Get clicking with the National Geographic Moment Awards


Get clicking with the National Geographic Moment Awards

 Capture a moment worth sharing and get a chance to win a NGC assignment; participation on from June 01, 2013

Nat Geo

New Delhi, June 07, 2013: Calling the photographer in you! National Geographic Channel provides you with an opportunity to get rewarded for what you click. Nat Geo announces the launch of The Nat Geo Moment Awards (NGMA) season 5. Appealing to the aspiring, professional and excited photographer alike, Nat Geo kicks off this year’s contest with an exciting new addition – introduction of one of the leading photo-sharing social app - Instagram. Ace National Geographic photo journalist Ami Vitale will be judging the entries this year.

The contest is being undertaken in partnership with Facebook to invite fans to participate and share. Enabling a convenient way to participate, Nat Geo aims to invite anybody with a smartphone and not just professional photographers. Participants can click from their camera or smart phone using Instagram and submit their entries on the Nat Geo Facebook page. Leading player in the smartphone category – Samsung has come on board for this initiative. Adding to this, the adventure brand FOGG has also joined the Nat Geo Moment Awards to support individuals looking out to explore thrilling moments in their lives.

There’s more to excite the photographer in you. The winner of NGMA gets an opportunity to travel with the Nat Geo crew as a photo blogger on an upcoming project. The other category prizes areSamsung Galaxy S4 for the Samsung Life Companion winner, an iPad Mini for the Instagram winner, and Nat Geo merchandise for the FOGG Deo adventure winner.

Adding to the opening of Nat Geo Moment Awards, Ms. Debarpita Banerjee, VP marketing, NGC and FOX International Channels, said, “The meaning of photography, over the years has changed hugely. With access to good technology and things made simpler, more and more people are capturing wonderful moments. At the end of the day, they are all great photographs. We want to encourage people to capture better meaningful moments, share them, get appreciated and get rewarded. And NGMA is a platform is a perfect platform for that ”

 The entire campaign has been rolled out in association with Flying Cursor.

To engage better with participants, Nat Geo is creating buzz on-ground as well. Insta walks across Delhi and Mumbai are being organized on 8th and 9th June 2013 respectively. These walks will provide you an opportunity to soak into the history, sights, views, monuments, etc. in the company of an expert from Heritage Walks. Join the walk, click away and hastag your way through the competition.

So get clicking and upload your captured moments now!


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