From 21 September to 23 November, the Palace of Versailles is running a Instagram photography competition around the theme of atumn. Take part for free by posting pictures using the hashtag #VersaillesFall on your Instagram account.
Follow @chateauversailles on Instagram
The competition's theme is "autumn". Your approach to this theme must be creative, aesthetically pleasing and personal.
As an exemple, you could picture :
- The palace
- The gardens
- The Versailles estate
- The Trianon estate
The aime of the competition is to present one aspect of Versailles, highlighted by the autumn.
To participate in the competition, you must :
- Follow the Palace's Instagram account : @chateauversailles
- Post your pictures using #VersaillesAutomne / #VersaillesFall
- Tag the Palace's account @chateauversailles son every picture
A jury composed of staff members of the institutions and professional photographers will select 9 pictures by 9 different participants.
The selection criteria are as follows :
- match with the theme
- aesthetic value of the work
The picture's number of "likes" will have no impact on the winners' selection.
The 9 winners will be invited to a meeting of instagrammers, an "instameet", wich will take place on Thursday 10 December from 17:30 to 22:00. Guided by a team of instagrammers of the Palace, they will have the chance to go on a private tour of the State Apartments and the Gallery of Battles.
The winners may be accompanied by a person of their choice.
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