Canada Day is quickly approaching and celebrating our nation’s birthday always makes me think about how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful and inspiring country. From towering mountains to sandy beaches, wide-open plains to deep, mysterious forests, Canada’s natural beauty is absolutely astounding. And to celebrate that beauty, ROYALE challenges Canadians to send in their best photographs each year for the annual ROYALE Canada Collection.
For the 2012 Collection, more than 9,000 photos were submitted and more than 500,000 votes determined the winners. And one of the honoured recipients was a woman from my own home province of Saskatchewan! Mrs. Julia Herperger was kind enough to join me for a brief interview so that I could get the inside scoop on her thoughts on photography and her winning picture: