Lyon Equipment Banner Competition: DavidC

by DavidC Jun/2008
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The brief is to design four banner adverts for climbing products from La Sportiva, Beal and Petzl using images from their websites and you can incorporate some of your own images.

Full details of this competition here: HERE including details of the generous prizes from Lyon Equipment. This competition ended on June 1st.


I have been climbing for 3 years and have a passion for photography, art and design. The competition was perfect because I really only climb using Sportiva, Petzl and Beal. I did several rough banners of a variety of products from Petzl,Beal and Sportiva but I have decided to only submit banners for the 'Beal Joker rope' and the 'La Sportiva Katana' shoes because I think they are absolutely brilliant products and the banners evolved much more organically because of how well I know them. I wanted to put a main action shot I have taken in one of the banners to give more of a flavor of my style and that comes in the form of a good friend Rob climbing in the amazing destination of Sardinia. The close up of putting on Katanas is a friend called Sam who I am indebted to for introducing me to Katanas and climbing in Sardinia. I've never looked back thanks Sam!

1. 728x90 Beal Joker Rope
© David Collom

2. 120x600 La Sportiva Katana
© David Collom

3. 400x600 La Sportiva Katana
© David Collom

4. 800x300 La Sportiva Katana
© David Collom

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