Over the last few years, ArcticNet has maintained a collection of photographs highlighting the spectacular beauty of the polar regions, and featuring the scientific research, landscapes, wildlife, and northern communities. With a growing collection of stunning images, the ArcticNet’s Polar Photography gallery is now a resource for educational, media and other research programs. It is committed to communicating Arctic and Antarctic knowledge to a diverse international audience and to preserving a legacy of iconic and accessible imagery for future generations. 

Photos from the gallery have been featured in prominent national and international print and electronic media publications, including The Gazette Ottawa Life, Globe and Mail, UpHere, Above & Beyond, Canadian Geographic, Time Magazine, GEO Magazine, Washington Post, Le Monde and Al Jazeera. 

  • The Photo Contest is open to all members of the international Arctic research community and their collaborators;
  • Entrants must be willing to sign the Photographer-ArcticNet agreement form;
  • Contestants must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Professional photographers and employees of the ArcticNet Administrative Centre are not eligible.

Photos must be submitted before Friday, October 25, 2019.

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