Classes

Color Still Life. Plant material required.

Still Life: A photograph of an arrangement of elements depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically natural (food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, vases, jewelry, etc.).

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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A diptych of two separate images printed side by side on one piece of paper; portraying the same plant or flower in two different life stages. The print still must be flush mounted, although a border around and/or between images may be incorporated in the photograph.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Image taken at slow shutter speed. Plant material not required.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Image expressing motion in plants using creative techniques. Plant material required. Requires a 4” x 6” of the original image or a composite if more than one original image to be hung next to the entry after the judging has occurred.

Creative Techniques: The use of manipulation or alteration in any stage of the photographic process to achieve an effect significantly different from the original photograph. All representational images in a manipulated or creative technique photo must be the work of the photographer. Non-representational enhancements such as the addition of purchased textures are allowed. Creative techniques may be entered in any class.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Macro/close-up image of an element from your garden. Plant material not required.

Macro: An image in which the subject is greater than life-size, such as a tiny flower or insect, that fills the frame, or part of a subject that fills the frame. The original object must be no larger than 1” x 1.5”.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Image with antique appearance of architecture elements. Plant material not required.

Monochrome: A photograph executed in black and white or in shades (adding black) and tints (adding white) of only a single color (hue) such as sepia, across the whole image. Monochrome images can be shot in black and white film. Digital images can be done in the camera or converted to gray scale using computer software.

Photo Type: Monochrome

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Image taken with a mobile device. Plant material required. Final image must only be 5” x 7” flush mounted on black foam core. The Photography Committee to centrally mount entry on an 8” x 10” black foam core.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Landscape featuring water reflections. Plant material not required.

Landscape: A view of the scenery, of any kind from wilderness vistas to urban cityscapes, land or sea. Primary subject is the scenery and it must dominate although the image may contain secondary elements such as people, animals or objects.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Image of “street” photography, showcasing nature in a city setting. Plant material required.

Color Splash (spot color, selective color): the selective use of color(s) in an otherwise grayscale image. It is not monochrome.

Photo Type: Color Splash

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Novice Class. Image depicting the emergence of flowers or plants after winter. Plant material required.

Novice: A novice is an individual exhibitor who has not won a first place ribbon or a GCA Special Award in the division entered at a GCA Flower Show, GCA Major Flower Show or Sanctioned Non-GCA Major Flower Show. An exhibitor winning a first place ribbon in a GCA Flower Show is still considered a novice in a GCA Major Flower Show or in a Sanctioned Non-GCA Major Flower Show or in another division of any flower show. In addition, an exhibitor who has won a first place ribbon or Special Award in a GCA Major Flower Show or Sanctioned Non-GCA Major Flower Show is no longer a novice in any level of GCA Flower Shows in the division won. Only individual novice exhibitors are eligible to receive the GCA Novice Awards or the Sandra Baylor Novice Floral Design Award. A novice exhibitor will be identified on the entry card, following the initial judging.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Image incorporating a window. Plant material not required.

Photo Type: Black and White

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

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Surrealistic image of plants or flowers using creative techniques. Requires a 4” x 6” of the original image or a composite if more than one original image to be hung next to the entry after the judging has occurred.

Creative Techniques: The use of manipulation or alteration in any stage of the photographic process to achieve an effect significantly different from the original photograph. All representational images in a manipulated or creative technique photo must be the work of the photographer. Non-representational enhancements such as the addition of purchased textures are allowed. Creative techniques may be entered in any class.

Photo Type: Color

Division: Division III: Photography, Split Second Location: Gallery 106 Fee: Free

6 available spot(s) left / 6 max spots

Registration is currently closed.