Winning image of Showtime April/May 2017 © Elizabeth Gray


If you would like to participate in the Showtime photo contest (see list of themes and deadlines below), please send your entries (max. five images per participant per theme) to following below guidelines. This issue’s first-place winner receives a one-year subscription to Photo Life.

  • Image format accepted: JPEG only
  • Image width: from 1800 to 4000 pixels (files must not exceed 3 MB)
  • Indicate the contest theme in the “Subject” line
  • In the message, indicate your name, address, phone number and the title of the image

This contest is open to Canadian residents only.


The winner of the Showtime “Water” photo contest will receive a $100 gift certificate from Bestcanvas! Send us your best images before April 30!


Showtime Themes Deadline Publication
Frame Within a Frame July 15, 2020 October/November 2020
Reflections September 15, 2020 December/January 2021
Shadows November 15, 2020 February/March 2021

no14Photo excerpt © Dominick Gravel


Photographers are invited to submit their best work to The World We Live In. Follow your curiosity, share your photographic talent, and show us your vision of the world we live in — you could get published in Canada’s #1 photography magazine and win fabulous prizes! Click here for more details and to participate



Owner of copyright retains all copyright on any photo submitted to any contest conducted by Apex Publications (2017) Inc. in Photo Life and Photo Solution magazines and their websites and newsletters. Apex Publications (2017) Inc. reserves publication rights of winning images in its magazines (including covers) and electronic medias, as well as for possible use in future promotional material of the contests, including other types of publications and advertising material. All photos will be credited to the photographer.