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General · 9th September 2009
Sierra Quadra, Friends of Bute
Sierra Quadra and Friends of Bute Inlet (FOBI) are pleased to launch a photo contest to honour Bute Inlet. Photographers are invited to submit pictures that best depict the splendour and beauty, the life and significance of this Inlet.

The photo contest runs until midnight on October 31, 2009.

All entries should include photographer’s name, email address, mailing address, phone number, title of photo, date and location.

Digital images can be colour or black-and-white, and must be in jpeg format, 300dpi, and between 1 and 2MB in size. Online entries should be sent to

Mailed entries must be unframed, unmatted prints in colour or black-and-white, and may be submitted in any size. Photos should be packaged with cardboard stiffeners. If the photographer wants the photo returned, a self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included with the entry. Mailed entries should be sent to Sierra Quadra, Box 487, Heriot Bay BC V0P 1H0.


Only the photographer has the right to submit a photograph.

There is a limit of two pictures per person.

By submitting a picture the photographer grants Sierra Quadra and/or Friends of Bute Inlet the right to reproduce the entry for display, website usage, and/or publication. The use of a photo in a publication may include, but is not limited to, publications that may be published for sale (i.e., postcards to promote Bute Inlet). Every effort will be made to credit the photographers whose work is reproduced or published.

Eligible entries will be judged by: Martha James, B.A. majoring in ceramics, photography and drawing; Lawrie Bowles, photographer and owner of Cedar Creek Photography; and Michael Laver, B.A. Hons. (Wales), A.T.D. (Wales), former photography instructor in the Visual Arts Department at the University of the Fraser Valley. The winners will be announced on November 14th at the Community Centre at the “Celebrating Bute Inlet” evening. The winning photographs and as many of the entries as possible will be displayed at this event. The top four entries will be made into postcards.