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October Editor’s Assignment

16 October, 2013 – 8 November, 2013

Assignment is now closed. Assignment images already submitted:

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How do you enter?

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 approximately 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 and digital version. No other usage of any photograph entered is authorized or implied.

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. Only image files with these extensions will be accepted:
 png, bmp, gif, jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff.  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.

Who is eligible?

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.


October — My Neighbourhood

Take a walk around your neighbourhood and photograph the interesting places, details and people you find. Try wide angle lenses to record a wide street shot, or use your telephoto lens to zoom in on the details.

Only one image from all submitted images will be chosen as the October assignment winner. Each person can only enter one photo. The deadline for this assignment is November 8th, 2013. 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 winter (January 2014) issue of OPC and the winner will receive The Cotton Carrier 2 Camera Photo System, photographer Noel Chenier’s Photography Assignment Generator App for DSLRs available for your iPad.

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.

2 Camera Vest (9754)

Grand Prize/ Best of Year Award

Upon closing of the December 2013 assignment, one overall image from all the assignment winners for 2013 will win the Best of Year Award. With this distinction comes the Best of Year Certificate issued by Outdoor Photography Canada magazine. In addition the winner will also receive a $750 voucher for any oopoomoo event (wokshop, seminar or tour with Darwin Wiggett and Samantha Chrysanthou). Also you will receive a $750 voucher towards a stay at the Aurum Lodge just outside of Banff National Park, AB. These prizes can be combined or used separately.

Total prize value: $1500


  • Kelly Funk
  • Noel Chenier
  • Roy Ramsay





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