Monthly Contest: Holidays themed!

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Dear all,

Every year we try to run a special holidays themed contest here at CRPhotography, so here we are, at it again! This year we're making things extra simple and generic so you can all easily participate:

The Theme:


Your entry should be a photographic somehow related to the Holidays surrounding this time period (December and January). Examples include:

Saint Nicholas Day (Christian)
Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican)
St. Lucia Day (Swedish)
Hanukkah (Jewish)
Christmas Day (Christian)
Three Kings Day/Epiphany (Christian)
Boxing Day (Australian, Canadian, English, Irish)
Kwanzaa (African American)
Omisoka (Japanese)
Yule (Pagan)
Saturnalia (Pagan)

The Rules:


  • Your entry must be a NEW photograph, BOTH taken AND posted onto DA after this journal has been published (so if you can include exif data that's great)

  • Your entry must be somehow related to the holiday season.

  • If you think it might be unclear how your entry is related to the holidays, feel free to include an explanatory paragraph in your deviation.

  • To enter, leave a comment on this journal with a link/thumbnail to your deviation.

The Prizes:


1st place: 6 month core membership + 1,000 :points:

2nd place: 3 month core membership + 800 :points:

3rd place: 1 month core membership + 500 :points:

If you'd like to offer a prize please leave a comment to let us know! :party:

The Deadline:


January 30th 11:59PM Pacific Time (Los Angeles)


Now for some inspiration....




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Katrin-Elizabeth's avatar
Thank you for publishing our photo as a source for inspiration! We are very pleased! :rose: :love:
schatten-fuchs's avatar
Finally uploaded it :D
Lights by schatten-fuchs
perzarus's avatar
Here is my entry! :)
Simple Pleasures. by perzarus
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CamilaKL's avatar
Here is my entry:

The little light of Christmas. by CamilaKL  
FurImmerUndEwig's avatar
Hello :bouncyhai: , here is our entry :meow:
Advent, Advent... by FurImmerUndEwig
TephyPardo's avatar
Here my entry ^^ 

Día de las velitas in Colombia  Dia de las velitas (Colombia) by TephyPardo
SardonicImagery's avatar
For some reason DA says this was taken January 28th 2016 when...I didn't own the camera I took this with in 2016. On Flickr it says I took some images in March 2016 as well which is really bizarre. I swear I'm not lying about this I took a bunch of pictures after work one day because my workplace does this Christmas thing and I DEFINITELY didn't get off work, nor was it THIS DARK at 7 'o clock in the morning. Anyway...in retrospect that probably means I need to adjust the time on my camera or something.

Christmas Town 2017 by SardonicImagery
anseo1985's avatar
My entry: 
It's a lonely place when families forget their deceased at the Solstice

Snow Falls Coldest on the Graves of the Forgotten by anseo1985
Mogrianne's avatar
Yule 2017
At Yule we gather in the dark to await the rising sun - we sing to it as it rises and speak of hope for the coming year. This picture is before the sun rose as some geese came to join me that morning.
Gathering to wait by Mogrianne
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2017-359 Welcome the light by pearwood
Taken during Advent, posted on Christmas day.
Ajaku's avatar
I will Entry.
Hatsuhinode by Ajaku
Shadowlion2's avatar
Here it is! Happy New Year everyone! Entry

Christmas lights by Shadowlion2  
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WitTeaPhotography's avatar
Here's my entry! Merry Christmas!
  1128 by WitTeaPhotography
CastleGraphics's avatar
Here is my entry. Happy Holidays!
The Gift is Mine! by CastleGraphics
Catlaxy's avatar
Here is my entry: 
A Taste Of Christmas by Cat-Mist
Happy Holidays! Santa Clause 
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