APRIL 2017

Photography Schedule

Class 1 Perfect Partners”
outstanding plant combinations
Class 2
Green, Yellow and Blue
your favourite hosta
Class 3 Where’s the Dirt
a scree garden
Class 4 Growing Small
a container garden
Class 5 The Gardener
a picture of a person(s) in the garden
Class 6 My Town
your town’s community garden or planting
Class 7 Call Me Herb
your favourite herb
Class 8 A Rolling Stone Gathers No…
a black and white photo of moss
Class 9 At Home
your favourite houseplant
Class 10 It’s in the Details
a close up of flower
Class 11 Let it Rain
a rain garden

Photography Notes:

Complete rules for entering photo shows are included in the Monthly Show Book.

The Photo schedule for the Yearly OHA Convention matches our schedule. Please consider entering your photographs in the OHA Convention photography show.

Note: OHA Photo Competition Prints are to be mounted rather than matted. Mount size to be 5×7 inches (outside measurement), prints are to be no larger than 4×6 inches. Photo is to be placed on the mount.


Entries are limited to one per exhibitor in each class.

Please note that photography classes are the same as those designated for the Ontario Horticultural
Association Convention. Visit: for details.

Photographs must be 4” by 6” in size, and mounted to 5” by 7”. Photographs must not be in frames.

No name, date or title of any kind is permitted on the front side of the photograph.

All photographs should reflect the theme and contain some horticultural material.

Digital photographs taken with digital cameras, or still photos taken with a camcorder, may be
manipulated (cropped, sharpened, colour adjusted, etc.) by digital means by the photographer.

In the event that fewer than three entries are submitted for a class, the prizes will be awarded at the
judge’s discretion based on merit.

A photograph may be submitted only once in a 24 month period.

Judging Scale for Photographs:
Horticultural Value 40%
Photographic Value 40%
Appearance & Impact 20%

For complete guidelines, please refer to the Oakville Horticultural Society’s 2016 Guidelines for Entering Flower and Photographic Shows schedule.

Please Note:

All show entries — design, horticulture, photography — must be in place in the hall by 7:20 pm, prior to commencement of judging.

Judges Choice Photography - March 2015 by Wade Pitman

Judges Choice Photography – March 2015 by Wade Pitman