ESAA Photo Contest

The ESAA photo contest has returned.  The theme for 2022 is ‘Canadian Wildlife.’  No matter how big or small all of Canada’s wildlife is simply amazing.  Just remember to give wildlife space, don’t stress animals and don’t submit photos of any nesting wildlife.  Full details below.  Submission deadline – August 5th, 2022.

Rules, Terms and Conditions

The Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) invites its members to enter the 2022 ESAA Photo Contest! You must read the following rules, terms, and conditions prior to entering.


Entries will be judged on technical skill and creativity. Entries should include:

  1. Photographer’s name and member organization
  2. No visible logos in the photo
  3. No identifiable people in the photo

Note: By submitting the photo, the submitter of the photo warrants that he or she is the holder of any and all intellectual property and related rights associated with the photo and, in exchange for participation in this contest, allows ESAA the right to use the submitted photo for any purpose, including future marketing materials.

The ESAA Photo Contest is open to member organizations ONLY.

What to Enter

The theme for this year’s photo contest is “Canadian Wildlife”. Canada is home to some amazing wildlife.  From the smallest shrew to the moose and polar bears.  Just remember to give wildlife space, don’t stress animals and don’t submit photos of any nesting wildlife. 

Entries will be disqualified that include distinguishable people, locations, logos or images that have been heavily manipulated. It is acceptable to adjust images to achieve a colour balance that reflects the scene as you observed it. Cropping is also acceptable. ESAA has the right to disqualify any image which it feels has been overly altered.

When submitting your photo via the link, include your company name as part of your name in the form. ie.  John Doe (ABC Company)

How to Enter



  • Click the link below
  • Upload your file
  • Include your name and company as part of your name ie. John Doe (ABC Company)
  • Include your email address
Example Name:  JohnDoe_ABC Company_JohnDoe@ABC.COM
It is extremely important that you name your files as per the example so we can contact you.

Entries can only be submitted by using the following link:


Winning Photo Selection and Prizes

Finalists will be selected by ESAA staff.

From the selected finalists, two winners (First and Second) will be selected via online voting by members.

  • 1st Place – $250 Posterjack Gift Certificate
  • 2nd Place – $100 Posterjack Gift Certificate
  • The top 12 photos will be included in the first annual ESAA calendar.



Entries will be accepted starting February 22nd, 2022.  Deadline for submitting entries is August 5th, 2022. Finalists will be announced in late August. Member voting will begin after the finalists are announced and will end no later than mid-September.  The winners will be announced in early October 2022.


Questions and inquiries can be emailed to

Check Out Our 2019 Winners!

1st Place

Rory Farrell – Husky Oil Operations Ltd.

2nd Place

Kelly Kneteman – Matrix Solutions Inc.

3rd Place

Tyler Lillico – Nichols Environmental