AFS Photography Contest
All American Fuchsia Society members are eligible to enter the AFS Photography Contest. Entrants grant the AFS a non-exclusive license to use their entries for educational and reference purposes. Some photographs will be published on the covers of AFS Bulletins. Contestants should make duplicate copies to keep for their personal use.
American Fuchsia Society Photo Competition Rules
NO SLIDES WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS PHOTO CONTEST.
CLASS A: A fuchsia branch showing a number of open blooms
CLASS B: A close-up showing not more than 3 open blooms, buds and foliage
CLASS C: A well-grown fuchsia plant in a container, display or in the ground
CLASS D: Novelty, with the fuchsia subject dominant, include accessories or living things
CLASS F: Fuchsia Fantasy – prints may be enhanced or altered digitally using photo editing software to produce special effects. If a special effect is better displayed in a round or square shape, a 5x5 inch photograph may be submitted.
Prints should be prepared as follows:
Submit two 4x6 inch prints for each entry. Do not write on the back of prints. Fuchsia Fantasy prints may be 4x6 or 5x5.
Mount and mark one print for each entry as follows:
5. DEADLINE: September 10, 2011
Judging Categories for A, B, C, & D
Judging for each category is on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the best.
The contest is judged by photography club judges who are not affiliated with the American Fuchsia Society
Judging for Category F Only
Judging will be done by popular vote at the Annual AFS Meeting, October 11.
All winning prints will be enlarged to 5x7 and mounted in 8 x 10 mats with labels identifying cultivar, place, class, AFS and photographer’s name.
Entries Are Due on September 10, 2011.
Send all entries to AFS Photography Chairman, Al Sydnor, 18680 Hanna Dr. Cupertino, CA 95014. If you have any questions write email@example.com.
To see last year’s winners and all entries log on to <americanfuchsiasociety.org> and click on the square Photo Competition Results. By studying the winning photographs you can get an idea for what the judges liked.