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Annual ORCHID FAIR - 2019
Photography Competition


EXTENDED!! Entry deadline is TUESDAY April 2, 2019

Photo Drop-off: Moonflower Room, The Enjoy Centre, 
101 Riel Drive, St. Albert
on Thursday April 04, 2019 between 2:00 and 5:00 pm



Download the Photographic Competition Entry Form: 

2019 Photography Competition Entry form.pdf

2019 Photography Competition Entry form.docx


Our Judges

2019 Photo Comp Judge's Profile.pdf


Photography Competition Guidelines, Rules and Information

Mounted (Matted) Photographs ONLY  - Framed Photographs NOT allowed.


2019 Photography Competition Information.pdf



**The Orchid Society of Alberta and the Enjoy Centre will not be held responsible for any damage or loss of displayed photographs. All entries displayed are at owner's own risk.

Photographers are welcome! (normal entry fee applies)
Tripods are to be used Sunday only from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

* Photographers Please Note:

  • The use of tripods will be permitted in the show area on Sunday, April 7 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm only.
  • Handheld and Mono-pod photography is fine at anytime.
  • Doors will open an hour earlier on Saturday for Photographers ONLY at 09:00 am. Please use Entrance 1.


Direct questions or concerns to Ike Atterbury, Photography Competition Coordinator osa.photocompetition(at)gmail.com


 

 




 

All photographs must be matted or mounted

NB: Framed Photographs will NOT be Accepted


1.Each photograph must be entered in one of the following classes:

  • Class 1 – Color Print up to 5”x 7”
  • Class 2 – Color Print over 5”x 7”
  • Class 3 – B&W Print up to 5”x 7”
  • Class 4 – B&W Print over 5”x 7”
  • Class 5 – Limited Digital Processing Print (Color or B&W) up to 5”x 7”
  • Class 6 – Limited Digital Processing Print (Color or B&W) over 5”x 7”
  • Class 7 – Fine Art Digital Processing Print, all sizes

2. No prints larger than 24” x 36”.

3. All entries must have an orchid or orchids as the dominant part of the illustration.

4 .All entries must be single photographs. No collages.

5. Photos cannot contain any visible identification, copyright, or watermark.

6. Photos can be printed on paper, canvas or metal. Photos printed on metal or materials other than paper have to be entered as Class 7 – Fine Art Digital Processing Print, all sizes

7. Each photograph must be suitably identified by picture title and name and phone number of the entrant on the back. All pictures will be tagged during the show with the picture title and entrant’s name. If you wish to keep your identity confidential please let me know and we will put “anonymous” instead of your name. If you wish, you can attach a photography business card under your prints for sale after judging is completed.

8. All competition entry forms must be received by Ike Atterbury by Tuesday, April 02, 2019.Email: osa.photocompetition(at)gmail.com

9. Late entries may not be displayed due to space restrictions.

10. Judges will be experienced and qualified.

11. Ribbons will be awarded for First, Second, and Third place in each class and Overall Winner.

12. No limit to number of entries per person. 

13. Photographs can only be entered once every 4 years for judging. Any entries for 'non-judging'are welcome.

14. All entries are to stay in the photo display for the duration of the orchid show.

15. Deliver all entries to the Enjoy Center, 101 Riel Drive, St. Albert on Thursday, April 04, 2018 between 2:00 and 6:00 pm.

16. All photo entries must be picked up after the show at the Enjoy Center, 101 Riel Drive, St.Albert immediately after the show on Sunday, April 7, 2018 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. No early pickups.

N.B. If entries are left past the pickup time listed there will be no guarantee that the entries will be returned.

17. For Photographers - Tripods are allowed in the show area on Sunday, April 7 ONLY from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.


**The Orchid Society of Alberta and the Enjoy Center will not be held responsible for any

damage or loss of displayed photographs. All entries displayed at owners risk



 

Guidelines and Rules


No Adjustments allowed Classes 1 to 4:

  • Cropping allowed, no other adjustments

Allowed Limited Adjustments Classes 5 & 6:

  • Color
  • Exposure
  • Brightness and/or Contrast
  • White Balance
  • Sharpening
  • Noise Reduction
  • Saturation/De-saturation
  • Conversion to Black & White or Single Color
  • Cropping, resizing or rotating
  • Eliminating dust and scratches

Allowed Adjustments Class 7 Fine Art/Artistic Digital Processing:

  • Adding artistic or texture type filters
  • Removing or adding objects
  • Creating a new image from one or more images
  • Digital artwork
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) conversion
  • Selective coloring, toning or tinting
  • Multi-layer compositions or collages
  • Multiple exposures
  • Multiple images that are mounted in one matte
  • All of the adjustments in classes 5 and 6 are allowed


Guidelines and Rules


Allowed Limited Adjustments Classes 5 & 6:

Color

Exposure

Brightness and/or Contrast

White Balance

Sharpening

Noise Reduction

Saturation/Desaturation

Conversion to Black & White or Singlecolor

Cropping, resizing or rotating

Eliminating dust and scratches

Allowed Adjustments Class 7 Fine Art/Artistic Digital Processing:

Adding artistic or texture type filters

Removing or adding objects

Creating a new image from one ormore images

Digital artwork

HDR (High Dynamic Range) conversion

Selective coloring, toning or tintingMulti-layer compositions or collagesMultiple exposuresMultiple images that are mounted inone matteAll of the adjustments in classes 5and 6 are allowed

No Adjustments allowed Classes 1 to 4:

  • Cropping allowed, no other adjustments




Orchid Society of Alberta
P.O. Box 31117, RPO Namao Centre
Edmonton, AB T5Z 3P3

email: info(at)orchidsalberta.com



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