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January 2014 Editor’s Assignment

January 2014 — Shapes

For this assignment, look for shapes and focus on them with your camera. Shapes define spaces. Circles, triangles, rectangles and squares, the world around us is full of shapes, both natural and man-made. Make sure your subject is of Canadian origin and most of all have fun.

Assignment is now closed. Assignment images already submitted:

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Please note the judging process has changed:

First Round: Initial judging will take place during upload. If your image is chosen as a first round qualifier it will appear in the gallery. All others will be deleted.

Second Round: Finalist judging will take place immediately upon closing of the assignment. Finalists will be notified for hi resolution images for further judging.

Final Round: A winner will be chosen from the finalists and contacted.


Only one image from all submitted images will be chosen as the January assignment winner. Each person can only enter one photo. The deadline for this assignment is February 7th, 2014. Anything uploaded after the deadline will be ineligible.


Please Note: If shooting people a signed model release will be necessary if chosen as the winner. The winner will be asked to supply this release. No release will cause immediate disqualification and another winner will be chosen.

Prizes: The winning image will be published in the spring (April 2014) issue of OPC and the winner will receive a signed copy of photographer Don Komarechka’s new book Sky Crystals, photographer Noel Chenier’s Photography Assignment Generator App for DSLRs available for your iPad or iPhone. In addition to this you will also receive an official OPC winter toque (Blue, Black or Green).

For more information on the assignment apps click here

*This month’s assignment was generated using Noel Chenier’s Photography Assignment Generator App for DSLRs


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Grand Prize/ Best of Year Award

To be announced.


  • Noel Chenier
  • Roy Ramsay


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