Friday, November 02, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Photo Contest

The 2018 season is nearly over and it's time again to celebrate all of the great work our trip participants helped WV accomplish this year by awarding some great prizes for a few fantastic photos!

A few of our great entries from last year:













Enter your favorite WV project photos by clicking on the following links and uploading your selections to the WV SmugMug gallery in these categories:
Please be sure to add your name and the project name to the file name of each photo before uploading them. (eg. NorthcuttLyeBrook.jpg)

To view entries so far go to: https://wildernessvolunteers.smugmug.com/Annual-Photo-Contest/2018-Photo-Contest and click on the desired category.

One winner will be selected for each category as well as a grand prize winner for best photo.

Grand Prize:
  • A gift certificate for a free Wilderness Volunteers project good for the 2019 project season
Best Landscape:
  • Patagonia Provisions Sampler donated by Patagonia
  • Coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Putdoor School Class donated by REI  
  • REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon
  • Miir 16 oz vacuum insulated stainless steel food canister donated by Patagonia Provisions   
Best Wildlife:
  • Backpacker's Pantry Sampler donated by Backpacker's Pantry 
  • Coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Putdoor School Class donated by REI
  • REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon
  • Open Country 12-cup aluminum Camp Perk

Best On the Trail:
  • Patagonia Provisions Sampler donated by Patagonia
  • Coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Putdoor School Class donated by REI
  • REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon
  • Wilderness Volunteers Klean Kanteen    

Best Hard At Work:
  • Backpacker's Pantry Sampler donated by Backpacker's Pantry 
  • Coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Putdoor School Class donated by REI  
  • REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon
  • Open Country 12-cup aluminum Camp Perk

You can enter as many photos as you like, just be sure to do so before the deadline on December 15th! 

A huge thank you to this year's photo contest sponsors:



 



Official Contest Rules:
  • All photos must be taken on a 2018 Wilderness Volunteers Project and subject matter must comply with Leave No Trace ethics & principles.
  • Each entry must include the photographer's name and the project it was taken on.
  • The same photo cannot be entered in more than one category. Judges reserve the right to switch images to other categories.
  • The contest is open to all 2018 WV project participants and leaders, except for Wilderness Volunteers staff, contest judges and their families. WV reserves the right to verify, in its sole judgment, entrant eligibility. 
  • Photographs will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit. Awards will be selected by a panel of judges, and all decisions are final.  
  • Entries must be submitted to the Wilderness Volunteers photo gallery no later than 11:59pm UTC on by Saturday, December 15th, 2018 to be eligible.
  • Judges may exclude entries that do not meet the above criteria.
  • Winners will be notified by email. Wilderness Volunteers is not responsible for lost or damaged prizes.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yay! This is one of my favorites from WV besides being on the trail.

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