“How do YOU know it is spring?” Photo Contest

Contest closes at midnight April 30, 2020

Courtesy of Newcastle RONA

Schedule subject to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Which is it – that one snowdrop, a bufflehead, a cardinal or perhaps a melting snowscape that brings home the message – it is spring!

First prize: $100.00
Runner up: $50.00

If you would like to participate in this Spring Time photo contest please send your entries (maximum five images)  to gallery@agiftof-art.com.

  • Image format accept: JPEG only
  • Image width: from 1800 to 4000 pixels (files must not exceed 3 MB)
  • Indicate the contest theme in the “Subject” line
  • In the message, indicate your name, address, phone number and the title of the image

Deadline  for submission is midnight April 30, 2020

This contest is open to Canadian residents only.


The three Judges are professional photographers with the following specialities:

Shawn Hamilton: horses
Visit: Shawn’s website | Shawn’s Facebook page | Shawn’s Instagram page

Gary Blake:  wildlife
Visit: Gary’s website | Gary’s Facebook page

Russell Styles: daily life
Visit: Russell’s Facebook page | Russell’s Instagram page

The winning submissions and the top ten finalists will be displayed in a special photographic month-long exhibition at A Gift of Art Gallery in November of 2020  (assuming galleries are open again by then).

Submitting your photos is easy:

Click the button below to send an email, with your attached photo(s) to A Gift of Art. PLEASE USE “How do YOU know it is spring?” AS THE SUBJECT LINE AND INCLUDE ALL THE INFORMATION REQUESTED ABOVE.