Capture Oakville 2014

Congratulations to our winners

Capture Oakville

Image that captures and demonstrates the true essence of the beautiful lakeside community of Oakville, it'’s heritage, culture, people, places, festivals, or it’s ambience.
        First: Misty morning at Coronation by Paul Bursey
        Second: Sunrise 40 Below by Les Kapuscinski
        Honourable Mention: Polar Vortex by Rosemary Miklitsch


A descriptive photograph that captures the personality of the human subject.
        First: Smile by Mark Markus
        Second: The Soloist by Marcel Painchaud
        Honourable Mention: I Am Woman by Les Kapuscinski

Tell a Story

Your photograph is to tell a story based on the inclusion of some of the key elements of a story, including character, theme, plot, point of view, setting, conflict, and tone.
        First: Eduardo and His Flock by Robert Dombaj
        Second: Remberance by Colin Bantin
        Honourable Mention: Temple Worshippers by Kevin Chan


Where your image is taken with a mobil device (smart phone or tablet).
        First: VW Mantis by KevinChan
        Second: Landmannalaugar by Wojtek Zlobicki
        Honourable Mention: Skywalk by Mei Cheung

Film or Polaroid

Images submitted using the traditional low-tech analog film methods of photography (lomography, polaroid, film or plate).
        First: Combine by Peter Wright
        Honourable Mention: Quiet Morning on Bella Lake by Bill Smith

Black & White

Fine art image that uses black and white media to best capture texture and contrast.
        First: Stone Arch Bridge by Rick DaSilva
        Second: Iceland Beauties by Laurie Fenos
        Honourable Mention: Bark Boat by Mirka Hattula


Image that captures and demonstrates the essence of movement (subject panning, fast moving objects, long exposure).
        First: Riding Solo by Laurie Fenos
        Second: Icebergs by Jared by Fein
        Honourable Mention: Fired Up by Vince Magro

Grand Prize