#framethathood Photo Contest – Chicago Neighborhoods We Love | Zenlist




@rosi.visuals, with a view of Chicago’s River near River North and Streeterville.

Here’s the collection of images from our contest

Our team picked this image because it’s matching the competition criteria, and we believe it catches Chicago’s mood and feel. There are other honorable mentions such as danny_7raceur, who didn’t follow our guidelines by uploading more than 6 images. Nonetheless, his pictures are great! Scottterry submitted some awesome drone shots and hennytron had some great, real street photography shots.

We’re looking forward to our next contest, we will be posting more images from this contest later on.


We thank everybody for your participation!

We are on a mission to represent the uniqueness of Chicago’s Neighborhoods. It is a big challenge considering there are over 240 of them! We want to start from our top 10 picks. Submit your best, original images with the hashtag #framethathood and get the chance to win a $150 Gift Card.


Submit your best pictures of the following neighborhoods*

Gold Coast
Lincoln Park
Hyde Park
Lake View
Wicker Park
West Loop
Logan Square
Near North Side

And get the chance to win a $150 Amazon Gift Card!

* Each participant can submit a maximum of 6 images. Only 2 images per neighborhood are allowed. The winner will be publicly announced on the Zenlist.com blog and social profiles. More images = Higher chances to win!

Step 1. Follow our Instagram account @zenlistcom

Step 2. Tag your image with #framethathood and tag us @zenlistcom


Zenlist’s “#framethathood” Photo Contest begins May 10, 2018, at 1 a.m., and ends Jun 10, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST).


To be eligible, a participant must:

– Be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older
– Have an established Instagram profile with a proven history of posting & engagement
– Submit only own work and prove ownership of the images if requested

Individuals affiliated with Zenlist, including employees, trustees, interns, volunteers, fellows, research associates and their immediate families (children, siblings and spouses) are not eligible for any prize. Zenlist will determine winners’ eligibility in its sole discretion.


Images will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, and number of likes. The judges are a panel of Zenlist staff members and/or guest judges, familiar with photography and responsible for Zenlist’s overall design and creative direction.

Zenlist shall determine winner eligibility in its sole and absolute discretion. All decisions made by the judges are final. Zenlist will notify the winner via the contact information provided at the time of entry; Zenlist may disqualify anyone who fails to respond to the notification within five business days. Please do not contact us about the status of entries or judging.


The winner will be rewarded with a $150 gift card approximately 10 business days from the end of the contest.


All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared, however, photos may be digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.), and multiple exposures that have been combined to produce a single high dynamic range (HDR) image are acceptable. Images with text watermarks exhibiting the photographer’s name may be entered, but will not be considered for judging.

By entering the contest you retain your rights to your photograph; however, you grant Zenlist (and those authorized by Zenlist) a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any Zenlist purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of Zenlist and its website, exhibitions, and commercial products, including but not limited to Zenlist publications. Zenlist will always attribute the image to the author. Zenlist will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.

For a photo in which a person is recognizable, you must secure a model release from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian and provide it to Zenlist upon request.

Your submission indicates that you have read and agree to all of the rules and regulations.