Warman woman places 6th in Rome Photography World Cup

Deborah MacEwen of Warman, Sask., traveled to Rome, Italy to represent Canada and won 6th place at the World Photography Cup (WPC) awards, a competition described as the Olympics of photography .

MacEwen attended the 9th annual WPC awards held on May 2, 2022 for her image of a stunning whale standing against snowy mountains landed in the nature category. It was an experience she will cherish forever.

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“I never imagined in seven years that this is where photography would take me,” said wildlife and nature photographer MacEwen. “I’m quite proud, quite humble and excited.”

This was MacEwen’s first year participating in the WPC and her image was selected as one of ten finalists. The photo was taken in Alaska during one of MacEwen’s whale watching tours.

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“It’s probably the first time I’ve been on such a calm (excursion) like this,” she said. “You have to have a lot of patience, that’s for sure.”

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WPC Team Canada said in a press release that after a two-year wait, Team Canada photographers finally attended the ceremony in person.

“Points are awarded to each country based on the success of their photographers and the gold medal plus two other top-10 finishes combined to earn Canada 7th place at the 2022 World Cup of Photography,” said WPC Team Canada.

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