Dogs & People Feature Heavily In ‘Photobox’ Instagram Photography Awards’ Shortlist
The inaugural Photobox Instagram Photography Awards received over 180,000 entries and now, these thousands of photos have been whittled down to a small shortlist from which the winner will be announced in October.
The final round of judging will take place across ten diverse categories, ranging from fashion to festivals, arts to animals, and the sites most used hashtags, #Love and #NoFilter.
Rory Scott of Photobox, Chair of PIPAS 2018 judges, comments: “From snapping our supper to capturing our canine friends, most of us like to test our everyday photography skills on Instagram. But being such a popular site, we often miss out on some of the truly stunning photography on our feeds. We received over 180,000 incredible submissions to the PIPAs and we are delighted to announce ten category shortlists, one of whom will be crowned our overall Instagram Photograph of the Year next month.”
The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in central London on October 3rd 2018. The overall ‘Instagram Photograph of the Year’ winner will receive £5,000, with an additional £500 awarded for each of the ten category winners.