keeping our community green

District 17 Annual General Meeting 2019

ONTARIO HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION

District 17 Annual General Meeting 2019

Theme: MUDDY BOOTS


Saturday, April 27, 2019

Hosted by Georgina Brock Garden Club

PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION

  • Entries must be received no later than April 1, 2019; no late entries will be accepted.
  • Deliver or mail entries to:
  • Gail Spurr, 47 Johnston St, Pefferlaw, Ont. L0E 1N0 – 705-437-4529
Note: If mailing, please back entries with rigid material to prevent bending of photos.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Note: District 17 is not responsible for loss or damage sustained (mailing or otherwise) to any entries in Photographic Division.
  • The decision(s) of the AGM Show Chairs and Judges regarding exhibit placement is binding.
  • One entry per Class per exhibitor is permitted.
  • All photographs should incorporate some natural content.
  • Photographs may be colour or black and white.
  • Photographs may be digital or film in origin.
  • Actual prints (portion submitted on photographic paper) must be 4”x6”.
  • Prints must be mounted on a 5”x7” piece of white cardboard.
  • Discretion is advised regarding the inclusion of people and pets in photographs submitted for adjudication.
  • Attach your traditional entry tag to cardboard on the bottom right hand corner and complete with Class #, Title, Name of Exhibitor and Name of Club/Society. The information on the lower portion of the entry tag should be securely turned under so that the exhibitor’s name is not visible.

This competition is open to all paid up members of one or more of the OHA District 17 Clubs/Societies and paid registrants of District 17 AGM 2019.
  • Photos must have been taken by the exhibitor during the last 24 months (from date of entry deadline).
  • Prints may not have won at any previous District 17 AGM photographic competitions.
  • Discretion is advised regarding cropping.
  • Noticeable and/or excessive digital retouching will result in disqualification. Decision of the Judge is final.
  • Entries must be picked up at the end of the meeting. Unredeemed entries will not be returned to exhibitors.
  • Please read carefully the criteria and information provided and choose photographs that best interpret the class titles.
  • Photographs can be taken at any location of your choice.
  • Focus should be on Botanical and Nature-oriented content.

CLASSES
Ph 1 Rock On
Ph 2 Shadowplay
Ph 3 Barking Up a Tree
Ph 4 Through the Garden Gate
Ph 5 Winter Interest in the Garden
Ph 6 New Awakenings
Ph 7 Birds of a Feather
Ph 8 A Perfect Beauty
Ph 9 Autumn’s Brilliance
Ph 10 Splendour in the Grass
Ph 11 Still Life (indoor or outdoor)
Ph 12 Muddy Boots
Bookmark – club competition

Marking criteria for photographic classes: Total 50 points
  • Impact – choice of subject matter related to class title – 20 points
  • Composition – arrangement, point of interest, symmetry/balance – 20 points
  • Light & Colour – light/shadows, colour complementary to photo – 10 points


Fall Colour Plant List

From John Statham talk:

Fall Colour Plant List

Lorraine Johnson on Tending the Earth


wood-strawberries

DURHAM MASTER GARDENERS OPEN HOUSE

Featuring Guest Speaker, Author & Avid Gardener

LORRAINE JOHNSON


“Tending the Earth - How Our Gardens Can Change the World”

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Cost: $10

Note: Due to Limited Seating Registration is Required

Where: King Street Community Church, 611 King St. West, Oshawa, Ontario (see map)

Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Information: Book Signing, Refreshments, Vendors, Displays and Door Prizes