram
September 12, 2017 00:02
My suggestions are : 1. Special Flowers 2. Backyard Habitats 3. Strange Insects 4. Village Life 5. B and W photos and 6. Spiders .
Niena Sevilla
September 12, 2017 00:04
My 2nd suggestion is a photo challenge on depicting “Single Motherhood”. Something dramatic that will touch the anybody’s heart.
Niena Sevilla
September 12, 2017 00:06
A challenge about ” Single motherhood”. Something dramatic that will touch everyone’s heart.
Anxhela Hoxhalli
September 12, 2017 00:07
Art has always been a great way to inspire people. This is why a creative photography can become the language of our inner emotions, curiosity, and infinite fantasy. Share your unique eye!
Niena Sevilla
September 12, 2017 00:09
I would also like to suggest for a photo challenge on virgin or Environmentally Protected white islands / sandbars from around the world. We have one in my hometown like Boracay.
Niena Sevilla
September 12, 2017 00:10
“exotic food photo challenge”
Janilson Nascimento
September 12, 2017 00:12
The celebration of life in the celestial sky (Moon, Sun, Stars Clouds, Balloons, aircraft, rockets, stars, constellations, birds in flight.
Niena Sevilla
September 12, 2017 00:14
Photo Challenge on “The Farmers from around the Globe”. We eat and buy foods but some of us forget to show our gratitude towards the people who make our meals possible. to honor them
Brian Adams
September 12, 2017 00:18
Children at play
Rima Hutabarat
September 12, 2017 00:58
The happy childhood, being children is an unforgettable moment.
Marin Andabaka
September 12, 2017 01:02
Ioana Nistor
September 12, 2017 01:03
‘It’s a colorful life’, ‘In a jar of chocolate’, ‘Through the eye of a needle’, ‘Abstract’, ‘Old is the new brand new’, ‘The purity of a sunset’ (because I love sunsets).
Ana Barjaktarević
September 12, 2017 01:32
“Change in perspective”. The idea would be to picture things from a different perspective than usual so we could redefine what they mean to us or simply see them in a different light
Sudut Pandang
September 12, 2017 01:33
Pesona alam langit jingga….
Gosha L
September 12, 2017 01:58
My idea “Quiet moments”
Tijana Sokić
September 12, 2017 02:13
Danny BarkerPhotography
September 12, 2017 02:22
How about “The Beauty Of Fire” Or “Dew” Or “Looking Up”
mohamed yazied
September 12, 2017 02:25
I think we can make a photo challenges about : best photo from your home
Nikola Temkov
September 12, 2017 02:26
Pictures from Balkan
Josip Miskovic
September 12, 2017 02:31
how to interpret the smell through the photo, so the person who looks at the photo really feels smell. so the tittle could be “how the smell looks like?”
Jasmina Zaborski
September 12, 2017 02:43
Underwater; pets; Croatia; silhouettes
Nataliya Verbitskaya
September 12, 2017 02:50
all the colours of sky
Arthur Fil
September 12, 2017 03:16
people at work
Tam Greenity
September 12, 2017 03:17
Dramatic portret - my suggestion ‘)
Tam Greenity
September 12, 2017 03:18
Sight that makes you sigh - another idea ‘)
Tam Greenity
September 12, 2017 03:23
Touch frozen in time - third one from me ‘)
Kristina Ciric
September 12, 2017 03:25
“The beauty of movement” or “Curriculum vitae” (basically a self portraiture)how we see our self and represent to the world
Tam Greenity
September 12, 2017 03:29
Blue Moon -another suggestion ‘)
Tonny Haryanto
September 12, 2017 03:42
beautiful villages
Rury Emotion
September 12, 2017 04:00
Still life
Viktor Kusuma
September 12, 2017 04:24
Agree with macro photo chalenge
Ahmed Hedaya
September 12, 2017 04:41
1- “Less is More” a minimalist photography challenge
Ahmed Hedaya
September 12, 2017 04:42
2- “Looking Up” a low angle capture challenge
Ahmed Hedaya
September 12, 2017 04:43
3- “Reflections”
radi hassan
September 12, 2017 04:51
I would like to see a challenge of selfie Upon awakening.
Mohamed Safdi
September 12, 2017 05:11
I would like to see a challenge that can help us to know other countries (traditions, monuments, streets, different races, new generations …) from the whole world, all this by a photo.
Nanda Widyatama
September 12, 2017 05:21
My idea is “Old but good” Everyone should had a good times with any oldies things. A watch, analogue radio, or anything resembling our memories. A concept for re-remembering those moment will be great
padam bahadur limbu
September 12, 2017 05:23
30 days photography challenge like self portrait,black and white,texture,low angle,high angle,bokeh,sunset,lense flare,light painting,colourful water drops,balanced,depth,potrait,water splash,street potographyshutter
Alejandro Carranza
September 12, 2017 05:41
Hello, i would like a challenge of photo adventures, thanks…
Hendi Syarifuddin
September 12, 2017 05:46
The nature phenomenas that can never be repeated in a short time, such as Volcano Big Eruption or Tornado which need big guts to capture them.
September 12, 2017 05:55
Mountains photography
Nain Leon
September 12, 2017 06:27
My idea is to have a challenge with complementary colors
Prayuda Dewantara
September 12, 2017 06:56
My idea would be “peace”
Colin Howard
September 12, 2017 07:15
Graffiti as an Art Form
Benjamin Sida Ramos
September 12, 2017 07:36
How about a photo album of emotions. For example, to shoot photos to express happiness, sadness, fear, anger, etc. So the challenge should be make the best album, also could have especial mentions to
Dee Photograph
September 12, 2017 07:49
Hello, I would suggest a challenge about “atmospheric shots,” those photos that trigger our senses just by looking at the photo, those shots that trigger the feeling of being actually there.
Yaw Kyell
September 12, 2017 08:05
”Milky way photography” would be the best.
Michael Romano
September 12, 2017 08:13
Fire in the Sky: We all love the golden hours and what better feeling when it feels like the clouds have caught fire with the explosion of color. Also big fan of Ryan West’s mountain idea +1
September 12, 2017 08:24
Nature in Autumn
Arun Kumar
September 12, 2017 08:29
Amlan Saha Roy
September 12, 2017 08:33
Life of poor peoples
Ramadhani S
September 12, 2017 08:35
My idea : something about shadow of life
Filip Vasovic
September 12, 2017 09:17
“Every day macro”- Macro photographs of everyday things that may look extraordinary and strange
CoinaPhoto Team
September 12, 2017 09:21
Hiya Lana, Selection by audience voting is definitely a great idea and something we will keep in mind for next time ;)!
CoinaPhoto Team
September 12, 2017 09:26
Hi Subham, We actually just finished running out Night Photography challenge. If you would like to see the winners, you can view them here.
CoinaPhoto Team
September 12, 2017 09:28
Woah! We are absolutely overwhelmed by your response guys. Definitely noting down your ideas for future challenges! Hope to see more of your comments coming in as we still have some more tokens to give away!
Saurabh Sharma
September 12, 2017 09:34
related to lifestyle peoples
Crystal Pierce
September 12, 2017 09:42
Man’s Best Friend meaning humans best friend regarding cat or dog. human/pet photos
Debjit Dutta
September 12, 2017 09:58
Challenge Idea: “Behind the Scene….”, the idea to depict the other, less explored side of our usual surroundings, may be a person, animals, gadgets, utensils, natural origin, any thing we see around
Rolly Sinha
September 12, 2017 10:06
I propose Close up pics; Mother & Child; Water and people; delicious food; amazing bridges; dream house; Girl Child; father and daughter; mirror images; colour pics – like blue, red, yellow, orange et
bogs silog
September 12, 2017 10:14
why not have a challenge regarding human interest/photo journalism. An eye opener.
bogs silog
September 12, 2017 10:18
or maybe a challenge that will showcase different kinds of perspective or point of view. To squeeze out the creative juices in us.
Maryam Majidi
September 12, 2017 10:24
A tree in the desert, A happy day in my life, Insect macro photography, The problem of water shortages on the planet
Dee Photograph
September 12, 2017 10:41
can i suggest another one, perfectly timed photos will be interesting too. Those “frozen moment in time” type of photos.
Dee Photograph
September 12, 2017 10:46
“selective color challenge” would be fun also.
Barbara Gulik
September 12, 2017 10:48
Jevgenij Scolokov
September 12, 2017 10:57
romantic couples umbrellas (because the fall is coming) snowfalls and rainfalls
mufti ramadhani
September 12, 2017 11:01
hi coinaphoto seeing from the turmoil of the world that each country fight each other, how about if we as a photographer pursue peace through photo contest. with theme peacefull. thank you
Dee Photograph
September 12, 2017 11:11
Try also “Patterns in Nature.” Would it be fun to see all kinds of patterns we could find in nature. A pattern naturally created by nature or animals would be lovely, a feast for ours eyes.


September 12, 2017 11:22
beautiful trees


September 12, 2017 11:25
brigdes, repeating elements


September 12, 2017 11:35
not sure if any of these was used before * Ink * Musicians in motion * B&W long-exposure * Triadic / Tetradic colours * Saying goodbye * something related to bibliophilia * children in rain
Maninder singh Dhillon
September 12, 2017 11:36
Macro Photofraphy
Indre Matulyte
September 12, 2017 11:44
Colors of the world Life in motion Moments of pure joy
Haresh Patel
September 12, 2017 11:46
Sujay S
September 12, 2017 11:54
Best Reflections or Refractions
herwin prabawananda
September 12, 2017 11:58
The beauty of the mountain
Boriana Bogdanova
September 12, 2017 12:14
1. Upside Down – for people or landscapes 2. Perspectives – perspective matters 3. Everyday Objects – they can be shown in a creative way though they usually seem unoriginal
Rolly Sinha
September 12, 2017 12:30
I propose – Night photography; blue water; green forests; happiness; mother & girl child; road; bridges; negative images/spaces; endless roads; adolescent years; dream house; dream land.
Andreea Ampoicean
September 12, 2017 12:43
All you need is love
Andreea Ampoicean
September 12, 2017 12:44
Carpe diem
Andreea Ampoicean
September 12, 2017 12:44
Follow your heart
Andreea Ampoicean
September 12, 2017 12:46
Bruno AndradeAzevedo
September 12, 2017 12:55
Maybe a MacroChanlenge with a specifc theme , like *computer parts*
Brooke Reed
September 12, 2017 13:20
ik its not pretty but what about natural disasters i mean we had 3 or 4 states on fire and we had Harvey in Texas and now Irma in Florida. Whats next?
Hilda De Bruyn
September 12, 2017 13:22
Tribute to 9/11
Annapurna Srivastava
September 12, 2017 13:32
Life on Ghats
Annapurna Srivastava
September 12, 2017 13:33
Beauty of festivals
Froi Rivera
September 12, 2017 13:43
Froi Rivera
September 12, 2017 13:43
capture the motion
Θάνος Μανώλης
September 12, 2017 13:46
Summer in Greece
Nika M
September 12, 2017 13:48
Rain magic

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