October 19, 2017

Emerging Artists Wanted: #NewOriginals Contest

Please note that the competition is now closed! Any entries added after 19. November will not be counted.

We’re inviting you to submit one original instant photograph of the characters who brighten your world. Enter your best image for the chance to have photographer and true Original Ryan McGinley review your work. 5 photographers will be chosen to have their images featured in a special edition zine that will debut at an exhibition in New York City. Winners will also get a brand new OneStep 2 camera, film and more Polaroid Originals goodies.


5 winning photographs will be selected by Ryan McGinley to be featured in a special edition printed zine that will debut at an upcoming exhibition in New York City. The photographers will receive a gift pack that contains a Polaroid OneStep 2 camera, film packs, a Polaroid Originals T-Shirt and stickers.

How to Enter.

To submit, take a new and original image with Polaroid Originals film. Upload your Polaroid photograph to Instagram and tag your post with #NewOriginals to be entered. If you don’t have an Instagram account, you can email your photo to us at social@polaroidoriginals.com using #NewOriginals in the subject line of your message. The competition ends on November 19th, 2017 and the 5 lucky winners will be contacted via Instagram DM or email shortly afterwards.

Read more about the #NewOriginals project by clicking here.

Additional T&C’s: You are allowed to add the hashtag to an existing photo on your Instagram feed, but please only enter once. Each photographer will only be entered once into the competition. Entries shot on Impossible Project film are accepted.  You do not need to specify the film type when you enter the competition.