Spring between the blocks photo competition - It's on!

Ninna | 12.4.2021

Spring between the blocks photo competition has begun! We challenge all the photographers in the Southwest Finland to capture the most magical picture of this spring in our beloved neighborhoods 2021. You may participate in the competition until the 9th of May 2021.

How does the spring time look like between the blocks?

The spring sun is peaking out. Soon the buds begin to turn green and the first flowers of spring will bring their color to the corners of the apartment buildings. Have you ever tried to capture the signs of spring in an urban environment?

We challenge all the photographers in the region of Southwest Finland to compete to capture the most amazing spring picture in the area of apartment buildings!

The theme spring between the blocks can include all kinds of pictures taken during this spring in the apartment areas. Use your imagination and tell us a story – that is what we appreciate the most :) Show us what you see as spring between the blocks.

Tip! Check out inspiration where to take photos from our blog about the suburbs of Turku region (Written only in Finnish).

Muraali kerrostalon seinässä Turun Pansiossa.
Pansio, Turku © hoods.fi

How to enter the competition?

To participate in the competition, send us a photo taken in the Southwest Finland during 2021 that reflects the theme "Spring between the blocks". Remember to let us know where and when you took the photo. If there is a story behind the image, we would love to hear about that too! :)

When: You can send us pictures until the 9th of May 2021.

There are three ways to enter, so choose the one that works best for you:

  1. E-mail: Send your picture to info@hoods.fi
  2. InstagramPublish a picture with a hashtag #kerrostalonkevät. NB! To participate, your Instagram account needs to be public.
  3. Facebook: Publish a picture to the comment section of the competition post at @knowyourhoods Facebook page.

Selecting the winners & prizes

  • The winner - readers' choice: The jury will consider all submissions and select a number of finalists. These photos will be published on our blog on May 12th, 2021, after which everyone can vote for their favorite in the comments section. Voting will be open during 12th - 23rd of May, 2021. The winner will be the photo with the most votes.
  • The winner - jury's choice: We will select our own favorite photo. In this category, we will especially favor interesting stories connected to the photos and those that draw attention to lesser-known scenery.
  • Publishing the winners: Winning pictures will be published on our social media channels and on our blog on May 26th, 2021.
  • Prizes for winners and voters:
Keltaisia kerrostaloja Kastussa.
Kastu, Turku © hoods.fi

Terms and conditions

  • The copyright of the photo remains with the photographer.
  • The organizer of the competition is Know Your Hoods.
  • The organizer has the right to use the photos and photo captions entered into the competition on their own websites and in their social media channels with the photographer's name or user name.
  • The organizer has the right to crop the photos so that they fit to the Instagram feed. For the voting, the finalists will be published in their original dimensions.
  • If you want any other name to be used rather than your name on Facebook or username on Instagram, please mention the name in the photo caption when posting the photo.
  • By posting the photo you ensure that you have the right to use and distribute the photo and it doesn’t violate anyone’s copyright and/or privacy.
  • If the photos include recognizable people, the photographer is responsible that the people have given their consent for the photo and its distribution.
  • Persons 15 years or older may participate in the competition, minors with the consent of their parents/guardian.
  •  One person may enter the competition with a maximum of 3 photos per theme. If one person enters with more photos, the first 3 uploaded photos will participate in the competition.
  • Winners are contacted through the channel in which they participated in the competition. The winner must respond within 2 days to the competition organizer or the organizer has the right to pass the prize forward.
  • The winners and finalists of the competition may have their pictures or story published Know Your Hoods's blog and social media channels.
  • The photos entered into the competition must be in good taste. The organizers have the right to remove photos from the competition if they are deemed to be obscene, degrading, or in violation of someone’s rights.
  • An individual competitor may be disqualified entirely if the person violates the rules repeatedly despite being warned.
  • The organizer has the right to modify these rules if needed. Any changes will be clearly communicated on social media channels.

Good luck for the competition and enjoy the spring sun!

-Ninna & Know Your Hoods Team

P.S. You can get familiar with the neighborhoods of the Turku region with the help of our free search engine!


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