To all you shutter bugs (camera buffs) out there, here is another opportunity for you to get out in nature to zoom in on the magnificent essence of nature’s animal kingdom.
Canadian Geographic is hosting the “Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition”
~ deadline ~ 12:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 4, 2012
~ link to enter contest ~ http://photoclub.canadiangeographic.ca/cg/Contests/wpy/Prizes.aspx
~ Categories ~ From the ground up, Things with wings, On the prowl, What’s in the water and Junior Photographers (kids 15 and under)
~ Prizes ~ too many to list here ~ click on the contest link above for a complete list ~ 500 cash prize, a Lowepro Slingshot 102 AW, a family membership to the Canadian Museum of Nature (value $99), a selection of Canadian Museum of Nature products ~ books, pens, cups and t-shirts, in an environmentally friendly bag ($50). Winning photos will also be published in the December 2012 issue of Canadian Geographic and receive a one-year subscription to Canadian Geographic ($30) and more…
Watching this YouTube video, “National Geographic’s Best Nature Photos Of The Year”, by DownUnderKid91 on Jun 2, 2009, should be all the inspiration you need to pack up your equipment and outdoor gear and head out into nature in search of your award winning ‘shoot and capture’ moment.
~ More inspiration for our aspiring “Award Winning” Photographers ~
Uploaded by izjustagirl on Jan 10, 2011 ~ “Some photos from fellow Canadians & animal lovers from a photo competition that I am in; all amateur. The first pic is my entry, the last 4 belong to me also, used as filler. All credit goes to the respective photographers who have captured superb moments in time with some of Canada’s most beautiful & interesting critters. So many more wonderful pictures to be seen on the competition site.”
Link ~ Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition ~ Slide Show ~