Shutterbug Photo Contest
The Garden is thrilled to announce the 2017 Shutterbug Photo Contest!
Adult categories include:
- Art & Architecture
- Events & Celebrations
- Orchids & Tropical Plants
All youth entries (16 and under) compete in one category.
2017 Shutterbug Winners
|Best in Show
People, Jann Balsano, Westfield, NY
Architecture/Artwork at the Garden
1st Place, Suzanne Park, Charlotte, NC
2nd Place, Laura Belle Isle, Gastonia, NC
3rd Place, Marvin Roye Jones, Gastonia, NC
1st Place, Mabel Kenley, Gastonia, NC
2nd Place, Kate Kosmicki, Charlotte, NC
3rd Place, Kate Kosmicki, Charlotte, NC
Things Remembered Custom Framing & Yarn in Gastonia, NC
A special thank you to the 2017 judges:
Craig Neil McCausland of McCausland Design
Dave Kelly of DEK Photography
Peter Zay of Zayphoto
First, second and third place winners will receive prizes. In the event that a participant receives multiple awards, he/she will be credited with all award winning photographs and given one award at the highest level received.
Check back soon for info on the 2018 Shutterbug Photography Contest!
2017 Submission Guidelines: Submit your 8″x10″ photographic print(s) along with this 2017 Shutterbug Contest Entry Form. Complete the form, attach it to the back of your photograph(s) and mail it to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Attn: Shutterbug, 6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012 by December 31, 2017. Please review the Shutterbug Rules 2017 prior to submitting your photograph(s).