Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing a sense of mystery in the Mysterious Shots Photo Contest with chances to win a Arcanum Membership and more!

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Wes Hardaker for his collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Wes Hardaker is a fine art photographer, photography educator and he is a Master in The Arcanum. He specializes in focusing a scene down to its core subject through minimalism techniques, focused composition and creative processing. Wes travels the world like mad, and has been passionately capturing images of it for over 30 years.

"I Once Was Blind " by ChrystalOlivero

I Once Was Blind by ChrystalOlivero - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Gent at the Event" by andynewman_3473

Gent at the Event by andynewman_3473 - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Nothing will stop me" by mssunshine

Nothing will stop me by mssunshine - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"The Giant's Gate " by Followmeaway

The Giant's Gate  by Followmeaway - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"20131202 06 51 02_-Bearbeitet-2" by oliverschael

20131202 06  51 02_-Bearbeitet-2 by oliverschael - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"white rose of peace" by darcithompson

white rose of peace by darcithompson - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Kerol" by NomadArtPhotos

Kerol by RadovanBartekPhotographer - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Beneath the Fog" by bromleychamberlain

"Count of San Gimignano" by Steve-Pond

Count of San Gimignano by Steve-Pond - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Tunnel" by 1WolfPhotography

Tunnel by 1WolfPhotography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Grutte Pier fan Kimswert" by (A)cristjenlai

Grutte Pier fan Kimswert by cristjenlai - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"selfie" by Alexander_Sviridov

selfie by Alexander_Sviridov - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Magic woods" by (A)valdi

Magic woods by valdi - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"devcote" by (A)teddydomagalski

Dovecote by teddydomagalski - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Carnatic wreck" by dmitriyfd

Carnatic wreck by dmitriyfd - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Peace for Ophelia 9" by sunsetnurveins

Peace for Ophelia 9 by sunsetnurveins - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Into the mist" by FuzzPhotography

Into the mist by FuzzPhotography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"A Girl In The Rain" by rossglasgow

A Girl In The Rain by rossglasgow - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Ruby over Fjadrargljufur" by eastlyn_

Ruby over Fjadrargljufur by eastlynandjoshua - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"JoannaWEB4" by christianjohnoreilly

JoannaWEB4 by christianjohnoreilly - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"A path less traveled." by Harbi

A path less traveled. by Harbi - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"bind" by (A)inolab

"golden " by lukakwiatkowsky

golden  by lukakwiatkowsky - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Beautiful Girl Lost in a Fairytale" by AlissaBethPhoto

Beautiful Girl Lost in a Fairytale by AlissaBethPhoto - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Turning to Grey " by lukegram

Turning to Grey  by lukegram - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Lost" by MRRogers

Lost by MRRogers - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"The morning" by yagami

The morning by yagami - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Elopement " by HouavangPhotography

Elopement  by HouavangPhotography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Annika & Elsa" by lydiahansen

Annika & Elsa by lydiahansen - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"The farmer " by sdldawn

The mystery farmer  by StephenLittlePhotography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"DSC_0143" by NotToday

Into the "Abliss" by NotToday - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"In the Light of Allah" by Linus_at

In the Light of Allah by Linus_at - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"untitled" by tomtyson

 by tomtyson - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"lace" by alanclimb

lace by alanclimb - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Mystery face" by thierryvouillamoz

Mystery face by thierryvouillamoz - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Musician writing in his thoughts " by johnwood

Musician writing in his thoughts by johnwood - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Lost In The Wind " by ClassTenPhoto

Lost In The Wind by ClassTenPhoto - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"waiting " by Marian_Uram

waiting by Marian_Uram - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"IMG_7048 " by lauradark

IMG_7048 by lauradark - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Duality " by jasonmatias

Duality by jasonmatias - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Isabelle " by KMDCphotography

Isabelle by KMDCphotography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Gravity " by luigiscuderi

Gravity by luigiscuderi - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Raiza " by CeciliaBradley

Raiza by CeciliaBradley - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"879610x20 2 " by danrowe

879610x20 2 by danrowe - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Anastasia " by liudmiladutko

Anastasia by liudmiladutko - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Darkness " by pstavs

Darkness by pstavs - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Wally " by AleQueroDodge

Wally by AlejandraDodge - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Rear Window " by (A)kaytabs

Rear Window by kaytabs - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Seeing each day as the same " by Manadh

Seeing each day as the same by Manadh - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Photolga-portland-oregon-dark-beauty-photographer-sarah-8 " by PhotOlga

Photolga-portland-oregon-dark-beauty-photographer-sarah-8 by olgieshmolgie - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"IMG_9956 " by jenniferarnold

IMG_9956 by jenniferarnold - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"My boy and his dog " by (A)patgriffin

My boy and his dog by patgriffin - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Alina " by ilyayakover

Alina by ilyayakover - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Into the Woods " by idahollis

Into the Woods by idahollis - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Corinthian the Unflappable " by martinkohn

Corinthian the Unflappable by RemarkableImagery - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Gold and red " by siegart

Gold and red  by siegart - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Powder Shoot " by PaigeLaroPhotography

Powder Shoot by PaigeLaroPhotography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Burlesque Bunny " by Rob_Lopshire

Burlesque Bunny by Rob_Lopshire - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Portrait " by beamphoto

Portrait by beamphoto - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"amazon girl " by razga

amazon girl by razga - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Frammenti di...Giorgia " by Erik_Niko

Frammenti di...Giorgia by Enrico_Luzi - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Face " by lisamariephotog

Face by lisamariephotog - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Slow Motions " by stefanozocca

My Wonder Woman by stefanozocca - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Bridge to the nothing " by Adizoli89

Bridge to the nothing by Adizoli89 - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Yin and Yang " by endegor

Yin and Yang by endegor - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"The Native " by adrianabrahams

The Native by adrianabrahams - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"IMG_2946 " by Marina93

"Dark child " by ClovisDM

Dark child by ClovisDM - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Days like that " by PIXEL_V2

Days like that  by Partialpixel_Photography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"Eyes to me " by LynkPhotography

Eyes to me by LynkPhotography - Mysterious Shots Photo Contest

"The last man standing " by (A)patriciasoon