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Results Contest: Low key photography

by Head Editor Yvette Depaepe
Published the 10th of November 2021


Low key photography is a genre of photography consisting of shooting dark coloured scenes, and emphasizing natural or artificial light only on specific areas in the frame. Lo-key photography has the ability to add drama and hard hitting emotion within a shot in all categories.  A challenging photographic topic but again a record number of submission showing drama and emotions in all categories.


The winners with the most votes in this contest are:

1st place: Hamid Mohammad Hossein Zadeh Hashemi  

2nd place: Adolfo Urrutia

3rd place: Samanta Krivec 


Congratulations to the winners and honourable mentions and thanks to all the participants in the contest 'Low key photography'.


'Tunnel vision' 
is the currently running challenge.
Tunnels can provide great light and an abundance of photographic opportunities as background, prop, compositional element and multi-use light modifier, all in one! And don't forget about the unique light trail photography in tunnels.

This contest will end at midnight on Sunday the 21st of November 2021.

The sooner you upload your submission the more chance you have to gather the most votes.

If you haven't uploaded your photo yet, click here

Good luck to all the participants.


1st place:  by Hamid Mohammad Hossein Zadeh Hashemi 



2nd place :  by Aldolfo Urrutia   


3rd place: by Samanta Krivec





by DDiArte




by Uschi Hermann




by Alireza Bagheri Sani  




by  Claudio Moretti




by Stefan Buder 




by Fernando Alves   




by Nguyen Tan Tuan

Congratulations everyone. Fabulous images
Congrats Everyone - your captures are amazing and imaginative - Keep it up
Congratulations to all. Great photos.! 1st place is absolutely gorgeous.however, does it really belong to low key category?
Quite right. I agree with you in the first place! This is not a low key. Earlier I wrote about this in a comment. It is very strange that a dubious photograph has the first place, strange! I think that we need to be more careful in the future to match the competition, especially for prize places
Congratulations to all
Thank you very much, dear Yvette, for your editorial work and congratulations to all the colleagues who participated in the theme.
Thanks, Fernando ... Highly appreciated, my friend!
great works, congratulations to all!!
Congrats! Each one is a great piece of art!
I think that the first place of the photo is a photo not in a low key. This photo is in strong contrast, and most of the frame is generally black with no detail ...
Great works.. Congratulations to all.
Echt starke Arbeiten, ich gratuliere... mm
Great works. Many congrats !!....
Many thanks Yvette and all, i am grateful :) .. great photos
My pleasure, Samanta ;-)