The 2019 Mark Gunter Photographer of the 12 months Awards opened simply seven days in the past and already, we’ve noticed some wonderful pictures come via. We’ll be showcasing a choice of every week’s entries in weekly galleries; this show off is the primary, and we are hoping you experience it.

The Awards are an annual match held in honour of Mark Gunter (June 10, 1974 – November 29, 2015), a broadly revered and widespread photographer within the biking neighborhood who tragically died of oesophageal most cancers. Each and every access is creating a distinction, with access charges contributing in opposition to two nice reasons: supporting most cancers analysis via Excursion de Remedy, and offering monetary help for younger riders via Younger Bicycle owner Help fund.

The contest closes on January 5, 2020, at which level our panel {of professional} photographer judges – Pauline Ballet, Simon Wilkinson, and Chris Auld – will planned on who’ll take out the honours and wonderful prizes on be offering.

All the way through the contest, we’ll be posting pictures on Instagram at @cyclingtips and #markgunterphotoawards2019

This week’s function symbol is from Zac Williams @z_w_photography, who writes: “This symbol is from Level 18 of the 2019 Excursion de France. It presentations Julian Alaphilippe descending the Col du Galibier, solo, after being dropped by way of the GC favourites at the climb. Alaphilippe flew previous me into the blind nook at the back of the place I used to be stood, in point of fact laying the whole thing at the line to safe every other day in yellow.”

Skilled class

Access into the fiercely-contested Skilled class is allowed for somebody who earns a residing from his or her biking images. Entrants this 12 months shall be competing for the coveted name of Mark Gunter Photographer of the 12 months, and $2,500 AUD in money.

@petegoding: ‘Paris-Roubaix bathe enclosure with plaques decorating the cubicles giving a nod to the biking greats of the previous who’ve cleansed themselves of the blood sweat and tears that “Hell” has thrown at them. Now, photographers and reporters who outnumber the riders flood into the chambers, who drag their reluctant riders into the bathe rooms to function their merchandise and branding on this iconic environment. Mitch Docker from Training First fails to get slightly of peace and quiet because the media melee descends.’

Rhode van Elsen @rhode_photo: ‘John Degenkolb (GER/Trek Segafredo) “post-race robust effort cramps” after completing 2nd position in Gent-Wevelgem 2019.’

Nils Laengner @nils_laengner: ‘Impressive view throughout the Excursion du Rwanda. Crew Novo Nordisk is main the peloton during the land of thousand hills.’

Matteo Secci @mao.secci.images: ‘2019 // A brand new technology, my technology. Once I see 21-25 years outdated heroes profitable, I all the time really feel I’ve additionally received a way.’

Chiara Redaschi @chiara_redaschi: ‘Strade Bianche: A in point of fact race into the tough “strade” of Tuscany and wonderful panorama. I wish to deliver you “there” and notice and really feel what this race is.’

Fanatic

For non-professional photographers the use of high-end cameras, now we have the Fanatic class. It’s a unfastened description together with entries taken on high-end cameras together with Interchangeable Lens Cameras (ILC), mirrorless, movie, compact, DSLR and different cameras.

Chris Kendall @chriskendallphotography: ‘Now not for the primary time, the sea and the elements threatened to get in the best way of the Excursion de Yorkshire. However as an avid surfer, the chance to seize my two passions blending – nearly actually, as the sea threatens to go into the street – was once thrilling to mention the least.’

Jan Mühlethaler @herr_roja: ‘Egan Bernal a second ahead of the podium- rite after he had simply received the Excursion de Suisse 2019. Within the again Fabian Cancellara who will give him the victory trophy.’ (Shot on analog 35mm b/w)

Luis Alcantarilla @eltoromediadotcom: ‘What did I do just? At the morning of Level four of Excursion de Yorkshire in Halifax, James [Shaw] stated “If I’m nonetheless there at the ultimate climb I’m racing it…” and race it he did. James began the attacking with Froome and completed simply at the back of the entrance trio and controlled to say an excellent fifth at the degree and fifth total. He got here for a best 10; Crew Swift massively over completed.’

Szymon Kotowski @szymonbike: ‘My good friend Stefka on the best of Grosse Scheidegg go above Grindewald, Switzerland simply after sundown.’

Chris Chapman @ChrisChapmanVisuals: ‘This was once taken throughout the Elite Males’s Street Race in Harrogate throughout ‘Yorkshire 2019′ and is one in all my favorite pictures from the week. I feel it captures the drama, the crowds and the elements in a single.’

Smartphone/motion cam

The SmartPhone / Motion Cam class refers to nonetheless footage taken on units similar to iPhones, Android, Home windows Cellular, and many others, in addition to nonetheless footage from units similar to GoPro, Shimano Sports activities Cam, Garmin VIRB, and drones.

Tim McInnes @timmymcinny: ‘Taken at first light in Siena at the Tuscany Path in June this 12 months, a 600km off-road match throughout shocking and sundry terrain. We went to the sq. to take hold of breakfast however all over the place was once closed, and as Chris rode around the paving the sunshine was once very best and I whipped my iPhone out of my pocket and did the most productive I may just. I used to be rather pleased with the end result.’

Jon Turner @jondturner: ‘Using during the shocking panorama for Northumberland and the Scottish Borders throughout the 200-mile Chase the Solar North experience in June. The GoPro is excellent when you need to shuttle gentle and get some loopy angles from the motorbike.’

AJ Moran @ajmoranphotog: ‘On the lookout for gravel!! Early one morning the lads set out on every other very good journey … On hitting our first phase of gravel we flip left and I’m blown away by way of the magnificent movement of sunshine beaming during the conifers of the Southern Highlands. Out got here the telephone and away I went!’

David Mai @Sailinbum: ‘The Break up is a portable dinner party. Weekly break of day patrol. A spirited climb to catch the primary glimpse of sunshine, sprinkled with some grime on the finish. #splitlyfe’

Richard Stubbins @richardstubbinscycles: ‘Mornington Cycles Footy Grand Ultimate Gravel Extravaganza! I imagine there was once nearly 30 riders that day. Beginning on the Kings Creek Resort in Hastings, Victoria, we set out alongside the Western Port Boardwalk in opposition to Crib Level after which all the way down to Somers seaside. It was once like being out using with a host of pals after we have been youngsters. Shot with my GoPro 7 status up on my motorbike protecting it as excessive as I chilly above my head.’

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