2019 Photo Submission
Each year the Rocky Mountain Section hosts a photo contest for our members. This is a great opportunity to share your adventures from 2019!
It’s a great opportunity to look back on the year, scroll through your photo roll and pick a few shots to enter the contest.
All entries must be submitted no later than January 4st, 2020.
Results will be announced at our January Social with a photo slideshow on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Projection Room at Origins Canmore (enter through the Mineshaft Pub). Event details will be posted soon.
Please email your photos to: RMSphotocontest@gmail.com.
With each photo please include:
An interesting name or title of your photo
The category you are entering
***If you are submitting to the Section Trips category, please include in the description the RMS trip you attended and the date.
There are 7 categories in which you can enter your photos:
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, golden hour light
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
Many changes to win! All category winners will receive a prize and the grand prize will be chosen from the category winners.
New this year – People’s choice awards – where the winner is selected from members popular vote!
Once again, submit your photos via email to RMSphotocontest@gmail.com.
Please see below for contest rules and guidelines:
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 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 slides 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