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The CCDMD launches the 10th edition of the World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Contest

September 28, 2020

For the 10th consecutive year, the CCDMD is proud to present the World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Contest. Every year since 2011, the CCDMD has hosted this contest that aims to encourage the next generation of photographers and to foster the production and sharing of high-quality photographs in the education sector.

The usually students-only contest will be open this year to all employees of the Québec college network's institutions. This year, $3,000 in grants and five annual subscriptions to Photo Solution magazine will be awarded.

The contest is judged by a jury made up of professionals and chaired by a renowned photographer. This year, the honorary chair is Joannie Lafrenière, photographer and director.

The 10th edition of the contest begins on September 28, 2020, and includes, for the occasion, new features such as the addition of a separate category for employees of the college network's institutions and the possibility for participants to submit up to 10 photographs. Files must be uploaded directly to the World of Images website by March 10, 2021.

Visit the Contest page to consult the rules, the evaluation grid and all the photo albums from previous editions.

The contest by the numbers

  • Since the first contest held in 2011–2012, nearly 16,000 photographs have been submitted by more than 2,614 students from 65 institutions in the college network.
  • 53 winners have received $27,000 in grants and 40 participants have received honourable mentions.
  • 7 exhibitions displaying the best photographs of each edition have been held in colleges and CEGEPS.