2015 Photo Contest & Exhibit

Calling all Shutterbugs!

The time is upon us to start collecting our best photos for the 2015 Annapolis Royal Photo Contest & Exhibit.

Camera Guys

  • Got some great shots of people enjoying Natal Day?
  • Got some great photos in the Historic Gardens? Well, c’mon down and get some more!
  • Got some other cool shots from around Annapolis Royal? I bet there are more special scenes awaiting you and your camera!

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So… grab that camera and get out there. Shoot, shoot, shoot and then select your best and submit them for our annual Photo Contest. There are various competitive categories, and we accept non-competitive entries as well for exhibit.

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday August 12, 2015. Photos will be exhibited at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens and the O’Dell House Museum August 15–31.

Call 532-7018 or email admin@historicgardens.com for entry information,

Download Rules/Guidelines and Entry Form HERE.

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Calling all Shutterbugs!

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The time is upon us to start collecting our best photos for the 2013 Annapolis Royal Photo Contest & Exhibit.

  • Got some great shots of people enjoying Natal Day? If not, make sure you take your camera everywhere with you this year!
  • Got some great photos in the Historic Gardens? Well, c’mon down and get some more!
  • Got some other cool shots from around Annapolis Royal? I bet there are more special scenes awaiting you and your camera!

So… grab that camera and get out there. Shoot, shoot, shoot and then select your best and submit them for our annual Photo Contest. There are various competitive categories, and we accept non-competitive entries as well for exhibit.

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday August 7, 2013.

Download Rules/Guidelines and Entry Form HERE.

 

Annapolis Royal Photo Contest & Exhibit – until Sept 3

For several years, the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens has hosted an annual Photo Contest & Exhibit, encouraging visitors to share their best photos of the Gardens. This year, staff at the Gardens joined forces with the Annapolis Heritage Society and created an expanded contest, broadening the scope to include photos of heritage and the community as well. The results were very positive, with more than 100 photographs of the Gardens and the Town being entered. These photos are on display in the Historic Gardens Interpretive Centre (garden shots) and at the O’Dell House Museum (heritage & community shots). In addition to the contest entries, there are a number of exhibit-only entries, including many by staff members of the two organizations.

Photographs were judged by a visiting professional who generously gave of his time and expertise while he was in the area! Winners of the 14 categories were Beverley Hudson (4), Terry Murphy (4), Grant Lohnes (2), Jane DeWolfe (1), Matt Dill (1), Keith Doucet (1) and Cameron Wagner (1). The Grand Prize Winners in each division were Beverley Hudson (Historic Gardens division) and Terry Murphy (Annapolis Heritage Society divison).

Full Winners List.

People’s Choice voting is currently open for each division and will be awarded at the end of the Exhibit period.

Also of interest, at the O’Dell House Museum, is a display dedicated to “Project 365”, an effort by three local photographers in 2011 to take and share a community photo every single day of the year!

The Annapolis Royal Photo Exhibit is open at the Historic Gardens and the O’Dell House Museum until September 3. Have a look at your community through the eyes of more than a dozen photographers, and be sure to place your votes for People’s Choice awards in each division!

Calling all Shutterbugs!

Calling All Shutterbugs!

Folks at the Historic Gardens are inviting any and all photographers to submit their favourite photos of the Historic Gardens to the 6th Annual Photography Contest and Exhibit to provide the public with a chance to showcase their love for the Gardens.

The exhibit is open to anyone who wishes to show off their artwork and skills, while the contest is open only to amateur photographers. There are various categories, including specimens, views, people, etc and there is a special Junior Shutterbug category as well. Staff at the Gardens are very excited to be receiving entries already – all photographs must be dropped off at the Gardens Office by Tuesday, August 9th 2011. Judging will take place Friday, August 12th, and the exhibit will be on display from August 12-21.

Whether you are inspired by the roses, lilies, or the Acadian House, grab a camera and start taking pictures so others can see the Gardens’ beauty through your eyes. ! As Nova Scotians celebrate the 30th Birthday of the Historic Gardens, opened in August 1981, there are expectations that this year’s photo exhibit will be extra special!

Download Rules & Entry Form HERE!