Annual photography competition “Encounter”

Annual photography competition “Encounter”

The MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent invites you to participate in the annual photography contest/exhibition — under the theme “Encounter” which will take place at Les Galeries Ormstown from September 29 to October 15, 2017.
This contest is organized by the MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent in partnership with Les Galeries Ormstown and Caisse Desjardins du Haut-Saint-Laurent and will be held during les Journées de la culture. By taking part in the exhibition you stand a chance of winning one of our many prizes such as 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize of the jury and the Visitors’ favourite prize.
Competitors of all ages
The contest – divided into two categories (17 years and under and 18 years and over) – is open to everyone residing or studying in one of the 13 municipalities in the Haut-Saint-Laurent. To participate fill out the form on the MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent website and mail it with your photograph(s) before September 15, 2017. Each participant may send a maximum of three photographs. Your package should include your 8 x 10 inches printout(s) – properly identified, without a frame or stiff backing –, and a disc or a USB stick with your photographs in a high-resolution digital format. Don’t forget to include a prepaid return envelope. Rules are available on the MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent website at:
The evaluation criteria are: compliance with the theme “Encounter”; originality of the subject; the emotions awakened; the applied techniques, and finally, composition and colours.
The vote for Visitors’ favourite photograph will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Les Galeries Ormstown. We hope to see you there!

Where to send your photographs:
Photography contest/exhibition
MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent
10 King Street, Room 400 Huntingdon (Quebec) J0S 1H0
Before September 15, 2017
Where to visit the exhibition:
Galeries Ormstown – 4 Bridge Street, Ormstown
From September 29 to October 15, 2017
Admission is free
Where and when to vote:
Galeries Ormstown – 4 Bridge street, Ormstown
September 30, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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