The International Garden Photographer of the Year, IGPOTY.
Have you heard about IGPOTY? This is the world’s premier competition and exhibition specialising in garden, plant, flower and botanical photography. All photographers around the world can enter this competition. Whether amateur or professional, young or old, the competition is open to all and helps bring people, gardens and nature closer together through the medium of photography.
Royal Botanic Gardens
The main exhibition is held annually at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London and is wholly owned and organised by Garden World Images Ltd. The eight categories in which people can enter are:
- The Beauty of Plants
- Beautiful Gardens
- Wildlife in the Garden
- Breathing Spaces
- Bountiful Earth
- Trees, Woods & Forests
- Wildflower Landscapes
- Greening the City
Entering the competition
You can see all the winners and commended entries at www.igpoty.com. Do you want to participate yourself? You can submit your most beautiful garden or plant photos until the 31st of October 2016. The winner will be announced in February 2017.
Floramedia and IGPOTY
Floramedia is also involved in IGPOTY, and is therefore able to show the beauty of plants and nature to a wider audience. This makes Floramedia proud to be the major shareholder of Garden World Images Ltd, who manage IGPOTY. You can see the exhibition at various places in England as well as Portugal, Sweden and The Netherlands.
Would you like to have more information on IGPOTY or the wonderful pictures? Feel free to get in touch with us.
Photo: Simon Hadleigh-Sparks. Isabella Plantation
Richmond Park, London, England, UK
Finalist for the category Trees, Woods & Forests