Congratulations to the winners of our annual photo contest—choosing among such amazing entries wasn’t easy! Here are the winners, along with some other photographers we felt worthy of special mention. Thanks to all who participated!
Photo: Sandra Harvey
1st Place: $500 – “Snowy Owl”
Winning photographer: Sandra Harvey, Tiverton, Ont.
“I captured this pic of a juvenile great horned owl in Simcoe, Ont., in early winter—it is one of my favourite photos. When I looked at the image in closer detail, I noticed what a personality this little owl has; it makes me smile every time.”
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Photo: Eric Rivers
2nd Place: $300 – “Elbow Falls”
Winning photographer: Eric Rivers, Calgary, Alta.
“This is Elbow Falls outside of Bragg Creek, Alta. I love to discover new vantage points from which to showcase the beauty of our country. Part of the joy of photography for me is the joy of exploring; finding new angles and views that show iconic locations from a unique perspective.”
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Photo: Maryse Tremblay
3rd Place: $200 – “Peaceful Moment”
Winning photographer: Maryse Tremblay, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Que.
“This picture shows my brother, Martin, fishing at his cottage located at Lac-Ashuapmushuan, Que. I love this picture because it reminds me of my father, who used to fish in the same spot almost every night in summer.”
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