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Photo & Video Contest 2018

Enter your favourite photo or video from your trip and have the chance to win $1000!

Shoot, share & win!

Each year we hold a photo & video contest to celebrate all the fantastic trips that we had throughout the year. We want to give our guests an opportunity to showcase some of their most memorable and inspiring moments from the summer.

Submit a photo or video to the 2018 photo and video contest and you could win a $1000 credit toward the Spirit of the West trip of your choice! Awesome runners-up prizes will also be awarded. Please scroll below the form and gallery to view our contest details & rules.

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PHOTO 2018

Jane Pegg

Jane Pegg

Julie Kloiber

Julie Kloiber

Jane Pegg

Jane Pegg

Dorit and Jorgen Skovmand

Dorit and Jorgen Skovmand

Daniel Rappaport

Daniel Rappaport

Jim Cokas

Jim Cokas

Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson

Jim Cokas

Jim Cokas

Kevin Hew

Kevin Hew

Kevin Hew

Kevin Hew

Kevin Hew

Kevin Hew

Kevin Hew

Kevin Hew

Cathy

Cathy

Cathy

Cathy

Shane Smith

Shane Smith

Tamara Heerschap

Tamara Heerschap

Cathy

Cathy

Cathy

Cathy

Laura Ramsey

Laura Ramsey

Michael Fry

Michael Fry

Michael Fry

Michael Fry

Michael Fry

Michael Fry

Karen Copeland

Karen Copeland

Michael S Lauer

Michael S Lauer

Sylvia Gibson

Sylvia Gibson

Abigail Scott

Abigail Scott

Abigail Scott

Abigail Scott

Becky Eriksson

Becky Eriksson

Becky Eriksson

Becky Eriksson

Ginny Currie

Ginny Currie

Ginny Currie

Ginny Currie

Ginny Currie

Ginny Currie

Melanie Buckle

Melanie Buckle

Melanie Buckle

Melanie Buckle

Melanie Buckle

Melanie Buckle

Melanie Buckle

Melanie Buckle

Jan Barnes

Jan Barnes

Perri Kaye

Perri Kaye

Perri Kaye

Perri Kaye

Ali Cook

Ali Cook

Cathy

Cathy

Ann Mills

Ann Mills

Abigail Scott

Abigail Scott

Rhena Tevendale

Rhena Tevendale

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Kris Andres

Kris Andres

Kris Andres

Kris Andres

JO SHAW

JO SHAW

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

Jeannine Pound

garry shaw

garry shaw

Meredith Halpern

Meredith Halpern

Allie

Allie

Allie Bailey

Allie Bailey

Allie

Allie

Kai McGowan

Kai McGowan

Kai McGowan

Kai McGowan

Kai McGowan

Kai McGowan

Erin OConnell

Erin OConnell

Erin OConnell

Erin OConnell

Erin OConnell

Erin OConnell

Danylle Ford

Danylle Ford

VIDEO 2018

Video submissions will be posted here soon.

 

Contest Rules

Submit photos to the 2018 photo and video contest and you could win $1000 credit toward the Spirit of the West trip of your choice! Runners-up prizes will also be awarded.

To be eligible, participants must follow the contest rules below:

How to Enter

1. Upload your best photo or video of your 2018 tour with us to Facebook and/or Instagram.

2. In the post or comments section of your photo include the tour name and tour date, tag us with @Spirit of the West Adventures and also hashtag #KAYAKREALMOFWHALES.

3. Photo and video must adhere to whale watching guidelines (eg. kayakers cannot be shown within 100m of whales).

4. Winners must submit the original file in high resolution (minimum 1000 pixels on the short side) and as .jpg format to [email protected]

Judging Criteria

Winners will be chosen by a panel of Spirit of the West team members based on:

  • Originality
  • Overall appeal of the image
  • Popular consensus (based on the likes a photo receives on Facebook/Instagram)

Contest Period

The contest begins on June 1, 2018 and closes on October 1, 2018.

Winners will be announced on October 15, 2018. Winners will first be informed by email and also announced on the Spirit of the West Adventures Facebook page and Instagram*.

*This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. By participating in the contest, entrants agree to release Facebook/Instagram from any responsibility or obligation associated with this contest.

Prizes

A grand prize of $1000CAD credit toward any Spirit of the West tour will be awarded to each of the winners of best photo and best video. The credit may be applied to any trip Spirit of the West operates, subject to availability. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash. Prize amounts must be redeemed within three (3) years of the date awarded.

License

All entrants agree that Spirit of the West will have non-exclusive use of their photos for purposes deemed appropriate by the company (including using photos for advertising, marketing and promotional purposes in any media). By entering the photo contest you assert that you are the owner of the original image and have obtained any permissions (model or otherwise) necessary for publication. Winners must also agree to having their name released, and may be asked to produce a short write-up about their trip for use by the company.