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Color blind photo contest
The inability to distinguish one or more chromatic colors, distinction of space by the edges of darkness and light Color plays an important role in how we perceive the world around us. So when you take that information away what do you get in return? Without color, other elements of the photograph take on a more distinct role in telling the story. Notice how lighting, contrast, and composition are much more important in monochromatic images.
Black & white photography is a timeless art; always relevant, always contemporary despite being so historically ancient. Our juror Matthew Gamber states, “There is something about how when you photograph something in black and white, it gets locked in that time frame where it just becomes obsolete as an everyday seeing experience.”
Whether you are a darkroom purist or a Photoshop crafter, show us your love for hue-less images. We want to see your best black and white or alternative process photographs. Pay tribute to the origins of photography.
Juror: Matthew Gamber
A Boston-based artist with degrees from Bowling Green State University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts / Tufts University. Teaching appointments include: Art Institute of Boston / Lesley University, Boston College, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, College of the Holy Cross, Savannah College of Art & Design, Massachusetts College of Art & Design. He is a founding editor of Big Red & Shiny.
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: International / 18+
jpg files, no larger than 1280 pixels on the longest side, set to the highest quality, and file size < 2 megabytes. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Photographers retain all rights to their images. USAGE RIGHTS: Photographers who's submissions are 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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