Tag Archives: Contest

Three More Paddling Photo Winners

By Vladimir Brezina

The popular paddling site Paddling.net runs a Photo of the Week contest. Over the past couple of years, I’ve submitted a few of my photos. The first three photos that were successful were here. Now here are three more winners.

IMGP0224

Sailing my kayak with Balogh Batwing sail and BOSS outriggers on Long Island Sound. Sail is double-reefed in a 25-kt wind. Photo was taken by camera mounted at the top of the mast.

IMGP2411 cropped small

Paddling down the Hudson River (NY) along the West Side of Manhattan at sunset

IMGP6636 cropped small

Landed at sunset on the North Shore of Long Island, NY, during a kayak circumnavigation of Long Island in the summer of 2012

(see here, here, and here on the Paddling.net site)

Three Paddling Photo Winners

By Vladimir Brezina

The popular paddling site Paddling.net runs a Photo of the Week contest. Over the past several months, I’ve submitted a few of my photos. Two won—

Kayaking under the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, East River, New York City

Festive paddle in New York Harbor

(see here and here on the Paddling.net site)

and one was runner-up—

Kayak swim support, Lower Bay, New York Harbor

Looking through these and other photos that won, it seems that what’s required is not so much a technically great photo, but rather a photo of a compelling paddling scene—as it should be! All three of my successful photos show paddling situations that, to most Paddling.net readers, will be a bit out of the ordinary. As it happens, they are all urban photos, taken in New York Harbor. But if ever a seal hauls up on my kayak deck, or an eagle perches on the bow, I’ll be sure to submit that photo. And you should too!