Epson International Pano Awards

Pano Awards Call for Entries

The EPSON International Pano Awards 2019

US $50,000 prize pool, including $12,000 cash!
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Professional and amateur photographers around the world are invited to enter The 10th EPSON International Pano Awards to compete for $50,000 in cash and prizes.

Early-bird entries are open now until Monday 1st July, 2019.

The EPSON International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography. Advances in digital photography and editing software have resulted in an ever-increasing rise in the
popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. VR ‘immersive’ photography also continues to excite and develop at a rapid pace, and dedicated panoramic film photographers still

The Epson International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.

The 2018 competition saw 4937 images submitted from 1251 photographers in 74 countries.

The 2019 competition is open to all professional and amateur photographers with a combined pool of more than US$50,000, including $12,000 cash.

Prizes include an Epson SureColor P7070 printer, an Epson SureColor P5070 printer, an Epson EB- 1776 ultra-slim projector and a Nikon D850 camera.

We also welcome new sponsor Haida, and welcome back One-of-a-Kind Photography Adventures.

The judging panel includes some of the world’s top photographers and industry professionals, including Adam Williams, William Long, Isabella Tabacchi, Bill Bailey, Mark Gray, Aaron Spence, Chris Collacott, Abe Blair, Timothy Poulton, Sean Davey, Juan Pablo de Miguel, Anna Gibiskys and Ayrton Camargo.

CAPA Survey

We would like to thank all those who took time to complete the CAPA Members Survey as it will help provide direction for the future.

Please note that although every comment has been read, the surveys were anonymous, so if you had a question or wished to volunteer, please contact an executive member directly.

Emails are listed under the Board of Directors page.

Rod Trider
President, CAPA

Niagara Region DR Virginia Stranaghan

Appointment – DR for Niagara Region, Ontario Zone

Niagara District

We are pleased to announce that Virginia Stranaghan has again taken up the gauntlet of District Representative for the Niagara Region in the Ontario Zone.

Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Virginia lives in Lincoln, Ontario. From an early age she was encouraged to appreciate the world of art, and even during her profession as an I.T. Manager, prior to retiring in January 2016, she was commissioned to photograph engineering projects.

Virginia has held numerous positions in several camera clubs, including Competitions Chair, Treasurer, and Board Director with the Latow Photographers Guild; Webmaster for the Trillium Photographic Club; Website Assistant with the St. Catharines Photographic Club; and Program Chair, External Liaison, Secretary, Vice President and currently President of the Hamilton Camera Club, as well she is currently the Vice President of the Niagara Frontier Regional Camera Club.

She has also an extensive history with CAPA, including being the Niagara District Rep from 2007 – 2018, during which time she simultaneously held the position of CAPA’s Competitions Director. A CAPA certified judge since 2008, Virginia is also an OCCC (Ontario Council of Camera Clubs formerly GTCC) certified judge since 2009.

Virginia has attained various photographic recognitions over the years, including Juror’s Choice in the UNESCO Kaleidoscope Annual Photographic Awards 2011; Juror’s Choice in the AGB Juried Show (UN Year of the Forest); 2nd Place – Silver in CAPA’s 2013 AV Competition; 1st Place – Gold in the GTCCC Inter Club 2015; 1st Place in the NFRCC Annual Spring Seminar 2015 Competition; Honour Award in CAPA’s Nature Competition October 2018; and 1st Merit – Place & an Honour Award in CAPA’s Monochrome Competition January 2019.

Virginia states that “as a photographic artist the world around me is my inspiration and fuels my passion to capture my vision in a photograph; this drives me to continue to pursue and develop my skills and style.”