2020 Photo Competition

Welcome to the 2020 BSO Photo Competition. This year, we received 62 photos, from 13 photographers, across the 3 categories.

Our judges announced the overall category winners on May 13th 2020 at the AGM. At the same time we announced the People’s Choice Award chosen by BSO members. For the first time ever the members agreed with the judges!

Category Winner: Plant Portrait and People’s Choice Award

Hokitika Haastia
Hokitika Haastia by Ian Geary. Bright flowers of an otherwise well camouflaged Haastia sinclairii var. sinclairii at Lathrop Saddle, Hokitika.

Category Winner: Plants in the Landscape

Alpine Tarns
Alpine Tarns by John Barkla.

Category Winner: Plants and People

Takitimu camp
Takitimu camp by John Barkla.

Viewing Information

We set this page up for members choice voting but now you may now use it to browse the photos by clicking on the category buttons below. You can optionally assemble a shortlist of favourites.