Photographic Competition 2006

The HOS Photographic Competition 2006 was held on 12th 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.  - Those wishing to enter the 2007 Photographic Competition should see Rules and Classes and Entry form. The prints could be either photographic or computer processed digital pictures.

Those wishing to enter the 2007 Photographic Competition should refer to the two links in the paragraph above in order to enter.

Below are the First Prize winning pictures from the 2006 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")

 

 

Epipogium aphyllum

 

Sean Cole

 

Class 2:

 

'Group of Plants'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

 

Epipogium aphyllum

 

Sean Cole

 

Class 3:

 

'Whole Plant'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

 

Orchis provincialis

 

Ron Harrison

 

Class 4:

 

'Close-up'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

 

Orchis simia

 

Ron Harrison

Class 5:

 

'Orchidaceous Landscape'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Anacamptis pyramidalis

 

Tony Heys

Class 6:

 

'Group of Plants'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Orchis mascula

 

Mike Gasson

 

Class 7:

 

'Whole Plant'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Orchis punctulata

 

Mike Gasson

 

Class 8:

 

'Close-up'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Bletilla striata var. alba

 

Malcolm Brownsword

 

Class 9:

 

'Orchidaceous Landscape'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Dactylorhiza sambucina

 

Don Tait

 

Class 10:

 

'Group of Plants'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Dactylorhiza hybrids

 

Simon Andrew

 

Class 11:

 

'Whole Plant'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Spiranthes spiralis

 

Rosemary Webb

 

Class 12:

 

'Close-up'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Ophrys episcopalis

 

Rosemary Webb