Chicago City Lights at Night through Glasses
PC: @alinatsvor

For this week’s Instagram challenge, we’re bringing you #PPThroughTheGlass! From windows to bifocals to our cell phone camera lenses, glass is all around us — hardly noticed but constantly affecting how we see the world. We want you to keep your eyes out and show us how glass can blur, focus or distort our perceptions.

We’ll be joined by guest judges @alinatsvor, @taylortippett, and @tonoariki who will be reviewing your entries, so make sure to get creative, have fun, and bring your perspective to life!

Follow the instructions below for your chance to win a 16×16 inch canvas print!


  1. Post a photo/video that fits this week’s theme and tag #PPThroughTheGlass and @passionpassport in your caption.
  2. Submit as many entries as you like between Monday, August 31st and 11:59pm EST on Saturday, September 5th. Note that you must post or repost during the challenge period; you cannot simply ‘tag’ an older photo/video.
  3. Include a brief write-up (5-6 sentences) in your caption describing what is personally memorable or significant about your photo/video. See the below samples for inspiration!
  4. Stay tuned for the potential winner to be announced on Sunday, September 6th here on


Sample Entry:

Taxi Driver in Mirror in Mumbai, India

After a 9-hour flight we arrived Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. As soon as you leave the car park, you get thrown into the heart of India. The traffic was alive with chatter, technicolor saris flowing on the back of motorcyclists, and flamboyant trucks; each as intricately detailed as the next. Looking back, it was that very first taxi ride that made me fall in love with India, and this was our driver. / #PPThroughTheGlass @passionpassport

@diaryofzach, Mumbai, India