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Big Picture Photo Contest

Enjoying the Valley Zoo

Our contest theme for 2014/15!

Our Big Picture Photo Contest “Enjoying the Valley Zoo” is now closed. We did receive lots of amazing photos, take a peek at some of the monthly submissions.

Big Picture Photo Contest – Grand Prizes

Congratulations to all our monthly draw winners, and thanks to everyone who participated.

  • September - Michael Lewico
  • October - Roda Mejia
  • November - Nina Dzeko
  • December - Denise Perrier
  • January - Jillian Graham
  • February - Jason Aalders
  • March - Dick Tam
  • April - Landen Blize
  • May - Leanne Munn

Big Picture Photo Contest – Grand Prizes

With more than 125 photo submissions in our 2014/15 Big Picture Photo Contest, our panel of photography and design professionals had lots of amazing shots to consider for our grand prizes. After a careful evaluation of all valid entries, our big winners have been selected as below. Big congratulations to Diego Lapetina, Dick Tam and Russ Prud’homme!

Grand Prize Photo


Photographer: Diego Lapetina

Second Prize Photo


Photographer: Dick Tam

Third Prize Photo


Photographer: Russ Prud'homme

Prize Details

Grand Prize

  • $1,000 in-store credit for photo services and wall decor products from Pixportal Edmonton
  • Annual pass to either a City of Edmonton attraction of choice, or to all City of Edmonton recreation facilities

Second Prize

  • $500 in-store credit for photo services and wall decor products from Pixportal Edmonton
  • Annual pass to either a City of Edmonton attraction of choice, or to all City of Edmonton recreation facilities
  • $100 gift card for registration to a City Arts Centre program of your choice

Third Prize

  • Annual pass to either a City of Edmonton attraction of choice, or to all City of Edmonton recreation facilities
  • $100 gift card for registration to a City Arts Centre program of your choice

2016 Big Picture Photo Calendar

The 2016 Big Picture Photo Calendar features a selection of photos submitted in our Big Picture Photo Contest. It will be available for sale in early fall at the following locations:

  • The Zoo Store
  • Muttart Conservatory gift shop
  • John Janzen Nature Centre gift shop
  • Tix on Square
  • Audrey's books

The proceeds of the 2016 calendar will support the Edmonton Valley Zoo Conservation Committee!

Contest sponsors

The Big Picture Photo Contest is made possible by our generous sponsors and supporters:

Thank you!

Artsmith logo    Burke logo    Pixportal logo

Images Alberta Camera Club logo         Edmonton Valley Zoo logo

Valley Zoo Development Society lol

For More Information

Email big.picture@edmonton.ca

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