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Impromptu Photo Contest
The Darkroom Gallery presents the Impromptu Photo Contest. To capture in an instant, an unexpected scene, the unscripted interaction, serendipitous magic in a single shot. The medium of photography skillfully lends itself to chance. In certain instances the medium is defined by how rapidly a single shot can be fired and, in turn, art created.
Just as an improv actor steps onto the stage without any thoughts or goals is his/her head we are looking for the images you took off the cuff that the very telling, thoughtful and insightful ones. Photographs that succeed because they aren’t staged. Work that encapsulates a plot line, a “scene of crime” or unique character-driven exchange.
These haphazard interpretations of reality can be monumentally powerful, humorous, heart-rending or sublime. A moment, frozen forever through the lens of our cameras.
We offer free matting and framing of accepted entries for the duration of each of our exhibition, subject to standard sizes.
The Darkroom Gallery is dedicated to photographers and photography. We host juried photography exhibits, classes, seminars and workshops providing opportunities for photographers from around the world to have their work evaluated by a qualified juror for display in our Vermont gallery, on our web site and published in exhibit catalogs with minimum expense or hassle.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Juror's Choice receives a 30x48" vinyl exhibit banner featuring their image, free entry into a future exhibition, and a free exhibition catalog.
Honorable Mentions receive free exhibition catalogs and free entry in a future exhibition.
People's Choice gains free entry into a future exhibit. ELIGIBILITY: Open to all / 18+
No larger than 1280 pixels on the longest side, type jpg - set to the highest quality. The color space should be set to sRGB Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Photographers retain all rights to their work USAGE RIGHTS: Photographers submissions accepted for exhibition grant Darkroom Gallery the right to use their images to promote the exhibition and for display on Darkroom Gallery website and for inclusion in an exhibit catalog.
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