Leica Sport Optics Congratulates Winners of 2015 OWC National Communications Awards

Leica Sport Optics Congratulates Winners of 2015 Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
Adrienne Radford, OWC Awards chairperson, presents Duane Radford with an award during the OWC annual conference.
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Allendale, NJ -(AmmoLand.com)- Leica Sport Optics, co-sponsor of the Outdoor Writers of Canada (OWC) National Communications Photography Awards, is pleased to congratulate the talented winners of the 2015 awards.

The awards were presented at the annual conference in Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, June 25-27, 2015. This annual competition recognizes and rewards excellence in outdoor communication and promotes craft improvement.

“We are truly honored to sponsor the photography category of the OWC awards,” Terry Moore, vice president of Leica Sport Optics, said. “We believe outdoor communicators play a vital role in promoting and preserving our outdoor heritage, and we want to do our part to support their endeavors and acknowledge excellence in the craft.”

The Outdoor Writers of Canada is a national organization of professional communicators specializing in the outdoor field. Its membership includes writers, artists, photographers, cinematographers, lecturers, broadcasters, public relations consultants, and government information officers.

Photography award categories and winners are as followed:


1st- James Markou

  • Title: Red Head Takeoff
  • Publication: OFAH

2nd- Duane Radford

  • Title: Rainbow Trout
  • Publication: B. C. Outdoors

3rd- Duane Radford

  • Title: Bull Elk During the Rut
  • Publication: The Outdoor Edge


1st- James Smedley

  • Title: Mouth of the Chippewa
  • Publication: Lake Superior Magazine

2nd- Brad Fenson

  • Title: Yukon Sunrise
  • Publication: North American Hunter

3rd- Duane Radford

  • Title: Maligne Lake
  • Publication: The Outdoor Edge


1st- James Smedley

  • Title: Big Whitey
  • Publication: Ontario Out of Doors

2nd- Brad Fenson

  • Title: Full Draw
  • Publication: B. C. Outdoors

3rd- James Smedley

  • Title: Agawa River Rapids
  • Publication: Paddling Magazine

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