Markham Carnival Peoples Photo Competition

Join our first ever photo competition today. Submit your photos and compete with other enthusiastic photographers to win prizes worth up to $500!

As Part of

Multiple Ways to Win

Featured Prizes

Three winners will be selected by our professional judges from each of the two sections

1st Place

$500 Value

1st Place Trophy

Cash Prize ($300)

Photography accessories products and services* ($200 value)

2nd Place

$300 Value

2nd Place Trophy

Cash Prize ($200)

Photography accessories products and services* ($100 Value)

3rd Place

$200 Value

3rd Place Trophy

Cash Prize ($100)

Photography accessories products and services* ($100 Value)

*Products and services have to be claimed within 1 year period starting September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022

People's Choice Awards

Top 10 images of each section will be selected by our judges and posted to our Facebook page for public voting. We will be giving away prizes to both entrants and voters!!

Winning Entrant

$100 Value

People's Choice Trophy

Cash Prize ($50)

Photography accessories products and services* ($50 value)

Winning Voter*

$100 Value

Cash Prize ($50)

Photography accessories products and services* ($50 value)

*Winning Voter will be selected by lucky draw.
*Products and services have to be claimed within 1 year period starting September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022

Two Sections

Peoples Photo Competition is consisted of 2 sections. Entrants may submit their entries into the following two (2) sections:

I. Open

Photos of any content and style.

II. COVID

Photos that illustrate people’s resiliency surviving the pandemic, support for each other, and respect to the frontline workers.

Entry Fee


Youth

Under 18

Free

Adult

18 and above

$20 /section

*Up to 4 photos for each section

4 Simple Steps

Sign up for the competition. Entry fee applies for entrants who are 18 or above.

Prepare photos for the section that you have chosen. You may submit photos to both sections. For each section, you may submit up to 4 photos.

Submit the photos that you have prepared according to our instructions by July 31, 2021. 

Let your family and friends know you’ve joined and ask them to vote on Facebook.

Showcase your photography skills and win prizes back home


Sign up in less than 3 minutes. Join today for a chance to win!

I'm Under 18

FREE

I'm 18 or Above

$20 / SECTION

Professional Judges

Our competition features three accomplished photographers as our judges. They are all experienced judges.

Mr. Philip Kwan

Phillip has entered many International Exhibition and garnered many accolades for his photography. Phillip also has served as a judge in many PSA-recognized international exhibitions.

Mr. Manuel Chan

Manuel is the owner of DreamDay PhotoStudio with records of 1,000 couples, Manuel is a ARPS and WPPI Member with more than 100 awards in photography contests worldwide. He has been the judge of many photography contests and is currently the main speaker of Wesley Photography Club and other photography courses

Mr. Leo Chan

Leo is a photo enthusiast who joined RPS and exposed in Hong Kong Landscape photography for more than 15 years. Leo also takes role in many pre-wedding photo projects. He has participated in and achieved Hong Kong Corporate Firms Inter-Hong Annual Photo Competition as 2nd runner-up in 2018 and years of merit award.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Markham Carnival?

Markham Carnival is an annual event co-hosted by Markham Wesley Centre and Markham Peoples Community Church, featuring a variety of activities. This year's event will be on August 28th - 29th. For more info, visit the website

When is the deadline for submiting photos?

The deadline for submiting photos is July 31, 2021 5pm E.S.T.

How many photos can I submit?

You may submit up to four 4 photos for each section that you have joined. So if you have decided to join both sections, the maximum number of photos you can submit is 8. 4 photos for Open Section, and 4 photos for Covid Section.

What is the required format of the photo?

Photos must be in JPG file format, Max. image width (horizontal) is 1920 px. Max. image height (vertical) is 1080 px. 300 dpi. Compression 7-12. Max filesize is 2MB.


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