Hi Folks
this is a great photographic fundraiser, we have been sponsors for the last four years and EACH year The SNAP live auction and photo contest silent auction has raised over 200 thousand dollars, slated for a very good cause.

SNAP! 2012 is now accepting entries for the Elevator Digital Photo Competition. Submit your photograph and you could win great prizes. SNAP! artists also get incredible exposure at the SNAP! Gala. Each year, the Silent Auction helps to foster emerging artists, and raises important funds for the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Whether you've been a part of our amazing submissions in previous years or are a new talent looking to make a mark, this is your chance to show your stuff. The competition is open to returning contestants and fresh new faces. There is no limit to the number of shots you can enter. Winners will be awarded in 5 categories as well as 1 overall winner for best submission. Take your best shot!

Competition Prizes
Jim P. Shea Memorial Award for Best Overall Submission
VIA Rail trip - Two (2) return tickets to travel from Toronto to Montreal
$500 cash award

Category winners will each receive:
$250 cash award
One ticket to the SNAP! 2012 Gala (value $90)
Posting on the SNAP! website
Special onsite recognition at Gala event

Photo Categories:
Best Landscape
Best Portrait/Figurative
Best Photo-based/Abstract/Other
Best Photojournalism/Documentary/Streetscape
Best Still Life

The Pied Piper, Jonathan Hobin
Patrick Mikhail Gallery
Winner of the SNAP! 2011
Jim P. Shea Award for Best Overall

To submit a photo, go to

Entry fee: $25 per submission.
Entry deadline: Monday, January 30, 2012.

SNAP! 2012 will be held at Canada's National Ballet School on Sunday, March 25, 2012.

Public Preview will be held at the Edward Day Gallery from March 16 to 18, 2012.

Tickets for SNAP! 2012 are on sale through our website: