It’s time to get clicking!
On Sunday we launched the Celebrity, Media (and Public) Photo Contest to raise funds for the Ottawa Food Bank. The event took place at Patrick Gordon Framing (thanks Patrick!)
Ottawa photo course - photo contest launch!
The theme is “Why I love Ottawa Gatineau.”
Ottawa celebrities, media and public arrived to pick up their packages and listen to our presentation of top photo tips to help them succeed in the contest and, really, help raise awareness and funds for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Ottawa photo contest launch - Mayor Jim Watson
After the photo tips Allison Burnett, Professor of a digital marketing course (“Marketing: New Tools & Approaches“) at Carleton University, introduced the public photo contest that will run alongside the celebrity challenge.
Allison Burnett - digital media professor
Anyone can enter online (via Facebook) and can also vote or ‘like’ their favourite photos. The photo with the most likes wins a spot at the final exhibition alongside the celebrity and media photos at Ottawa Studio Works on February 23rd. All photos in the exhibition will be auctioned off to raise funds for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Ottawa photo contest launch - CBC Radio One Host of 'All in a Day' interviews competing photo contestant Danielle Donders - Danigirl.ca blogger.
To enter the contest visit and like this page:
… and click on the camera symbol to vote or upload photos.
So, GET CLICKING!
And tell your friends.
You have until February 16th to enter!!
Also, follow the fun on twitter using the contest’s hashtag – #OttGatLove
A big, BIG thank-you to Morina Reece, photo course and ProProgram Graduate and for providing the photography for the event!!
Ottawa photo contestants from left Mayor Jim Watson, Sandy Sharkey (BobFM Radio co-host), Peter Tilley (Executive Director - Ottawa Food Bank), Ian Black (CBC climatologist)
Low Down News reporters Lucy Scholey and Trevor Greenway (photo contestant) discussing photo strategy.