#harvest14 photo contest winners

 

 

 

Thank you to everyone who participated in the #harvest14 photo contest, which was an incredible success with almost 500 pictures submitted!

Images of harvest equipment working, along with the families and crews that operate them, poured in from across the Prairies, and even beyond.

Most were submitted through twitter, by including @westernproducer in the tweets with #harvest14 pictures. Others images were emailed in or posted on The Western Producer Facebook wall.

The winners were picked by WP editors.

First prize went to Jason Whiting, ‏@whitingjj, from Lloydminster for his drone-shot photo that looks directly down upon a combine while it’s working.  We’ve seen many images of canola being harvested, but the reason we choose Whiting’s photo as the winner is because we have never seen a photo quite like it before.

Jason Whiting ‏@whitingjj Combining canola near #Lloydminster #Harvest14 @790CFCW @westernproducer

Jason Whiting ‏@whitingjj
Combining canola near #Lloydminster #Harvest14 @790CFCW @westernproducer

The second place award went to Jalene Mauws for the picture of Canola swaths at dusk. Mauws Farms near Paradise Valley, Alta.  We liked the low angle of light shining on the canola, the golden brown colour of the swaths, and the composition with the rolling hills moving up and off into the distance.

Jalene Mauws. Mauws Farms near Paradise Valley, Alta., picture of canola swaths at dusk.

Jalene Mauws. Mauws Farms near Paradise Valley, Alta., picture of canola swaths at dusk.

Third place takes us all the way across the Atlantic to the farm of Rob, ‏@farmer_parr, in the United Kingdom for his lovely image of a Claas combine in a wheat field. We liked the exposure on the wheat and the overall mood of the picture.

Rob ‏@farmer_parr   @westernproducer#harvest14

Rob ‏@farmer_parr @westernproducer#harvest14

Thanks to ALL who took part!

Below you can see even more submissions to the #harvest14 contest, enjoy!

Click here for the rest of the album.

Here are our previous contests:

#Plant14:  Album      Winners

#Harvest13: Album    Winners

#Harvest13 video highlights

Brock ‏@SSkPrairie  @westernproducer#harvest14‎

Brock ‏@SSkPrairie @westernproducer#harvest14‎

Karla Sunderland ‏@karlaonthefarm @westernproducer @AgMoreThanEver @PFRTV getting ready for a new day #Abag #harvest14

Karla Sunderland ‏@karlaonthefarm
@westernproducer @AgMoreThanEver @PFRTV getting ready for a new day #Abag #harvest14

Curtis ‏@CurtisWightman  #harvest14 @westernproducer edited with snapseed

Curtis ‏@CurtisWightman #harvest14 @westernproducer edited with snapseed

Jason Whiting ‏@whitingjj This is how you combine! (Fort Pitt Farms NE of #Lloydminster) #Drone #Harvest14 @westernproducer

Jason Whiting ‏@whitingjj
This is how you combine! (Fort Pitt Farms NE of #Lloydminster) #Drone #Harvest14 @westernproducer

Dwane Morvik ‏@DwaneMorvik Dumping a hopper of durum in the hills west of Eastend, SK. @westernproducer #harvest14

Dwane Morvik ‏@DwaneMorvik
Dumping a hopper of durum in the hills west of Eastend, SK. @westernproducer #harvest14

LC ‏@LouiseCarduner Combining Peas south of #Vermilion - NH is Clelands (check the geese), MF @EybenFarms #Harvest14 @westernproducer

LC ‏@LouiseCarduner
Combining Peas south of #Vermilion – NH is Clelands (check the geese), MF @EybenFarms #Harvest14 @westernproducer

Smithville farms from Eyebrow, Sask. Combining peas while it was raining all around us! Left the brightest rainbow I had ever seen! Kyle Smith (combine) picture taken by  Carter Smith

Smithville farms from Eyebrow, Sask. Combining peas while it was raining all around us! Left the brightest rainbow I had ever seen! Kyle Smith (combine) picture taken by Carter Smith

Joan Trask. September's Harvest Moon.

Joan Trask. September’s Harvest Moon.

Trevor Thoms‎ Nothing but water around here... Spraying time — with Michelle Lepage in Meacham, Saskatchewan.

Trevor Thoms‎
Nothing but water around here… Spraying time — with Michelle Lepage in Meacham, Saskatchewan.

Tracy Young-McLean‎ Angelo and Callie, helping Dad combine.

Tracy Young-McLean‎
Angelo and Callie, helping Dad combine.

Rob ‏@farmer_parr @westernproducer#harvest14‎

Rob ‏@farmer_parr
@westernproducer#harvest14‎

Landon Friesen ‏@landon707 Combining #canola Working great! #harvest14 @westernproducer @NewHollandAG

Landon Friesen ‏@landon707
Combining #canola Working great! #harvest14 @westernproducer @NewHollandAG

Millard Farms ‏@millardfarms #harvest14 @westernproducer

Millard Farms ‏@millardfarms
#harvest14 @westernproducer

Sarah Schultz ‏@NurseLovesFarmr Goodnight, farm. Pic by @WheatlanderJay edited by me @westernproducer #harvest14

Sarah Schultz ‏@NurseLovesFarmr
Goodnight, farm. Pic by @WheatlanderJay edited by me @westernproducer #harvest14

jeff elliott ‏@farmboy1706 #harvest14 @westernproducer It begins. Feels great to be back in the saddle getting ready to bring in the crop

jeff elliott ‏@farmboy1706
#harvest14 @westernproducer It begins. Feels great to be back in the saddle getting ready to bring in the crop

David T ‏@HoltHogs Doing Wheat tonight#2014  @westernproducer

David T ‏@HoltHogs
Doing Wheat tonight#2014 @westernproducer

Jane Skocdopole ‏@skocat @westernproducer #harvest14 @DanSkocdopole Old Farmer learning new technology. And I learned a new word!

Jane Skocdopole ‏@skocat
@westernproducer #harvest14 @DanSkocdopole Old Farmer learning new technology. And I learned a new word!

Kevin Campschroer ‏@farmboy542 Sunset corn silage. #harvest14 @westernproducer

Kevin Campschroer ‏@farmboy542
Sunset corn silage. #harvest14 @westernproducer

Leona ‏@leonadargis Today's Special 'Grain À La Carte' #harvest14 @westernproducer @AlbertaAg @AlbertaCanola @CanolaFarmer

Leona ‏@leonadargis
Today’s Special ‘Grain À La Carte’ #harvest14 @westernproducer @AlbertaAg @AlbertaCanola @CanolaFarmer

Farmery Brewery ‏@FarmeryBrewery Here are a few shots from our harvest this year! #harvest14 @westernproducer pic.twitter.com/ntrk45EH99

Farmery Brewery ‏@FarmeryBrewery
Here are a few shots from our harvest this year! #harvest14 @westernproducer pic.twitter.com/ntrk45EH99

Lana Sagert ‏@lanasagert #harvest14 underway once more, for now, until we run out of ready canola again... @westernproducer

Lana Sagert ‏@lanasagert
#harvest14 underway once more, for now, until we run out of ready canola again… @westernproducer

Robert Makowsky ‏@robmakowsky Straight cutting @DEKALB_Canada #7444BL #canola in NE Sask near Archerwill. #harvest14 @westernproducer #westcdnag

Robert Makowsky ‏@robmakowsky
Straight cutting @DEKALB_Canada #7444BL #canola in NE Sask near Archerwill. #harvest14 @westernproducer #westcdnag

spencer maxwell ‏@sdjmaxwell @westernproducer, we used almost every auger to keep the wheat moving across the yard while drying #harvest2014

spencer maxwell ‏@sdjmaxwell
@westernproducer, we used almost every auger to keep the wheat moving across the yard while drying #harvest2014

Dean Schenk ‏@Dean_Schenk Life is simpler on the back roads @westernproducer #agriculture @AgProud

Dean Schenk ‏@Dean_Schenk
Life is simpler on the back roads @westernproducer #agriculture @AgProud

Julie Mollins ‏@jmollins Ready for #harvest14?

Julie Mollins ‏@jmollins
Ready for #harvest14?

Warren McCutcheon ‏@McCFarms @westernproducer @RT54011 @DHGillis @haybomb99 is this skill or luck? #binbusting #soybeans14 are in the bin.

Warren McCutcheon ‏@McCFarms
@westernproducer @RT54011 @DHGillis @haybomb99 is this skill or luck? #binbusting #soybeans14 are in the bin.

Landon Friesen ‏@landon707 My brother @friesenderekj1 and his family making some bales for his sheep. @westernproducer #familyfarm #bale14

Landon Friesen ‏@landon707
My brother @friesenderekj1 and his family making some bales for his sheep. @westernproducer #familyfarm #bale14

Brock ‏@SSkPrairie #Aurora last night in South #Saskatchewan #harvest14 #farming #NorthernLights @AuroraMAX @PFRTV @westernproducer

Brock ‏@SSkPrairie
#Aurora last night in South #Saskatchewan #harvest14 #farming #NorthernLights @AuroraMAX @PFRTV @westernproducer

Dwane Morvik ‏@DwaneMorvik Another harvest shot near Eastend, SK. @westernproducer #harvest14

Dwane Morvik ‏@DwaneMorvik
Another harvest shot near Eastend, SK. @westernproducer #harvest14

Jade Ballek ‏@jadeballek @CDNag On a less serious note, my #harvest14 crew gets lunch bags with hash tags like these ;) pic.twitter.com/q4agC6dUGV

Jade Ballek ‏@jadeballek
@CDNag On a less serious note, my #harvest14 crew gets lunch bags with hash tags like these 😉 pic.twitter.com/q4agC6dUGV

Jade Ballek ‏@jadeballek Prarie flax at day's end - wish I could share the smell of #harvest14 4 U @CDNag @westernproducer #westcdnag #ontag

Jade Ballek ‏@jadeballek
Prarie flax at day’s end – wish I could share the smell of #harvest14 4 U @CDNag @westernproducer #westcdnag #ontag

justin schopfer ‏@jdschopfer Last 100 acres for 2014 @westernproducer @OpenAirplane #flyingfriday #whileeveryoneelseworks

justin schopfer ‏@jdschopfer
Last 100 acres for 2014 @westernproducer @OpenAirplane #flyingfriday #whileeveryoneelseworks

Ann MaryAnn ‏@amjuly721 @westernproducer all stocked up for winter!

Ann MaryAnn ‏@amjuly721
@westernproducer all stocked up for winter!

Sarah Leguee ‏@SarahLeguee #tbt to early Sept & this beauty of a sunset as I was hauling off the combine to town! #harvest14 @westernproducer

Sarah Leguee ‏@SarahLeguee
#tbt to early Sept & this beauty of a sunset as I was hauling off the combine to town! #harvest14 @westernproducer

Gerard Oosterhuis ‏@GjoostGerard @DArceMcMillan @westernproducer pic.twitter.com/8WFciVo4Ym

Gerard Oosterhuis ‏@GjoostGerard
@DArceMcMillan @westernproducer pic.twitter.com/8WFciVo4Ym

Darcie Yaremko Hi there, I would like to submit photos to the #Harvest14 photo contest. Here are some of my favorites Thanks!

Darcie Yaremko
Hi there, I would like to submit photos to the #Harvest14 photo contest. Here are some of my favorites
Thanks!

Colleen Neufeld: Some pictures for the contest. Taken near Duck Lake, SK.

Colleen Neufeld: Some pictures for the contest.
Taken near Duck Lake, SK.

Jason Whiting ‏@whitingjj Little by little! #harvest14 @westernproducer @790CFCW @LLOYDFM @CBCSask @JHougham #Lloydminster

Jason Whiting ‏@whitingjj
Little by little! #harvest14 @westernproducer @790CFCW @LLOYDFM @CBCSask @JHougham #Lloydminster

RB ‏@CDNrunny @westernproducer #harvest14

RB ‏@CDNrunny
@westernproducer #harvest14

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