Lens on Lambton Photography Contest

Jun 18
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lambton College
1457 London Road
Sarnia ON

Richard Beland
Photography Program Coordinator
Lambton College

Lambton College is pleased to host the "Lens on Lambton" photography contest with a theme of "Hometown Pride: show us the best of your hometown." This contest is run by Lambton College and offers photographers an opportunity to showcase their photography skills within the local Sarnia-Lambton community as well as a chance to win amazing prizes.

Photography Showcase

We invite all contest participants to join us at the Photography Showcase on June 18, 2019 where contest winners will be announced. Socialize with fellow competitors, photography program faculty and special guests and make connections within the photography community. Prizes will be handed out during the event and light refreshments will be served.

Contest Details

  • To enter the contest, submit a maximum of four (4) original digital photographs that fit the theme of "Hometown Pride: show us the best of your hometown" by May 30, 2019
  • All participants who submit a valid entry (consisting of photo(s) and a completed entry from) will be entered into prize draws based on their entry category (detailed below).
  • Photos may be taken on a point and shoot, phone or DSLR camera.
  • Photos will be judged based on creative merit, originality, composition and relevance to the theme.
  • Any submission containing photos of people must be accompanied by a photo waiver/release form signed by the individual(s) or legal guardian of the individual(s) who appear in the photo.
  • The Student Category applies to any applicant who has been accepted, is currently enrolled or has graduated from the Photography Program at Lambton College.
    Photographs from the Student Category will be selected by a selection committee.
  • The Community Category applies to any member of the general community wishing to enter the contest.
    Community entries will be reviewed by a selection committee to determine the top five entries. These images will then be posted on Lambton College social media channels for the community to vote on the winner.

PUBLICATION: Winners' images may be published and displayed. The Lambton College Photography Program reserves the right for publication of all submitted images through print media and electronic media (on a website), as well as possible use in this contests' and future contests' promotional material.

CLAIM OF OWNERSHIP: Contestants must own all rights to the works submitted. Model releases are the contestants' responsibility. As such, the contestant holds the Lambton College Photography Program and contest sponsors, harmless from any breech of copyright in Canada and elsewhere.

DELIVERY OF PRIZES: All prizes must be claimed in person through the Lambton College Photography Program. Shipping arrangements can be made with shipping fees being the sole responsibility of the prize recipient. Prizes are subject to substitution by product of equal value without notice.

ACCEPTANCE OF RULES: Participation in the contest indicates complete acceptance of the contest rules set forth herein.

How to Submit

  • Completed entries should be submitted to photographycontest@lambtoncollege.ca prior to May 30, 2019.
  • All entries must include a completed entry form along with the final photographs.
  • A maximum of four (4) entries can be submitted by each entrant.


Student Category

Grand Prize
Nikon D7200
18-200mm lens
Extra battery
128 Gb memory card
Think Tank camera bag
Two hour camera lesson with Photography Program faculty member
First Prize
The Artistic Pixel: Full day studio rental with lights
Two hour studio lesson with Photography Program faculty member
Roam Gallery (on-line artist gallery) one-year membership
Think Tank camera bag
Second Prize
$100 Gift Card from Henry's
$50 Gift Card from Carman's Foto Source
Think Tank camera bag

Community Category

First Prize
$100 Gift Card from Paddy Flaherty's
$100 Gift Card from Artopia
Think Tank camera bag
Second Prize
$100 Gift Card from Selina's
Pedicure from The Spa at Lambton College
Think Tank camera bag
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