At Last, The Festival Instagram Contest Winner

 

"The light was fantastic." | Trophy photo by @kmerdi

“The light was fantastic.” | Trophy photo by @kmerdi

With six weeks of Festival and two weeks recovery behind us, the @hiddencityphila and @igers_philly teams are happy to announce the grand prize winner of the #igers_philly_hiddencity Instagram contest: Kira M! As user @kmerdi, Kira’s photos made recurring appearances on the judges’ ballots, with the image above from Globe Dye Works receiving the most first place votes of any photo in the contest’s three week run. As well, her images from Congregation Shivtei Yeshuron and Hawthorne Hall received multiple votes. With the victory, she is entitled to the grand prize of a Hidden City membership, t-shirt, and hard hat. Congratulations, Kira!

Patterns and fabrics | Photo: @kmerdi

Patterns and fabrics | Photo: @kmerdi

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Previous weeks’ winners @ejbrus and @seasaleo_21 are the runners-up. Others receiving votes for the final tally include @dan_o79, @rokojoe, @nipseyrussell, @so_jane, @ajaxworks, @moonbeam_lane, @emilymanaloruiz, and @elliebeee. Many many thanks to everyone who came out to the Festival and who participated in the #igers_philly_hiddencity contest. Be sure to follow @hiddencityphila and @igers_philly on Instagram!

Some of our other favorite photos from the Festival will take us on home.

"Paned recovery" | Photo: @so_jane

“Paned recovery (at Hawthorne Hall)” | Photo: @so_jane

In the Chess Room at the Athenaeum | Photo: rokojoe

In the Chess Room at the Athenaeum | Photo: rokojoe

House hunting at Fort Mifflin | Photo: @emilymanaloruiz

House hunting at Fort Mifflin | Photo: @emilymanaloruiz

Light play at Germantown Town Hall | Photo: @phreqy

Light play at Germantown Town Hall | Photo: @phreqy

"Leaf and bones (at Hawthorne Hall)" | Photo: @ajaxworks

“Leaf and bones (at Hawthorne Hall)” | Photo: @ajaxworks

And finally, to echo the sentiments of our week one winner, THANK YOU | Photo: @ejbrus

And finally, to echo the sentiments of our week one winner, THANK YOU | Photo: @ejbrus


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