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American horticulturist, publisher & writer
Jorge Cervantes is the nom de plume of George Van Patten, an American horticulturist, publisher and writer specializing in cultivation of medical cannabis. Van Patten self-published the first edition of Indoor Marijuana Horticulture in 1983, now considered to be the “Grower’s Bible” published in seven languages and used today by Cannabis Universities in the USA, Canada, South America as their main textbook.
Founder of The Hemp & Cannabis Foundation
Paul Stanford has been a cannabis activist for over 40 years and was the director of the 2012 campaign to legalize marijuana in Oregon. In 1996, Stanford began producing and hosting a weekly TV show called Cannabis Common Sense, which continues today. Stanford founded THCF, The Hemp & Cannabis Foundation, in 1999 and began working with doctors to help medical marijuana patients obtain state authorizations.
A Pot Farmers Daughter
Kristen Angelo is an American photographer, photojournalist, & freelance photo editor. Her work focuses on cannabis legalization, cannabis cultivation, & commercial cannabis agriculture, especially the role of the farmer. She began independently documenting the farms & cultivators of the US cannabis industry in 2014. Since then, she has photographed cannabis farms and growers throughout the legalized climates of Washington and Oregon & the clandestine terrain of California.
Allie Beckett is a pioneer of the cannabis industry in the Pacific Northwest. Working as an editorial and commercial photographer, Allie found her niche in the cannabis industry in 2010 and has been passionately involved in the community ever since.
Published Cannabis Photographer
Curtis Taylor is the photographer and community manager for Green Bodhi, Oregon based growers devoted to “Intentional Horticulture”. Intentional Horticulture combines unique growing methods and progressive organic farming techniques with Buddhist teachings to produce thriving cannabis plants. Curtis uses his talent to capture the beauty of cannabis throughout the full growing cycle and works magic to capture macro shots of microscopic trichomes in intense detail and often uses dark backgrounds to bring out the vibrant hues of the Green Bodhi strains.
The “Seedsman Photo Cup” including Judges’ Cup and People’s Choice Competitions will begin 20th March, 2019 and end 20nd November, 2019. Winners will be announced throughout the year, with cash and prizes to be determined in May, July, and September, with the Grand Prize of €7,500 as well as other major awards presented 22nd November.
Judge's Cup Awards
One (1) Grand Prize Awards Package consisting of €7,500 Cash, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book
One (1) 2nd Place Grand Prize consisting of €1,000 Cash, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book
Three (3) First Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages (distributed May, July, September): each to include €500 Cash, €500 gift voucher for Seedsman.com, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book
Three (3) Second Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages (distributed May, July, September): each to include €500 gift voucher for Seedsman.com Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book
Twenty (20) Third Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages, 5 to be awarded in each of the award months of May, July, September, November): each to include €200 gift voucher for Seedsman.com, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book
Please use the widget below and vote for a minimum of 10 images and a maximum of 50. There are a number of other judges voting for images and the counts of votes will be visible on each photo.
Should you wish to look through all submissions please feel free. However to make voting easier for you and save time we have submitted 100 votes to the most interesting and impressive shots.
Photos selected for the Judge’s Cup will be evaluated on the basis of image quality (sharpness, lighting, etc), creativity of composition and setting, as well as quality of the plant based on health, appearance and size. All decisions of the Seedsman judges will be final. Winners will be contacted within 48 hours of the Judges’ decision. Entrants must claim their prize by responding to the email communication within 72 hours in order to make arrangements for the delivery of their cash prize, gift or other award.
Judges voting will be closed 7 days after the end of each competition.