Special Moments Photo Contest: Phase 1 Winner and Best Of
With almost 4,000 photos entered, selecting one winner was quite the challenge. Following are a few of our favourites, but it’s Richard Main of Thunder Bay, Ont., who wins the contest’s bragging rights-and a $500 prize pack from Hallmark. See these photos published in the June/July issue.
Winner: Bubble Chaser
WINNER OF PHASE 1!
Richard Main, Thunder Bay, Ont.
“Two-year-old Zander had a blast chasing bubbles at his Aunt Jennifer’s wedding,” says proud grandfather, Richard. “It was one of those times when we could all share in the excitement of a little boy’s quest to capture a bubble.”
Isabelle Marozzo, Norland, Ont.
“As I was taking this shot, the grasshopper moved a bit closer, made eye contact and posed-it was an amazing, special moment as I felt that, on some level, he was trying to communicate with me.”
Stéphanie Nantel, Rosemère, Que.
This joyful shot of Stéphanie’s daughters, Florence Emmanuelle and Sarah-Eve Parent, stomping through puddles in their backyard seems to make a splash with everyone who
After an informal office survey, this adorable shot was deemed staff favourite!
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Mary Hindle, Ottawa
“This photo was taken at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden, which is part of the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa,” explains Mary. “The backyard garden there is a great place to watch the birds.”