Photography club contest draws almost 100 entries

Contest captures the spirit of Sicamous Snow Daze.

Kim Hyde’s photo

The Eagle Valley Photography Arts Club held its first photo contest, one of the numerous successful events to take place during Sicamous Snow Daze.

The response to the contest was excellent, with 98 entries received.

A big thanks goes out to Clive Bryson, from Salmon Arm,  for making the time in his day to come out a judge the contest. Thank you to Tina and Tia for making all the ribbons for the contest.

There were four categories and three age groups.

The winners were as follows:



12 and Under

3rd – Morning Frost, Owen Willey;

2nd – Lunch Time, Owen Willey;

1st – Retired Boat, Owen Willey;



Wild Life, 20 and Over

3rd – Surprised To See You, Colleen Thurgood;

2nd – Trumpeter Swan, Mark Schroeder;

1st – Take Off, Kim Hyde;



Winter Scenes, 20 and Over

3rd – I Found Some Colour, Colleen Thurgood;

2nd – River Run, Judy Tomey;

1st – Hoar Frost, Dawn Hoover;

People 20 and Over

3rd – Innocence, Dawn Hoover;

2nd – Second Place, Regina Twa;

1st – A Little Closer Please, Kim Hyde;



Sicamous Snow Daze 20 and Over

3rd – Wistful Thinking Tia Lemieux

2nd – Big Foot, Leslie Stuart

1st – Watching, Kim Hyde





Watching, Kim Hyde



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