2012 Photo Contest

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The Nature Trust of British Columbia invites amateur photographers to enter its 2012 Nature & Water Photo Contest. We are looking for striking digital images of BC’s natural diversity.

Contest Timeline

October 15, 2012 – Contest opens

December 7, 2012 – Contest closes (11:59 a.m. Pacific Standard Time)

December 11, 2012 – Finalists chosen in each category

December 11, 2012 – Public voting begins

December 14, 2012 – Public voting closes

December 19, 2012 – Winner announced

Winning Photos

Twelve photos will be selected as finalists, three per category. The 12 finalists will be chosen by The Nature Trust staff and judges, then the contest will be open to public voting. Public voting, decided by email ballot, will decide a winner for each category. One Grand Prize winner will be selected from the category winners. A panel of judges will choose the Grand Prize winner.

Each photo shall be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit.


The grand prize winner will have professional photographer Graham Osborne review a portfolio of 5 images and provide critical feedback, and receive a framed version of the winning photo.

Each category winner will receive a 12 inch x 18 inch enlargement of his or her photo courtesy of CustomColor Professional Imaging Lab and will have the photo featured in The Nature Trust’s Natural Legacy newsletter.

All prizes are non-transferable and no cash alternative is available.

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