The 2014 Garden Photo Contest

The 2014 Garden Photo Contest

2014 Garden Photo Contest

LeeValley logoSponsored by Lee Valley Tools

Don’t miss out on the chance to win the $1,000 CASH prize we’ll give the Grand Prize photo selection in this year’s contest! Plus, all the winners’ photos from every category along with the Grand Prize winner will appear in an upcoming issue of Horticulture magazine. Special thanks goes to Lee Valley Tools for sponsoring this year’s contest!


Important: Be sure to read the photo contest rules!

The contest is open to photographers of all skill levels anywhere in the world. All works must be original. Employees of F+W Media, Inc., and their immediate families, are not eligible.

All entries must be digital files and must be submitted online. You may enter up to 20 images total. Image files cannot exceed 5MB.

Entry is free, but you will see a “cart” during the entry process. YOU WILL NOT BE ASKED FOR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND.

Entries must be submitted online no later than August 15, 2014.

Nature’s Bounty; Gardens of the South; City Gardens; Small-Space Gardens; The Garden Landscape; Wildlife in the Garden; Beauty in the Details.

All entries will be prejudged and finalists will be chosen by professional photographer, Rob Cardillo. Rob has been photographing gardens, plants, and the people that tend them for nearly 20 years. Rob photographs all of the Horticulture covers; his work can also be found in other magazines, websites, and catalogs. You can see more of his work at his award-winning website

All properly prepared entries will be viewed and judged. The decision of the jurors is final.

All winners will be notified by November 1, 2014. The results will not otherwise be made public until they are published in Horticulture. Non-winning entrants will not be individually notified of the results.

Occasionally we make portions of our customer list available to other companies so they may contact you about products and services that may interest you. If you prefer we withhold your name, send a note with your name, address and the competition name to: List Manager, F+W Media, Inc., 10151 Carver Road, Suite 200, Blue Ash, OH 45242

Terms & Conditions:

I hereby warrant that I have read the attached entry rules and understand them in full.

I attest that, to the best of my knowledge, this entry (“the Work”) is the original work of the parties listed in the entry submission and that I have full power and authority to enter my submission under the terms outlined herein. I verify that Work provided as my entry is free of matter that is libelous, an invasion of privacy, or is in any other way unlawful. I further warrant that the Work does not infringe upon any statutory copyright, common-law literary right, or proprietary right of any third party, and that, where applicable, I have secured any necessary permission for use of third party material incorporated in the Work for F+W Media, Inc., (the “Sponsoring Organization”) as outlined herein.

I hereby grant the Sponsoring Organization the perpetual, non-exclusive, world-wide right to publish, republish and repurpose my artwork in both print and digital formats, including, but not limited to magazines, promotion materials, websites, databases and as part of downloadable digital products. I understand the Sponsoring Organization may re-categorize photos at their discretion without need of permission.

The sponsoring organization warrants that it shall include in all uses of the Work an attribution, in house style, based upon the contributor information provided.


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