13October 2018

E1IR1 Photo Award on tour in Abruzzo, Italy

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The winning and nominated works of our photo contest have gone on tour and can now be admired in Bella Italia. One of the works has thus returned to his homeland, as Danilo Marabini together with his work "Lights and Shadows", which was recorded at Castelluccio in the Apennines, secured the victory in the category "Culture and Landscape" and the overall victory of it. Cesare Silvi, one of the organizers of the "Valleys and Mountains" festival, was delighted when he was promised to show the exhibition in the visitor center of the Montevelino Nature Reserve. On [...]

15August 2018

Contest Winners announced!

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The winners of the first international E1IR1 Photo Award have been announced. The official award ceremony took place during the press conference for the 118th German Hiking Day in Kreishaus Detmold. Several winners personally received their certificates and prizes as well as the pictures printed by CEWE. The most beautiful motifs of the professional and amateur competition will be on display at the Kreishaus Detmold until August 31, 2018.  Subsequent the exhibition will move to the WALK Competence Center for Hiking, the initiator of the unique international photography competition. We sincerely congratulate all winners, nominees, and [...]

10August 2018

Shortlists Professional Award and Amateur Award are online!

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It certainly wasn’t easy for the jurys to select their favorites. Our jurys had to choose from more than 1,400 amateur photos and 339 professional pictures. The sheer amount of ambitious professional photos and the amateurs‘ serious photography skills truly impressed us. Submissions came in from all 16 countries along the tracks – all the way from the North Cape to Salerno (E1) or from Boulogne-sur-Mer to St-Petersburg (R1).   We would like to thank all the professional and amateur photographers for participating and hope you thoroughly enjoyed it. The winners, selected photos and photos series can [...]

07May 2018

Submission Deadline ends in may

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Last Chance! Submission Deadline ends on 15th of May 2018. The first international E1|R1 Photo Award is on the home straight. More than 1250 images of fascinating landscapes, spectacular fauna, breathtaking views and highly personal hiking and cycling images have already been submitted: They show the variety and beauty along the E1 European Long Distance Path from Nordkapp to Southern Italy and the R1 European Bicycle Route from Boulogne-sur-Mer to St. Petersburg via London. The submission period ends on the 15th of May 2018. Professional or amateur photographers who would still like to take part can [...]

02March 2018

E1|R1 Pro Award – Deadline extended until 15 May 2018

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E1|R1 Professional Award – Deadline extended until 15 May 2018 We, the WALK Hiking Competence Centre in Detmold, have extended the submission deadline for the E1|R1 photo contest for professional photographers until 15 May 2018. This international competition, which offers prizes with a total value of around €30,000, is aimed at professional photographers who have taken pictures along Europe's premier long-distance trails, the E1 European Long-Distance Path for hikers (from the North Cape to Sicily) and the R1 European Bicycle Route (from France to Russia). The requirements stipulate that a series of at least three, [...]

04December 2017

photo contest open for submissions

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Submit now! – As of the 1st of December, submissions are finally open for you to enter your most beautiful pictures of the two European long-distance trails! The best 100 hobby photographers among you will be awarded prizes from a total pool of € 20,000 for their photographs that have been taken in the area surrounding the long-distance hiking trail, the E1, and the European cycling trail, the R1. Professional photographers can even win prizes totaling € 30,000 by submitting their pictures to the professional award. The Centre for Walking Excellence WALK in Detmold brought the E1|R1 [...]