When Seeing Is Believing - Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Set to Open in Toronto

TORONTO, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The National Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is proud to unveil the 2016 National Pictures of the Year Awards exhibit: When Seeing Is Believing, The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

The exhibit, on display starting at 6:30pm on Thursday, May 4th in the Main Lobby of First Canadian Place, features images from around the world captured by the members of the News Photographers Association of Canada in 2016.

All finalists in the National Pictures of the Year awards, the exceptional presentation represents the high quality and ethical standards of photojournalism in Canada.

NPAC's best of Canadian photojournalism in 2016 is a featured exhibit of the city-wide 2017 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. The entries are all finalists in 14 categories. Winners will be announced at the 10th Annual 2016 National Pictures of the Year Awards Gala on Saturday, May 6 at the Thompson Landry Gallery in Toronto, and will be revealed here on Monday, May 8 in the Main Lobby.

About the National Pictures Of The Year Awards:

The National Pictures Of The Year awards competition was created by NPAC to recognize excellence in Canadian photojournalism. NPAC is a volunteer-run, non-profit association comprised of professional and student photojournalists in Canada and they champion quality and ethical photography in journalism.

 

SOURCE News Photographers Association of Canada

For further information: Ali Ledgerwood, Sales & Marketing Coordinator, News Photographers Association of Canada, 778-233-0812, alicat999@shaw.ca, www.npac.ca, Twitter: @npacali, FB: NPAC/APPC


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