Aachen’s Silver Camera prize to reward best equestrian sports image

| 28 February 2016 9:56 am | 1 Comment

Aachen's “Silver Camera” for the Best International Equestrian Photograph

Aachen’s popular equestrian sports photography competition is open for entries from professional photographers.

Pam Langrish's winning picture.

Pam Langrish’s winning picture from 2014.

The Silver Camera award, for photographs taken between June 15, 2015, and May 8, 2016, will be presented at the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen, which runs from July 8 to July 17 this year.

In addition to the “Silver Camera” trophy, the winner will receive a prize money of €2500. The second placegetter will receive €1000, with €500 going to the third placegetter.

The competition is being run by Aachen’s organisers, ALRV (Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein) in cooperation with the Sparkasse Aachen and the Rheinische Sparkassen- und Giroverband.

The entry deadline is May 8, 2016.

Last year’s competition was won by Dutch photographer Leanjo de Koster for the picture “Wall of Shadows”, with French photographer Christophe Bricot taking out second place, and British photographer Peter Nixon third.

The previous year the winning image was taken by Pam Langrish at the Badminton Horse Trials. It showed Andrew Nicholson and Avebury landing at a fence with a dog racing out of the way.

Entry information

Leanjo de Koster's winning picture "Wall of Shadows”, showing Dinja van Liere and Capri Sonne in Amsterdam 2015.

Leanjo de Koster’s winning picture from 2015 “Wall of Shadows”, showing Dinja van Liere and Capri Sonne in Amsterdam 2015.

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  1. Robin says:

    There are a lot of pictures which can express everything as we see them. and for those pictures we can use title “Pictures Speak “

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