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International Garden Photographer of the Year competition

October 25, 2010

The deadline for the fourth International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is fast approaching. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this prestigious competition.

Deadline – 30 November 2010

This year we have an outstanding range of awards on offer, including a top cash prize of £5000 for the overall winner plus a Royal Photographic Society gold medal for the Portfolio winner.

Whether you win or not, IGPOTY has something to offer everyone. Uniquely among photography competitions, we offer every photographer who enters the chance to receive a personal email critique of their entry from the judges (once the winners are announced) as well as an invitation to an Entrants’ Day in 2011 at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

There are six categories, with awards for single images as well as portfolios. There are also special awards for the image that best portrays the ‘Spirit of the American Garden’, the ‘Best Image of Kew Gardens’ and the ‘Best Image of Wakehurst Place’.

Judges for this year’s IGPOTY competition include leading professional garden photographers Clive Nichols and Andrew Lawson; Ray Spence, FRPS; Nigel Atherton, Editor of What Digital Camera magazine and renowned wildlife photographer Heather Angel.

For more information CLICK HERE

The third International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition is currently on display in a new outdoor location at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex until the 16th January 2011.

Philip Smith, Co-founder and Director of International Garden Photographer of the Year, will be signing copies of his book, Better Plant and Garden Photography at Wakehurst Place on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October 2010. Don’t miss this great opportunity to visit Wakehurst Place and be inspired by the spectacular autumn colours and textures on show. Why not take your camera and enter the IGPOTY ‘Autumn Shapes’ category? Deadline 30th November