MY COUNTRY (CAPA)

** Contest are open for Focus Camera Club members ONLY

Deadline: February 28th, 2019 @ midnight

COMPETITION DESCRIPTION:  

For this competition, we are seeking your best image(s) which symbolizes our unique Canadian identity and the natural beauty of our country.

To assist you in seeking out the best image for this competition, we have included below some ideas:

 

  • cultural heritage

  • geographical uniqueness

  • historical events or locations

  • iconic landscape/city scape

  • roughness of Canadian landscape

  • seasonal uniqueness

  • symbols of caring, confidence, courage, encouraging, helping others, nurturing, pride, respect, self-sacrifice and trust

  • wildlife specific to Canada


Your image can include aircraft, animal (feral or wild life), architecture, landscape, objects, people, plants, sea mammals, trains, vehicles, vessels, etc…

You are encouraged to submit your images which exemplifies the unique beauty of Canada from your perspective as either a resident or visitor.

 

** Focus Camera Club encourages you to select pictures based on our part of the country, New-Brunswick. There is a possibility (to be confirmed) that CAPA will selects top pictures from each provinces to be part of an exposition in 2019. This is a great opportunity for our members to be exposed at a national level and also to showcase our beautiful province.
 

** Please note that to match the CAPA rules there is no time limit - The image

does not have to be taken within the last year.

 

*** Top 6 images from all categories will be sent to CAPA. Only one image per photographer.

  

COMPETITION RULES:​ 

  • Do Not submit image(s) that have been entered in previous competitions 

  • Do Not add watermark to your image(s) 

  • Do Not put any frames or borders on your image(s) 

  • Follow contest theme for the specific contest 

  • Up to 3 images can be submitted per contest - unless otherwise noted 

  • Maximum 15MB image size per image 

FILE NAMING CONVENTION:

  • Skill Level: A – Advanced Photographer, I – Intermediate Photographer, B – Beginner Photographer  

  • Membership #: Assigned to each registered member, located on your membership card    -Example: a1a1a1 

  • FirstName_LastName: Name used during registration ( Do not put any space or Special Characters ex: John O’Donnel should use John_ODonnel                                      

  • New members will be placed in Intermediate if they have more than one year experience or in beginners if they have less than 1 year experience

  • New Members will be re-evaluated after they have submitted 6 images – at that time they could be dropped down to beginner, stay in Intermediate or moved up to Advanced 

  • Entries that do not match the naming convention will be automatically deleted 

  • Example: John Smith, who considers himself an Intermediate photographer, is planning to submit 2 images for the contest theme Wild Eyes, his membership # is a1a1a1. 

    • I_a1a1a1_John_Smith_001.jpg

    • I_a1a1a1_John_Smith_002.jpg

 

FILE UPLOAD:

  • On each page where you submit your images a list of entries received is displayed 

  • The Membership# will be used to display the received images, this will let you know if and how many correctly formatted submissions were logged  

  • Please note that this is done manually so it might take a bit of time before your id shows up 

  • If you do not see an entry or not all your entries are showing up after a day or 2 send us a message via the Contact Us Page 

  • The next morning following the deadline – the list will be complete.

  • It is your responsibility to check to make sure your entries have been received

  • If you’re having difficulty uploading your images send us a message via the Contact Us Page – Do not wait until after the deadline                                          

    • I_a1a1a1 (images 001 & 003 )

    • I_a2a2a2 (image 001) 

    • A_b1b1b1 (images  001,002,003)

    • B_n5n5n5 (images 001,002)

Link to CAPA Canada: My Country competition page.

Look at the 2016-2017 Focus Camera Club New-Brunswick contest submission for inspiration.

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Contest is now closed.

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Image submitted

- Sherrie Gaudet x3

- Paul Girouard x3

- Gary Capson x3

- Tracy Munson x3

- Andre LeBlanc x3

- Daniel Beaudry x3

- Monique LeBlanc x3

- Cecile Capson x3

- Andrea Milburn x3

- Daniel Landry x2

- JP Francis x3

- Renée Turcotte x3

- Barbara Dawn Quigley x3

- Vienna Sanipass x3

- Mona Belliveau x3

- Jocelyne Gagnon x3

- Bernice McGraw-Leblanc x3

- Stephen Stevens x1

- Stephane Vautour x3

- Steve Muise x3

- Denise Doiron x3

- Claire LeBlanc x3

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