Photo Contest


PICTURE PERFECT 

ANNOUNCING OUR 2019 

PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS! 

Country Roads is pleased to announce our 2019 Photo Contest Winners. We received so many beautiful photographs, that narrowing them down to the top three in each category was a challenging task. But one our panel of judges truly enjoyed. Under the direction of Country Roads Art Director Jozef VanVeenen the winning top photographs were chosen based on content, composition, quality and uniqueness. After looking through the photographs we all agreed we live in a truly remarkable area. 

PHOTO CONTEST 

WILDLIFE 

Featuring local wildlife in their natural environments: 

1ST PLACE   CANADIAN CARDINAL IN WINTER  Photographer: Sandra Lee Randle  Photo Description: We rarely get cardinals at our feeders, but we are guaranteed to see a male and a female in the winter. Photo was taken in Stirling, Ontario.


1ST PLACE

CANADIAN CARDINAL IN WINTER

Photographer: Sandra Lee Randle

Photo Description: We rarely get cardinals at our feeders, but we are guaranteed to see a male and a female in the winter. Photo was taken in Stirling, Ontario.

2ND PLACE  – TABLE FOR THREE  Photographer: Lloyd Holmes  Photo Description: Three otters feeding aggressively on north side of #7 Hwy about half way between Madoc and Marmora.


2ND PLACE – TABLE FOR THREE

Photographer: Lloyd Holmes

Photo Description: Three otters feeding aggressively on north side of #7 Hwy about half way between Madoc and Marmora.

3RD PLACE  – WATCHFUL FOX  Photographer: Heather Cowley  Photo Description: A red fox, keeping a wary eye on its photographer as it visits our cottage property on Lake St. Peter, Ontario.


3RD PLACE – WATCHFUL FOX

Photographer: Heather Cowley

Photo Description: A red fox, keeping a wary eye on its photographer as it visits our cottage property on Lake St. Peter, Ontario.


PHOTO CONTEST 

LANDSCAPES 

Featuring the land, water, or sky:

1ST PLACE  – BROWN COTTAGE  Photographer: Stephanie Brown  Photo Description: Early morning views off the dock.


1ST PLACE – BROWN COTTAGE

Photographer: Stephanie Brown

Photo Description: Early morning views off the dock.

2ND PLACE  – MOIRA LAKE SUNSET  Photographer: Larry Kirtley  Photo Description: This landscape was taken in June on Moira Lake, west off of the old railway bridge. The photograph captured perfect lighting to compliment the colours.


2ND PLACE – MOIRA LAKE SUNSET

Photographer: Larry Kirtley

Photo Description: This landscape was taken in June on Moira Lake, west off of the old railway bridge. The photograph captured perfect lighting to compliment the colours.

3RD PLACE  – A NEW WINTER’S DAY  Photographer: Ronald Swann  Photo Description: Photograph was taken at dawn on a very cold winter morning, in a field near Stirling.


3RD PLACE – A NEW WINTER’S DAY

Photographer: Ronald Swann

Photo Description: Photograph was taken at dawn on a very cold winter morning, in a field near Stirling.


PHOTO CONTEST 

OUTDOOR FUN 

Featuring people and/or pets celebrating life in Hastings County: 

1ST PLACE  – MOTOCROSS  Photographer: Clara Hopkins  Photo Description: Motocross Fun-MMRS racing at the Madoc Fairgrounds.


1ST PLACE – MOTOCROSS

Photographer: Clara Hopkins

Photo Description: Motocross Fun-MMRS racing at the Madoc Fairgrounds.

2ND PLACE  – SUMMER SISTERS  Photographer: Heather Cowley  Photo Description: Sisters Sylvie and Kaelan were caught in this photo leaping off the dock into Lake St. Peter, Ontario.


2ND PLACE – SUMMER SISTERS

Photographer: Heather Cowley

Photo Description: Sisters Sylvie and Kaelan were caught in this photo leaping off the dock into Lake St. Peter, Ontario.

3RD PLACE  – PARTNER IN CRIME  Photographer: Cameron Barry  Photo Description: Chase, an English Pointer, and his owner stand still, about to embark on one of their daily forest hikes on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Photograph was taken in the Vanderwater Conservation Area, Thomasburg, Ontario.


3RD PLACE – PARTNER IN CRIME

Photographer: Cameron Barry

Photo Description: Chase, an English Pointer, and his owner stand still, about to embark on one of their daily forest hikes on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Photograph was taken in the Vanderwater Conservation Area, Thomasburg, Ontario.


HONOURABLE MENTIONS 

Sandra Lee Randle – Great Grey.  Found this beautiful creature in Corbyville, Ontario last winter. Sadly its mate had been killed, so it stayed in the area longer than normal.


Sandra Lee Randle – Great Grey.

Found this beautiful creature in Corbyville, Ontario last winter. Sadly its mate had been killed, so it stayed in the area longer than normal.

Mary Cronin – Ducks and nature.

Mary Cronin – Ducks and nature.

Heather Cowley – Canoeing Canines: Xak and Bounty never pass up an opportunity for a ride in the canoe or chance to practice safe boating; Lake St. Peter, Ontario.

Heather Cowley – Canoeing Canines: Xak and Bounty never pass up an opportunity for a ride in the canoe or chance to practice safe boating; Lake St. Peter, Ontario.