CABDA and Canning Village Photo Contest

Please read the rules below carefully and submit your photos (or download links) to enter. Good luck !


CABDA & Canning Village Photo Contest Rules 2014

Rules & Regulations


First prize of $100 will be awarded to the top photo entered. A second prize of $50 will be awarded to the runner-up, as decided by the judges.


All entries must be photographs taken in the Canning area: Canning Village, Habitant, Kingsport, Medford, Pereaux, Scots Bay, Baxter’s Harbour, The Look Off, Hall’s Harbour, Sheffield Mills, Arlington, Ross Creek.



Send us your 10 best images! Photos must have been taken (only) during the warmer months of May through September and must fit in one or more of these categories:

  • Scenery – beauty shots of green landscapes, seascapes, fishing villages, lighthouses, etc
  • Shoreline – cliffs, beaches, etc
  • Streetscapes – Unique street-side views of Canning
  • Art and Culture – conveys a sense of our community’s wealth of visual and musical artists
  • On Vacation – having fun on vacation, at a recognizable regional attraction, event, or activity


The contest is open to all residents of Nova Scotia age 18 years and older, except employees of the Government of Nova Scotia, Kings County, and the Village of Canning. This includes their immediate families, cohabitants, agents or contractors. The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

The Canning and Area Business Development Association (CABDA) reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. Decisions will be final. No purchase is necessary.


Entries are to be digital photographs and submitted electronically as jpeg files or download links for file sharing services (like DropBox, WeShare, iCloud, Google Drive, MediaFire, etc.) to  You can also drop off CDs or DVDs to the CAPRE office at 9822 Main Street, Canning. Please make sure your disk is clearly labelled with your name and contact info.Content alteration of digital files is not acceptable, including combining multiple photos. Cropping of photos is permitted and tonal or colour corrections are acceptable. Borders, frames, text or other graphic treatments are not permitted.

Finalists will be asked to submit a high-resolution file suitable for print reproduction. CABDA judges reserve the right to disqualify contestants who are unable to submit, upon request, a high-resolution photograph of at least 240 dpi at dimensions of 36 x 36 inches.


Photographs entered must not have been previously published. Entrants must own all rights to the photographs submitted. As such, entrants hold CABDA and The Village of Canning harmless from any breach of copyright. Photographs that have won any other contests or have been published in a magazine or newspaper (except online) are not eligible. Photographs that violate or infringe upon another person’s copyright are not eligible. For a photo in which a person is recognizable, a model release is required. Model releases are the responsibility of the entrant and must be presented in the event the photo is a winner. Photographs must have been shot after January 1, 2012.


Winners’ names and photographs will be published in The Canning Gazette and on the Canning Village web site. CABDA and Canning Village reserve the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in promotional and advertising materials. Photos published will be credited to the photographer wherever possible. Winners’ photos will appear in artwork publicly visible in the Village.


All entries emailed must be received prior to 4:00 pm ADT, May 30, 2014.


The winning entries will be selected by a panel of CABDA judges in Canning, Nova Scotia. Winners will be notified by email ONLY by midnight ADT, June 6, 2014. Decision of the judges is final.


With regard to any photograph submitted to this contest, the entrant, or the owner of copyright in the photograph, retains copyright. By uploading or submitting any photograph to this contest, the entrant grants (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) CABDA and Canning Village a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any CABDA and Canning Village purpose, including, but not limited to advertising and promotional materials, its website, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to CABDA and Canning Village publications. CABDA and Canning Village will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses. Winning entrants are required to sign a release containing the above conditions.