#PBInstaCageMatch Instagram Contest #7 Winner

Beth BristowBeth Bristow is the picture editor for the Thursday and Sunday Styles sections of the New York Times. She has been with the newspaper since 2008. She came to New York City from Hartford, CT, where she was the picture editor for the features department for The Hartford Courant for seven years. Her editing work has received awards from the NPPA, SND and POY. She received her BFA in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA in photography at the University of Hartford. She has also taught photojournalism at the University of Hartford and was a consultant in developing their International Low-Residency MFA in Photography program. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Congratulations to Marko Georgiev (@markogeorgiev) the winner of our 7th #PBInstaCageMatch! The “Unfashionably Stylish” contest theme was chosen and judged by Beth Bristow, NY Times Styles section editor. For his winning entry, Marko has won a Tenba Discovery photo/laptop daypack!

Honorable Mentions

Our next Instagram contest theme is “Halloween” and will be judged by renowned photo editor Jim Colton. Get your entries in by November 3rd and remember to tag your photos #PBInstaCageMatch and #TenbaBags! Jim’s pick will get a Tenba Messenger Camera Bag and a feature on the Photo Brigade blog!


Photos by @robertcaplin

Tenba Messenger Bag

Official Rules: This contest is intended for Instagram, so please only submit images taken with your mobile device (cell phone, iPhone, etc) and not a professional camera. While we’re ok with you toning your images and applying fun filters, we draw the line at using 3rd party apps like Tiny Planet or any others that distort the images beyond levels and color. In order to participate you must tag your entries #PBInstaCageMatch and #TenbaBags. You will keep all rights to your images, however The Photo Brigade reserves the right share your entries through our Instagram account or blog (http://ThePhotoBrigade.com) in relation to this contest only. Lastly, please only submit images you have taken and own the copyright to. Don’t be a jerk and violate someone’s copyright. Good luck!

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