Corey Rich's Outdoor Adventure Photography Contest

Discussion in 'Sports' started by hannahthiem, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. is excited to host this outdoor adventure image contest, to be judged by Corey Rich, a pro adventure photographer and filmmaker, featured in an interview on
    We're looking for the most powerful single image that captures the spirit of the outdoor adventure world. The image can be action or lifestyle. The rest is up to you. There is no restriction on when or how you captured the image. Show us what you've got! - Corey Rich
    Criteria: Each submitted photograph will be judged on the photographer’s ability to capture the spirit of the outdoor adventure world. Please see excellent examples of such photographs accompanying the Interview with Corey Rich on
    Eligibility: This contest is open to amateur and professional photographers alike. administrators, moderators, and employees are not eligible to participate.
    Timing: The contest opens with the appearance of this thread, Wednesday, December 22, 2010. This thread will be left open until Monday, January 10, 2011, at noon, U.S.A. Eastern Standard Time, when it will be closed. The winner will be announced some time during the week following the close of submissions.
    • Corey Rich - Adventure photographer & filmmaker
    • Peter Dennen - Creative Director, Aurora Photos
    Prize: One winner will be selected by Corey and Peter, whose collective decision is final. The winner will receive their choice of Lowepro pack or bag (value $99-$500+USD). The winner must agree to the use of the winning image in any publications.
    Specifications and Rules:
    1. One photograph only, per person.
    2. No comments or extraneous information, other than technical information (camera, lens and settings) are allowed. If posted, they will be removed. However, a title must be posted with each photograph. If a title is omitted, the image will be removed.
    3. It is recommended that you use the photo posting utility afforded by the forum’s posting window. If you do, type your technical information (camera, lens and settings) in the posting window, submit and confirm the text, and the photo posting window will appear. Browse to your photo location, and don’t forget to submit a caption (photo title) or the photo will appear as a link. All such photos will be removed. If you use a hyperlink, and the photo does not show up in the thread, your post will be removed and you will be asked to re-post your image. Remember, a title must accompany your photograph.
    4. Use the following guidelines for photo size–700 pixels wide for a 3x2 or 4x3 proportioned, horizontal photo, 500 pixels wide for a 2x3 or 3x4 proportioned, vertical photo, and 600 pixels wide for a square or near square photo. Each photo must be 100k or less. Photos not conforming to the size specifications will be removed.
    5. The photograph you submit must have been taken by you.
    6. By submitting a photograph, you agree to the use of your photo by (refer to’s Terms of Use:
    Please post any questions/comments about the contest in this thread: Only contest submissions should be posted below.
  2. Ok, now I'll go first...
  3. Shot with 5D II, 16-35 at F22 and 1/15 hand held.
  4. Sony S40 point and shoot. f/3.5, 1/500, ISO 80, 7.1mm (50 mm equiv. in FF or film).
  5. old rangefinder + negative film
  6. I´ll try again...
    Canon 50d, 17-85 at 50mm. f/9, 1/200, ISO 100
  7. You are a runner before you know it!
  8. Nikon F4s 35-70mm Fujichrome Velvia ISO 50
  9. Camera: Canon Elan 7
    Film: Fuji Velvia 50
    Lens: Canon 17-40mm
    3-stop Galen Rowell/Singh-Ray GND filter
  10. Canon 5D, Canon 17-40 mm @ 19mm, f/4, 25s, ISO 640
  11. Cape Epic, RSA, April 2010
    Nikon D2x,80-200/2.8 mm, 1/3200, F6.3, ISO320

  12. Nikon D700 - 24-70mm - SB900/SB600 used with CLS
    f/8 - 1/80 - ISO 500
    Speed At Night
  13. Canon Digital Rebel XTi - 70-200mm - f6.3
  14. Camping in the Buttermilks climbing area in Bishop, California.
    Taken with the Canon 5D, EF 14mm f2.8L USM Lens. Camera on tripod, f5.6, Bulb setting for star trails shutter left open for two plus hours, Canon 580EX flash in tent.
  15. KODAK CX7330, f5.6, 1/1000, ISO 100
  16. Pentax point and shoot. Kirkwood CA.Ready to drop off th Earth.
  17. Sony a-200 -- ISO 100 -- 72mm -- f/9 -- 1/400 Sec
  18. Dennis Millette
    Canon EOS Rebel T1i
    18-55 @48mm/5.4

  19. D90, 18-105mm@21mm, 1sec, f25
  20. ready to go
  21. Canon 1v; Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM; Fujichrome Provia 100 (pushed 1 stop)
  22. Canon 500D, Sigma 18-250, f/10,1/400, ISO 200.
  23. Nikon D3000. 100mm Micro Lens. F/16 1/60
  24. A slow ride at dawn
    Canon 5d, 17-40mmL lens 1/125 @ F20
  25. Winners will be announced in the January 25th newsletter. If you are not currently subscribed to receive the newsletter, sign up from your "My Workspace".

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