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Photo gallery and contest


The finalists of the 2017 Graeme Loader Photo Gallery and Calendar Contest have been announced. Congratulations to Natalie Gillis, whose image of a humpback whale was our grand prize winner, and to the 12 finalists listed below whose photographs have also been selected to be published in WWF-Canada’s 2018 wildlife calendar.

Thanks to everyone who entered. The contest received more than 1,300 photos of wildlife in its natural habitat. See the winning photos here, and browse all the entries in the gallery below.

Grand Prize Winner

Humpback whale diving

Natalie Gillis
Humpback whale diving, photo taken from a kayak.


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About Graeme Loader

He was a remarkable young man who captured stunning images of Canada’s diverse wildlife and landscapes. While on a cross-Canada cycling trip in support of WWF, his life was cut tragically short. This gallery honours his memory and his passion for nature and photography.
© Miro Mytny © Ian Stotesbury © Claudette Claereboudt © Angus Hamilton © Rob Humphries © Martina Schneider © Diane Redden © Megan Lorenz © Megan Lorenz © Martina Schneider © Vicky Chauhan © Merri-Lee Metzger