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2024 Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition

2024 Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition is now open for entries!

2024 Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition: The 2024 Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition, a distinguished event that showcases the unique intersection of photography and mountain culture, hosted by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Canada has been recently opened for entries.

About Competition


The 2024 Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition, a distinguished event that showcases the unique intersection of photography and mountain culture, is calling for entries, with goal to showcase the best in mountain-themed photo essays – to recognize the best stories told through a series of still images.

This competition invites photographers, both amateur and professional, from around the globe to submit photo essays that capture the essence of mountains and the myriad experiences they offer.

Organiser invites photographers to submit photos to illustrate their mountain related stories whether culture, adventure, wildlife, sport, environment, or natural history. It seeks to highlight the diverse and dynamic nature of mountains and the communities, ecologies, and cultures that surround them.

The photo essays are expected to be not just visually stunning but also narratively powerful, able to communicate a deeper understanding or perspective of the mountain world.

The jury is seeking a sequence of images that conveys a compelling story or message – with each image strong enough to stand on its own while conveying a greater narrative when viewed in the photographer’s desired sequence.

The selected winner will be announced in June 2024.


Submission requirements


Submit 3 to 5 images which tell a story.

A short synopsis should be provided to describe your photo essay.
Images submitted need to be 1024 x 768 pixels, 72ppi
Your JPG image files need to be no larger than 1MB. High resolution images are not required at the preliminary stage.
Embedded sRGB colour space





Eligibility


This competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers worldwide.



Prize


The Grand Prize winner of the competition will receive $3,000 CAD.

The Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition stands as a significant opportunity for photographers to gain international recognition. The winning essay, along with selected entries, will be featured in the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, offering wide exposure.



Entry fees


There is no entry fee to participate!

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