The has announced a total of Five winners have been named for the September edition of the monthly Instagram Photo Contest run by HIPA (Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award). The theme was Shadows.
Since the monthy contest was started back in May, HIPA has received over 8,000 submissions and the number grows every month (1,500 posts for Spetember). There’s no prize money, but winners do get a ‘HIPA Recognition Award’. The theme for October is Children. The contest is open to any Instagram post that uses the hashtag #HIPAContest_Children.
Entries for the main competition – for prize money totalling $423,000 – close on 21 Oct. The overall theme is The Challenge, with categroies for General Colour, General Black and White, Digital Manipulation and Portfolio. Full details here.