IGPOTY Issues Final Call for Entries
International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) has issued the final call for entries for its 5th annual competition. This year’s contest has several categories including The Beauty of Plants, Beautiful Gardens, Wildlife Havens, Breathing Spaces, Bountiful Earth, Fragile Landscapes and Greening the City. The deadline for entries is 30th November 2011.
IGPOTY Press Release
INTERNATIONAL GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION – FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES!
International Garden Photographer of the Year is calling for entries for its fifth annual competition.
Top prize £5000 plus cash prizes for all category winners.
£2000 for portfolio winner plus Royal Photographic Society Gold Medal.
Deadline: 30th November 2011
The competition has a range of exciting and inspirational categories:
The Beauty of Plants (sponsored by Photobox)
Breathing Spaces (sponsored by the National Trust)
Greening the City
Full details of how to enter the competition can be found online at http://www.igpoty.com. Full email support is given for the entry process.
The overall winner will be awarded the title ‘International Garden Photographer of the Year’ and receive a cash prize of £5,000.
All winning images will be shown at a prestigious exhibition at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, from 3rd March 2012. The exhibition will then tour to other venues in the UK and around the world.
All winning and commended images will feature in a prestigious book to be published March 2012.
The winners of the fifth International Garden Photographer of the Year competition will be announced on 3rd March 2012.
Uniquely among major photographic competitions, all entrants can receive professional feedback on their entries on request.
Judges for this year’s IGPOTY competition include leading professional garden photographers Clive Nichols and Andrew Lawson; Ray Spence, FRPS; Juliet Roberts, Editor of Gardens Illustrated magazine and Tony Kirkham, Head of Arboretum and Horticultural Services at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Don’t miss the opportunity to view the stunning exhibition of images from the fourth International Garden Photographer of the Year competition at Wakehurst Place, Sussex. The exhibition is open from 8th October 2011 until 31st January 2012. For more details visit the IGPOTY website.
Photo: Little Mouse on some Wild Wheat by Jamie Unwin - Young Garden Photographer of the Year 2011