CVCEPHOTO 2022 Mountain Activity Photo Contest

1400€ + Exclusive and unique trophy created by artist Iñigo Arístegui


The organization of CVCEPHOTO hereby announces the upcoming edition the contest, which will accept registrations from January 1st, 2022, until March 31st, 2022.

Theme/categories: “MOUNTAIN ACTIVITY”: Any image related to sport activities (non-motorized) that take place on mountains. For instance: alpinism, climbing, ski, trekking, speleology, paragliding...

The goal of the CVCEPHOTO contest is to promote mountain activities through photography, serving also as a meeting point and promotion of the authors. It counts with the collaboration of the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival, a mountain film contest attached to the International Alliance for Mountain Film. The CVCEPHOTO contest values, in addition to the creativity and aesthetic quality of the works, the value of the activity reflected in them, counting for it with a jury formed by mountain photographers, as well as expert mountaineers.


1st award: 1400€ + Exclusive and unique trophy created by artist Iñigo Arístegui
2nd award: 700€
3rd award: 300€
17 honorable mentions: diplomas
Special “BBK MENDI FILM BILBAO-BIZKAIA Poster” price: 700€ and BBK MENDI FILM poster
Special “International Alpine Film Festival Les Diablerets (FIFAD) poster” prize: 700€ and FIFAD poster
(all cash prizes will be subject to the corresponding retention according the law)


Open to all amateur or professional photographers of any age or nationality.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

The participants authorize CVCEPHOTO the rights to the reproduction of the submitted works for expositions, catalog printings, web publishing and any other media outlet that the CVCE considers to be of interest to promote the contest.
The CVCE will always communicate the author’s name. This authorization is without any limitation regarding time or place. Due to the partner relationship with BBK MENDI FILM BILBAO-BIZKAIA and the FIFAD, the CVCEPHOTO organization will make an effort to publicize the awarded works and their authors during the celebration of these
international festivals. In all cases, the intellectual property and copyright of the works will remain with the authors.
CVCEPHOTO will refuse any request that may be received from third parties with commercial interests, such as the concession, loan, exploitation, sale etc. of the personal details of participants and of the images submitted by them.
All personal details provided by contestants for the purposes of the competition will be treated according to the stipulations of the Personal Privacy Protection Act 15/1999 of 13 December, said contestants having the right of access, rectification or deletion.


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