My Neighbourhood: Weekly Photography Challenge


The Old Church in the heart of AmsterdamThis week your photographic challenge is to shoot and share an image on the theme of ‘my neighbourhood’.

This is based on the rise in the interested of street photography and urban photography that we’re seeing among many of our readers – although it also leaves room for you to explore a variety of types of photography.

You might wish to photograph people in your neighbourhood (either posed portraits, environmental portraits or candid street photos), some architecture, abstract objects or anything else that gives us a glimpse into the area you live.

It should be fascinating to see the neighbourhoods of our global audience.

Once you’ve taken and selected the ‘Neighbourhood’ image that you’d like to share – upload it to your favourite photo sharing site or blog and either share a link to it or – embed them in the comments using our embed tool to do so.

If you tag your photos on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter or other sites with Tagging tag them as #DPSNEIGHBOURHOOD to help others find them. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.

Also – don’t forget to check out some of the great shots posted in last weeks challenge – Textures challenge where there were some great shots submitted.

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Darren Rowse

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Some Older Comments

  • dt12 November 5, 2012 09:38 am

  • Patrick October 29, 2012 12:02 pm

    Its a fairly sleepy neighbourhood...

  • Larry Q October 29, 2012 08:37 am

    Taken about a mile from my house.

  • Alireza October 29, 2012 06:18 am

  • Jan October 28, 2012 02:51 am

    In the suburbs

  • Christopher Methven October 26, 2012 10:19 am

    'Round the hood:

  • Stephanie October 26, 2012 09:15 am

    Northern Michigan USA

  • Fokko Muller October 24, 2012 09:04 am

  • Jaryn October 23, 2012 03:57 pm

    Hi guys,

    here is one of mine...."the doorstep"

  • Marcos Loyola October 23, 2012 02:00 pm

    Random morning from my bathroom little window

  • Niall James October 22, 2012 06:46 pm

    out my bedroom window

  • shrikant October 22, 2012 05:33 pm

    Crack on a road

  • Jordan Barab October 22, 2012 10:27 am

    Takoma Park on a rainy evening.

  • Jordan Barab October 22, 2012 10:25 am

  • Atil Iscen October 22, 2012 04:24 am

    Oregon, where the fall season is colorful.

  • Neil Barraclough October 22, 2012 04:00 am

    Taken less than 500 yards from home tonight:

    An English autumn...

  • Neil Barraclough October 22, 2012 03:59 am

    Taken less than 500 yards from home tonight....[eimg link='' title='English countryside sunset' url='']

  • Sam October 22, 2012 03:53 am

    It is peculiar and strange to find my uploads ignored every limited time I do it here.

  • Zain Abdullah October 22, 2012 02:50 am

    The fishing village, Kuala Besut, located about 12km from my hometown, Jerteh: -

    And there are also deep sea fishing vessel anchored near the port after landing their catches

    While this is my hometown new landmark, the newly completed mosque made of 80% timber whose architecture was inspired by traditional Malay architecture. It is considered the largest timber mosque in Malaysia.

  • cris fotography October 22, 2012 02:27 am


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  • Ashivhar Mugunthan October 21, 2012 10:55 pm

    Colombo Urban Street Photography
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  • Eric Heymans October 21, 2012 03:04 pm

    Interesting challenge indeed.
    And certainly a nice way to rediscover all the possible subjects ... you can fix for ever ..:)


  • Vincent Palma October 21, 2012 12:59 pm

    This is my entry for this weeks challenge ! My Neighbourhood!

    And you can find more on my facebook page !

  • viktor October 21, 2012 07:42 am

    this is my neighbourhood:
    in the morning:
    at daylight:
    in the evening:

  • Irvin October 21, 2012 06:31 am

    This is how it looks a random morning on mexico.

  • Guoqiang Xue October 21, 2012 03:00 am

    Suburb of Ottawa, Canada.

  • Beygan October 21, 2012 02:25 am

    Foggy Morning...

  • Raymondo October 21, 2012 01:57 am

    liverpool street photography >

  • Robert October 21, 2012 12:01 am

    I do get a bit self conscious when I'm photographing in the street. You do get some funny looks.

  • raghavendra October 20, 2012 11:58 pm

    love the theme
    my next door goes for a ride

  • Seb October 20, 2012 11:32 pm

    I live in Colmar Old Town, France :

  • Womanfriday October 20, 2012 11:23 pm

    Street life 2 in Brighton, England

  • Womanfriday October 20, 2012 11:18 pm


    Street life in Brighton, England

  • Danny Chan October 20, 2012 10:58 pm

    My neighbbourhood @ Kuala Lumpur Malaysia -

  • joshi daniel October 20, 2012 02:28 pm

    A portrait from my neighbourhood:

  • inkid October 20, 2012 12:45 pm

    Sharing mine:

  • Adrienne Johnson October 20, 2012 10:59 am
    So many reasons to love this spot, the subtitles are just part of it.

  • Zentgraf October 20, 2012 10:46 am

    The gardens in my neighbourhood:

  • Tom O'Connor October 20, 2012 10:08 am

    Here's mine: (post-post Isaac):

  • Keith Menne October 20, 2012 07:11 am

    Title says it all.

  • Scottc October 20, 2012 07:07 am

    My favorite photowalks were the always the ones in my neighborhood in Germany, always something new....or something old seen in a new way.

  • Mark Baily October 20, 2012 05:32 am Alfie next to a graffiti wall near my house

  • Steve October 20, 2012 05:01 am

    With walks on the downs

  • Steve October 20, 2012 04:58 am

    By the seaside

  • Martin Cook October 20, 2012 03:22 am

  • Jai Catalano October 20, 2012 02:55 am

    I bet you can't tell what neighborhood I am in.


  • Bry October 20, 2012 01:57 am

    I live in the suburbs, so nothing too interesting:

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