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The fifth International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition will launch at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on 3rd March. The display showcases the best garden, nature and outdoor photography from around the world, illustrated through the new competition categories that were introduced last year. Over 90 stunning images will feature in the exhibition, which is open daily until 9th April.
IGPOTY Press Release
NEW INTERNATIONAL GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR EXHIBITION OPENING SOON
The fifth International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition will launch at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on 3rd March 2012
The winning and finalist images from one of the most prestigious international photography competitions are revealed on 3rd March 2012 at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The display showcases the best garden, nature and outdoor photography from around the world, illustrated through the new competition categories that were introduced last year.
From magnificent and magical flowers in ‘The Beauty of Plants’, secret and fascinating creatures in ‘Wildlife Havens’, breathtaking and delightful views in ‘Beautiful Gardens’, incredible and interesting urban life captured in ‘Greening the City’, to a celebration of enjoyable outdoor places in ‘Breathing Spaces’ (sponsored by the National Trust). The collection gives an insight to the wonders of plants, gardens, landscapes and nature, and our relationship with our green planet that will amaze and inspire.
The exhibition of spectacular photographs will be located indoors at Kew Gardens for the first time, in the beautiful Nash Conservatory. The Nash Conservatory is the oldest 19th century glasshouse within the gardens and provides a wonderfully unique spacious setting for the International Garden Photographer of the Year display.
Over 90 stunning images will feature in the exhibition, which is open daily until 9th April 2012. Admission to the Nash Conservatory is free once entry to Kew Gardens is purchased.
Spring is a glorious time to visit Kew Gardens, offering something for everyone. Once you have enjoyed the stunning collection of images, why not explore the Gardens and be inspired by the beautiful flowering splendour that floods the open spaces in the spring months or join one of the spring walks for a truly remarkable day out at Kew.