Announcing the 2014 Countdown to the Northern Short Course Instagram Contest

Beginning March 7, 2014 enter the 2014 NSC Instagram Contest for a chance to win a three-day pass to the 2015 NSC in Fairfax, VA.

 To enter, all you have to do is:

1) Follow ‘northernshortcourse’ on Instagram and make sure your account is not set to private.

2)Upload your most creative photos on Instagram taken on the days leading up to the Northern Short Course

3) Filters are allowed

4)Hash tag #northernshortcontest as well as #nppa in the caption to entered for a chance to win.

5) Feel free to share your images on Twitter, but the images will be judged only by the number of likes on Instagram

6)Let your friends know to encourage more likes for your image(s)

 Photos MUST be taken during the entry period, March 7, 2014 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on March 11, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET –You are free to send in as many entries as you wish, as long as they are yours. You will retain the copyright, but please allow us to share them for marketing the Northern Short Course.

 The top picture will be selected on Wednesday March 12th, and will be determined by the most amount of likes an image receives on Instagram. The winner will be announced via Instagram and the Northern Short Course Facebook page, so make sure to follow us there.  A selection from all entries will be shown during a welcome event at the start of the NSC March 12th 8pm in Warwick, RI.

 1(one) first prize will be awarded a three-day registration to the 2015 Northern Short Course in Fairfax, VA. No cash in lieu of prize(s) will be awarded.  No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor

 There is no limit to the amount of entries, so show us your best shots of what it means to be a photojournalist today

 - What inspires you?

 - What challenges you?

- What gear helps you get the job done?

- What keeps you motivated?

- Your favorite part of job

- The non-glamorous side of being a photojournalist

Official rules