If you RSVP, make sure to go to the link below to get a FREE ticket!
If you have ever wanted to take photos from a top-rope on a climbing wall, now is your chance! Vertical Endeavors in Minneapolis has made room for us to practice our camera skills while dangling from a rope! And they are including FREE harness rental for class attendees!
Class starts at 9:00AM
Awards for best photo:
1st Place: one Ten Visit Punchcard ($120 value)
2nd Place: one Five Visit Punchcard ($75 value)
3rd Place: one Free Day Pass with Rental Package ($29 value)
Attendees will be required to pay the $17 Vertical Endeavors Day Pass entrance fee. Class is FREE for VE Members, and one punch for punch card holders.
Photography instructors will be available from 9:00 - 11:00am to help you with the basic and technical functions of your camera. We will help you get those awesome shots from perspectives most photographers rarely have. Don't know much about photography? No problem! We are here to help! Previous climbing experience encouraged.
If you are a more experienced climber, an experienced Climbing Wall Instructor will teaching different knots and basic anchoring techniques you can use while climbing inside or outside! This is a wonderful opportunity to expand and hone your climbing and photography skills. You will be able to practice your anchors on the wall with a safety line to make sure you are doing everything properly. Photographers and climbers are encouraged to stick around after 11am to climb and take photos.
All Attendees will be required to fill out a Vertical Endeavors Safety Waiver, Photo Release, and Model Release. Awards for best photo have zero cash value.
Photo Contest: Photographers will be required to submit their best 10 photos to their photo instructor, these will be narrowed down, and posted to the VE-Mpls Facebook wall. Facebook fans will vote on the best photos and awards will be granted accordingly. Vertical Endeavors, Inc. will have the right to use any photos submitted for any purpose including and not limited to marketing and print advertisement. Photographers are required to sign a photo release form to participate in the class.