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Deadline: October 31, 2013
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Varied Entry
Entry Fee: Under 16 from free / Adults from £10

International garden photographer of the Year 2013

igpoty2013 Competition 7 is now open with the first of our popular ‘Photo projects’ category. First up is our ‘Monochrome’ theme.

The main categories this year are:

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

Uniquely among major photographic competitions, all entrants can receive professional feedback on their entries – after the judging of the competition is completed and on request.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: SINGLE IMAGE:(International Garden Photographer of the Year) £5,000

PORTFOLIO:The Royal Photographic Society Gold medal plus £2,000

European Garden Photography Award (EGPA) will carry a first prize of €1000

Parques de Sintra: The Magic of Place Cash prizes amounting to €500 are on offer for the best photograph taken within one of the Parques Sintra sites. Three of the winning photographs will be displayed next year at a special International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition at Monserrate Palace.

New Shoots! There will be ten awards and successful photographers will each win an inscribed copy of 'International Garden Photographer of the Year Collection 7' published by Kew Publishing.

The best 'New Shoots' photograph will be shown as part of the IGPOTY exhibitions 2014/15. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: By submitting images to the Competition, you confirm and warrant that you are the sole author of each entry and that it is your original work and you are the sole owner of the copyright in each image. USAGE RIGHTS: If your image is short-listed you will be contacted and invited to grant permission for your image to be used to promote the Competition and exhibition only. For avoidance of doubt, no free usage of any photograph is permitted by International Garden Photographer of the Year, or any of its partners or sponsors outside the scope of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition and exhibition. There is no plan envisaged by International Garden Photographer of the Year, or any of its partners or sponsors, to create a general commercial archive of photographs entered into this competition.

Failure to agree to this licence will not disqualify any photograph from the competition.

This invitation will state as follows:
You grant International Garden Photographer of the Year and its supporting partners a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free licence to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit, on any media, the photographs for any purpose connected with the Competition. This may include, but is not limited to:
(a) inclusion on the Site and on the websites of sponsors and supporters;
(b) inclusion in associated books;
(c) display at any associated exhibitions;
(d) use in press releases to be distributed to national, regional & specialist press giving information
about or promoting the Competition.

You also agree that the organisers can sub-license images to the media for reproduction in connection with the Competition and Exhibition only. International Garden Photographer of the Year will make every effort to ensure that name credits are given to any photograph published in any medium.

Images used on any merchandise commissioned by the organisers will be subject to separate agreements which will be discussed individually with photographers.

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