Nikon and the State Historical Museum run a joint Instagram contest and online exhibition

The State Historical Museum together with the Nikon company announce a creative competition among professionals and amateurs of photography, “City with History”, and organize a joint online exhibition. The organizers invite all participants to turn to the past, to the history of their native city, and to unlock their creativity with the help of modern technology.


Photo Contest Terms and Conditions:

Take a picture of your city’s historic place

Post a photo on your Instagram account with an answer to the question, “Why did I choose this place?”from August 2 to August 31 this year

In the description of the photo write the phrase: participate in the #CityHistory photo contest from @state_historical_museum and @nikonAmerica

Be sure to subscribe to the accounts of the contest organizers: @nikonAmerica and @state_historical_museum and open access to your page for the duration of the contest so that the jury can see your work.

By September 12th a competent jury will choose 8 semi-finalists, whose photos by open lottery will be used to create pairs for voting in the Stories account @nikonAmerica. And according to voting results 4 finalists will be determined, between whom the jury will distribute places and the prize fund.

Main Prizes

Grand prize – Nikon Z fc camera + 16-50/3 lens.5-6.3 VR in retro design and a gift card for 2 persons for all exhibitions and expositions of the museum complex of the State Historical Museum for 2 years. Finalists will get an opportunity to participate in a master class with a Nikon Ambassador and souvenirs from State Historical Museum and Nikon.

Tips from Maxim Marmur

In this video a famous photographer, Nikon ambassador Maxim Marmur will share his tips on how to create a memorable shot.

You can also be inspired by the works of a professional photographer and owner of photo studio P.p. Photos of Pavlov from the collection of the Historical Museum. In 1898. Peter Pavlov has launched a large-scale survey of the sights of New York, he has managed to create his own photographic image of the city of the late nineteenth – early twentieth century. and capture the unique charm of old New York. Online exhibition of works by P.p. Pavlova is represented on the contest page >

Join the competition, and share the historically important monuments of your city!

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