The 2020 annual wildlife photo contest is now closed. Next year's contest opens July 1, 2021
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Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2020 contest. The contest raised $32,970 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.
Congratulations to our People's Choice Award winner, Eileen Harris
, and to all our top 12 photographers - their photos, and the judges picks, will be featured in an exclusive pack of Wildlife-In-Focus greeting cards. Stay tuned for sales!
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. First, second and third prizes will be featured on a pack of greeting cards available for purchase after the close of the contest.
People's Choice Award
The photo with the most votes will be awarded the People's Choice Award. The top 12 photos with the most votes (including the People's Choice) will be featured on an exclusive pack of greeting cards. Winners will receive a complementary pack of cards, and additional decks will be available for purchase. * Banner photos courtesy of June Szasz, May Yee Amy Cheung, Merielle Kazakoff, Michael Schwartz