John Morrison. Sierra Nevada, California. PHOTO: Christian Pondella
John Morrison. Sierra Nevada, California. PHOTO: Christian Pondella

The Five Ski Photos of the Year

These are the five nominations for Photo of the Year for the 18th Annual Powder Awards

Reducing tens of thousands of images to the published selects throughout the latest volume of issues is a lengthy and toilsome process. Those that make the cut in our print issues are a special breed of photograph. But, narrowing the published shots to a selection worthy of being named one of five Photo of The Year nominees can become mind bending. This final selection is a result of not just hours of discussion over the last few weeks, but the culmination of a year’s worth of thoughtful consideration. The award is dedicated to each and every photographer who sends us your hard earned work. Speaking for ourselves, and our entire readership, we are grateful for your tireless passion and unique vision.

We will announce the winner at the 18th Annual Powder Awards. Around Breckenridge? Join us for a great show. Tickets are just $12.

Cody Townsend. Lake Tahoe, Nevada. PHOTO: Ming T. Poon

Candide Thovex. La Balme, France. PHOTO: Christoffer Sjostrom

Sam Favret. Aiguille de l’Amone, Switzerland. PHOTO: Jeremy Bernard

Adam U. Shiga Kogen, Japan. PHOTO: Grant Gunderson

John Morrison. Sierra Nevada, California. PHOTO: Christian Pondella