Jasper Crane Rose Garden Photo Contest Winners

JASPER CRANE ROSE GARDEN PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

Age Groups:

  • Up to and including 8th Grade
  • 9th to 12th Grade
  • Open to All

Categories:

  • One Exhibition Bloom
  • One Spray
  • Rose Garden

Category Definitions:

  • One Exhibition Bloom: A specimen that has one bloom per stem, no side buds, stamens must show. Generally one-half to two-thirds open, gracefully shaped with sufficient petals symmetrically arranged in a circular outline.
  • One Spray: A spray has two or more blooms per stem with or without unopened side buds.
  • Rose Garden: Use of roses within the structure of the garden. Roses should dominate in the photograph and some layout of the garden should be visible.

Overview:

  • Contest ran from June 1st to August 15th
  • Each contestant was able to submit up to two photos in each category
  • All photos were to be taken in the Jasper Crane Rose Garden
  • Submitted photographs were judged by a Master Rosarian and fellow experts in the field
  • Winners were selected in each category and the top three photos in each category have been awarded
  • Winners were celebrated at the fall Friends of Wilmington Parks Annual Members’s Meeting and 30th Anniversary Party and were awarded beautiful custom ribbons

BEST IN SHOW

1st Place

Yunfei Li

2nd Place

Oya Alatur

3rd Place

Eason Li

CATEGORY: ROSE GARDEN

1st Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Adeline Wu

1st Place

9th to 12th Grade

Eason Li

1st Place

Open

Yunfei Li

2nd Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Madisyn Griffith

2nd Place

9th to 12th Grade

Eason Li

2nd Place

Open

Nathalie Antonov

3rd Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Adeline Wu

3rd Place

Open

Yunfei Li

CATEGORY: ONE EXHIBITION BLOOM

1st Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Molly Felice

1st Place

9th to 12th Grade

Eason Li

1st Place

Open

Oya Alatur

2nd Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Brianna Knight

2nd Place

9th to 12th Grade

Eason Li

2nd Place

Open

Nathalie Antonov

3rd Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Tommy Knight

3rd Place

Open

Kevin Manning

CATEGORY: ONE SPRAY

1st Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Madisyn Griffith

1st Place

9th to 12th Grade

Eason Li

1st Place

Open

Valerie Whipp

2nd Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Molly Felice

2nd Place

Open

Nathalie Antonov

3rd Place

Up to and Including 8th Grade

Tommy Knight

3rd Place

Open

Valerie Whipp

All rights to the submitted photos are retained by the owners of the photos. However, by entering the contest, the owner agrees to allow Friends of Wilmington Parks to display the photo and publish the photo in any publications. No photographs will be sold.

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