IGPOTY – International Garden Photographer of the Year 2018
£7,500 - Best Overall Single Image
- Deadline: 31 October 2018
- Entry fee: £12 GBP for Single Entry (4 slots), £25 GBP for Portfolio Entry (6 slots)
- Website: https://igpoty.com/igpoty-competition-12/
The prestigious annual IGPOTY competition returns for its 12th year and is growing in reach and popularity, showcasing the best in garden, plant and botanical photography.
IGPOTY is a unique competition that is open to amateur and professional photographers alike – showcasing inspirational images of wildflower landscapes, nature and wildlife, still life with plant portrait photography.
There are nine main categories for the main competition – Abstract Views, Beautiful Gardens, Breathing Spaces, Greening the City, The Beauty of Plants, The Bountiful Earth, Trees, Woods & Forests, Wildflower Landscapes and Wildlife in the Garden. With additional special awards such as The Spirit of Trauttmansdorff and portfolio categories.
*£7,500 - Best Overall Single Image (from a main category)
*£2,000 - Best Overall Portfolio, plus a Gold Medal from The Royal Photographic Society
The competition is open to everyone, anywhere in the world. Images do not have to be taken in a specified year. There is no distinction drawn between professional and amateur photographers.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
All photographers who enter retain their copyright/moral rights.
For avoidance of doubt only awarded images will be promoted/publicised. Use of awarded photographs is permitted by International Garden Photographer of the Year, or any of its partners or sponsors only to promote the competition and exhibition. (Note that a book, posters, cards, or a calendar are seen as legitimate ways of promoting the contest and defraying costs).