Sponsored by:

Supported by:
RalphVelasco.com, Canon USA Inc. and Budget Travel Magazine

Congratulations to the Winners of the

2013 Wild Angle Photo Contest

Grand Prize Winner:

Michael Sailor
Location: Mokoro, Botswana

Second Prize Winner:

Jean Jung-McBride
Location: Alaska Aurora

Honorable Mention Winners:

Kim Do
Location: Wingspan at the Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Lonnie Kishiyami
Location: Sacred Bridge at the Shinkyo (Sacred Bridge) Daiya River, Nikko, Japan

Mark D. Troup
Location: Local Market Square at Vilanculos, Mozambique


Wild Angle Photo Contest

Have you ever taken a photo on vacation and thought this should be in a magazine? Well, here is your chance to submit a photo that you feel best embodies the spirit of travel from your perspective. Travel experiences vary from person to person, so images should encompass either landscapes, locals you met, cultural shots, or adventurous paths you came across along your journey.

To enter, come to the Travel & Adventure Show and visit the Calumet Photographic booth. There you’ll get the special hashtag to enter on Twitter OR drop off an 8x10” print with your contact information. No purchase necessary. Entries must be submitted by 4PM ET on March 10, 2013. Limited to one entry per person.

You Could Win:

Grand Prize: (One Winner)
  • The Travel Photographers Ultimate Camera Kit valued at $3000 including:

    • Canon EOS Rebel T4i DSLR with 18-135mm IS STM Lens
      Step up your photographic game with this 18-megapixel DSLR that offers 5 fps continuous shooting, EOS Full HD Movie mode and a 9-Point All Cross-Type AF system. It combines high performance with fast, intuitive operation.

    • Carbon-Fiber Tripod w/Three-way Quick-Release Head
      This tripod/head combination is not only extremely strong and stable, it is also incredibly lightweight, making it the perfect travel companion on your outdoor photographic adventures, especially if you’re shooting with a telephoto or zoom lens.

    • Circular Polarizer Multi-coated Filter
      This is what professionals use in order to capture dramatic, blue-saturated skies with puffy white cloud details, equally rich waters without unsightly reflections, or even arresting architecturals with clean reflective surfaces and stunning surrounding skies.

    • UV Multi-coated Filter
      Don’t leave home without the protection of a quality UV filter over your expensive lens. This multi-coated UV filter also helps prevent lens flare, thus increasing the quality of your hard-earned outdoor scenes.

    • Wired Remote Shutter Release
      This compact and easy-to-use shutter release with open up a whole slew of new creative photographic options for you. It makes taking amazing low-light and time exposures a breeze.

    • Optical Glass Cleaning Kit
      This essential travel companion for photographers makes it easy to clean your fine optical glass while on location. It includes a chamois cloth, a packet of lens tissues and a dropper bottle of cleaning solution.

    • Two SDHC 16GB Memory Cards
      Always make sure you’ve got plenty of memory along with you when you’re out shooting. This 16-gigabyte memory card provides the speed and memory your DSLR needs for continuous shooting of stills and HD video.

    • Camera Backpack
      Take the back work out of your photo adventures with this lightweight daypack. It gives you on-the-go access to your camera and accessories while providing transport comfort and protection to your gear.

  • Copy of Ralph Velasco On Travel Photography: 101 Tips for Developing Your Photographic Eye & More

  • Your Photo featured in an Upcoming Issue of Budget Travel magazine

  • A copy of Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D Digital Field Guide by Rosh Sillars



Second Prize: (One Winner)

  • Choice of one seat on a future Photo Tour with Ralph Velasco

  • Copy of Ralph Velasco On Travel Photography: 101 Tips for Developing Your Photographic Eye & More

  • A copy of Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D Digital Field Guide by Rosh Sillars

Honorable Mentions: (Three Winners)

  • An E-Book Edition of Ralph Velasco On Travel Photography: 101 Tips for Developing Your Photographic Eye & More, plus a family four pack of tickets to next year’s show.

  • A copy of Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D Digital Field Guide by Rosh Sillars

Terms/Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of the U.S., excluding Puerto Rico, 18 years or older at time of entry and who are participants in the 2013 Travel & Adventure Show. Employees of Calumet, Canon, Travel & Adventure Show and Unicomm are ineligible. Entries must be submitted by 4 p.m. EST March 10, 2013. Limit one entry per person. Two ways to enter, upload to Twitter or submit an 8”x10” print of any photograph you took that represents the spirit of travel, along with a 3x5 card including photograph title, description of subject and equipment used, plus your name, address and telephone number. Submissions will take place at the Calumet Photographic Booth at the 2013 Travel & Adventure Shows. See adventureexpo.com for full event schedule. Only entries submitted with complete entry cards will be eligible for participation. Second prize photo tour detail: Runner up will receive $500 off of any one international destination on the Ralph Velasco photo tour schedule in 2013, including Morocco, Cuba, Central Europe, Bhutan/Nepal, and Spain, OR $399 off of his Cultural Photo Tour of Chicago. Winner will still be liable for all additional trip expenses including, but not limited to, accommodations, meals and other land costs, as well as airfare, if applicable. Maximum prize value is $500 and has no cash value. Subject to change and only valid towards tours that have space available and that run in 2013. Expires 12/31/13.