Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.

Finalists selected for B.C. Amateur Photographer of the Year

Seventy photographers will compete at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow



By Megan Lambert, Summer Intern, Black Press.

Finalists for this year’s 3rd annual Next Generation BC Amateur Photographer of the Year contest have now been selected. From Vernon to Victoria and from Metchosin to Merritt, Seventy finalists have been chosen from all corners of BC to move forward and compete in an intense competition at the Abbotsford International Airshow, where they will race against the clock to complete daily photo challenges. Finalists will shoot 10 of their best photographs and/or videos, to be reviewed by a judging panel — one will come out with the title of 2015 Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year. More than 2,000 entries were received from 81 B.C. communities.

Whether you’re a finalist or not, this is a show you won’t want to miss: The Abbotsford International Airshow is world-renowned for its prestigious performers and family-friendly entertainment. The 2015 Airshow on August 7th through 9th will feature three jet teams, (Snowbirds, Breitling Jet Team and Horsemen Jet Team) a Friday twilight show with fireworks, the Canadian Forces Skyhawks parachute team, and the highly classified US military jet, the F-22 Raptor to name but a few. The event will also salute the many pilots that participated in the Battle of Britain during its 75th anniversary. For upto date schedule and more details visit www.abbotsfordairshow.com.

CLICK HERE FOR INTERACTIVE AIRSHOW SPECIAL INCLUDING VIDEO

Congratulations to all of the finalists in the 2015 Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year contest, sponsored by London Drugs, the Abbotsford International Airshow, and Black Press. To see photo gallery click here. See you there!

 

James Munroe

Mike Willford

Rod Jones

Rod Marr

David Laferriere

Jeanette Bollinger

Rita Newbold

Andrew Walton

Nick Enns

Kyle Wynia

Malcolm Janus

Emily Bestwick

Lauren Mitchell

Angeline Haslett

Tobi Smith

Glynn Williams

Ellen Monteith

Jacqueline Kumar

Bill Boyd

Tracy Friesen

David Urban

Rod Steensland

William Snow

Roland Proft

Darlene Scott

James Barth

Jack Pickell

Tony Ackland

Lance Lechner

Kori Bourdeaux

Chantel Mebs

Jim Briar

Harold Schock

Larissa Price

Christina McGladdery

Michael Bolognese

Harm Langeloo

Jennifer Papp

Simon Chornick

Christina Dutkowski

Rick Skerry

Ron Molema

Steve Large

Jeremy Van Walsh

Kirsty Wilson

Steve Hamilton

William Smith

Claire Jones

Eileen Redding

Sara Machtaler

Brian Hartt

Jamieson Johnson

Deanna Gill

Ellane Reyes

Jill Morton

Paul Kendall

Beki Hall

Daniel Garcia

Steve Duttt

Nelson Sison

Shane Kalyn

Ken McAllister

David Hale

Susan Flemming

Paige Sutherland

Dale Eurich

Doug Grant

Allan Hyggen

Stephen Ban

Doug Grant

Nils Stockinger

 

Just Posted

Okanagan-Shuswap Weather: Most long-weekend rain has already fallen

A mix of sun and cloud is expected for the last two days of the the Victoria Day weekend.

Update: Mother dead, youth in critical condition after carbon monoxide poisoning at Sandy Point Campground

The woman was found unresponsive insider her tent and the youth was taken via air ambulance to hospital

Penticton Indian Band councillor trying for federal seat

Joan Phillip acclaimed as NDP candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

Former Greyhound bus drivers gather in the Okanagan for one last hurrah

Bash kicks off Friday in Penticton and runs until Sunday

Some South Okanagan students are $1,000 richer

Million Dollar Bursary Program offers bursaries each year to Interior Savings’ young members

Weather holds up for Rutland May Days

60th annual May Day midway, market and entertainment saw hundreds of attendees

Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2OT thriller

Leonard has 36 points as Toronto cuts Milwaukee’s series lead to 2-1

South Okanagan runners take top spots in Peach City RunFest

Both the top male and female half-marathon winners were from Penticton

Former Greyhound Canada employees gather in Okanagan to say a final farewell

“Greyhound may take our jobs but they will never take our friendships,” says former bus driver

Kelowna firefighters douse blaze in hedges

The cause of the fire on Renfrew Road is under investigation.

‘Teams that win are tight’: B.C. Lions search for chemistry at training camp

The Lions added more than 50 new faces over the off-season, from coaching staff to key players

Rescue crews suspend search for Okanagan kayaker missing for three days

71-year-old Zygmunt Janiewicz was reported missing Friday

Okanagan Springtime Regatta draws more than 50 sailboats

Sailors treated to windy, excellent long weekend conditions on Okanagan Lake in Kelowna

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Most Read