Photo Challenge: City

This week’s photo challenge is full of creative interpretations of this week’s theme “City”. Take a look at all the great photos and scroll down to find out what next week’s theme is.

This is the Sony Center, Berlin. "Like a flower in springtime" photo by Tilman Brembs
View from a hotel room of Petronas Twin Tower, Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Photo by Hasdi Said
Amsterdam. Photo by Oliver Hannak
This is a shot of Los Angeles taken from a helicopter. I was using a Canon 5D, 24-105mm L lens at about 35mm. Photo by John Linden.
This photo a self portrait/urban landscape that was taken on the roof of a very tall building in central London with a beautiful view late at night. Photo by Jasper Rose.
Arthur Ravenel Jr Bridge, Charleston South Carolina. Photo by Dean Natividad
I have recently been in Dresden, Germany and visited the German Military Museum. I came up with some evening shots of the Museums building. The picture was taken with a Nikon D5100 and the 18-105mm Kit lens. Photo by Vitus von Lojewski.
I've only just gotten in to photography is the last 4 months or so. Me and some friends go into Melbourne City in Australia from time to time and do some street photography, this time we decided to go to the Queen Victoria Market and take some photos there. The day we went it wasn't very busy at all but I saw this guy in his watch stall and took a shot. Photo by Artek Halpern-Laurence.
The transit mall in Portland, Oregon, shared by cars, bikes, pedestrians, buses, and light rail trains. Photo by John Kutasz.
High Street in the City of Manila, Philippines. Photo by Irfan Khan
This pic last monday in Washington DC during the Annual Cherry Blossom, behind the flowers we have the Washington Obelisk. Photo by Omar F Duenas
Photo taken in Sao Paulo, Brazil at The Museum of the Portuguese Language. Photo by Priscila Branco
A city is a large community where people are lonesome together. Photo by Shival Sharma
a view of the old walled city of Jaipur, India also known as 'Pink City'. It was taken from the top of Hawa Mahal (Palace of wind). Hill on the far has Nahargarh fort situated on it. Also visible are the City Palace and Jantar Mantar (Observatory). Photo by Uttam Saxena.
Lights of Gold. Photo by Paul Adams
Photo by Amanda Mitchell
A little art in the concrete jungle. Photo by Mhamad Chaddad.
The city of Eilat. Photo by Fared Nassir.
The Lightning City. Photo by Imtiaz Ahmed Fahim.
Photo by Reza Eskandaripour
City lights are always meant many things to a persons mental model. My view we need only little to make something enlighten. Photo by Jahid A-Azad.
Prosperity of Dubai- taken from the streets of dubai. Photo by kunal kothari

Earth Hour is this weekend on the 31st, at 8:30, so this week’s theme is “Earth Hour”

Some photo suggestions:

  • Your town in darkness
  • People together
  • Technology off
  • Power
  • Clime Change
  • Be creative

Grab your camera and take a NEW photo this week, and send them to, along with your name, and a short description of the photo. Please submit your photos by next Wednesday.


  • The photo should be taken by you
  • Photo must be taken after the challenge theme is posted
  • You may interpret the theme in any way you would like
  • You agree to allow us to share your image on our Blog and Facebook wall
  • You retrain all rights to the photo
  • Submit your photos by next Wednesday
  • Please only submit one photo per week
  • Please include a short description of your photo, along with your name
  • Email your photo to
  • Be creative and have fun

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