2011 Photo/Video Contest

Posted on: March 1st, 2012

What’s your idea of a mountain park experience? Do you like to just sit, relax, and drink in the scenery? Or do you prefer something more active – perhaps skiing, hiking, or boating? Whatever it is, we’d love to see it! And we’d really like to see you, your family, and your friends enjoying your experience.

Get a look at the submissions we received!!

Videos submissions section
“Lynx at Marmot Basin, Jasper National Park, Alberta, January 2012.”
Submitted by Carmen Hoelting.

“Snowshoeing winter wonderland, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Kananaskis Country, Alberta.”
Submitted by Rosemarie Wrobel.

“Black Bears fight, Blue River, British Columbia, September 2011.”
Submitted by Carmen Hoelting.

“Marmots in Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia, August 2010.”
Submitted by Iain Reid.

Submissions to our contest are now over…Thank you and good luck all! 
Upload a picture and small description and you could win our Grand Prize – a brand new HD Video Camera Outfit (including accessories) with a retail value of $1,500 generously donated by The Camera Store, Calgary.
Our Runner Up Prize is a portable outdoor campfire & accessories, valued at $330 generously donated by Campfire-in-a-Can, Kelowna.

Four Category Winners will also be awarded a prize package that will consist of a $100 Gas Card and a Parks Canada Family Discovery Pass. The Parks Pass is valued at $136.40. It allows entry for up to seven people arriving together at a national park, national marine conservation area, or national historic site. Other prizes will be given away in random draws.

Contest open to those who have reached the age of majority. Employees of CMI Publishing and the contest sponsors are not eligible. There is no limit on the number of entries that any one contestant can submit. No purchase necessary. Contest runs from April 15, 2011 to February 29, 2012.

Are limited to photos taken within the mountain parks of Alberta, British Columbia, and Montana. Digital images should be saved as JPGs, in CMYK mode at 300 DPI. All images should have minimum dimensions of 4” by 6”. All videos must be no more than 2 minutes in length. All entries must include the name and contact information of the photographer, a caption for the photo, date taken, specifics about where the image was taken, and the category selected from the following list:

    • Flowers & Wildlife
    • Landscapes & Sunsets
    • Friends & Family
    • Video

Here’s how to enter:

  • Upload your image(s) here.
  • Or email your entry to Contest@ExperienceMountainParks.ca.
  • Or mail your entry to: CMI Publishing, 116 Parkview Way SE, Calgary, AB, T2J 4M8.
  • Or drop off your entry to The Camera Store, 802 – 11th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0E5.


Photo submissions will be reviewed and selected on technical quality, creativity, composition, and overall impact. The winners hereby agree to have their names, photos, and entries published in the 2012 edition of Experience The Mountain Parks, and online at. Judging of the entries will be conducted by a panel of professional photographers. All decisions by the judging panel will be final.  


Photographic submissions remain the property of the photographer. The sponsors reserve full usage rights of all entries for a period of three years, without cost, for use in tourism brochures, and any other corporate promotional materials. CMI Publishing reserves the right to showcase all winning and honourable mention photography indefinitely within Experience the Mountain Parks, on the contest website and within contest promotional material. Sponsor rights shall not include the sale of submitted photographs to other parties or other commercial use. Photo credits will be provided where possible at the discretion of the sponsors.

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