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HomeGarden Show Photography Contest 2018

Photography Contest

This is the second year of our popular Photography Contest, open to all.  New this year is the ability to submit up to FOUR photographs, in one of 5 Categories.  Judging will be by two local professional Photographers.


1.  Limit of 4 Photographs per Entrant

2.  All Photographs must be taken in Monterey County

3.  All Photographs must be in one of 5 Categories:
a.  Flowers
b.  Plants
c.  Edibles
d.  Local Landscapes
e.  Wildlife

4.  All Photographs must be printed in 8"x10" size either landscape or portrait

5.  An Entry Fee of $5/photo will be charged at time of submission

What we supply

We will supply an 11"x14" beveled mat with a 7.5"x 9.5" opening, a backing sheet, and a plastic protector sleeve. These will be yours to keep after the show. 


Judges will award First, Second, and Third Place awards in each category.  There will also be an opportunity for all to vote on a People's Choice Award.

Submissions and Pick-up

All Photos must be submitted in person.  They can be brought to Hidden Valley Music Seminars to the Conference Room (signs will be posted).  on Thursday, May 3,  between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.   See Hidden Valley Site Map for location.

Photo Pick-up will be Sunday, May 6 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Dance Studio.

Sale of Photos

If you are interested in selling any of your photos, at the time of submission, set a price and agree to an 80/20 split in the price with the Garden Club:  80% to the artist, 20% to the Carmel Valley Garden Club.  This applies to multiple sales of the same image.

For More Information

Call 831-659-0650

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    Event Schedule

Sept. 13  - Deer Life Cycle and Habits

Oct. 11Mountain Lions - Life Cycle and Habits

Nov. 3 - Field Trip to Kitayama Brothers

Nov. 8 - Ground Squirrel Life Cycle and Control

Dec. 13 - Holiday Party -

Jan. 10 - Year-round Vegetable Growing in Carmel Valley

Feb. 9 - Rosie's Garden Clean-up

Feb. 12 - Tour of Santa Lucia Preserve

Feb. 14 - Valentine Potluck Party

March 14 -
 Unusual Bees

April 11 - Garden Show Prep

May 4 & 5- 50th Annual Garden Show at Hidden Valley

June Picnic -  Date and Place to be announced

July, August - Vacation Break

Thank you 2018



         Carmel Valley Garden Club                                                                                P.O. Box 72 Carmel Valley, CA  93924                                                                                831-626-4878