Challenges

Flash challenges
Flash challenges are fun, fast, two-hour long, open or closed-themed challenges. In this type of challenge, there are no Guru Picks or traditional To...
Mon, 8 Jul, 2024 at 1:48 PM
How does the voting system work?
Each voting page presents 300 photos. The system is designed to give an equal opportunity by ensuring that all photos receive equal exposure (in relation to...
Wed, 26 Dec, 2018 at 2:28 PM
What is the Ranking?
Every challenge has a Ranking where you can see your position compared to the other players. The Ranking is divided into different levels: Popular, Skilled...
Wed, 20 Jul, 2022 at 2:40 PM
How do I move up in the Challenge Ranking?
Moving up in the Ranking is done by participating in challenges and earning votes. Receiving votes moves you up from one level to the next until you reach ...
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 at 12:32 PM
How many votes do I need for each level?
In each challenge 'Rules' section, you can see the number of votes needed for each level. As the GuruShots community grows we have to adjust t...
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 at 12:32 PM
What is Voting Power?
The higher your status in the community, the more 'Voting Power' you have. Your votes can be worth x2, x3 and up to x9 depending on your current st...
Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 at 2:04 PM
Who chooses the winners and how are they selected?
In each challenge, there are three awards or categories in which you can win: Top Photographer, Top Photo  & Guru's Top Pick.  - Top Photographe...
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 at 11:40 AM
Can you win more than one category?
You can win two of the three categories in one of these combinations: 1) Win "Top Photographer" & "Guru's Top Pick" 2) Win &qu...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 12:39 PM
Who can vote?
Every person that has a Gurushots account can vote in challenges, regardless of wether they are participating in it or not.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2022 at 4:47 PM
Can I submit the same photo to multiple challenges?
The same photo can be submitted to different challenges. Note: Don't post the same images or similar images multiple times, cropped or with ton...
Wed, 2 Mar, 2016 at 1:24 PM