1st Place  : Entry 23 – Robin Parsons Caladenia sigmoidea

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2nd Place: Entry 15 – Robin Parsons Caladenia flava X nana
















3rd Place: Entry 9 – Chris Peacock Caladenia discoidea











Congratulations to winners, voted on by Members from a stunning range of entries.



Topic: Your best shot of WA Native Orchid in the field in 2022 or 2023.

  1. Submissions
    • Any Member that is current on the Submission Due Date is eligible to enter and/or vote.
    • Only electronic submissions permitted:
      1. ‘jpeg’ file format
      2. File size: MIN: 150 Kbytes MAX: 5 Mbytes
    • Two photos may be submitted per eligible Member.
    • Author’s name, subject’s species name, approx. location taken, and date taken must be provided with each submission.
    • All entrants give consent to have their entry published in the WANOSCG Bulletin, Website and/or Facebook Page.
    • Submission may have been taken during calendar years 2022 or 2023.
    • Submissions must be emailed to wanoscg@gmail.com, or handed to a Committee Member.
    • Submission Due Date: Entries must be received by 16 Oct 2023 (Mon before Oct GM due date)
  2. Voting
    • All valid entries will be placed in the Oct/Nov 2023 Bulletin for voting on.
    • Eligible Members are permitted a single vote, stating the selected photograph’s reference number by email to wanoscg@gmail.com
    • All votes due on 13 Nov 2023 (Mon before Nov GM due date).
  3. Winner
    • The Winner will be determined by the WANOSCG Committee (who may appoint Adjudicators) based on the valid votes.
    • Winner declared and prize presented at the Nov General Meeting due date, 15 Nov 2023.
  4. Displays
    • All valid entries are to be displayed at the Oct GM and Oct/Nov Bulletin.
    • Winning photo and runners-up are to be displayed at the Nov GM and posted in the Bulletin, Website and/or Facebook page.
  5. Orchid Conservation and Protection Rule
    • Due to the potential to damage habitat and plants, populations of orchids listed as Threatened should not be visited for the sole reason of taking photos for this Photo Competition. If you otherwise happen upon populations during your travels, as part of an ADORP team monitoring these plants or have another official reason to visit populations you may submit photos of these species.