*Time to vote! Vote for the winner of our third monthly Flickr Photo Blog Challenge; Closer.

1. Bee Macro by Art Codron


2. A little close… by Alpha Whiskey Photography

3. Almost… by Nuno Quina

Hi All and welcome to our third monthly Flickr Photo Blog Challenge where our winner gets to choose our next theme and also qualifies for our 6 month giveaway where we’ll pit our 6 monthly winners in a vote for the ultimate champion ūüôā

Vote below, and visit Heather and Mat over at¬†Mirrorlessons¬†to vote there as well. ¬†Get prepared as we’ll have our winner announce the theme for June’s contest in 5 days and you’ll be able to submit your image to our Flickr group threads HERE on TRP and HERE on Mirrorlessons.

Voting lasts through June 5th and June’s challenge will begin shortly thereafter. ¬†Join up with both groups and submit to both threads and in the mean time let us know who your favorite “Closer” image is:

*Vote Now for the winner of our second Monthly Flickr Photo Blog Challenge; Music!


“Prelude/Strings” by Othman Kammah (Click HERE to visit Othman)

Little Hurricane

“Little Hurricane” by Bill Bowdish (visit bOw_phOto on Flickr HERE)

A Ukulele in Black and White

“A Ukulele in Black and White” by Gene McDaniel (see more from Gene HERE)

The poll will run until Monday, May 5th and the photo with the most votes between the poll below and the Mirrorlessons Poll HERE¬†will get to choose our theme for May. ¬†If you haven’t been involved in our monthly challenges, we’d love to have you join up and in the mean time, vote for your favorite on both sites!

All you need to do is find us on Flickr in the TRP Group HERE and the MIRRORLESSONS Group HERE,¬†submit your images to the respective monthly challenge threads. ¬†Heather, Mathieu and I choose our faves then any and all of our site readers get to vote. ¬†We feature the three finalists and winner via posts on our respective websites as you see above with links to your flickr page and any websites you’d like us to, so get your imagery seen by the thousands of daily viewers between our sites and help by inspiring our entire community through creative and inventive themes and shots!

Vote for your favorite, and feel free to link and lobby for your choice.  The more folks we can involve in this process, the better and more diverse our family becomes.  We are also discussing possible giveaways for semi annual, or annual champions, so, FREE STUFF!

Thanks to everyone that submitted this month, and I hope we can continue to build this movement going forward.

All the best, and happy shooting!