Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 Wildlife-In-Focus contest. This year's contest raised $16,372 for wildlife in need at the BC SPCA's Wild ARC
, which cares for more than 3,000 injured and orphaned wild animals a year. Stay tuned for winner announcements in October!
The 2018 contest will open on July 15th - sign up below to get the contest notification in your inbox.
Photographs will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit. First prize - one photo from each category (Backyard Habitats, Wild Settings) will be published as a feature in a future issue of AnimalSense magazine
, plus winners will receive a gift item. Second and third prizes will be awarded and may include gift certificates and gift items.
The photo with the most votes will be awarded the People's Choice Award
. The top 52 photos
with the most votes (including the People's Choice) will be featured on an exclusive Wildlife-In-Focus deck of cards
. Winners will receive a complementary deck of cards, and additional decks will be available for purchase.
This year's exciting prize sponsors include: Canadian Geographic
, Canadian Art
, Greystone Books
, Lens & Shutter Vancouver
, NatureKids BC
, Outdoor Photography Canada
, and The Lab Vancouver
For help, email email@example.com * Photos courtesy of Colin Franks, Barb McDougall, Patricia Holt, Britt Swoveland, Gerry Polman, and Liron Gertsman