Photographic Competition 2005

The HOS Photographic Competition 2005 was held on 13th November during the Autumn Meeting at RHS Wisley. As usual, classes were included for prints up to 5" x 7", prints up to A4 size and slides - see Rules and Classes. The prints could be either photographic or computer processed digital pictures. Entry form for the competition.

This year the judge was John Jones ARPS

Below are the First Prize winning pictures from the 2005 Show - to see a larger version of the picture just click your mouse on the individual 'thumbnail'. 

Due to the limits of screen resolution and file size, the images that you will see cannot do full justice to the clarity, colour depth and brilliance of the original pictures.

All pictures have been provided by HOS members, who retain the copyright to their pictures.

None of the pictures may be reproduced without the owner's permission.

 

Class 1:

 

'Orchidaceous Landscape'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

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Dactylorhiza purpurella & maculata 

 

David Hughes

 

Class 2:

 

'Group of Plants'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

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Ophrys tenthredinifera

Alan Gendle

 

Class 3:

 

'Whole Plant'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

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Pseudorchis albida

 

Simon Andrew

 

Class 4:

 

'Close-up'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

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Orchis simia

 

John Wallington

Class 5:

 

'Orchidaceous Landscape'

(prints up to A4)

 

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Anacamptis (Orchis) morio

 

Simon Andrew

Class 6:

 

'Group of Plants'

(prints up to A4)

 

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Orchis militaris

 

Simon Andrew

 

Class 7:

 

'Whole Plant'

(prints up to A4)

 

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Gymnadenia (Nigritella) lithopolitanica

 

Bill Temple

 

Class 8:

 

'Close-up'

(prints up to A4)

 

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Dactylorhiza fuchsii

 

Graham Giles

 

Class 9:

 

'Orchidaceous Landscape'

(35 mm slides)

 

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Dactylorhiza majalis

 

Peter Mottershead

 

Class 10:

 

'Group of Plants'

(35 mm slides)

 

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Cypripedium reginae

 

Patrick Marks

 

Class 11:

 

'Whole Plant'

(35 mm slides)

 

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Dactylorhiza romana

 

Ian Robertson

 

Class 12:

 

'Close-up'

(35 mm slides)

 

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Satyrium nepalense

 

Richard Manuel