A non-refundable handling fee of $15 CDN must accompany each entry.
This fee is payable as part of the online entry form, by credit card to Banff Centre.
Submissions will be accepted in the form of photographic essays only.
Images can depict any mountain story consisting of culture, adventure, wildlife, sport, environment or natural history.
The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers.
Only digital image files will be accepted.
Each photographic essay of up to five (5) images constitutes one entry.
Entries will be judged on the basis of effectiveness in conveying the mountain story through composition, technique, content, and originality of well-edited images.
1024 x 768 pixels; 72ppi
JPG image files no larger than 1MB each. NB: Digital files larger than 1MB will be discarded – high resolution images are not required at the preliminary stage.
Embedded sRGB colour space.
No watermarking or digital mattes, frames, or borders.
Photographer’s name should not be visible on images (every effort is made to judge entries based solely on the image without distractions).
A short synopsis should be provided to describe your photo essay.
Important – each digital image file name must follow this format:
– YOUR LAST NAME underscore YOUR FIRST NAME underscore
– ESSAY NAME underscore IMAGE NUMBER
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