What is it?
#BorregoInSpringtime is an online sharing celebration of
the Anza-Borrego Desert in Springtime. It's an
online photo festival, open to all, sponsored by ABDNHA.
You take photos with your smartphone or tablet and
you post them to the festival's facebook page, or to
Twitter or Instagram. Let the sharing begin!
Smartphone camera technology improving by leaps and
bounds each year and with just about everyone using
social media we kick off something new: an online photography event limited exclusively to Smartphones
It's simple and easy to be a part of it, and fun for all, regardless of
your skill level.
Android or Iphone or
whatever else! You are all welcome here.
Just a few guidelines:
Post your photos to Twitter or Instagram using the
#BorregoInSpringtime or to
All photos must be taken from a phone camera or
may be touched up, edited, enhanced,
cropped, special effects may be used, along with any
photography add-on lenses, etc as long as long as
all of it happens using apps within a smartphone or
that are posted must be current,
ideally no more than a day or two old, but you certainly have
time to review your photos at home and edit them
before you submit.
submit no more than 6 photos per day per person.
Suggested categories are to the right, but
the goal is TO SHARE what you see. Don't feel limited by
This is not a contest, it is a ONLINE
PHOTO FESTIVAL, a SHARING of images, totally unlimited, entirely on social media
and entirely with smartphone cameras or tablets.
There are no prizes. Just
being in Borrego in Springtime is prize enough! We
will monitor photos as they are posted and select photos may
be featured for special mention on Facebook or the ABDNHA
reserve the right to remove any photos that are considered
to be inappropriate.
Borrego in Springtime!
It's Primetime in the desert.
to GET OUT THERE!
It's time to bring your phone
or tablet with you!
It's time for our first
Smartphone Photo Festival
Desert Splendor - A wide open category,
splendor is in your mind! Share it! This
category includes wildflowers,
always a Borrego favorite in springtime, and this is looking
like a good year.
Botanical Garden Right
behind ABDNHA, the ABDNHA Botanical garden is a great place to capture
flowers, plants, butterflies, and birds, especially
Special Effects - With the right
subjects, classic black and white can be impressive. Phone
apps offer many other ways to tone your image for the right
In the desert, around the campfire, or
Borrego's dark night skies.
- Always a favorite of all photographers.
- Anything and everything in the town of Borrego Springs