ShutterGears: A Bikers Photography Competition – India

Shutter Gears: A Road Thrill Photography Competition to bring professional PHOTOGRAPHERS and RIDERS together.

About this Photography Competition:

  • Shutter Gears is a yearly Photography Competition that is organized by Road Thrill to identify and encourage photographers as well as to encourage all two wheelers in the county about riding safety with safety gears
  • Event is open to all the photographers across the country limiting to 10-15 photographer on first come basis
  • Riders with full riding gears will be participating in the event for photo shoot (100 + Riders)
  • Ride will be of 40-70 KMs (Including Highway, Rural and Off Road) followed by Breakfast and Lunch
  • Photographers will be submitting all the photographs at the venue and same day they will confirm their best five photographs by email
  • Category wise photographs will be shared with Jury and result will be announced on 8th January 2018
  • Awards will be distributed to all the winners on 27th January during Road Thrill Hyderabad 1st Anniversary

Who can Participate in this Photography Competition
Photographers: Event is open to all the photographers across the country limiting to 15 photographers on first come basis
Bikers: Bikers wearing full riding gears will be participating in the event for photo shoot

The registration link will open on 15th December 2017 at

~~Photography Competition Award Categories~~
Best Photograph
Best Candid Photograph
Best Action Photograph
Best Creative Photograph
Best in Rider Fails/pain/emotion on fall or joy or celebrations
Best Rider – Male and Female
Best Picture Received online (Only for photographers based outside Hyderabad and photograph clicked after registration)

ALLOWED (any bike above 180 CC)
Vintage Bikes
Super Bikes
Classic Bikes
City Bikes

Breakfast Ride covering 40-70 KMs from Hyderabad/Secundrabad (Including Highway, Rural, and Off-Road) *Details of Breakfast cost will be shared by 20th December 2018.

Venue Details will be shared by 15th December 2017

Complete Event details with guidelines for Photographers and Bike Riders will be shared at the time registration on 15th December 2017

Photography INFO

  • Photographs must be taken by the contestant himself/herself using any type of cameras (NO MOBILES PHONES). If any discrepancies are found the entry will be rejected
  • Entries must be submitted in digital format (.jpeg / .jpg) via e-mail. Mails must be sent to
  • Entries should contain a short description of the photo, the name of the participant, name of the college/school/organisation and phone number of the participant
  • All photographs to be submitted same day at the venue. Photographer required to submit categories wise (5 pictures per category) pictures by 9 PM mentioning the original file name. However there must be no border(s), logo(s), watermark(s) copyright marks, identifying marks, or any other visible references and/or marks on the image
  • Basic editing, including colour enhancement, the use of filters, and cropping of the Photo(s) is acceptable, provided any such editing does not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the Photo(s)
  • Advanced editing used to create illusions, deceptions and/or manipulations, and the adding and removing of significant elements within the frame is prohibited
  • Any use of unfair means in the form of plagiarism or show of popularity using unfair mechanisms will result in the photo being not considered for people’s choice winner
  • Presence of any sort of vulgarism, racism or provocation as well as copied entries, if found with valid proof, will be disqualified and deleted from the album immediately
  • The contestant must be an Indian resident to successfully claim the prize


  • ROAD THRILL HYDERABAD will appoint a panel of judges for selecting the winners in this Photography Competition. The decision of the jury will be final and will be binding all the riders/participants in respect to all matters relating the Photography Competition
  • The prize winners in all categories will be announced on the day of #RTHyderabad Anniversary on 27th Jan 2017
  • All winners are requested to provide the copy of ID proof submitted during registration


  • Submitted photos must be original, created and/or taken by the contestant. It must not contain any materials owned or controlled by a third party for which you have not obtained a license, must not infringe the copyright, trademark, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity
  • All the photographs will remain with Road Thrill and all the partners participating in the event. Road Thrill or any other partner must give picture credit to the photographer and the motorcycle owner (with motorcycle event) while using pictures clicked during the event

Feel Free to SHARE the event and INVITE your friends along.

Ride Safe Ride Long,
ROAD Thrill Admin Team.

One thought on “ShutterGears: A Bikers Photography Competition – India

  • December 18, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    I like to participate in photography


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