Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best shots of musical instruments in this photo contest with chances to win a Leica Sofort Instant Film Camera and more!

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Markku Lahdesmaki for his collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Photographer Markku Lahdesmaki was born in Finland. He was eight years of age when his uncle gave him a simple camera with black-and-white film. Since then Markku has won numerous awards with his photography for both commissioned work and his own personal projects. He has won gold, silver awards and numerous Merits from the prestigious Association of Photographers’ Awards, London. He has been awarded at Clio, Epica, Cannes Lions, New York Festival, CA, APA, PX3, Graphis etc.

"On Top " by ChrystalOlivero

"Michaela " by TerriCoxPhotography

"First kiss " by Loza

"Violin " by Helen_Mountaniol

"Music by the River " by Lindsey_Shedd

"Rock " by jensfischer

"The Trumpet Player " by luisasalomon

"Dreamy " by robinhardi

"orchestra " by LelaKieler

"Henna V " by gregblomberg

"Lost Society at Theatre Corona for " by jalqphotography

"Fiddle Player " by Julieweiss

"Music was his first love and it will be his last " by DaggiM

"_DSC8199-as-Smart-Object-4 " by Mougaard

"Open Road " by HamptonPhotography

"Shawn H " by jrhardy

"Music Man " by SteeleBirdie

"Temples @ The Social - Orlando, FL " by nickelphoto

"Marty " by Dsmphotography

"Custom 22 " by rjmccor

"Guitar....Black & White " by Alana1971

"Jules Smoking Bass " by davidleyland

"Erhu " by 1952paolo1952

"Golden Strings " by gailstelick

"Tatem g " by PaulHenryStudios

"Noel " by williamgeisler

"1a Maton 04.08.2016 B&W " by jimfazOz

"Reflective Metal " by emilybobphoto

"The Trainer " by garymintz

"fuzzy plays the blues " by FrankSomma

"musician " by GonzaloHerreraPhotography

"collapse " by CreativeArtView

"Drums Away! " by EdwardPeiPhotography

"In Memory of Em - Redux " by randybenzie

"ZCC 2 " by kevryan

"Pick a Winner " by ellestaples

"Missing Pair " by emptybrick

"men at work " by Stefan_Schafft

"Symphony of the raven " by Ethos

"Two Loves II " by TracyDeptuck

"Drummer Girl " by nobryan18

"The Violine Player. Music is a fantaistic expression of the human capability to arrange simple sounds in a pleasant, beautiful, and exotic manner. Sadhguru " by wenchejostad

"bob001_4 " by georginamay007

"Lucas " by gilesrrocholl

"Christian on Guitar " by Mysterymantis

"let the music within you escape " by Mickspix

"Mm " by Kink

"low-key-3a " by zeppo

"Fender " by seenthroughmylens

"Livin the Blues " by Latitude4236David

"20130122-DSC_3516 " by CCMPhoto

"Autumn music " by albaem

"Yellow Rose of Texas-9 " by dmbates

"6 string " by Esalon

"Violin Alley " by inspyred

"Strings " by novakmiler

"Ukelele " by Beraguirre

"Nastassja " by lujeanburger

"Small Yet Elegant " by Andreyourelegance

"Busking In Style " by BantamBluePhotography

"Steph " by scottsmallie

" " by giovannidoubletapscanu

"Don't Stop the Music " by colleensnover

"Downtown Summer Nights - Blake Noble-1433 " by ThanePhelan

"old man " by (A)ygtctn

"The violinist " by (A)aidagri

"#fendersquire #fender #bstreet #bstreetbar #edmonton #yeg #music #guitar gui " by (A)The13ThCraft

"Inside Violin X " by adrian-borda

"BASS " by barryhutchins

"Peace " by shadowimagephotography

"down the line " by RAWrightphotography

"Playing the Blues " by (A)Roselync

"Jason " by NickLarsonPhotography

"In Memory of Man Ray (1890-1976) " by Seisselberg

"Girl with guitar " by Prijaznica

"FL " by carlbrugger

"fun in the sun " by leannescherp

"IMG_5273 " by (A)Jlifox

"Rock'n roll! " by barryhutchins

"SAX!!! " by barryhutchins

"Troubadour " by crawfras

"Football fans " by WWWest

"Tim " by JackHoier

"Stephen James " by Nishant-101

"Carlton Playing " by PhotoWorks

"Autumn Song " by lisaholloway

"tune me " by alanclimb

"Gibson Guitar closeup " by paulbloch

"L'harmonica " by (A)BrigitteDupuis

"Violin " by SanamsDarkRoom

"Karkwa Live in Paris " by slydeshaies

"guitarist " by geertweggen

"Stray Light " by Bluestarpaul