“A shepherd and his flock. Taken during the 2021 Pan Celtic Race, Mike Sheldrake replenishes his energy with a breakfast after a few tough days on the bike. With a full stomach, Mike begins to offer the last remaining morsels to the locals before continuing the rest of his journey. Dan King @breakawaydigital
You have a little over a week left to submit your photos for the2021 edition of the Mark Gunter Photographer of the Year Awards.
Remember that every entry makes a difference. Your registration fees are donated to the noble cause of cancer research through the Tour de Cure and the Aide aux jeunes cyclistes, which will provide financial support to up to two cyclists to help them reach their goals. Goals.
So far, dozens of professional photographers, amateurs and avid cyclists from all over the world have shared their photographs and personal moments with us. It was a privilege to see them all.
And, it is as much about the story behind the image as it is about the image itself. We implore you to read the captions and understand the meaning that the image had for each photographer.
If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the photos of our first and second showcases.
The professional category is open to all photographers who make a living from their work. They compete for prestige and honor, as well as the trophy and perpetual medallions.
The Amateur category is open to non-professional photographers using high-end cameras, and to anyone with a smartphone or drone, or an action camera. The first prize in this category wins a Wahoo Elemnt Kickr, the second prize a Wahoo Elemnt Roam and the third prize a Wahoo Elemnt Rival.