10October 2017

The perfect time for taking fantastic hiking photos

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The conditions of participating are online – Submissions are open from the 1st December 2017 Autumn stages nature in a fresh way and once again offers completely different, unique subject matter for photographs. The sun lies deeper in the sky and lets off a softer light. Trees and rocks cast longer shadows and the autumn mists produce breath-taking scenes in the valleys and across the fields. Now is the perfect time for taking fantastic photos out on the trail: the ideal conditions for setting out on a leg of the E1 European Long Distance Path [...]

12September 2017

Travel bloggers explore the homeland of Arminius

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Travel bloggers search for imagery in the homeland of Arminius Six hiking and travel bloggers and three photographers joined us during the first weekend in September for a tour in the area around the WALK Competence Centre for Hiking and the crossover point of the E1 and R1 long-distance hiking and cycling trails, where they would get a closer look at the subjects of the E1|R1 Photo Award, get to know the region, and report on their findings. The aims of the blogger meetup extended beyond finding exciting new content for the E1|R1 Blog and seeking [...]

17July 2017

Blogger convention for E1|R1 Photo Award

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Blogger convention for E1|R1 Photo Award – Interested parties can now sign up for the blogger convention in Land des Hermann. The convention, which will take place at the beginning of September, will not only create new and exciting content for the E1|R1 Blog, but will also encourage networking within the community and will highlight new co-operative possibilities. In the E1|R1 Photo Award Weblog, hikers, bikers and photographers share their experiences of travelling and photographing along the European long distance paths E1 and R1. A wide variety of authors tell stories of their trips and give [...]

17July 2017

Photo tips for hobby photographers

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Photo tips for hobby photographers – Professional photographers can’t just rely on all the knowledge they’ve got from their training, but can also draw from a rich pool of experience. So, they already know that it is often the small tricks that make the difference between a superficial snapshot and a wonderfully expressive piece of photography. Professional photographers share invaluable photo tips for hobby photographers on the E1|R1 blog.  Valentina Goeck started it off with her post on the topic of ‘utilising natural light in photography’. The first part of the series was about taking photos [...]

17July 2017

Wandermagazin backs the E1|R1 Photo Award

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Wandermagazin supports E1|R1 Photo Award “I find the idea, that there is a personal adventure on the E1 or R1 trails behind every scene, very fascinating. Also, this is probably the first competition centred around hiking and mountain biking whose subject matter transcends country borders,” says Andrea Engel, chief editor of Wandermagazin, who is supporting the E1|R1 Photo Award. The cooperation can be seen, among other things, in the regular reports in both the print edition of Wandermagazin, as well as on their website. We are delighted to have such a strong partner on our [...]

23May 2017

The start of the E1R1 Weblog

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Straight to the very heart: the start of the E1|R1 Photo Award Blog Journalist and travel blogger Thomas Limberg starts off our blog on the Photo Award with a guest post which he wrote when he went right to the heart of the E1|R1 Photo Award. Over a period of two days he hiked on the E1 through the Teutoburg Forest from Detmold to Altenbeken and arrived at the point where the two European long distance routes E1 and R1 intersect. The crossroads near the Externsteine is one of the main highlights of the route, [...]