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Photo Contest: Fire

Photo Contest: Fire

(Click here for official contest page)

Fire is beautiful, fierce, and warm; the word itself invokes feelings of passion, excitement and awe. It devours, warms purifies and commands respect. It is in our sun. It is in our earth. It is in our hearts. Capture the fire around you and send us your shot. The picture we like the best will win a Really Right Stuff TVC-33 Tripod!

Physically and metaphorically, fire is an inspiring subject to capture. We encourage creativity and imagination when choosing your fiery subject. Physical fires are an obvious choice and can be very captivating; the less obvious would be sunsets that set the entire sky on fire, stars – giant fireballs suspended in space, or even fall colors that ignite a tree or forest ablaze. Use your imagination or be literal, but have fun as you capture the spirit of this contest.

Try experimenting with several different techniques for a variety of effects. For example, long exposure shots can produce captivating light trails and using filters might help achieve the effect you are looking for if the subject or ambient light is too bright. For more inspiration, check out the pictures below.

Photo by Mark Gvazdinskas

Photo by Mark Gvazdinskas

Photo by Tom Kuali'i

Photo by Tom Kuali’i

Photo by Tom Kuali'i

Photo by Tom Kuali’i

Photo by Mark Gvazdinskas

Photo by Mark Gvazdinskas

Photo by Tom Kuali'i

Photo by Tom Kuali’i

Prizes

There will be one Grand Prize Winner and three Honorable Mention Winners selected.

Grand Prize: TVC-33 Tripod

The Grand Prize winner will receive one Really Right Stuff TVC-33 tripod or other Really Right Stuff brand merchandise of equal value (retail value $925.00*).
Versa Series 3 tripods represent the pinnacle of tripod design and performance. Weighing in at only 4¼ pounds yet capable of supporting 50 pounds, a Versa Series 3 tripod combines the Really Right Stuff ideal of soul-satisfying feel and finish with best-in-class strength and resilience.

Honorable Mention: TQB-80B Tripod Bag

Each of the three Honorable Mention Winners will receive one Really Right Stuff TQB-80B Tripod Bag (retail value $85.00 — no substitutions allowed*). The TQB-80B is designed to fit the TVC-33S, TVC-33 and TVC-34L with a BH-55 ballhead.

*The prizes are nontransferable, and no cash alternative is available. No prize transfer, assignment or substitution by winners permitted.

How to Enter

  1. To enter, post your picture on your blog, Facebook® page, or on your photo hosting website account and then send the link with the image attached to: info@reallyrightstuff.com with “RRS Fire Photo Contest” in the subject line.
  2. Include the following information: your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and photo caption (including your name, photograph title, location, camera gear/RRS gear used, and exposure information).
  3. Limit two (2) entries per person. More than two (2) entries will disqualify the applicant from the contest.

Rules & Requirements
All the Fine Print

Click here for a full list of rules, regulations and definitions and the official contest page.

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