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HomeGarden Show Photography Contest 2018

Photography Contest

This is the second year of our popular Photography Contest, open to all.  New this year is the ability to submit up to FOUR photographs, in one of 5 Categories.  Judging will be by two local professional Photographers.


1.  Limit of 4 Photographs per Entrant

2.  All Photographs must be taken in Monterey County

3.  All Photographs must be in one of 5 Categories:
a.  Flowers
b.  Plants
c.  Edibles
d.  Local Landscapes
e.  Wildlife

4.  All Photographs must be printed in 8"x10" size either landscape or portrait

5.  An Entry Fee of $5/photo will be charged at time of submission

What we supply

We will supply an 11"x14" beveled mat with a 7.5"x 9.5" opening, a backing sheet, and a plastic protector sleeve. These will be yours to keep after the show. 


Judges will award First, Second, and Third Place awards in each category.  There will also be an opportunity for all to vote on a People's Choice Award.

Submissions and Pick-up

All Photos must be submitted in person.  They can be brought to Hidden Valley Music Seminars to the Dance Studio (signs will be posted) on Thursday, May 3,  between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Photo Pick-up will be Sunday, May 6 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Dance Studio.

Sale of Photos

If you are interested in selling any of your photos, at the time of submission, set a price and agree to an 80/20 split in the price with the Garden Club:  80% to the artist, 20% to the Carmel Valley Garden Club.  This applies to multiple sales of the same image.

For More Information

Call 831-659-0650

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         Carmel Valley Garden Club                                                                                            P.O. Box 72 Carmel Valley, CA  93924                                                                        831-624-3081