CALLING ALL GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHERS!

We recently caught up with the team at the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition and wanted share their latest news as they send out their final call for entries for an opportunity to win their first prize of £7500 cash.

 

After another year of breathtaking photography, the deadline for the next International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition is rapidly approaching.

The BallerinasLeft: Winner of International Garden Photographer of the Year 8: Magdalena Wasiczek,
The Ballerinas

 

Entries for International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition 9 close on 31st October, so now is the time to enter those winning images.

With 8 categories to choose from, there is something for everyone – the competition is open to amateurs and professionals worldwide and you don’t need expensive camera equipment either – images from compact cameras and entry-level SLR cameras are all welcome.

 

Categories include:

  • The Beauty of Plants
  • Beautiful Gardens
  • Wildlife in the Garden
  • Breathing Spaces
  • Bountiful Earth
  • Trees, Woods, Forests
  • Wildflower Landscapes
  • Greening the City

 

For more information on each category visit the website – www.igpoty.com

The overall winner of International Garden Photographer of the Year wins a £7500 cash prize; there is also a prize for the best portfolio, the winner of which will take home £2000 plus a gold medal from The Royal Photographic Society.

There are further best-in-category equipment prizes, not to mention extensive press coverage for the winners as well as prize copies of the International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition 9 book for first, second and third place. The images are also featured as a fine art print within the IGPOTY exhibition.

The IGPOTY exhibition tours the UK and worldwide, visiting iconic locations including Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, plus venues across Europe and venues as far afield as Sydney, Australia.

There are even a number of Special Awards, including New Shoots – open to photographers who have not previously entered the competition (see website for full qualifying criteria).

 

So, cameras at the ready – it’s never too early to submit your entries!

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For more information about International Garden Photographer of the Year visit: www.igpoty.com

 

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