The Annual Instagram Photo Awards Contest is underway for the first year, which will give you the opportunity to upload your best photos on Instagram for the competition. You can upload the photos of your choice, within the competition categories: friends, food, gadgets, captioned, pets, activities, selfie, and fashion.
The categories were carefully selected, as research (What We Instagram: A First Analysis of Instagram) from Department of Computer Science, Arizona State University students Yuheng Hu, Lydia Manikonda and Subbarao Kambhampati showed that these eight categories are the most popular among Instagram users.
There will be three overall winners in the contest. The first place winner will win an iPhone 6 Plus 128GB (GSM) T-Mobile (Unlocked, Contract Free), second place will win a personalized 16GB iPad mini with Retina display, and the third place winner will receive a Pebble Smartwatch.
Additionally, there will be eight category winners, each of whom will receive a $100 Amazon gift card.
The registration period will end on November 16 2015 and winners will be announced on or after January 15 2016.
The purpose of the competition is to celebrate the instagram users worldwide and the beautiful photos you post daily. This is an exclusive awards competition aimed at all of you, instagram users, no matter which device you use.