The sixth consecutive Volkswagen Snapshot Competition has concluded.
The Volkswagen Snapshot calendar competiton has now concluded it's sixth year!
We're currently reviewing all of your amazing entries, the winners will be announced very soon and will receive a selection of amazing prizes!
Our popular nationwide Instagram based competition has returned with six exciting categories - Volkswagen, Water, Colour, Night, Animals and Sustainability.
There is an amazing selection of prizes this year including a Macbook Pro, a GoPro Hero9, an Amazon Echo, and much more. Plus, eleven Volkswagen favourites will have their work featured in the Snapshot 2023 Calendar along with the overall winner.
All proceeds from the sale of the calendar will be donated to our 2022 Charity Partner, Women's Aid - a leading national organisation working to prevent and address the impact of domestic abuse against women and children in Ireland.
Discover more about our contest below, and get snapping!
Remember - you can enter as many times as you like!
Our 2022 charity partner is Women's Aid
Women’s Aid is a leading national organisation working to prevent and address the impact of domestic abuse against women and children in Ireland. The charity runs the 24hr National Freephone Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 341 900 and a number of other frontline services for victims of abuse. For more information visit www.womensaid.ie
All proceeds from the sale of the Volkswagen Snapshot 2023 calendar will be donated to Women's Aid.
Below are the various cateogories of the Volkswagen Snapshot 2022 contest
We want to see your best #Volkswagen photo for this category. This can be anything from the Volkswagen universe – a Polo, a Golf, an all-electric ID.4, the choice is yours. As long as your photo features a Volkswagen, it will be in with the chance to win. The Grand Prize winner of this category will receive a 13" Macbook Pro 256GB.
Plus as a bonus, the winner and 11 other ‘Volkswagen Favourite’ entries will be chosen to feature in the 2023 Volkswagen Snapshot Calendar, sales proceeds of which will be donated to Womens Aid, a leading national organisation working to prevent and address the impact of domestic abuse against women and children in Ireland. The ‘Volkswagen Favourite’ winners will also receive a Fitbit Sense - Smart Watch.
To enter this category, upload your photo to Instagram, tag @volkswagenireland and include #Volkswagen along with #VWSnapshot
We all love taking photos of our pets or wildlife! #Animals bring us joy and they our an important addition to many of our lives – whether it’s a pet or a wild animal. Enter a photo of an animal out in the open, on a walk, in the home or wherever you see them. This could be a bumble bee collecting pollen, a dog in the park or a bird on a branch. Surprise us!
The winner of the #Animals category will receive a DJI Mini 2 Drone.
To enter this category, upload your photo to Instagram, tag @volkswagenireland and include #Animals along with #VWSnapshot
Water is transparent, tasteless, odourless, and nearly colourless. Yet, it is vital for all known forms of life and sometimes we forget how important #Water really is. Water is everywhere, it is all around us and it can make for a great photograph. Let's dive into water photography, give your creative water shots a chance to win a prize. This can be an photo of the sea, a small flowing stream, a sprinkler in the garden or raindrops falling.
The winner of the #Water category will receive a GoPro Hero9.
To enter this category, upload your photo to Instagram, tag @volkswagenireland and include #Water along with #VWSnapshot
Vibrant, dynamic, creative, unique - #Colour brings variety to what we see. In this category we want you to amaze us with rich, deep colours - it can be various hues of your favourite colour or show us the whole rainbow - the choice is yours. Think: deep amber sunsets, the bluest skies or even a racing red sportscar. Vibrancy is key in this category.
The winner of the #Colour category will win an Amazon Echo smart speaker.
To enter this category, upload your photo to Instagram, tag @volkswagenireland and include #Colour along with #VWSnapshot
Sustainability has never been more important than it is now. At Volkswagen, we understand it is our responsibility to lead the change and have signed up to the Paris Climate Agreement to be a net carbon emissions company by 2050. Already, we are delivering our fully-electric ID. models to end users with a net carbon neutral balance! For the #Sustainability category we want you to show us what sustainability means to you - no matter what the size or scale. It can be as big as a wind turbine or as small as a plant, the possibilities are endless.
The winner of the #Sustainability category will win a weekend break for two at the Wren Hotel in Dublin.
To enter this category, upload your photo to Instagram, tag @volkswagenireland and include #Sustainability along with #VWSnapshot
Night time is the period of darkness between sunset and sunrise every day. #Night photography can be challenging but the end result is rewarding. Venture outdoors between dusk and dawn to discover the world in a different light. Take photos of the night sky, landscapes or cities. Experiment with light and long exposure to create some beautiful images.
The winner of the #Night category will win a pair of AirPods Pro.
To enter this category, upload your photo to Instagram, tag @volkswagenireland and include #Night along with #VWSnapshot
Prizes by category
The ultimate incentive to get snapping - check out this year's incredible prizes below.
- The #Volkswagen category winner will receive the top prize - A Macbook Pro 13" 256GB
- The #Water category winner will receive a GoPro Hero9
- The #Colour category winner will receive an Amazon Echo
- The #Animals category winner will receive a DJI Mini 2 Drone
- The #Night category winner will receive a pair of AirPods Pro
- The #Sustainability category winner will receive a Weekend Stay for two at the Wren Hotel, Co. Dublin
- The 11 winners who feature in the Volkswagen 2023 calendar will receive a Fitbit Sense smart watch
How to enter
Below are the steps to take to enter the contest.
- As a first step, familiarise yourself with the categories
- Once you're familar with the categories, go explore and take some photos!
- The final step is to upload your favourite photo to Instagram, tag @volkswagenireland and include the hashtag #VWSnapshot along with the category hashtag of your choice until 6pm on September 30th 2022.
Remember, if your Instagram account is on Private, we will not be able to see your entry. So, please post your photo off a Public Instagram Profile.
You can enter as many times as you like - just upload a new photo with your chosen hashtags each time.
It's that simple! All entries will then be entered into the competition for consideration and a panel will select the final winners.