2017 Photo Submission
Each year the Rocky Mountain Section hosts a photo contest for our members.
All entries to be submitted by mid November, 2017 (Exact date TBA).
Results will be announced at our Annual General Meeting and pizza party with a photo slideshow in mid December 20th, 2017.
To submit your photo online, click below, choose 2016 Contest from the dropdown menu, then choose the category you are submitting to. The status should show as "Entered". If you are submitting to the Section Trips category, please include in the description of the RMS trip you attended and the date. Then scroll down to click "Save" and you're done!
Submit your photos online by clicking here: Submit Photo
Contest Rules & Guidelines
If you want to submit your photographs for the annual Rocky Mountain Section amateur photography contest, please read the following first :
Contest is open to all section members who are in good standing.
Professional photographers are NOT eligible to enter the contest if ALL of the following conditions apply:
sold a photo for more than $100.00
sold more than 3 photos
sold a photo within the last 5 years
All entries must have been taken in an alpine environment during hiking, climbing, skiing, scrambling or backpacking trips.
All entries must be digital photographs (including digitally scanned prints and negatives).
No paper or cardboard slide allowed this year.
A maximum of 10 entries total per photographer.
All entries must have a minimum digital resolution of 1024x768 pixels.
Minor post-processing is allowed, including sharpening, removing dusts spots, cropping and minor adjustments to exposure, saturation, white balance and contrast. Significant processing (including cloning and compositing) is not allowed.
All entries must have been taken by the entrant, who is responsible for model releases.
An interesting, clever or original name sometimes adds to the value of the photo
Each entry must compete in one specific category. Categories are :
Climbing – eg. alpine, ice and rock
Culture and Humour
Flora, fauna and environs – eg. flowers, plants, trees, wildlife and rocks
Hiking and scrambling – non technical that is free of gear
Scenery – eg landscapes at the magic hour
Skiing – skiing away from the lifts
Section trips – photos that show the friendliness of a RMS trip or camp with at least 1 club member in the photo
All category winners will receive a prize.
The grand prize will be chosen from the category winners.
Ask Amy, our 2016 Photo Contest Coordinator by clicking here: Email Amy