2012 Photo Contests

Stay tuned – we’ll have new contests for you soon!

We are excited to announce details of our 2012 series of photo contests! As in previous years, we will be running four themed competitions on Burrard-Lucas.com and a further competition for our Facebook community.

We have a fantastic grand prize on offer: a Canon EOS 60D digital SLR camera!

We also have the following additional prizes kindly donated by Committed Photography:

  • Winner: 16×24 framed print of your winning shot (estimated value of $250)
  • Runners up x 2: 16×24 prints unframed (value of $50 each)

Committed Photography is an easy way for semi-pro and pro photographers to promote and sell their work. You receive unlimited uploads, full control on pricing your work, and an 80% commission on sales. Click here for more information and to create your free account.

Burrard-Lucas.com contests x 4

The contests will run back to back and each will be accepting entries for around 3 months. At the end of each contest we will select a winner, two runners up and several highly commended images. We will endeavour to announce the winners within a month of the closing date.

Approx. Contest Schedule:
1. Theme: Pets, January – March. Closed, View Winners.
2. Theme: Landscapes, April – June. Closed, View Winners.
3. Theme: Wildlife, July – September. Closed, View Winners.
4. Theme: Travel, October – December. Closed, View Winners.

If you would like to be informed when contest winners are announced or when future contests open for entries, please subscribe to our free newsletter. You can either subscribe by email or to our RSS feed.

Contest for our Facebook community

The Facebook contest theme is “Nature” and is open for entries all year. To be eligible to enter, you must have “liked” our Facebook page. If you are on Twitter and/or Google+ you can also follow @willbl on Twitter and “circle” me on Google+ to receive competition-related news and updates. Visit our Facebook page to find out how to enter.

Update: View Winners.

Grand Prize

At the end of the year we will look at the four Burrard-Lucas.com contest winners plus the Facebook contest winner and pick our Overall Winner for 2012. We will make this decision based on which of the five photos we consider to be the most striking and original. The Overall Winner for the year will win the grand prize, a Canon EOS 60D digital SLR camera.

The Canon EOS 60D is designed for photographers who want to take their skills to the next level, offering high performance, a series of creative features, a Vari-angle LCD screen and enhanced ergonomics, this camera empowers photography enthusiasts to capture outstanding stills and Full High Definition (HD) video for unique, creative results. The EOS 60D has an incredible feature set including an 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor, a Vari-angle 7.7cm 3:2 ratio LCD, Full HD movies, ISO 100-6400 (H:12800), 5.3fps shooting for up to 58 JPEGs, 9-point cross type AF System and more!

Update: Congratulations to Lijah Hanley, winner or our Landscape Photo Competition Results, for winning the grand prize for 2012.

View the results of our 2011 photo contests here.
View the results of our 2010 photo contests here.