FEI European Championships Aachen 2015: Nominations for the Silver Camera announced This year, the "Silver Camera" for the best equestrian sport photo will be awarded jointly by the Sparkasse Aachen, the Rheinischer Sparkassen- & Giroverband and the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein e.V. (ALRV) during the FEI European Championships Aachen 2015.
The jury, comprising of Michael Strauch (photographer), Ludo Philippaerts (Belgian show-jumper and Springreiter and many-time Olympic Games participant), Andreas Müller (Managing Director, Zeitungsverlag Aachen), Erich Timmermanns (Advertising & PR Director, Sparkasse Aachen) and Frank Kemperman (Chairman of the ALRV), were faced with the difficult task of selecting the nominees from among 114 entries by photographers from all over the world.
"It was an incredibly difficult decision. The quality of the submitted entries is exceptionally high," commented Frank Kemperman. The following were nominated for the "Silver Camera" (in alphabetical order): Christophe Bricot (France), Leanjo de Koster (the Netherlands) and Peter Nixon (Great Britain). The winner will be announced in the Main Stadium on Saturday evening, August 22nd, after the Sparkasse-Youngsters-Cup (approx. 8 p.m.).
The winner will receive EUR 2,500 in prize-money, EUR 1,000 will be awarded for second place and EUR 500 for third place.