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The First Annual Triple Crown Photography Contest

You know who you are. You spend all day at the boulders and never chalk up because you don’t want to get your sensor dirty. You’ve lined your crashpad with light reflectors and you’ve got a camera mount on your bubba brush. When your bro says “Got me?!” 20 feet up The Heretic you’re thinking, yup, autofocus tracking!. Maybe all that shutterbugging has got you climbing a few grades down and you missed the podium by *that much*. Well, here’s your chance to finally win some BIG schwag!

The Triple Crown wants to see your best photography
from the 2009 Triple Crown Bouldering Series

Sponsored by Lowepro, you have until January 15, 2010 to send in 7 of your best shots in one of two categories:

    1.) Action (Pulling Down)
    2.) Vibe (people doing anything but pulling down, atmosphere shots, landscapes)

    All photos entered will automatically be considered for three bonus categories:
    1.) Sponsors (Shots that feature a logo or product of one or more of our generous sponsors)
    2.) Kids (They’ll be sending your projects in no time)
    3.) Portfolio (Best overall collection of photos in your entry.
    You must have 7 photos for this one)

Winning photos will be selected by our Gold Sponsor, pro photographer Andrew Kornylak. Any still images or even frame grabs are acceptable, as long as you can email them as minimum 1000 pixels-long jpegs to [email protected]
Please name your photos as follows: “yourname-category-#”, so your entries might be named:
joeclimber-action-1.jpg
joeclimber-lifestyle-1.jpg
joeclimber-lifestyle-2.jpg
joeclimber-atmosphere-1.jpg

Four winning photos will be selected for each category as well as one winner for each bonus category. Winning photos will be featured on the Triple Crown website, and may be used to promote the Triple Crown Bouldering Series by the Triple Crown and its sponsors. Photos will not be used commercially and will not appear in print. You retain all rights to your photographs.

Big Prizes on their way- Here’s a little taste of the possibilities: (Action and Vibe categories)
1st Place – Lowepro Primus AW photo backpack
2nd Place – Lowepro ProMag 2 AW photo bag
2nd Place – Lowepro MiniMag AW photo bag
Honorable Mention – Lowepro Terraclime 100 photo shoulder bag
Bonus Prizes:
Sponsors – Lowepro Rezo 140 AW
Kids – Lowepro Rezo 140 AW
Portfolio – Lowepro Magnum AW pro camera bag (you’re gonna need it)

Sponsored by Lowepro:

Rock/Creek has worked up something amazing with some of your favorite brands from the climbing industry! Special for you and benefiting Climbing Access along the Cumberland Trail:

The Five Ten Team 5.10 Climbing Shoe