Our district is currently soliciting award applications for your garden photography. Your beautiful photographs (along with an application) must be submitted by November 1 to our District II Awards Chair, Marjorie Glennan, 322 Red Magnolia Court, Millersville, MD 21108. A copy of the award application is attached to this email.
Have any photographs that you think are award winning quality??? There are many categories for the awards --native plants, annual plants, trees, shrubs, birds and insects, and flower arrangements. You should submit yours for a chance to win!
Below is the information on the photography awards from the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland website. If you need additional information, check out www.fgcofmd.org, under the Awards tab.
(Application required; individuals may submit only one photograph per award)
ANNETTE RICHTER PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD (2006) – A $50 cash award may be presented to the winner for beauty of a native plant (vine, shrub or flower) as expressed through photography. Close-up photograph preferred. Applicant must be the photographer and designer. 16
DISTRICT DIRECTORS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD (2009) – A $50 cash award may be presented to the winner for beauty of flower, fruit or leaf formation of an annual plant, tree or shrub, bird or insect expressed through photography. A close-up shot is preferred. Applicant must be the photographer. Sponsored by FGCMD District Directors.
HARRY C. REYNOLDS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD (1986) – May be awarded for beauty of overall silhouette of trees or shrubs as expressed through photography. Applicant must be the photographer. Sponsored by Gardening Consultants Council.
MARY F. FITZPATRICK PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD (1976) – May be awarded for artistic excellence in flower arrangement as expressed through photography. Applicant must be the designer and photographer. Sponsored by Judges Council.