Every month the Editor-in-Chief of Outdoor Photography Canada magazine will assign a photo shoot to all readers. Each month will have a different theme. The participants will have one month to complete the assignment and upload their image. Each participant can only upload one image per assignment, so make it your absolute best shot. All photographs entered in any Outdoor Photography Canada magazine contest remain the property of the photographer. The photographer, by entering the contest, agrees that his or her photo may be published by SunLight Media Inc. one time as it relates to the contest both in print and on the OPC website. No other usage of any photograph entered is authorized or implied.
The December editor's assignment is open only to landscape photography. The December editor's assignment is to shoot with the sun as part of your winter landscape composition. Your entry must be Canadian. Remember your technical skills as well as your creative ones. Only one image from all submitted images will be chosen as the December assignment winner. Each person can only enter one photo. The deadline for this assignment is December 31, 2012. Anything uploaded after the deadline will be ineligible.
Prizes: The winning image will be published in the spring issue (April 2013) of OPC and the winner will receive a bundle pack of 4 back issues of his/her choice and an official OPC baseball cap and Toque (your choice of colour). (See our online store for choices and images).
3 Steps to Enter and Create Entries
1. Register with the site (if not registered already). If you are please log in.
2. Join this group (the Join link on the right)
3. Once you join, you will see a Create Entry link on the right. Enter your best image.
Registering with the site allows you to upload your assignment. It is free to register and take part in the assignments. The only way to submit your assignment is through our online gallery. Mailed in submissions will not be considered for this contest. Maximum upload file size is 2MB. Once a winner for the assignment has been chosen they will be contacted for a hi-resolution image for reproduction in the magazine if they have not uploaded a hi-resolution image already.
Persons 18 years of age or older may enter this assignment contest where not prohibited by law. Entrants under the age of 18 must have permission to be published by a parent or guardian. Employees of Outdoor Photography Canada magazine, SunLight Media Inc. or any of the sponsors or affiliates there of are not eligible to enter the contest. This contest is only open to amateur photographers. Professional photographers may not enter. The term “professional” will mean that you make more than 50% of your yearly income from photography.
Upon closing of the December 2012 assignment, one overall image from all the assignment winners for 2012 will win the Best of Year Award. With this distinction comes the Best of Year Certificate issued by Outdoor Photography Canada magazine. In addition you will win an OPC/Fstop Tilopa photo backpack (Cranberry colour) to take with you on your trip to Darwin Wiggett’s winter workshop from February 7, 2013 to February 10, 2013 at the Aurum Lodge located outside Banff National Park, Alberta. The workshop includes instruction, lodging and food. Flights and travel to the lodge, all photographic and weather related gear are not included and are the winner’s responsibility.