Photo contest invites Carleton Place photographers to capture the beauty of their town

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Carleton Place is a town known for its scenic charm and vibrant, welcoming community events.

Now, the municipality is calling on all amateur and professional photographers to participate in a seasonal photo contest, which invites residents to capture the unique essence of Carleton Place during each season.

How to Participate:

Photographers of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to submit one photo per season that showcases the town’s unique beauty. Each season—from the crisp colours of fall to the blooming vitality of spring—offers a canvas for your creativity.

Submission Periods:

  • FALL: Oct. 2 to Dec. 20, 2023
  • WINTER: Dec. 21, 2023 to March 20, 2024
  • SPRING: March 21 to June 20, 2024
  • SUMMER: June 21 to Sept. 22, 2024


The winning entry for each season will receive a Carleton Place Shop Local prize pack. Additionally, winners will have the opportunity to make a difference in our community by choosing a local Carleton Place charity or nonprofit organization to receive a $125 donation.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Photos must be taken in Carleton Place during the specified timeframe.
  • Ensure all individuals featured in the photo have given their consent for photography and submission.
  • Submit your entry via email to Jessica Hansen, the town’s community programmer, at

Winner Selection:

A panel of judges will carefully evaluate all submissions quarterly. Winners will be announced on the Town of Carleton Place’s social media platforms. Each victorious photographer will select a local charity or organization to receive the donation and will be invited to a photo session to acknowledge their support.


By participating in the Carleton Place Seasonal Photo Contest, you grant the Town of Carleton Place the right to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes. We will provide appropriate photo credits whenever possible. Your submission signifies your agreement with these terms.


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