Winners announced: IG mini-contest: #SpringDriveSunday

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We ran a mini-contest on Instagram (@Deployant) with hashtag #SpringDriveSunday for the month of August. We were very impressed with the many beautiful, and well taken pictures. And from there, we picked winner at random for a Seiko Spring Drive lapel pin.



The prize


The prize: A Spring Drive lapel pin given out at Baselworld 2013. The pin has been worn by the author a few times, but in good condition and can be enjoyed by the SD fan.


Merit mentions

While this is not really a photo contest with critique, naturally the best photos captured our imagination. Here are the entries which we thought deserve special mention.


@siying905 for #SpringDriveSunday

The Snowflake texture on the dial of the SBGA011 is captured nicely in this deep macro. Good lighting from one side allows the texture to show beautifully.


@kenisu_jh for #SpringDriveSunday

In black and white, the Marinemaster looks gorgeous.


@megaroxanne for #SpringDriveSunday

Another good closeup, showing the Seiko finishing on the hands. The watch is a Seiko Ananta, and we thought the water droplets on the crystal adds to the impact of this shot.


@gmktwatch for #SpringDriveSunday

Here the Credor GCLH981 markers and the counterweight of the seconds had is captured. Detailing shows the fine finish of the applique indices.


@ahonobaka for #SpringDriveSunday

The daytime lume shot is nicely captured. Showing the bright Superluminova glow.


@68molle for #SpringDriveSunday

The Chronograph SBGC007 in a crocodile strap, in a stylized grunge look photograph. We like the heavily processed photograph and the stark shadow in the background.


The winner

@the_everyday_watch for #SpringDriveSunday

And the winner, the SBGA111, but with some origami. good juxtaposition of another Japanese art form int he background.


Congratulations. We ask @the_everyday_watch to please be in touch either on IG DM or by email to with your mailing address so we can send you the prize.


#SpringDriveSunday is on every Sunday. We will be spicing things up with mini-contests along the way…watch out for it!


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