2023 ExploreSask Photo Contest

Tourism Saskatchewan is excited to announce the winning submissions for the 2023 ExploreSask Photo Contest. The competition, launched in June, received over 4,200 entries by the September 15 deadline.  

The winning entries and honourable mentions, selected by an external panel of judges, capture the province's natural beauty and dynamic spirit. The images feature extraordinary landscapes, winter scenery, diverse experiences, magnificent wildlife and the unique character of Saskatchewan people.

We would like to thank everyone for participating. 

Grand Prize and Prairie Category Winner

Photographer: Gilbert Katerynych, North Battleford
Location: North Battleford

Prairie Honourable Mentions


People & Places Category Winner

Photographer: Michael St Laurent, Moose Jaw
Location: Moose Jaw

People & Places Honourable Mentions


Wildlife Category Winner

Photographer: Herry Himanshu, Regina
Location: Avonlea

Wildlife Honourable Mentions


Winter Category Winner

Photographer: Danielle Bergen, Drake
Location: Tobin Lake

Winter Honourable Mentions


Woods & Water Category Winner

Photographer: Aaron Thomson, Saskatoon
Location: Kingsmere Lake, Prince Albert National Park

Woods & Water Honourable Mentions


Video Category Winner

Photographer: Gabe Dipple, Regina
Locations: Cumberland Marshes, Cypress Uplands, Lonetree Lake, Frenchman River, Chaplin, Swift Current and Claybank

Video Honourable Mentions


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