Details of each of the prize items are described below. For more information on how the prize packages are grouped and distributed to winners, please see the competition rules and regulations.

Canadian Museum of Nature


A chance to be featured in a temporary exhibition presented in 2018 at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa.


A copy of the book The Natural History of Canadian Mammals by Donna Naughton (value $70), free admission to the Canadian Museum of Nature for a family of four, as well as a selection of Canadian Museum of Nature products (value $25).


Free admission to the Canadian Museum of Nature for a family of four, as well as a selection of Canadian Museum of Nature products (value $40).

Honourable mention

Free admission to the Canadian Museum of Nature for a family of four, as well as a selection of Canadian Museum of Nature products (value $25).




Nikon 1 AW1 Black w/ 11-27.5mm Lens (Value: $849.95)

The world’s first waterproof, shockproof, interchangeable lens camera. The Nikon 1 AW1 is built for life with astonishingly fast autofocus, rugged construction and an intuitive interface.

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Matin Cleaning set large (Value: $17.49)

Kit includes: Hurricane Blower, 45cc Solution, 70 sheets of lens paper, lens cleaner and cotton swabs.

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Tenba Shootout 24L Camera Bag (Value: $379.99)

This is the ultimate "Never Compromise" backpack for photographers and filmmakers. The 24L backpack delivers high performance in a perfect size for travel, since it will meet the strictest carry-on compatible requirements for any kind of flight. The 24L backpack will fit 1-2 DSLRs with 4-6 lenses (up to 300mm 2.8 attached), plus a laptop up to 15 inches, and it weighs only 4 pounds (3.5 pounds without dividers).

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Benro GoPlus Classic Aluminum Tripod #2, Twist Lock 3 Sections, Transfunctional (SRP $249.99)

Offering exceptional rigidity, these GoPlus Classic tripods are available in a variety of sizes, using Aluminium Alloy or Carbon Fibre legs in combination with strategically select cast and machined aluminium and magnesium alloy components. These tripods are the ideal choice for all types of photographers, including Nature, Landscape, Photojournalist, Studio, Advertising, Industrial and Wedding Photographers.

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Tenba DNA 8 Messenger bag (SRP $149.99)

The Messenger DNA is the first major addition to the iconic Tenba Messenger collection in over seven years. It was designed to provide the kind of year-round, all-weather, rugged performance demanded by New York City bike messengers, but with an interior that's tuned to protect delicate cameras, lenses and computer gear.

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Mefoto Walkabout Air Blue Monopod (SRP $69.99)

A super light monopod that lets you and your camera keep up with the fun!

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Canadian Geographic

One-year subscription (SRP $30)

Category winners, runners-up and honourable mentions will receive one-year subscriptions to Canadian Geographic.

Atlas of Canada (SRP $49.95)

An authoritative and prestigious new atlas that records Canada today, looks back into its history and takes a glimpse toward tomorrow. In this atlas, you will find outstanding reference maps of Canada, detailed pages including contributions from Canadian luminaries on many aspects of the country from its geology to its industry, award-winning photography, historical maps, satellite images and extended descriptions of all the provinces and territories.

Biggest and Best of Canada: 1000 Facts and Figures (SRP $24.95)

In this unique encyclopedia about Canada 1,000 fascinating facts, figures and feats portray a country that offers an abundance of natural and manmade attractions that will make Canadians proud and leave visitors amazed.

Canada for Kids: 1000 Awesome Facts (SRP $17.95)

In this patriotic celebration of Canada's superlatives, complete with 300 color photographs, kids are presented with thousands of unique facts, figures and feats that make the country unique.