2014 Kansas Garden Show

KANSAS GARDEN SHOW ASSOCIATION & THE TOPEKA CAMERA CLUB

Dear Pho­tog­ra­pher:                                                                                   

This year, along with all the other excit­ing activ­i­ties, the Kansas Gar­den Show will again spon­sor a Pho­tog­ra­phy Con­test coor­di­nated by the Topeka Cam­era Club.  The Show will be held at the Kansas Expo Cen­tre in Topeka on Feb­ru­ary 14, 15 & 16, 2014.  Pho­tographs will be exhib­ited at the photographer’s own risk.

 

The fol­low­ing cri­te­ria will apply to your entries:

1.  Hor­ti­cul­ture must be the focal point of all pic­tures with the excep­tion of Kansas Wild Flow­ers and Trees of The Wild cat­e­gories.  The def­i­n­i­tion of hor­ti­cul­ture is the cul­ti­va­tion of a gar­den or orchard or the art or sci­ence of grow­ing flow­ers, fruit, and vegetables.

 

2.  Pho­tos should be no smaller than 5 x7 and no larger than 8 x 12, mounted on board stock or mat­ted.  Pic­tures may not be framed or under glass.  

 

3.  Cat­e­gories include

A.  Kansas Wild Flow­ers         B.  The Rose       C.  Spring Blooms

D.  Sum­mer Blooms     E. Trees of The Garden/Yard 

F. Trees of The Wild       G.  Gar­den­scapes      H. Animals/Insects In The Garden

(Rib­bons will be awarded to the first three places in each cat­e­gory.  Hon­or­able Men­tion rib­bons may be awarded at the Judge’s discretion.)

 

4.  Limit of 3 pho­tographs per cat­e­gory per pho­tog­ra­pher with no more than 12 total entries.

 

5.  Entries may be turned in begin­ning Feb­ru­ary 6 through the Entry dead­line of 5:00 p.m., Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 7, 2014 (a week before the gar­den show).  Entries will be accepted at the Shawnee County Exten­sion Office located on the Kansas Expo Cen­tre grounds at the south­west cor­ner of Maner Con­fer­ence Cen­ter (enter at 18th and West­ern).  

Please sub­mit the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion only on the back of your photo entry:

            A.  Indi­cate the top of your pho­to­graph so it will be ori­ented prop­erly for display.

            B.  Cat­e­gory to be entered.

            C.  Name, address, zip code, phone num­ber and e-mail address of photographer.

            D.  Any photo infor­ma­tion, if known, such as type of cam­era and expo­sure settings.

 

Pho­tographs may be picked up at the close of the Gar­den Show, 5:00 p.m., Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 16, or at the Exten­sion Office the fol­low­ing week.  Any pho­tos not picked up after Feb­ru­ary 21 become the prop­erty of the Topeka Cam­era Club and may be discarded.

 

We encour­age you as an exhibitor to enter as many pho­to­graphic cat­e­gories as pos­si­ble.  Pho­tographs that have pre­vi­ously won should not be re-entered.   Your coop­er­a­tion in this respect is appre­ci­ated.  If you have friends or acquain­tances that might be inter­ested in exhibit­ing, please pass along this information.

 

For ques­tions, please call the Exten­sion Office at 232‑0062 Ext. 100.

 

Exhibitors in the Pho­tog­ra­phy Con­test will be granted one free admis­sion to the Kansas Gar­den Show in appre­ci­a­tion for their con­tri­bu­tion.  If accom­pa­nied by another per­son the sec­ond per­son must pay.

October Winners

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the fol­low­ing people:

Kalei­do­scope by Verla Her­shell 1st Place Dig­i­tal Creative

Inside Out by Don Thun Hon­or­able Men­tion Dig­i­tal Creative

Moun­tain Stream by Greg Hoglund Hon­or­able Men­tion Nature Print

Won­der­ful job everyone!!

May 2011 Meeting

The May 2011 meet­ing will be held at the Topeka Library on May 3rd at 6:30pm. Please see the signs in the lobby for the exact meet­ing room being used.

This month we will be decid­ing on the Themes and Pro­grams for the upcom­ing year. Please bring your list of ideas for themes and pro­grams to be discussed.

We will also look at the N4C win­ners from April. If you have any pho­tos you would like to have sub­mit­ted for the N4C con­test, please e-mail cor­rectly for­mat­ted pho­tos to Scott Udey by 4:00pm on Tues­day, May 3rd or bring them on a flash drive or CD. If you are not sure how to for­mat your pho­tos, Dave Navarro has a post on here called “The Monthly Photo Con­test Require­ments” that will be helpful.

Look­ing for­ward to see­ing every­one there!

Kansas Lawn and Garden Show

This year, along with all the other excit­ing activ­i­ties, the Kansas Gar­den Show will again spon­sor a Pho­tog­ra­phy Con­test coor­di­nated by the Topeka Cam­era Club. The Show will be held at the Kansas Expo Cen­tre in Topeka on Feb­ru­ary 18, 19 & 20, 2011. Pho­tographs will be exhib­ited at the photographer’s own risk.

The fol­low­ing cri­te­ria will apply to your entries:

  1. Hor­ti­cul­ture must be the focal point of all pic­tures with the excep­tion of Kansas Wild Flow­ers and Trees of The Wild cat­e­gories.  The def­i­n­i­tion of hor­ti­cul­ture is the cul­ti­va­tion of a gar­den or orchard or the art or sci­ence of grow­ing flow­ers, fruit, and vegetables.
  2. Pho­tos should be no smaller than 5 x7 and no larger than 8 x 12, mounted on board stock or mat­ted.  Pic­tures may not be framed or under glass.
  3. Cat­e­gories include:
    A. Kansas Wild Flow­ers
    B. The Rose
    C. Spring Blooms
    D. Sum­mer Blooms
    E. Trees of The Garden/Yard
    F. Trees of the Wild
    G. Gar­den­scapes
    H. Animals/Insects in The Gar­den
    (Rib­bons will be awarded to the first three places in each cat­e­gory.  Hon­or­able Men­tion rib­bons may be awarded at the Judge’s discretion.)
  4. Limit of 3 pho­tographs per cat­e­gory per pho­tog­ra­pher with no more than 12 total entries.
  5. Entries may be turned in begin­ning Feb­ru­ary 8 through the Entry dead­line of 5:00 p.m., Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 11, 2011 (a week before the gar­den show). Entries will be accepted at the Shawnee County Exten­sion Office located on the Kansas Expo Cen­tre grounds at the south­west cor­ner of Maner Con­fer­ence Cen­ter (enter at 18th and Western).

Please sub­mit the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion only on the back of your photo entry:

  1. Indi­cate the top of your pho­to­graph so it will be ori­ented prop­erly for display.
  2. Cat­e­gory to be entered.
  3. Name, address, zip code, phone num­ber and e-mail address of the photographer.
  4. Any photo infor­ma­tion, if known, such as type of cam­era and expo­sure settings.

Pho­tographs may be picked up at the close of the Gar­den Show, 5:00 p.m., Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 20, or at the Exten­sion Office the fol­low­ing week.  Any pho­tos not picked up after Feb­ru­ary 25 become the prop­erty of the Topeka Cam­era Club and may be discarded.

We encour­age you as an exhibitor to enter as many pho­to­graphic cat­e­gories as pos­si­ble.  Pho­tographs that have pre­vi­ously won should not be re-entered. Your coop­er­a­tion in this respect is appre­ci­ated.  If you have friends or acquain­tances that might be inter­ested in exhibit­ing, please pass along this information.

For ques­tions, please call the Exten­sion Office at 232‑0062 Ext. 100.

Exhibitors in the Pho­tog­ra­phy Con­test will be granted one free admis­sion to the Kansas Gar­den Show in appre­ci­a­tion for their con­tri­bu­tion.  If accom­pa­nied by another per­son the sec­ond per­son must pay.

Nikon D-Movie and Multimedia Seminar

Bill Frakes & Laura Heald will be giv­ing a free sem­i­nar at K.U. on Fri­day Evening (Decem­ber 3rd) at 7:00pm on the Nikon D-Movie features:

Nikon Pro­fes­sional Ser­vices presents a spe­cial sem­i­nar for pro­fes­sional pho­tog­ra­phers fea­tur­ing award-winning pho­tog­ra­pher and edu­ca­tor Bill Frakes along with pio­neer­ing visual sto­ry­teller Laura Heald.  Dur­ing this two hour sem­i­nar, they will dis­cuss using the lat­est in High Def­i­n­i­tion video equip­ment to take sto­ry­telling to new heights.  Frakes, a staff pho­tog­ra­pher at Sports Illus­trated, has gar­nered many awards includ­ing a staff prize for the Pulitzer Prize at the Miami Her­ald.  His com­mer­cial clients include Apple, Nikon, Coca-Cola, Nike and many more.  Heald is a ver­sa­tile, multi-faceted story-teller who co-founded Straw Hat Visu­als, a media com­pany based in Jack­sonville, Florida.

This free Nikon spon­sored sem­i­nar is open to the first 250 signees who reg­is­ter online.  This three hour sem­i­nar is sched­uled for Fri­day, Decem­ber 3, 2010 at the Big 12 Room Kansas Union on the cam­pus of the Uni­ver­sity of Kansas.

You can get more infor­ma­tion and sign up for FREE here: http://kumultimedia120310.eventbrite.com/