Anyone who’s taken a lot of photos has undoubtedly created an image, either intentionally or by accident, which has an element or elements that don’t quite fit, that look out of place. This can be pleasing or disturbing, it can be subtle, like something fleetingly glimpsed in the corner of the eye. Or it can be a jarring and distinct part of the composition –for example the paintings of Magritte or the photos of Man Ray.
Your challenge for this exhibit is to find something in your photos that seems out of place. It doesn’t have to be an in-your-face element; in fact, less obvious can be better, giving the viewer a double take experience or a mystery to contemplate. But both the subtle and the blatant will fit this theme, Surreal, quite well. Imagination is the key.
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. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Photographers retain all rights to their work. USAGE RIGHTS: Submissions accepted for exhibition: artists 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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