Drobo™, the maker of award winning storage solutions for businesses, professionals, and consumers, announced the winner of the #DroboExplore Photo Contest is Dan Carr, a professional photographer from Whistler in British Columbia. Dan’s prize includes a GoPro® HERO5, Drobo 5 Bay (choosing from the Drobo 5D3, 5C, or 5N2), Lowepro PhotoStream bag, and two Seagate 4TB IronWolf Pro HDDs — all essential gear for professional photographers.
The #DroboExplore Photo Contest attracted professional and aspiring photographers from all over the world to share their best adventure and travel images. 5-time Olympic Photographer, Jeff Cable judged the contest and determined the prize winner.
Jeff Cable reveals the three reasons why he chose Carr’s image as the winner.
“There are three things that make this a really nice shot,” Jeff Cable said. “First of all, the dramatic sky really pops in the background. Secondly the action of both bike riders. The third and critical element is the lighting of the bike riders to make sure they are not silhouetted. Nice job Dan!”
To view the winning image, click here
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“This competition brought together our community of photographers, while also allowing talented creatives to showcase their work,” CEO of Drobo, Mihir Shah said. “We know that saving time is what our customers want and the simplicity of Drobo makes that possible.”
The Winning Shot
Dan’s photo is a self-portrait of one of his favorite activities, mountain biking. To get the shot, Dan employed his equipment skills, all while focusing on riding his bike down a steep grade. Dan recounts how it all came together, “I went up to the top of one of the local mountains in Whistler with a friend of mine and I set up a camera on a tripod, as well as some flashes nearby. I had previously soldered a trigger switch into some wires and mounted it on the handlebar of my bike, and this was wired into a radio transmitter to take the picture when I clicked the button.” What a creative solution to getting the winning shot.
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