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Nikon Canada + City of Toronto: Congratulations to the Winners of ‘2017 Snap & Share’ Photo Contest

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This is an update to the previous blog, Nikon Canada Presents “2017 Snap & Share: A Parks, Forestry and Recreation Photo Contest” for Residents of Ontario of All Ages: Submit & Share Your Photos of Toronto Parks, Urban Forests, Ravines & Recreation Facilities, Taken During the Contest Period of May 15 and 11:59 p.m. on July 31 .

Today, Nikon Canada and the City of Toronto announce the winners of the 2017 Snap & Share photo contest.



City of Toronto congratulates winners of Snap and Share photo contest

The City of Toronto and Nikon Canada are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Snap & Share photo contest. Produced by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation and presented by Nikon Canada, the contest attracted more than 1,500 submissions from across Toronto.

Nikon D5600 DSLR: Grand Prize

Nikon D5600 DSLR: Grand Prize

Category and Grand Prize Winners

Grand Prize winner is Diana Lee

Grand Prize winner is Diana Lee

  • Grand Prize winner: Happy Canada Day, Toronto!, taken at Toronto Island Park by Diana Lee
  • Our Common Grounds: Spring 2017, taken at Berczy Park by Alecs Chor
  • Hidden Gems: Deer people watching along the Humber River Recreational Trail, taken at the Humber River Trail by Kinga S.
  • TO Canada With Love: Good Morning Toronto, taken at Humber Bay Park by Helena Chu
  • Toronto Blooms: Monet’s Painting, taken at St. James Park by Leonardo Guizzo
  • City of Sport: Sports on the Bay, taken at Humber Bay Park by Miki Nakai-Powell
  • Toronto Photography Tour: Nature’s Beauty, taken at Corktown Common by Ashley Duffus
Nikon COOLPIX A10 with 5x Optical Zoom: Category Prize

Nikon COOLPIX A10 with 5x Optical Zoom: Category Prize

Additional Winners

  • People’s Choice: Rocky Destination, taken on the Toronto shoreline by Taylor Power
  • Youth Winner: Geese on the Horizon, taken at Polson Pier by Rocco Zoccoli
  • Youth Winner: Taking a photo, because it lasts longer, taken at St. James Park, by Illia Nikulchuk
  • Twitter Winner: Lakeside Cruising, taken at Trillium Park by Sergio Beristain
  • Instagram Winner: Summer Reflections, taken at Sir Casimir Gzowski Park by Lisa Roberston
Nikon COOLPIX L840 with 38x optical zoom: Prizes for People's Choice and Social Media winners

Nikon COOLPIX L840 with 38x optical zoom: Prizes for People’s Choice and Social Media winners

An additional 2,500 photos were shared on social media using the hashtag #SnapShareTO. Entries were judged by City staff with the help of Kristian Bogner, a professional photographer and Nikon Canada Ambassador; Neil Ever Osborne, a conservation photographer, filmmaker and Nikon Canada Ambassador; and Taku Kumabe, a freelance photographer and art director. The People’s Choice winner was decided by the public through two rounds of online voting.

The grand prize winner will receive a Nikon D5600 DSLR camera. Winners from the remaining categories will take home a Nikon COOLPIX L840 or A10 camera.

The winning photographs and runners-up can be viewed at Many submissions will also be featured on the Parks, Forestry and Recreation Facebook and Instagram pages and

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