April 8: Photo Contest and Mike Leonard, Professional Photographer.

Our April Meeting will be next Sunday, April 8, 2018 and will feature our annual photo contest, and a professional photographer to help us improve our photos. We will be meeting back in our old faithful meeting spot-The Hort building at SMCC on Slocum Dr. (Greenhouse building-Please park across the street.)

Mike Leonard, professional photographer will be joining us, to help us improve our photos.

He will review our photos in our contest, and help us see small ways to improve them.

He will also be happy to review any photos you bring to see how they can be improved, and answer your questions.

We expect him to join us at 1 PM.

April Photo Contest

This contest is open to all SMDHS members.

Members will bring photos for the contest to the meeting on April 8.

All entries must be received by 12:00 pm.

Entries must meet the following requirements:

Photos must be a maximum of 5” x 7” in size.

Photos must not be matted or framed.

The category, name of the photographer and the name of the cultivar should be written on the

back of the photo.

Photos should not contain any names, copyright marks or other information that would

indicate the photographer.

Members may enter up to 5 photographs in each category.

Categories are as follows:

  1. Single daylily flower.
  2. Single hosta flower or leaf.
  3. Multiple daylily flowers.
  4. Multiple hosta flowers or leaves.
  5. Landscapes
  6. People, sculpture or critters with daylilies or hostas.

Votes will be tabulated and winners will be announced.

Winners from each category will also be judged “Best in Show” by the membership in a

separate round of voting.

Prizes will be:

Category winners: $10 in auction credit for the 2018 Lobstah Classic.

Grand prize “Best in Show”: $25 in auction credit for the  2018 Lobstah Classic

Bring your lunch.