UBG Photo Competition

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This year we will once again be hosting a photo contest from June 5 until the beginning of September.

Entry categories:

1 – Butterflies and moths
2 – Insects, Spiders, and Bugs,
3 – Birds and Other Wildlife
4 – Plants and Flowers

Youth under 18
Adult 18+


First Prize in each category $50 cash

Second Prize in each category $25

Honorable Mentions at the discretion of the judges.

Award Ceremony and Show:

Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 2 p.m. at the Air Force Club on King Street East in Dundas






Sandy Bell, Photographer

Annette Gerard: Graphic Artist/Photographer

Ken Newcombe, Wildlife Photographer

Judging criteria will include:
Originality, composition, artistic merit, technical skill and correct identification of species.
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– Photos must be taken from the paths of the Urquhart Butterfly Garden, which includes the path along the canal, between Monday June 5, 2017 & Tuesday, September 5, 2016.
– Photos are to be submitted without any digital editing beyond cropping, adjustments to exposure, sharpness, and minor colour correction.
– Entries must be received by email as digital files at urquhartbutterfly@gmail.com no later than midnight on September 5, 2017
– Enter up to 3 photographs per category (maximum total of 8)
– The Urquhart Butterfly garden reserves the right to use the photographs, with credit, on its web site, to promote the Urquhart Butterfly Garden, and finalists may be published in the local newspapers.
– Images remain the copyright of the photographer.
– Photos should be: high resolution jpg format, maximum size of 5 MB each.

To enter:

Please send a separate email for each category.

In the body of your email include the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. Age (if under 18)
  5. Category
  6. Date and time of day each photo was taken
  7. Identify the species in each photo (It’s easy with the internet!)

Good Luck!


2 thoughts on “UBG Photo Competition

  1. Just a beautiful site. Have just discovered your existence. Do you have a following? a membership?
    Do you have a Butterfly Release during the year? Is there an email connections list? May I join whatever you have in place?

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