2023 Monthly Challenge

Rules for 2023 Monthly Challenge

  1. Digital images must be captured between the dates given for each month.

2. Only JPG files can be accepted. Please try to keep files down to a size of 2-3 MB (or less). In deference to PSNZ standards, images must have a maximum of 1620 pixels on the horizontal side and a maximum of 1080 pixels on the vertical side. Images can be cropped to any size within these limits.

3. Our new image up-loader has been tested and should work, so please use the following URL:


You may have to copy and paste the URL into your search engine (Like Google Chrome) for it to work.

If you do nevertheless have problems with the new image up-loader, please email your entries to APPScompetitions@gmail.com with the text 2023-01 Challenge entered in the Subject line AND, separately, let Greg (GregoryTurner71@hotmail.com) know that you have sent your images through email, along with a brief outline of the problem you experienced with using the uploader link. Greg may also be contacted at: (021) 149-4764.

February Challenge

Digital images for our February challenge are to be captured between Monday, 24th January and Sunday 19th February 2023, and submitted by midnight on Sunday 19th February 2023. Please see below on how to submit.

Image topics

1.   From above – When photographing a subject from above, it is known as a “bird’s-eye view”.

2.   Fear

3.  Reflection – Is when you use reflective surfaces to create an echo of the scene. Some ideas for surfaces include: oceans, lakes, puddles, rain drops or plants, metal tiles, mirrors, or cars. Anything with a shiny surface. The photograph may or may not include the subject in the photo; it may be just the reflection.

Name your images by copying and pasting the corresponding file name to the photo, inserting your name where indicated.

2023-01 Challenge; name*; From above

2023-01 Challenge; name*; Fear

2023-01 Challenge; name*; Reflection

*name (put your first name and a space and then your surname) For example: 2023-01 Challenge; Joe Bloggs; From above