Photographic Competition 2008

Below are the First Prize winning pictures from the 2008 Photographic Competition - 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")

 

 

Dactylorhiza fuchsii

 

Patrick Marks

 

Class 2:

 

'Group of Plants'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

 

Neottia nidus-avis    Anacamptis papilionacea x longicornu

 

Malcolm Brownsword & John Spencer

 

Class 3:

 

'Whole Plant'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

 

Himantoglossum hircinum

 

Ron Harrison

 

Class 4:

 

'Close-up'

(prints up to 7" x 5")

 

 

Ophrys tenthredinifera    O. apifera var. trollii

 

Alan Blackman & Graham Giles

Class 5:

 

'Orchidaceous Landscape'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Orchis italica

 

Ron Harrison

Class 6:

 

'Group of Plants'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Orchis italica

 

John Spencer

 

Class 7:

 

'Whole Plant'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Calypso bulbosa  Orchis fragrans

 

Sean Cole & Ron Harrison

 

Class 8:

 

'Close-up'

(prints up to A4)

 

 

Himantoglossum hircinum

 

Ken Kitchen

 

Class 9:

 

'Orchidaceous Landscape'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Gymnadenia conopsea

 

Rosemary Webb

 

Class 10:

 

'Group of Plants'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Neottinea ustulata

 

Nigel Johnson

 

Class 11:

 

'Whole Plant'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Orchis punctulata

 

Rosemary Webb

 

Class 12:

 

'Close-up'

(35 mm slides)

 

 

Ophrys drumana

 

Mike Gasson