Adventure Photo Competition 2017 | Mountain Travel Sobek

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Adventure Photo Competition 2017

On an MTS adventure we know that there are plenty of opportunities to capture fantastic photos: From trail views that inspire wanderlust to special cultural encounters, serene moments at ancient monuments to heartwarming wildlife experiences—even a simple laugh shared with fellow travelers! Now you have a chance to share your favorite moment and win travel credit worth $500, plus the opportunity for your photo to be entered into our Facebook contest in December. Check out our #myMTSmoment photo competition guidelines below and good luck!

To see current and past months' winners, click here!

How to Enter

  • Email a Dropbox or similar filesharing link to up to five original high-quality photos to (Please do not attach your photos to the email or mail images by post.)
  • For each photo include an accompanying 100-word max. caption with your name, where and when the photo was taken, which trip you were on and why this was a great MTS moment.
  • Entries must include the entrant’s name in the image’s file name, for example “john_smith_japan_photo_1.jpg.”
  • Entries must be submitted as highest quality, full-color JPEG files and must meet a minimum size requirement of 2000 pixels on the long side (i.e.: 2000 pixels wide for a horizontal image or 2000 pixels high for a vertical image), which corresponds approximately to an RGB file size of 3.5 MB.
  • No individual image may exceed 20MB.
  • Submissions will be judged on a variety of criteria, including but not limited to technical quality (sharpness, color, etc.) and content (emotion, storytelling, etc.).
  • All entrants must review our Terms & Conditions for entry and sign the release form here.


Terms & Conditions for Entry

  • Photo contest is sponsored by Mountain Travel Sobek (“MTS”), 1266 66th St, Emeryville, CA 94608.  Employees of MTS and their immediate families are not eligible for this contest.
  • By entering, entrants agree to the rights, permission, usage and third-party rules stated in the release form here.
  • One winner each month will be chosen by a panel of Mountain Travel Sobek staff from entries received by 11:59pm on the final day of each month through 2017 and best exemplify the Mountain Travel Sobek experience. The decision of the judges is final.
  • Winners will be notified by email the following month after the drawing; names of winners will be released on request.
  • Winners will receive $500 trip credit to be used for an adventure in 2018. The credit is not transferable or combinable, and cannot be applied retroactively.
  • Submission allows Mountain Travel Sobek the right to reproduce the entrant's photos, along with the entrant’s descriptive captions, in any format in print or online, including and social media channels (including, without limitation, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
  • No purchase necessary to enter. A purchase will not improve the chances of winning.
  • Photos or electronic files of same (i.e., printed photos or files contained on portable data storage devices and the storage devices themselves) received by MTS as part of this contest will not be returned.
  • Competition is not open to employees of Mountain Travel Sobek or its affiliated companies or members of their immediate families