The FLICKR Photostream: http://www.flickr.com/photos/camsxcanada/
The only instructions for this contest were “show us your Canada” … I interpreted this as akin to a theme … i.e. show us what your region is like at this time of year or something like that.
The contest took place in winter in Canada, where 90+% of the land mass is under a foot of snow. I guess I could never be a judge …
Grand Prize – $5000 Travel Voucher
"Black Duck on Blue" - Scott Grant
"Shot at 35mm equivalent of 720mm. The HS10's swivel screen allowed me to drop the camera right to water level to get this unique perspective."
Second Prize – HS10
"photo1" - Sebastien Roy
Taken by Sebastien Roy in Montreal, QC using a Fujifilm F300EXR.
"Perspective, plongé extrême et macro photo de la texture d’un meuble vintage dans les Atelier de Norwegian Wood. 1/18 sec - F 3.5 - ISO 1600."
Third Prize – F300EXR
"Expo Ball" - Jakob Granqvist
Taken by Jakob Granqvist (Nordica Photography) in Vancouver, BC using a Fujifilm HS10.
"The Expo ball is a landmark for Vancouver. I zoomed in to get a somewhat more unusual frame of it."
Fourth Prize – F80EXR
"The Cannon" - Stephen Rowsell
Taken by Stephen Rowsell in Newfoundland using a Fujifilm S1800.
"The Cannon taken at Signal Hill in St. John's, Newfoundland."
Fifth Prize – S1800
"Life's a Beach" - Kimberly Walsh
"At Point Pleasant Park in Halifax these markings were left behind on the beach. We see human and canine prints and the mysterious snake line in the sand."