Sports Action/Adventure: 2009 Island Lake Photo Shoot Out
Island Lake Lodge and Powder Cowboy Cat-Skiing hosted the second annual Photo Shoot Out.
The event was bigger and better the first year, with nine photographers and 27 athetes taking part.
Photographers selected to participate in the competition hand selected three athletes's with a minimum of one girl.
Eac team was accompanied by an ACMG certified guide and spent two days in Island Lake's terrain and one day at Powder Cowboy.
After the dayeach teams put forth their best images from the day and vied for awards in three categories:
Best athletic performance, best compositional image and best scenic image.
At the end of the three days, two more awards were presented:
Best portfolio and best overall team.
Aaron Whitfield's team included, Marni Wilson, Sam Guenther, and once again, Derek Root.
The team was awarded: Best athletic performance, (Sam Guenther, Day 1,) best compositional image, (Day 3,) and best overall team.