Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show
Perth, Western Australia
5th & 6th August 2017
Under the Auspices of
Western Australian Regional Orchid Organisation
Hosted by the Wanneroo/Joondalup Orchid Society
Theme "Scarborough Fair"
The Conference Committee of the W.A.
Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show, being held at The Rendezvous
Hotel, 5th - 6th August 2017 is pleased to invite entries into an open
orchid photographic competition.
Please Note Rule Changes:
There is no limit to entries and the close off date is extended to 14th
The competition is to provide an opportunity
for the Community and Orchid enthusiasts interested in the arts, to
create awareness and beauty of both native (species) and hybrid orchids.
And is open to all interested photographers amateur or professional,
aged 12 yrs and over.
The competition is to promote creativity
and artistic excellence, and to provide amateur and professional photographers
with the opportunity to display their work.
Selected works will be displayed at
the W.A. Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show being held at the
Rendezvous Hotel, West Coast Hwy, Scarborough 5th - 6th August 2017.
Entries are judged individually in one of the following categories:
*Black & White
Entry Rules & Conditions:
The W.A. Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show is open to anyone
over 12 yrs of age.
Entries per artist, per category will be unlimited.
The same photograph cannot be submitted into more than one category.
Photographs will be judged on:
*originality in conception
Entries must be:
*the original work of the artist
*photographic in nature and all components must be made in a camera
*entered into a specific category, either
"Black & White" or "Colour"
*submitted mounted on foam board of A4 or 8 x 12 inches in size
*either with or without a mat. This is optional - see example below.
*labelled on the back of the foam board with the title of the work.
*address, (if required to be returned provide a self addressed, stamped
suitably sized envelope)
*daytime telephone number &
All entries must be posted to :
The W.A. Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show, 3 Ash Court Armadale
All photographs must be delivered no later than 14th
These must be delivered to the above address.
Photographs must be entered in either "Colour" or "Black
& White" and the same photograph can not be entered in both
The Judging Panel consists of representatives from the Western Australian
Photographic Judges Association.
Only the finalists, as identified by the judges and exceptionally photographed
orchids displaying their natural beauty, as selected by the Organising
Committee, will be displayed.
Public use of Photographs
It is not expected that any entry in The W.A. Orchid Spectacular Conference
& Show Photographic Competition 2017 and the artistic work embodied
in the entries will be used for any future promotion of W.A. Orchid
Spectacular and in any of its publications, however the Conference Organisers
reserve the right to use any submitted entry and be provided with a
digital image of the entry on request. The entry title and artist's
name be acknowledged in all publications of the image and the artist
Opening of Display
7pm Friday 4th August 2017.
Photographic work will be displayed
Rendezvous Hotel Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th August 2017 inclusive.
All care is taken in exhibiting the works but the organisers of the
W.A. Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show takes no responsibility
for the damages that may inadvertently occur. Insurance is the responsibility
of the entrant.
SEE THE ENTRY FORM HERE WORD
FILE ----- PDF
Framing of photographs