May 16, 2005


Alberta student wins Bridgestone/Firestone Canadian photo contest

Mississauga, Ontario – Marc Rimmer, a photography student at the Alberta College of Art & Design (ACAD) in Calgary, is the winner of the third annual Bridgestone/Firestone Canada Photo Contest. Rimmer earned the top prize of $2,000 for submitting the best photo of all entries, and an additional $1,500 as the ACAD winner.

Students from twelve Canadian colleges and universities, from Newfoundland to British Columbia, participated in the competition, which drew 355 submissions based on the theme of Bridgestone tires in a context beyond their natural environment and usage.

The judging panel included CanadianDriver business development manager Paul Williams and contributor Richard Russell. All winning photos can be viewed at www.bridgestonephoto.com.

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