Darkroom Gallery Contest “Chroma”

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Call for Submissions Darkroom Gallery chromaColor photography: the power of a palette reveals the true nature of an image.

It is easy to take color for granted; after all, it is how we see the world every day.  But color plays such an integral part in our emotions and in our perception of a scene.  Knowledge of the nature of color and how to capture it gives paramount impact and expression to photography. As long ago as the 6th-century in China, people have tried to understand how and why we react to different colors and how the various colors work together. More than the combination of red, blue and yellow, color is a visual tool for non-verbal communication. Darkroom Gallery is calling for works that exemplify the vast aptitudes of color. Photography that compels, through it’s very saturation, an emotive response.


  • All selected entries are exhibited in the gallery [31 March – 24 April 2016] and included in a full color exhibit catalog.
  • Juror’s Choice receives a 30×48 vinyl exhibit banner featuring their image, free entry into a future exhibition, a free exhibition catalog as well as a signed copy of Aline Smithson’s Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography.
  • Honorable Mentions receive free exhibition catalogs and free entry in a future exhibition.

Juror: Susan Spiritus

Image requirements: no larger than 1280 pixels on the longest side, jpg format; saved at the highest quality; sRGB color space.

Online submission of digital photographs via the website or by email. There is a $5.00 surcharge for email entries.


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