City of Toronto Congratulates Winners Of Snap & 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.

Category and Grand Prize Winners
  • 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
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

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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