Photography 2022


ENTRY DATES AND TIMES: All entries must be made online at by Saturday, September 17, 2022. White entry tags to be attached before bringing items to the fairgournds. Entries will be received on Wednesday between 4:00 to 8:00 pm  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
Classes 1st 2nd 3rd
1-44 $3.50 $3.00 $2.75
45-48 $10.00

1. Digital Enhanced

Sponsored by The Ayr News

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

  1. The eyes have it
  2. Spare tire
  3. shining
  4. A frosty morning
  5. Your Choice

2. Colour Photography

Sponsored by Craig Baker and DAS

  1. Bird in the hand
  2. The fence walker
  3. Misty morning
  4. One giant step
  5. Second childhood
  6. Go up the walls
  7. Bus stop
  8. A room of her own
  9. Coffee break
  10. Raising the roof
  11. Overland express
  12. Water
  13. Wild life
  14. Straw bales
  15. The love bug
  16. Selfie
  17. Reflections
  18. Transportation
  19. Action at the fair
  20. Northern lights
  21. Hurry hard
  22. Candy toss
  23. Beach days
  24. Family tradition
  25. Christmas wonder
  26. Dominent blue
  27. A sporting event
  28. A bridge
  29. Travel

3. Black and White Photography

Sponsored by The Ayr News

  1. The eyes have it
  2. The teeter totter
  3. Spare tire
  4. Snow banks
  5. All in a row
  6. The wrong foot
  7. On the farm
  8. Shadows
  9. A gate
  10. Your choice

Most Points in sections 1-44 sponsored by Joan Stevenson - $10.00


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

4. Specials

  1. Colour photograph - your choice
    Print to be a minimum of 8"x10"
    Sponsored by Joan Stevenson - $10.00
  2. 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 Ayr News - $10.00
  3. 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 Ayr News- $10.00
  4. Mail in postcard - create a postcard, your choice of subject. Mail postcard to : Drumbo Agricultural Society, 42 Centre St, Drumbo, Ontario N0J 1G0. Entries must be received by September 21, 2022.
    Sponsored by The Ayr News - $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