Photo Contest Categories: World Up-Close and Machines

Show us your photography talents by entering the 2018 Fall Foto Fest Photography contest.

This year we are offering two contest categories, the World Up-Close ... show us your best Close-Up or Macro Photography our second category is Machines ... show us your best images of Machines, big small, old or new. If it has a motor or not it's a machine. Have fun everyone.

You may enter both categories with a maximum of 2 entries per person, one in each category or the categories of your choice. Image size minimum of 8 x 10 up to a maximum of 14 inches in length. Mounted on Matt Board with a maximum of 1 inch border. Sample size 11" x 14" with mount 12" x 15".

We are now accepting entries (see list of submission locations below) up to 4:00 p.m. on contest deadline day of Monday September 24th, 2018.

Full contest rules at the bottom of this page.

Contest Prize List

Grand Prize:

Tour package for one photographer on Photo Tour Trekkers
2019 Cuba Photo Tour

(Air and hotel included)

World Up-Close:
1st Prize $150.00 Visa Gift Card

2 Honourable Mentions: Bayfield Gift Packs

1st Prize $150.00 Visa Gift Card

2 Honourable Mentions: Bayfield Gift Packs

People's Choice Award
1 - $100.00 Visa Gift Card
1 - Bayfield Gift Pack
18 and Under Category
Youth Category may enter World Up-Close and or Machines Images
Limit to 2 entries your choice of subject per student.
First Prize:
Photo Accessory Gift Pack - Memory Cards, Lens Cleaning Kit, $25.00 Gift Card
Second Prize:
11 X 14 Print Gift Certificate from Fast Foto, Highbury Ave., London, ON

** Please note prizes are as listed and have no cash value, tour prize based on a Toronto flight departure. 

Winners will be announced during Foto Fest on Sunday September 30th, 2018  at our wrap up Wine & Cheese reception, Bayfield Town Hall. Please note you don't have to attend Fall Foto Fest to enter contest.

No entry fees ... Details on print submission locations, print size and deadlines are listed in the contest rules. Click on this banner to download the contest entry forms

We are happy to supply a list of drop off locations for the Photo Contest. Please note the deadline for submissions to the drop off locations is Monday September 24th, 2018.

Patina Studios Bayfield - Deadline Monday 4:00 p.m. Sep 24, 2018
12B Main Street N, Bayfield, ON N0M 1G0

Carmens Foto Source - Deadline Monday 4:00 p.m. Sep 24, 2018
101 Ontario Street, Sarnia, ON

Fast Photo - Deadline Monday 4:00 p.m. Sep 24, 2018
1141 Highbury Ave. London, ON

Bailie's Framing - Deadline Monday 4:00 p.m. Sep 24, 2018
22 -81 Crescent, Grand Bend, ON 

Please note this is a Print Contest no electronic submissions accepted.

You may also mail or courier your submission to:
Patina Studios Bayfield - Attention Photo Contest Entries
12B Main Street N, Bayfield ON. N0M 1G0
Contest Rules:
  • Maximum of 2 entries per person.
  • Submission size minimum 8x10 inches to a maximum of 14 inches in length and must be mounted on black matt board please leave a maximum of 1 inch black border. No picture frames.
  • Size examples 8x10, 10x12, 11x14, note panorama prints are creative and accepted.
  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • 18 years and under may enter the student category.
  • Each photo must be submitted with a completed and signed entry form. Tape your form to the back of the photo, do not staple.
  • Contest limited to amateur photographers. Our rules define a professional photographer as someone who makes 50% of their income from the photography profession.
  • Entries must be your own image, digital editing is acceptable but must be done by the person submitting the image.
  • Photos remain the property of the photographer but submitted images may be used by the Fall Foto Fest Committee for promotional purposes.
  • Fall Foto Fest, the Fall Foto Fest Committee or drop off outlets are not responsible for damaged or lost prints.
  • Photos may be picked up at Fall Foto Fest after close of the weekend event or from the location of drop off Oct 7th to 20th, 2018.
  • Submissions Deadline at drop off locations 4:00 p.m. September 25th, 2018. Drop off locations listed above.

 Download Contest Entry Forms