Photography 2016

Class 84

Committee: Joan Stevenson (Chair) 519-463-5456, Debi Langille

Entries will be received on Thursday between 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday between 9:00 to 10:00 am and remain until 4:30 pm on Sunday.


  1. Photography is open to anyone who is not a professional photographer. A professional photographer is anyone who earns more than 40% of their income from photography.
  2. All photos must be the exhibitor's own original work and must not have been displayed at Drumbo Fair before.
  3. Only one entry per exhibitor per numbered section.
  4. Digital enhancement allowed in Sections 1-5 only.
  5. All photos to be suitably mounted on black or white Bristol board or similar material. Please no frames or glass.
  6. Please attach entry tag to top right edge of border.
  7. Identical photos/images may not be entered under different classes.
  8. Photo prints should not be date stamped.
  9. Print size to be about 4"x6" (10x16 cm) and no larger than 5"x7" (13x18 cm) unless otherwise stated.


Prize List – Exceptions Noted Below
Section 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
1-47 $3.50 $3.00 $2.75    
48 $15.00 $12.00 $10.00 $8.00 $5.00
49-53 $10.00

Digital Enhanced

Digital before and after using manipulation or special effects - two photos required (before and after)

  1. Nature
  2. Landscape
  3. My favourite picture
  4. Closeup
  5. Your Choice

Coloured Photography

Sponsored by Craig Baker

  1. Opposites attract
  2. Now that's red
  3. Farmers' market
  4. In costume
  5. Rubber boots
  6. Country Christmas scene
  7. A back pack
  8. At church
  9. Action
  10. Entertainment
  11. A waterfall
  12. What is it?
  13. Waves
  14. Showing emotion
  15. Think outside the box
  16. A tower
  17. Selfie
  18. Shape triangle
  19. Sunset
  20. People and animals together
  21. The big one (fish that got away)
  22. Collection of bears
  23. Lady's fan
  24. Beaded purse
  25. A tender moment
  26. Vacation time
  27. Spring beauty
  28. Sharing with my best friend
  29. Reflections
  30. A child's fantasy

Black and White Photography

Section 36-47 sponsored by The Ayr News

  1. Musical instrument
  2. A bridge
  3. Insulator (hydro, phone)
  4. A muffin baking tin
  5. Teapot
  6. The end
  7. Statue(s)
  8. Wind turbines
  9. Hands
  10. Storm
  11. Icy beauty
  12. Your choice

Most Points in sections 1-47 sponsored by Joan Stevenson - $10.00 Also receives a $50 voucher from Sears Portrait Studio, Brantford.


Champion Coloured Photo - $5.00
Champion Black & White Photo - $5.00
Sponsored by Joan Stevenson

Photography for Ages 9-21 only

(No DAS membership required for this section only)

  1. Promoting 4-H - Four 4"x6" prints you have taken that promote 4-H, mounted on black background.
    Sponsored by Oxford County 4-H Association - 1st: $15.00; 2nd: $12.00; 3rd: $10.00; 4th: $8.00; 5th: $5.00


  1. Coloured photograph - your choice
    Print to be a minimum of 8"x10"
    Sponsored by Joan Stevenson - $10.00
  2. Colour photograph of a vintage car - Print to be a minimum of 8"x10"
    Sponsored by John Morrison - $10.00
  3. Photo book - can be created by someone else (i.e. Kodak, Creative Memories, Blurb, etc) as long as you take the photos and design the pages.
    Sponsored by The Drumbo Agricultural Society - $10.00
  4. People's choice - 8"x10" (20x25 cm), suitably mounted. To be voted on by fairgoers. Balloting to close Saturday at 5 p.m.
    Sponsored by The Drumbo Agricultural Society- $10.00
  5. Mail in postcard - create a postcard, your choice of subject. Mail postcard to : Joan Stevenson, Drumbo Agricultural Society, Box 37, Drumbo, Ontario N0J 1G0. Entries must be received by September 22, 2016.
    Sponsored by Craig Baker - $10.00

Enter your best pictures/images in the annual OAAS "Fair Photo Contest". Photos must be taken at this year's fair and submitted by non-professional photographers. For more detailed information refer to OAAS Photo Competition section.