IGPOTY 4Seasons Competition Winners Announced
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International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) has announced the winners of the Spring edition of its 4Seasons competition, whose theme was ‘New Mornings’. Nick Shepherd was awarded first place for his stunning photograph of a large field of dandelion seed heads taken at dawn, as the sun emerges through the clouds, highlighting the sea of white seed heads against the awakening landscape (above). Second place was awarded to Gerard Leeuw and third prize to Jennifer Spencer for their captivating misty morning shots. The winning entries can be viewed online at the website below. The theme for the ongoing Summer competition is ‘Weather Eye’, and the deadline for entries is 31st August.
IGPOTY Press Release
INTERNATIONAL GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 4SEASONS CATEGORY – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
This spring, International Garden Photographer of the Year received lots of entries from around the world for its 4Seasons category, which featured a theme titled ‘New Mornings’.
Nick Shepherd was awarded first place for his stunning photograph of a large field of dandelion seed heads taken at dawn, as the sun emerges through the clouds, highlighting the sea of white seed heads against the awakening landscape. Second place was awarded to Gerard Leeuw and third prize to Jennifer Spencer for their captivating misty morning shots.
The winners of the 4Seasons competition can be viewed online at http://www.igpoty.com/competition05/winners_4S_Spring.asp?parent=winners
The fifth International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is now calling for entries for its ‘Weather Eye’ themed 4Seasons category.
The 4Seasons summer category theme for this year is ‘Weather Eye’ – a theme designed to encourage photographers to explore the different aspects of weather that are essential for plant growth. The weather can also be instrumental in creating a unique photograph – making the difference between an ordinary picture and something truly extraordinary!
Whatever the weather, where ever you are, IGPOTY judges are looking for photographs that have special atmosphere and depth enhanced by your interpretation of the theme ‘Weather Eye’.
The winner of the 4Seasons category wins a cash prize of £500 and a copy of the latest IGPOTY book, ‘International Garden Photographer of the Year Collection 04’ (published in May 2011). Entries cost £10 for 4 images and can be made online at http://www.igpoty.com. All entries made to the 4Seasons categories will be automatically entered into the main IGPOTY competition.
For more information about IGPOTY and to enter the competition visit http://www.igpoty.com
Deadline 31st August 2011
Photo: Nick Shepherd - Spring Seed / International Photographer of the Year 4Seasons Competition Summer Category Winner