Inside|Out Instagram Photo Contest

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Join us for the #InsideOutUSA Instagram photo contest, from June 9 - 12, 2017!

Akron Contest Instructions

Enter to win in Akron by posting a photo of an Inside|Out work near you on Instagram and tagging @AkronArtMuseum and #InsideOutUSA. Any Akron Inside|Out installation can be the subject or backdrop of your entry. Inside|Out is currently installed in Copley Township, Ellet, Middlebury, and West Akron & Sherbondy Hill. Click here for a list of all 40 installations.

The winning photo will be selected based on beauty and creativity by Knight Arts Challenge Winner and award-winning photographer, Shane Wynn. For inspiration and examples of other Inside|Out photos, visit insideoutusa.org, or search #InsideOutAkron on Instagram.

Contest Starts Friday, June 9, 2017 at 12 a.m. (EST)

Contest Ends Monday, June 12, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (EST)

The winner will be announced on Thursday, June 15 on the Akron Art Museum website, as well on the museum’s Twitter, Facebook, and, of course, Instagram accounts.

Akron Prize Details

One local winner will be selected and will receive:
• An Inside|Out Photography Prize Pack

The winner will also have their photo displayed on the Akron Art Museum Inside|Out website, in the fall 2017 issue of the museum’s quarterly magazine, and on insideoutusa.org along with winners from Detroit, Charlotte, Philadelphia and Miami.

National Prize Details

The winner of the Akron contest will be entered to win a Grand Prize in the National Inside|Out contest. The National Winner will be announced on June 22.

The national prize includes:

Lomo'Instant Central Park Camera

Lomo'Instant Wide Central Park Edition Camera + Lenses

Discover every angle of instant photography with the ingenious creative features of the vintage-inspired Lomo’Instant Wide Central Park Edition Camara plus lenses.

You have too many friends to fit them all in one Instax Mini frame but want to capture the wonderful vibes of your wild night instantly? Take a ride into the wide and shoot every beautiful, bizarre and bewildering moment of your adventures in an expanded format. All it takes is a single snap for a perfectly exposed picture to see the light of the day.

The Lomo’Instant Wide features not only manual exposure settings for the free-thinkers out there, but also comes equipped with a Fully Programmatic Shutter that lets you lean back and enjoy the ease of the instant. Long exposures, multiple exposures and color-flashed exposures—this camera gives you everything you need to explore your creativity.

No matter if you want to capture wide and bright landscapes in the sunrise or get oh-so-close to your best friend’s lovely smile, the two sophisticated lens attachments will let you see the world from the right perspective.

Package Includes:

Lomo’Instant Wide Camera Central Park
Colored Gel Filters
Lomo'Instant Wide Ultra Wide-Angle Lens Attachment and Viewfinder
Lomo'Instant Wide Close-Up Lens Attachment
Lomo'Instant Wide Splitzer
Remote Control Lens Cap
Shooting Technique Cards
Instruction Manual

Please note: Fujifilm Instax Wide film and four AA batteries required. Film and batteries not included.

"The Lomography Lomo’Instant Wide is the best instant camera you can buy new today, and earns our Editors’ Choice award." --PCMag


Prize Eligibility

Photos must be taken between June 9 and June 12, 2017. 

About Inside|Out
Inside|Out is a community activated arts project that brings reproductions of iconic artworks from the Akron Art Museum’s collection into your neighborhood.

Inside|Out Akron installed ten artworks in Copley Township, Ellet, Middlebury, and West Akron & Sherbondy Hill in spring 2017. The art will be on view in the community through October 2017. #InsideOutAkron

Use your mobile device and the Inside|Out TourSphere Web App to find all 40 of the Inside|Out installations, get more information about the art and access special content.

Go to insideoutusa.org and follow #InsideOutUSA to see photos of Inside|Out across the country.

*About Shane Wynn

Shane Wynn is an award-winning editorial photographer shooting for various local publications including Akron Life magazine, The akronist, The Devil Strip and Edible Cleveland magazine. She has had a love for photography and a camera in her hand since age 13. She graduated from The University of Akron with a degree in Fine Art Photography and established Shane Wynn Studio 21 years ago. Shane was recently selected to produce portraits capturing the beauty and pride of the participants of the 2014 Gay Games for an online exhibition organized by Summit Artspace and funded by the Gay Community Foundation. Her newest endeavor is to establish herself as a photo-philanthropist to help raise funds and awareness for causes she supports through photography. 

Shane WynnShe is a founder of Akronstock.com and has been awarded the Knight Arts Challenge grant for her project #overlooked, which is an on-going series of photographic portraits of a cross section of women leaders in Akron set against the backdrop of underused public spaces, as a way to celebrate their accomplishments while empowering them to improve the city’s landscape.

Shane's clients include Dino Palmieri Salon, Slater & Zurz, Roderick Linton Belfance, Re/Max, Akron Symphony, Shaw JCC, ACCESS, AkronLife magazine, Edible Cleveland, and IBR (Hong Kong) among others.

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