IF3 just released the new website and details on the 2013 Ski Photography Awards! I copy/pasted most of the info but theres a link bellow so you can read more.
The iF3 PHOTO AWARDS at the iF3 Innsbruck Festival, October 5th, will reward:
⁃ Photographer of the Year (Portfolio)
02⁃ Ski Image of the Year
03⁃ Best Powder Image
04⁃ Most Creative Image
05⁃ Best Image Capturing Emotion
⁃ Ski Image with Best Setting
OPEN (Pro & Am)
⁃ Best Up and Coming Photographer
08⁃ Best Freeride Image
09⁃ Best Freestyle Image
⁃ Best Fine Art Ski Image
⁃ Best Action Sequence
⁃ Best Ski Snapshot / Smart phone image (People’s Choice)
02⁃ Image of the Year
We consider a professional photographer as someone who has been published multiple times in a credible print magazine & has done paid commercial work.
The iF3 Festival in Montreal will reward :
The Best North American Photographer for 2012-2013 (jury vote)
The Best North American Photo for 2012-2013 (on site public vote for 50% and jury vote for 50%)
ENTRY for iF3 Photo Contest ENDS August 15th , 2013, at midnight!
I personally think this is awesome, and I will definitely be entering. Its great to see IF3 expanding from just film, there is already so much of a focus on filmmaking in the ski world VS photography.