For 2022, we have added “Photo Class 9: Vegetable Vavoom: the vegetables we know, grow and love”.

The idea is to depict vegetables at any point from cultivation throughout their life cycle using creative photography.

Looking forward to seeing your imaginative interpretations!

Rules and Guidelines

1. You must be a member of OMHS, child/grandchild of an OMHS member, or member of a School Garden Club.

2. Photos must be taken by you after Oct 25, 2021 and before Oct 25, 2022.

3. Adults may enter up to 4 different photos in any class, not to exceed 20 in total.

4.Youth may enter up to 2 photos in each class, not to exceed 16 in total.

5. Entries can be submitted electronically. Specific ‘how to enter’ information is available in Members Resources under 2022 Photo Contest Details.

6. Photo naming format: C# – PhotographerLastName-Firstname-phototitle.jpg, for example, C9-bloggs-jane-fried green tomatoes.jpg

7. Entries must be received no later than October 29, 2022.

8. Winning photos will be featured on our Website, Facebook and Instagram accounts, in the OMHS Newsletter, the 2023 OMHS Yearbook and at the OMHS General Meeting following announcement of contest results. Selections from any photos entered will be featured on OMHS Bookmarks and in our Scrapbooking project.

9. Prizes will be awarded at the judge’s discretion. Neither of our two judges are members of OMHS.

Classes in the Photo Competition

C1 – Garden architecture – garden art, structures, outbuildings, water features, rocks, or hardscape that enhance or are enhanced by plants.

C2 – Close-up of any portion of a plant (flower, seedpod, leaf etc.).

C3 – Marigolds on their own, either as a single bloom or grouping.

C4 – Native plants of Canada in a natural or garden setting.

C5 -Fungi of any kind in Canada.

C6 – Seasonal Canadian photos – nature in all its glory (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter).

C7 – Plants with animals – a photo of animals including birds, fish, insects, mammals, or reptiles in a natural or garden setting. Plant life must be included.

C8 – Beautiful Canadian gardens – can be public or private gardens and may include those on our Garden Tour with the owner’s permission. Please use garden name/location as name of photo: example, C8-bloggs-jane-Redford Gardens 1.jpg

C9 – Vegetable Vavoom – photos of vegetables we know, grow and love.

  • Photo Contest Image 1
    2020 Grand Prize Photo Contest Winner - Barbara Schejbal