Amateurs and professionals are encouraged to enter. The awards include subscriptions to Explorer, memberships at View, a Werner Camano paddle from Mountainman, and the winning photos’ publication in Adirondack Explorer.
Photographs of pond lilies, sunrises, loon babies and other subjects should be sent to the contest Flickr site (tag them PhotoContest-ADKpaddle2013).
Full submission guidelines and instructions for submitting photos is available here. Photos have to have been taken while in a canoe or kayak, and the location must be within the Adirondack Park.
The winners will be announced during the Reel Paddling Film Festival at View (formerly the Old Forge Art Center) on Saturday, May 18, at 7 p.m. Nancie Battaglia will present the awards and all the submissions will be shown. The festival showcases the best paddling films of the year and is part of Mountainman’s annual Paddlefest that weekend in Old Forge.
Judges for the contest include Mark Bowie, Sue Bibeau, Nancie Battaglia and Clark Lubbs.