Photo nominated for award

Don Denton's photo of car that landed on its nose on Pat Bay Highway among finalists in News Photographers Association of Canada awards

Paramedics stand by as a Saanich police officer talks to the driver of a car that ended up resting on its nose along the Pat Bay Highway below Rowland Avenue. The photo

A photo that appeared in the Saanich News has found itself among some illustrious company.

Don Denton’s photograph of a car that careened down an embankment and ended up resting on its nose along the Pat Bay Highway below Rowland Avenue is among the finalists in the News Photographers Association of Canada awards. Denton’s photo was nominated in the Spot News category, along with photos from Reuters and the London Free Press.

The winners will be announced during NPAC’s National Pictures of the Year Gala event at the IX Gallery in Toronto on April 23.  All the nominated images will be exhibited at the Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver from March 28 to April 9 as well as at the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto from April 23 to May 27.

The National Pictures Of The Year awards competition was created by NPAC to recognize excellence in Canadian photojournalism. NPAC is a volunteer-run, non-profit association comprised of professional and student photojournalists in Canada.

 

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