Chairperson and Contact: Lucille Lounsbury, 613-707-5309photographer

Committee: Mary Brown, Jim Brown, Wendy DeClerk, Juanita Dubois and Hunter Quoid

Our display will be in the Arena and is open 10 am – close of the fair each day.

Come view some of our “Amateur Photographer’s” best shots of our “beautiful county”.

Let us entice you to explore


Photography Rules – Please refer to “Rules for Exhibiting” .

  • Photos to be taken by exhibitor and open to amateur photographers only
  • Open to Prince Edward County residents only.
  • One entry per class per exhibitor
  • Photos are to be 4” x 6” size for all classes other then panoramic which is 4” x 10” (or 4”x 11”). Note: Framed photos can be NO larger than 8” x 10” and MUST be Ready to Hang with wire.
  • No alterations to photos other than normal cropping and colour adjustment.
  • Photos to be mounted on WHITE Bristol board with a 1” border all the way around – NO matting allowed other than framed photos. Note: photos without a 1 “ border will be disqualified.
  • Photos may be either in colour, sepia or black & white.
  • No studio portraits allowed.
  • All class entries can be taken with either a digital or 35mm camera.
  • Entries will be received on Thursday prior to the Fair in the arena.
  • All entries are to be picked up immediately after the fair closes on Sunday at the arena.
  • Thank you to all our sponsors.

Prize Money: 1st – $4.00 2nd – $3.00 3rd – $2.00


1. The Farm – Memories of Yesterday
2. Livestock
3. Fences
4. Barns
5. Agriculture
6. Machinery
7. Single Flower
8. Garden or Flower Group
Special Awarded by sponsor Peggy
DeWitt for best in classes 1-8

9. Lighthouse
10. What an Automobile

11. Relics of the Past
12. Action Shot
13. Comedy Shot – with your own caption
14. Anything Orange
15. Window(s)
16. Cemetery

Special Awarded by sponsor Pauls Mechanical for best in classes 9-16

17. Framed Family
18. Framed Any Season
19. Framed Wedding
20. Framed Other
21. Framed in Black & White or Sepia
22. Framed Your Favourite Photo
Special Awarded by sponsor J. H. Porte for classes 17-22

23. Panoramic Special Event any Occasion
24. Panoramic Any Season
25. Panoramic Water Scene
26. Panoramic Other
Special Awarded for best in classes 23-26

27. The “County” (name location on tag)

28. A Day at the Park
29. Spring
30. Summer
31. Fall
32. Winter
33. Building(s)
34. A Landscape Scene
Special Awarded by sponsor Peggy Dewitt for best in classes 27-34

35. Pet(s)
36. Child(ren)
37. Family
38. Baby – People
39. Baby – Animals
40. Abstract
41. Bridges
42. Doors/Windows
Special Awarded by sponsor Dr. R.A.
Locke for best in classes 35-42

43. Reflections
44. Sunrise
45. Sunset
46. Water Scene
47. Fog/Rain/Mist or Ice
48. Wildlife/Birds
49. Nature/Trees/Wildflowers
50. Sky/Weather
51. Night Shot
Special Awarded by sponsor Prince Edward Pizza for best in classes 43-50

52. Picton Fair Collage

• Theme is “Fun at the Picton Fair”
• Size should be 18” by 24” on bristol board with 1” boarder all around.
• To include midway pictures and other Picton Fair event and exhibit pictures
• Judges – Picton Fair Executive
• 1st $25.00 2nd $15.00 3rd $10.00

Amateur Photographer of the Year -Sponsored by County Holiday Homes Plaque awarded to Exhibitor with the most points
(1st=3 pts, 2nd=2pts, 3rd=1pt).
Name on large trophy on display at AV Frame & Photo
Best Photograph of the Fair –
Sponsored by County Holiday Homes Plaque awarded to Exhibitor and winning photo can be displayed at The Picton Gazette if exhibitor wishes.


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