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New #LeicaContest exhibition at Instagramers Gallery

Nueva #LeicaContest exhibition at Instagramers Gallery

 

Hi Instagramers

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We have chosen the winners of the #LeicaContest!

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During the three weeks of this contest, related to the exhibition “With eyes wide open, 100 years of photography Leica” (Con los ojos bien abiertos. 100 años de fotografía Leica), at the Telefonica Foundation, we have received more than 5,000 street photographs tagged with #LeicaContest and #IgersHuaweiP10 and we have selected 70 winners! These photos will be exhibited at Instagramers Gallery from June 27th on.

 

Congrats to the final winner @amarulero from Madrid!! Among the 70 winning photos, the image of @amarulero has been selected as winner of the Huawei P10, thanks to Huawei Mobile Spain. In addition, his pictures will be also be exhibited together with the international artists at Instagramers Gallery.

 

 

 

These are the 70 #LeicaContest winners

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Click to view slideshow.

 

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Remember, thanks to Picglazeyou can pick up your photo once the exhibition finalizes. More info closer to the date.

 

All pictures are printed by Picglaze.

We’re open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 8pm.

 

The #HoudiniContest winners can still pick up their picture at the reception of the Telefónica Foundation, until June 21st.

 

See you at Instagramers Gallery, Fuencarral 3, en Madrid!

@igersgallery

 

 

 

A Vending Machine Selling Likes and Followers in a Mall in Russia

Today we were stunned at Instagramers.com to discover via our friends Microsiervos, the pic of an Instagram russian user who shares the latest creepy version of  “buying likes business”

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When we thought that Instagram had recently taken a big hit after shutting down popular BOT service called Instagress, one of the main bots selling fake “likes”, we got this snapshot that defines everything. A mall, a vending machine that sells “Likes”. OMG.

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We do not have much more information, but it seems credible, coherent in a country where there is a great addiction to Instagram and the cult to followers.

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@philgonzalez

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Photo Instagram by: @vsonkin
“Likes and subscribers can be bought directly from a vending machine at the mall under the walls of the Kremlin. Cyberpunk, which we deserve” he says in Russian.

Fantastic Instameet in Nice Côte D´Azur with Instagramers France ManIgers

Last May, 21, 22 and 23 we had the great opportunity to congregate part of our Instagramers France team in Nice, Côte d´Azur for a fantastic week end.

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Thanks to the Comité Régional du Tourisme (@visitcotedazur) and particularly Severine KRESS (and don´t forget to use their tag #cotedazurfrance if you visit!) and thanks too, to our local partners we could discover the best places around Nice and make great shots we tagged with #biginstameetignice

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(¡check the more than 400 pics here!)

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We could like to congratulate our great Instagramers Nice team (@maeva_f, @instannejulie, @alayks, @instacamille_da) for their great job and Instagramers France to come to Nice for these funny and unique moments!

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¡Check one our video recap during a fabulous road trip here below!

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@philgonzalez

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Video by @RonanSiri 

#MeetAndPhil Party at the Instagramers Gallery + new #LeicaContest!

#MeetAndPhil Party at the Instagramers Gallery + new #LeicaContest!

 

#MeetAndPhil

Friday last week we have been celebrating a fantastic instameet at the Instagramers Gallery in Madrid! Some time past by since our last big party, (read here), so we wanted to make sure that this #MeetAndPhil would be a blast! Thank you Elena González (@elenaescocia) from the Telefónica Foundation for the intro. Then famous and always funny Phil Gonzalez (@philgonzalez) took over. And Kimberly Sunster (@kimberleepower) presented the new Instagramers Gallery artists (article about the new Instagramers Gallery artists coming soon!) and announced a fabulous new contest (read here)!

This time again we had the pleasure to welcome very special guests: José María Mellado (@jmmellado), famous Spanish landscape photographer, and his wife and true inspiration Claudia González (@claudia_gonzalez_fotografia). Then there was Isabel Llano (@Isasaweis), one of the first Spanish vloggers tremendously successful on Instagram. We were truly honored by the last-minute confirmation of Alberto Chicote (@albertochicote), Spanish most famous Chef! And of course, the party would not be complete without DJ Bombín playing fine tunes, that made us all sing and dance.

Photo’s by Espacio Fundación Telefónica (@EspacioFTtef) / Photographer Javier Arias.

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Meanwhile in the public…

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Photo’s by Espacio Fundación Telefónica (@EspacioFTtef) / Photographer Javier Arias.

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Watch the full video here

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And then.. There was the party #MeetAndPhil!

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Click to view slideshow.

.Photo’s by Espacio Fundación Telefónica (@EspacioFTtef) / Photographer Javier Arias.

 

 

It was another successful and great night to remember at the Instagramers Gallery. Keep tuned, a post about all new Instagramers Gallery artists is coming up!

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Thank you all for coming!!

A BIG THANKS to our partners Espacio Fundación Telefónica and Picglaze, without them, all this would not be possible.

 

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We’re open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 8pm, you can find us in Fuencarral 3, Madrid

 

@igersgallery

 

 

Read This if You Want to Be Instagram Famous

Read This if You Want to Be Instagram Famous – The Book!

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I’m happy to announce the launch of the photography book Read This if You Want to Be Instagram Famous, featuring yours truly. I was asked to share the story of how I came to create instagramers.com and elaborate on the value of InstaMeets by @henrycarroll.

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“It’s important to meet your Instagram friends in real life. This builds solid friendships and gives you greater insights into your followers. As Instagram says, ‘community first’!

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If you’d like to check it out, Laurence King Publishing have given us a discount code for our readers to use on their website.

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Enter the code PHILGONZALEZ at checkout at the link below to get 20% off the book, and read my own advice along with that of dozens of other fascinating contributors.

Check it now here: http://bit.ly/InstaFamousBook

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@philgonzalez

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#LeicaContest, the new Instagramers Gallery contest

#LeicaContest, the new Instagramers Gallery contest

 

 

Tag your ‘streetphoto’ pictures with #LeicaContest and #IgersHuaweiP10 and you can win a fantastic Huawei P10!!

From May 10th the exhibition “Con los ojos bien abiertos. 100 años de fotografía Leica” at the Telefónica Foundation will open its doors to the public. 100 years of photography, showing the history of the Leica camera, whose appearance made it possible to take pictures spontaneously, flexible and dynamic, that was impossible until that moment. Thanks to this new camera with a retractable lens that could be carried comfortably in the coat pocket, photography became a natural component of everyday life.

With this reason we launch a new contest for the Instagramers Gallery. Following the line of the exhibition we invite you to participate by tagging your street photos on Instagram with the hashtags #LeicaContest and #IgersHuaweiP10 from May 5th to 28th inclusive. The 50 best images will be exhibited at the Instagramers Gallery from June 20th on.


The author of the best picture will win a fantastic phone Huawei P10, the only phone that has a Leica lens, courtesy of Huawei, and 8 of his/her photographs will be exhibited at the Gallery, along with the international artists.

Finally, and thanks to Picglaze, the authors of the selected photos will be able to pick up their photo in “picbloc” format once the exhibition ends. More info later.

 

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See you at the @igersgallery!

 

 

 

Contest rules here

 

 

New #PrimaveraPicglaze exhibition at Instagramers Gallery

New #PrimaveraPicglaze exhibition at Instagramers Gallery

 

Hi Instagramers!

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During last month, together with @espacioftef and @picglaze and to celebrate the arrival of spring, we invited you to upload your images that reflect this joyful season, its flowers and its light with the hashtag #PrimaveraPicglaze.

50 lucky winners will now have their pictures exhibited at Instagramers Gallery in Madrid. More than 1,300 colorful pictures of flowers, sun light, animals and nature were uploaded and it was not easy to select the final winners, but… here is the result! 

You can visit the #PrimaveraPicglaze exhibition at Instagramers Gallery, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Fuencarral 3, Madrid.

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A BIG CONGRATS to our top winner @akanita7 from Barcelona. 8 of her pictures are now exhibited next to the international artist exhibition. And on top of that, she’ll receive Picposter (40cm x 40cm) of her favorite picture, thanks to Picglaze.

 

 

 

All 50 ganadores #PrimaveraPicglaze contest winners

 

Click to view slideshow.

 

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All pictures are printed by Picglaze.

We’re open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 8pm.

 

Remember, you can pick up your photo once the exhibition finalizes. More info closer to the date. The #HoudiniContest winners can pick up their picture at the reception of the Telefónica Foundation, from May 3rd until May 14th.

 

See you here, Fuencarral 3, in Madrid!

@igersgallery