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Contest Rules

Mysterious ImagesIt's been minute since the Mystery group hosted a simple contest for mysterious images so that's what this is.

Basically your image needs to be mysterious.

For those who want to go a little more in depth here is the criteria as posted on the group homepage:

What makes an image mysterious? It's an image that begs a question but doesn't give the answer. A mysterious image demands a longer look.

Being mysterious is the only prerequisite for an image's acceptance. (though if the image is mysterious but the resolution/quality is low it may be rejected) Beyond that genre doesn't matter. Almost any subject can be made mysterious through composition and or post processing. There are many naturally occurring mysteries waiting to be captured as well. That being said there may be some images which lean too much into another genre or are depending on another genre to be mysterious. Not every sci-fi image will be mysterious, not every black and white image will be mysterious, not every fantasy image will be mysterious, etc.

Whatever question or questions your image begs, the answer shouldn't be obvious - this group is about savoring the mystery.

No nudity please let's keep that part of the mystery.

Submission Rules

Each participant may submit 4 images.

Voting Rules

1)   Votes may be cast by any visitor to FineArtAmerica.com (members and non-members).

2)   You may only vote once per image.

3)   You may vote for as many images as you like... but only once for any given image.

Contest Timeline

Status: This contest is over.

Submissions Begin

Friday, May 28th, 2021 - 2:41 PM

Submissions End / Voting Begins

Friday, June 4th, 2021 - 2:41 PM

Voting Ends / Prizes Awarded

Friday, June 11th, 2021 - 2:41 PM

Current Time (Eastern United States)

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - 9:25 AM

Contest Prizes

This contest will be awarding the following prizes:

1st Place:


2nd Place:


3rd Place:


Contest Organizer

Enzwell Designs

Niles, MI

United States

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