Wildcard Will Join Pro Photographers Scott Markewitz, Ian Hylands, Jonathan Hayward, Reuben Krabbe and Justa Jeskova
Crankworx Whistlerâ€™s preeminent mountain bike photo contest, the Deep Summer Photo Challenge, has invited their roster of five pro photographers to compete in the August 15 slideshow competition, and has opened the doors for the sixth contender with the Pinkbike Deep Summer Wildcard Search.
The five pro photographers set to storm the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and create a slideshow to be shown at the massively popular event on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 are:
â€¢ Ian Hylands – http://ianhylands.com/
â€¢ Scott Markewitz – http://www.scottmarkewitz.com/
â€¢ Jon Hayward – http://npac.ca/?page_id=5170
â€¢ Justa Jeskova – http://justajeskova.com/freeride
â€¢ Reuben Krabbe – http://www.reubenkrabbe.com/
The Pinkbike Deep Summer Wildcard Search will determine the sixth photographer to join the competition. See Pinkbike.com at this link for details and dates for the Pinkbike Deep Summer Wildcard Photographer Search: http://www.pinkbike.com/contest/deepsummer/
This year the Deep Summer Photo Challenge will take place under the stars at the spectacular Whistler Olympic Plaza, a state of the art facility for hosting arts and culture events. Priority seating and close sightlines to giant HD screens will be on offer with a limited number of ticketed seats available for $20. The area beyond the ticketed seating will be available for spectators to take in the Deep Summer Photo Challenge free of charge.
The photographers will rally their chosen athlete teams to embark on three days of intense shooting and editing commencing Saturday, August 11. Slideshows will be handed in by the end of the day Tuesday, August 14. Then on Wednesday, August 15 a massive crowd will experience deep summer in Whistler through the lenses of six elite mountain bike photographers with first place taking home $5,000, second place $3,000, and third place $2,000.
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Media Note: Justa Jeskova Photo