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photo contest

Every year, we pool all of the pictures that you send us and choose the three most outstanding shots. You're probably showing off your new buildings, sheds, cabins, gazebos and more to friends and family, so why not send a great shot to us and let your building pride pay off!

  • How to enter
    Upload your photos or send them via email at, please also note the building type and dimensions.. It's that easy!

  • Judging criteria
    We'll judge them based on the design itself, the surrounding landscape and the photography talent.
    photo guidelines

  • Deadline
    Submissions for our 2016 photo contest must arrive by February 28, 2017 Winners will be announced Spring 2017.

  • Prizes
    First Place
    Second Place
    Third Place

Good Luck

We can't wait to receive your amazing photos, and don't worry, even if you don't win, they will still be featured on our website and promoted in social media.

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Our 2015 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations on a job well done and we look forward to seeing more fantastic designs this year! If you haven't sent us the pictures of your finished design, please do...we'll enter you into this year's contest.

  • 1st Place
    Glen Echo cabin photo contest winners Summerwood ID Number 192793

    Glen Echo Cabin
    This Glen Echo cabin in Toronto, Ontario complements its natural setting, adding style and appeal to the customer’s backyard. The Cedar Channel Rough siding gives this design a rustic, yet sleek look, making this cabin the perfect outdoor oasis. The addition of the colourful Adirondack chairs gives the cabin character!
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  • 2nd Place
    Verana garden shed photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 193638

    Verana Garden Shed
    Located in an Oakville, Ontario residence, this Verana garden shed has a simple, contemporary design. The soft grey colouring is a lovely choice for a shed that is meant to beautify, not overpower, its natural surroundings. The frosted glass and flat roof give the shed a modern edge. The product looks gorgeous surrounded by flowers.
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  • 3rd Place
    Surfside pool cabana photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 191830

    Sonoma Pool House
    This Sonoma pool house in Ajax, Ontario, is much more than just a practical place to dry off and change after a refreshing dip in the pool. Its unique design looks absolutely gorgeous in this customer’s backyard. This expansive design provides a private indoor changing space as well as an inviting shaded area – the perfect place to sit and enjoy the beautiful view of this customer’s backyard.
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Honorable Mentions

Every year, when we're debating the winning photographs, the fur flies at Summerwood. You can see why. All of these pictures are artful and evocative. So much is worth celebrating, from the well-considered angles, color and lighting of the photos to the surprising finishing touches on the designs.

Past Winners

See for yourself. This isn't the first year that we had a tough job deciding which photos win.

  • Verana Pool Cabana photo contest year 2014 Summerwood  ID Number 176695


  • Verana pool cabana photo contest year 2013 winners Summerwood  ID Number 165875


  • Monterey gazebo photo contest year 2012 Summerwood  ID Number 153702


  • Catalina sheds photo contest year 2011 Summerwood  ID Number 109758


  • Urban Studio photo contest year 2010 Summerwood  ID Number 116625


  • Telluride workshops photo contest year 2009 Summerwood  ID Number 100946


  • Santa Cruz Pool Cabanas photo contest year 2008 Summerwood  ID Number 67830


  • Windsor pool cabana photo contest year 2007 Summerwood  ID Number 42586


  • Copper Creek home studios contest year 2006 Summerwood  ID Number 10714


  • Coventry gazebo photo contest year 2005 Summerwood  ID Number 1463


  • Windsor shed photo contest year 2004 Summerwood  ID Number 1664


  • Palmerston Sheds photo contest year 2003 Summerwood  ID Number 527