All Eyes on Montral Photo contest

Now, That’s Montréal!

September 15, 2016 to February 15, 2017

“As Montreal’s 375th birthday approaches, the Centre d’histoire de Montréal invites photography buffs to join in a quest whose goal is to capture the image they think best represents the Montreal of today.

Whether the focus is on an icon, an emblematic symbol, or a scene of everyday life, the photographs meriting prizes will express the essence of Montreal – the city’s DNA, that little something which, when we see it, makes us exclaim: “Now, That’s Montréal!”

First prize, offered by Tourisme Montral
A $2000 photography contract for Tourisme Montral (see terms and conditions of the first prize in the contest rules section).

Second prize, offered by Photoservice
A $1000 Photoservice gift certificate.

Third Prize
Total value of $750

The Special Prize offered by the Conseil jeunesse de Montral
(awarded to participants between the ages of 12 and 30)
Gift certificates of a total value of $500 for La Vitrine.

Previous editions

  • 37th edition Montreal Shorelines
    August 15, 2015 to February 15, 2016

    Montreal is an island in a great river system and Montrealers are becoming more and more appreciative of this fact. On a bicycle, on a boat, or on foot, there are a hundreds of ways to enjoy the 137 kilometres of publicly accessible banks on the St. Lawrence and the Rivre des Prairies.
    See winners
  • 36th edition Montreal Nightlife
    August 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015

    Montreal comes alive at night: winter or summer! Held in collaboration with Tourisme Montral, Quartier des spectacles, and Photoservice.
    See winners
  • 35th edition The Hidden Face of Mount Royal
    August 15, 2013 to February 15, 2014

    We know that the less iconic side of the mountain is home to the Universit de Montral, the Polytechnique, and HEC. But it also holds many secrets that should be brought to light.
    See winners
  • 34th edition Montreal: Design in Everyday Life
    August 15, 2012 to February 13, 2013

    Design is an integral part of the Montreal landscape. Sometimes subtle and sometimes startling, design enhances the urban environment.
    See winners
  • 33rd edition Montral, Cultural Metropolis
    September 15 November 15, 2011

    The theme raised many questions, and also some surprising answers from participants. For them, Montral itself is culture!
    See winners
  • 32nd edition Montral Postcard
    May 31 November 7, 2010

    Special Tourisme Montral edition
    Montreal is one of the hottest tourist destinations in the world.
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  • 31st edition Modernist Montral
    June 1 November 8, 2009

    Since the beginning of the 20th century, Montreal has an astonishing legacy of modernist heritage in the futuristic architecture that stands out in our eclectic urban hodgepodge.
    See winners
  • 30th edition City Houses, Country Houses. Beautiful Homes of Montral.
    May 5 October 12, 2008

    In collaboration with Montral Architectural Heritage campain.
    See winners
  • 29th edition Industrial Montral
    May 7 November 18, 2007

    Since 1850, Montral has inherited an impressive industrial array of silos, factories, warehouses, refineries and railroads.
    See winners