Ontario Hosta Society

Awards & Contests

2019 OHS Photography Competition

Get your cameras ready!
There will be prizes for winners of each class! Winners will be announced at our September 15th meeting.

Class Titles

Rules & Guidelines

  1. Submissions are due by September 1st, 2019
  2. Open to Members of the Ontario Hosta Society. You may enter up to two photos per class.
  3. Photo has been taken in the past two years leading up to September 2019 & has not been submitted to our contest in the past.
  4. Printed size: 5 by 7 inches, at least 300dpi, ideally printed to the edge with no border showing.
  5. Photos are to be in colour, except Class 6, which can be colour or Black & White.
  6. The hard copy will be judged.
  7. The images may be shown on our Website, Facebook, Newsletter, projected at a meeting or used for other methods of promoting our Society. Credit will be given to the photographer. Each photographer will retain ownership of his/her work.
  8. Send a hard copy of photos to be judged to:

    OHS Photography Competition
    100 Organ Crescent
    Hamilton, Ontario L8T 1Y9

  9. Send a digital copy of your images to
  10. Securely attach the following information to the back of each photo and include the same in your email containing the digital image:

    Your name
    Telephone number
    Email address
    Class number for the photo
    Name of the Hosta[s] in the photo.

    In the case of a tie, where one photo is missing the name of the hosta, the winner will be the photo that includes the name.