HOS Photography Show 2014

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The 2014 Hardy Orchid Society Photography Show was held during the Autumn Meeting in Kidlington on Sunday, 17th November. Thanks to Peter Gasson for judging the entries and to Steve Pickersgill & Neil Evans, the HOS members who organised the show. Details of the winners and their photographs follow:

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The Maren Talbot Photographic Trophy
Alan Parfitt  for this image of Dactylorhiza maculata with Old Man of Hoy, Orkney entered in Class 9



Results of the Hardy Orchid Society Photography Show 2013

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Class 1: A wide area view (landscape or habitat) showing orchids in their natural environment,
print size up to 7x5 inches. (14 entries)

First
Serapias lingua
by Neville Henderson
Second
Dactylorhiza fuchsii
by Steve Clements
Third
Gymnadenia conopsea
by Eric Gendle


Class 2: A group of at least 3 orchid plants. These can be all the same species/hybrid or a mixed group, print size up to 7x5 inches. (17 entries)

First
Serapias cordigera
by Alan Pearson

Second
Serapias lingua
by Colin Rainbow
Third
Orchis anthropophora
by Eric Gendle


Class 3: A single orchid plant, usually the single stem arising from one tuber, print size up to 7x5 inches. (18 entries)

First
Neottia nidus-avis
by Karen Gregory

Second
Dactylorhiza viridis
by Gillian Elsom 

Third
Orchis italica
by Patrick Marks


Class 4: A close-up of an orchid, print size up to 7x5 inches. (23 entries)

First
Hammarbya paludosa
by Nigel Johnson

Second
Spiranthes spiralis
by Tony Hughes

Third
Ophrys apifera
by Alan Pearson 


Class 5: A wide area view (landscape or habitat) showing orchids in their natural environment,
print size up to A4. (17 entries)

First
Dactylorhiza praetermissa
by Steve Clements 

Second
Dactylorhiza incarnata
by Tom Turner
Third
Anacamptis morio
by Alan Blackman


Class 6: A group of at least 3 orchid plants. These can be all the same species/hybrid or a mixed group, print size up to A4. (22 entries)

First
Anacamptis morio
by David Wain 

Second
Orchis purpurea, O. militaris & hybrids
by Karen Gregory

Third
Anacamptis morio
by Tom Turner


Class 7: A single orchid plant, usually the single stem arising from one tuber, print size up to A4.
(20 entries)

First
Dactylorhiza romana
by Tony Hughes

Second
Himantoglossum robertianum
by Steve Clements

Third
Epipactis purpurata
by David Pearce


Class 8: A close-up of an orchid, print size up to A4. (26 entries)

First
Thelymitra nuda
David Pearce
Best Print

Second
Orchis purpurea
by Eleanor Coate

Third
Platanthera chlorantha
by David Wain


Class 9: A wide area view (landscape or habitat) showing orchids in their natural environment,
max size 1400 pixels wide and 1050 pixels high in jpeg form.
(17 entries)

First
Dactylorhiza maculata
by Alan Parfitt 
Maren Talbot Trophy

Second
Dactylorhiza maculata
by Graham Giles

Third
Orchis militaris
by Tarmo Pilkner


Class 10: A group of at least 3 orchid plants. These can be all the same species/hybrid or a mixed group, max size 1400 pixels wide and 1050 pixels high in jpeg form. (15 entries)

First
Anacamptis morio
by David Pearce

Second
Dactylorhiza fuchsii
by Colin Rainbow

Third
Dactylorhiza purpurella
by David Hughes


Class 11: A single orchid plant, usually the single stem arising from one tuber,
max size 1400 pixels wide and 1050 pixels high in jpeg form. (17 entries)

First
Serapias nurrica
by David Pearce
Second
Neotinea ustulata
by Neil Evans
Third
Dactylorhiza incarnata
by Patrick Marks

Class 12: A close-up of an orchid, max size 1400 pixels wide and 1050 pixels high in jpeg form. (23 entries)

First
Pterostylis curta   
by David Pearce 

Second
Ophrys apifera
by Hilary Pickersgill

Third
Spiranthes spiralis  
by Richard Laurence


Class 13: Novice class, any hardy orchid print, size up to A4. (9 entries)

First
Opifera apifera
by Eleanor Coate
Second
Dactylorhiza maculata
by Chris Hansen

Third
Dactylorhiza cordigera ssp. bosniaca
by Samantha Hurley


Class 14: A hardy orchid subject that has been manipulated using any advanced software technique to create an artistic image. Print size up to A4. (8 entries)

First
Ophrys apifera (Twirling Bee)
by Hilary Pickersgill
Second
Dactylorhiza fuchsii var. rhodochila
by Alan Blackman

Third
Ophrys apifera (stained glass)
by David Pearce

 


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