Announcing the 2015 Cowboy Trail Photo Contest Winners

  By Evelyn Drake

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2015 Experience the Cowboy Trail Photo Contest! Congratulations to Sheila Faryna for winning first place in the Judges Category! Her winning picture “Quiet Time” depicts a beautiful serene Western landscape. Her prize is a $500 gift certificate to The Camera Store.

Joe Tschanz came “galloping” in at second place in the Judges Category with his picture “Galloping through the mud.” For his prize, he will receive a Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino and Rockies Heli Canada getaway. It includes 2 Night’s Accommodation, Voucher for Buffet dinner for 2 people, Continental breakfast each morning, and a $200 gift certificate for a heli tour. Congratulations, Joe!

We’d also like to extend our congratulations again to the winner of the Voting Category. The picture “Where to girl” has won Marilyn Grubb a Boundary Ranch and Sundance Lodges getaway, which includes a “Ride and Lunch” package for two and a 1 Night Stay in a Large Tipi or Trapper’s Tent.

Stay tuned for details about the 2016 Experience the Cowboy Trail Photo Contest. Meanwhile, check out  Experience the Mountain Parks Photo Contest (which ends March 1, 2016) and the Experience Fish Creek Photo Contest (which ends May 20, 2016). They are offering some terrific prizes for the winners of those contests, too! Even if you don’t enter either contest, we still welcome your vote for your favourite photo. It will help determine the winner of the Voting Category for each of those contests.


Evelyn Drake has been in the camera business since 2004. She has been involved in every aspect of The Camera Store's operations with a focus on marketing and event-based initiatives. She also hosts our YouTube channel The Camera Store TV.