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Ajax Amateur Photography Contest Application – Spring 2021

Brought to you by the Older Adult Task Force and Ajax Public Library Older Adults Advisory Committee.

Category/themes the contest is accepting

  • NATURE:  anything is nature. trees, plants, animals, wild birds, flowers etc
  • ARCHITECTURE: man-made structures, buildings, towers, bridges etc 
  • PORTRAITS: humans.   i.e. kids playing,  people at an event, person playing a sport etc
  • PICTORIAL: anything that does not fit in the other categories.  i.e. dogs, cats, food, house plants etc

When submitting your photos;

  • Please submit your photos in jpeg format using any of the options provided;
  • Uploading them to a USB drive and dropping them off at the Ajax Community Centre
  • Upload photos directly as part of the application. Maximum file upload size is 2MB
  • Applicants can only apply once and are asked to submit two photos as part of their applications.
  • All images submitted should have a title & category included

Allowed extensions pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, jpg, jpeg, gif, png, tif

Drop off:

By mail
Attention: Community Recreation Supervisor - Adult & Older Adult Programs and Services
75 Centennial Rd; Ajax ON, L1S 4S4


In person
Ajax Community Centre (75 Centennial Rd) attention Community Recreation Supervisor - Adult & Older Adult Programs and Services
Ajax Public Library (66 Harwood Ave S) attention Elaine Lievaart

Contest runs June 1 to July 31. Winners will be announced in the next issue of the Link Newsletter (Fall edition).

Other requirements:

  • Open to Ajax residents over the age of 55 years.
  • Entries submitted must be original works (no copies or works by other visual artists, whether paintings, photographs, illustrations or photographic reproductions).
  • Decisions on selected exhibitions and timing will be made by a Selection Committee and communicated to all applicants/artists. The Selection Committee reserves the right of final decision on the suitability of subject matter.
  • Photographs are not to be digitally edited or altered unless to be resized for submission purpose.
  • Photos are to be current and taken within the year

Collection of Personal Information

Personal information collected on this form is collected pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001, s. 11(1), and will only be used for the purpose for which it is collected, and will not be distributed or used by the Town of Ajax for any other purpose. Questions about this collection may be directed to the Town of Ajax Records and Freedom of Information Coordinator at 65 Harwood Avenue South, Ajax, Ontario, L1S 2H9 or 905-683-4550.

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