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Fire & Ice Photo Competition

March 04, 2018

Fire and Ice, Burning Guardian Sculpture by Janice ByerGeneral Festival Winner Megan SchijvenPond Hockey Winner, Jim WaddingtonWe are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Fire & Ice Festival Photography Competition! A great BIG thank you to everyone who participated. The jury had a tough decision to make, considering the depth of creative and artistic style shown by so many of the submissions this year. Fifteen photographers participated, and many of these individuals submitted multiple photographs for consideration. This year's jury was comprised of Samatha Routledge, Paul Morin, and Barbara Ariss Stroh-Wasser. The winners of the three main categories are as follows, seen in the same order on the left of this page:
(1) Fire Sculpture: Janice Byer
(2) General Festival: Megan Schijven
(3) Pond Hockey: Jim Waddington
Honourable Mentions: Sherri Hames, Janice Byer, and Suzanne Steenkist; Jim Waddington for his coverage of the entire festival weekend.
And finally... the Grand Prize Winner is Janice Byer of Mono, ON, for her capture of Brian Oates' Fire Sculpture mid-burn, as seen here. Congratulations!