For the annual National Forest Week photo contest, contestants are asked to send original photos (no filters) depicting the majesty of BC’s forests or how they are important to your community.
Photo submissions must be a minimum of 1,744 pixels wide and 3,300 pixels tall, and saved as a JPG or TIF file. Prospective cover images for BC Forest Professional magazine are judged according to content as well as technical merit, including reproductive quality.
Winners have their photos and names published online and in BC Forest Professional, with the top photo being featured on the magazine’s winter cover.
Note: all photos submitted become property of the Association of BC Forest Professionals and may be reproduced in other ABCFP publications.
2021 Photo Contest Winners
The 2021 National Forest Week photo contest ran from September 1, 2021 to October 19 and received more than 80 entries, from forest and non-forest professionals.
Submissions captured the majesty of BC’s forested landscape, as well as colourful skylines and water reflections.
The winning photo was taken by Riley Finn, whose photo from an October morning depicts a shadowed path through a stand of larch trees in E.C. Manning Provincial Park:
First runner-up goes to Chengdong Fang, an RPF whose image titled Fresh Spring features silhouettes of a sandhill crane and another bird in a water-filled field against a forested backdrop in the Cariboo region of BC:
Second runner-up goes to James Girvan, an RPF whose photo features a seedling growing from atop a large piece of sun-bleached, beached driftwood:
Congratulations to everyone, and thanks to all who participated.
See the 2020 photo contest winners.