North Capitol Main Street launches its Annual I<3 North Cap Photo Contest

See this contest announcement from North Capitol Main Street:

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North Capitol Main Streets Launches its Annual I North Cap Photo Contest

WASHINGTON, DC – North Capitol Main Streets (NCMS), the organization driving neighborhood promotions and commercial revitalization in the Bates, Bloomingdale, Eckington and Truxton neighborhoods, is launching its annual #I (Heart) North Cap photo contest for 2019.  The contest invites everyone from professional photographers to those with a creative spirit to submit their favorite neighborhood captures to be displayed gallery style at North Capitol Main Streets Annual Report Release Party on February 20 at Anxo Cidery and Pinxtos Bar. This event is open to the public (RSVP to Lauren@OtimWilliams.com required) and bites and cocktails will be provided. Here guests can also vote on their favorite photo.

Whether it be a casual snap from an iPhone or a professional photograph, from a resident, tourist or visitor, North Capitol Main Streets welcomes all submissions and is excited to share the photographs that capture everyday experiences that make these neighborhoods so special.  Ten (10) winning photographs will be selected by our panel of judges which include Philippa Hughes The Pink Line Project, Kristi Maiselman, Executive Director of Cultural DC, Taylor Barden Golden, Bloomingdale Reporter at MidCity DC Magazine, Yuh Wen Ling, Board Chair at North Capitol Main Streets Inc and Steven Cummings, Artist. The top 10 photos will be printed, mounted and on display at the reception, and guests will have the option of a “people’s-choice” vote.  Awards for winning photographs include use in promotional material and a prize package will be given to the top three photos.

The winner of the grand prize will receive a $300 cash prize and tons of exposure. Their photo will be used in multiple 2019 NCMS promotions and enlarged to be displayed as a fence art installation at the corner North Capitol and Florida Avenue to be seen by thousands daily. The winner will receive a profit-sharing merchandising contract where their work will be featured on custom items such as magnets and playing cards, and sold online and at neighborhood events like the Taste of North Cap and Art All Night. more prizes are being added.  Submissions will be accepted up until midnight February 15, 2019. Interested parties should email info@NorthCapitolDC.com or visit www.NorthCapitolDC.com for details.

About North Capitol Main Streets

North Capitol Main Street, Inc. is a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 2003 with the primary purpose of serving as a catalyst for neighborhood commercial revitalization. NCMS, Inc. is a designated DC Main Streets program and funded by DSLBD. Through planning and working with the business community and area residents, North Capitol Main Street, Inc. (NCMS, Inc.) is committed to creating a vibrant future for North Capitol Street between New York and Rhode Island Avenues, and to revitalizing the Bloomingdale Business District at Rhode Island Avenue and First Street, NW.

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