Finalists Revealed in Our Manitoba Photo Contest

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2018 winner, entered by Scott Smith of Deloraine

The Our Manitoba Photo Contest has entered the voting stage, and Sunrise Credit Union and its partners are seeking the public’s assistance in selecting this year’s winning entries.

Sunrise was been partnering with Keywest Photo and the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (AGSM) for the annual Our Manitoba Photo Contest since 2013. The contest helps showcase the beauty of our province, and the winning entries are displayed in the Sunrise Credit Union calendar and in the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba.

The public was invited to submit photos for consideration over the past four weeks through the www.ourmanitoba.org website, and the entries have now been shortlisted to the Top 30. The shortlisted photos are chosen based on originality, creativity, overall composition, technical standards and will capture the family values and/or cultural characteristics unique to Our Manitoba.

The shortlisted photos are available to view and vote on at https://ourmanitoba.org/vote-2019/, with the 14 photos receiving the most votes being declared this year’s winners. The voting opened earlier today, and will continue until May 3rd.

The winning photos will be unveiled at a special event at the AGSM on Thursday, May 16th at 7:30 p.m., with the event being open to the public. The winning photos will also be featured in the 2020 Sunrise Calendar, on Sunrise’s branch TVs and social media channels, and will be on display at the AGSM from May 16th to June 1st.

In addition, each of the 14 winning photographers will receive a canvas print of their winning photograph from KeyWest Photo, while the photo receiving the most votes will be the Grand Prize winner of a $500 Term Deposit from Sunrise Credit Union.

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