Photography Competition 2013
It's time for the annual CAC photography competition! Yes, you can win fame and fortune with only a photograph! Winners to be announced at Reel Rock 2013 on December 4 at intermission.
What we want
Photographs! Awesome shots taken during adventures in wilderness.
- Photos must be submitted between November 7 and November 21 to email@example.com.
Prizes and judging
1st $100, 2nd $60, 3rd $40. The winners will be announced at Reel Rock 2013 on December 4 at intermission, so be there! Some number of other worthy photographs will be publicly displayed, such as during orientation in September 2014.
The judges include CAC officers and award-winning fine art nature photographer Floris Van Breugel.
First place went to Patrick Sanan for a beautiful sunset shot of the Tetons taken as he drove home to California from an internship in Chicago. Second place went to Hamik Mukelyan for a top-down shot of Danica Marsden leading Bird of Fire, a popular 5.10a route in Joshua Tree in California. Richard Doren claimed third place for a shot taken en-route to the base camp of the photogenic peak Alpamayo.
- Up to three photographs (.jpeg, each sized down to <5 MB)
- Please mention your affiliation to Caltech or JPL in the email and attach subject and location of the photos.
- Standard image adjustments (cropping, brightness, contrast, sharpness, saturation), stitching(panorama) and multiple exposure bracketing are allowed
- Entries to be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "submission : <participant name>" . Questions can be directed to the same e-mail address under the subject "query".
- There is a 'zero bounce' policy on submissions. Ensure your submission is finalized and in order before pressing send.
- Participants must be affiliated with Caltech or JPL.
- Previous winning entries from past CAC photography competition may not be resubmitted this year.
- We prefer photos from events during the last year, though older photos are also allowed.
Submission details updated. Shoot us an email at under the subject "query" if you have questions.
- Do the photos have to be backcountry? Is Joshua Tree okay? Yes. We are looking for any sort of experience outdoors!
- Is climbing okay? Yes.
Caltech Alpine Club reserves the right to reproduce all entries (with attribution) for any CAC publication in any medium.