Pictorial Calendar 2019

The Garden Clubs of Australia's 2019 Calendar is produced exclusively for our members and will make an excellent gift
for gardening friends, particularly those from overseas.


This annual calendar of beautiful Australian gardens and plants depends on receiving good quality images from our affiliated club members and subscribers to Our Gardens magazine.

The Calendar makes an excellent gift for family and gardening friends, particularly those overseas.

There is no entry fee.

The closing date for submission of images is 1 March 2018.

The rules for submission are:

1.  Only digital images in JPEG or RAW format.

2.  Images must have been taken in Australia and be in landscape format.

3.  The number of images you can submit is unlimited.

4.  Images of gardens for the main calendar pages must be a minimum 1Mb file size.

    Images of flowers etc. as “fillers” to be a minimum 500Kb file size.

5.  Images to be submitted either via email to calendar@gardenclubs.org.au, as attachments to the email, or by post.

    USB/CDs will only be returned if a stamp addressed envelope is included.

5.  Each submission to include:

-   the name and full address of the photographer.

-   the name of his/her affiliated garden club or group with state & postcode. (If a non-member but a magazine subscriber, please state).

-   the name of the garden and state, if the image is intended for consideration for the main calendar pages.

Each image selected for the main calendar pages will attract a copyright fee (non-exclusive) of $100 paid to the photographer by the publisher, Bartel Calendars.

Images chosen as “fillers” on the monthly date pages do not attract a fee.

This Photographic Competition has Australia's largest total prize money (around $1,300), for a non-commercial photo contest, with NO ENTRY FEE.

Paul Lucas, Calendar Coordinator for GCA

Enquiries: photocomp@gardenclubs.org.au

Copyright statement from Bartel Calendars for images selected for the calendar

The photographer owns a copyright to all images submitted. The calendar publisher, Bartel Calendars, purchases the right to use those images chosen to be featured as the main garden pictures for $100 each. The photographer also retains the right to use and publish the image.
The copyright purchased by Bartel is unlimited (may be used many times in any Bartel Calendars) but non-exclusive. 
The photographer retains an equal right.

These copyright conditions are part of the rules governing the submission of images.

The copyright issue only affects the Publisher, Bartel Calendars, and the photographer.
In a legal sense, copyright issues do not involve the owner of the garden featured. Courtesy issues between the photographer and the garden owner are the province of the photographer.