Book of the month - International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection 7
This lovely book showcases the winners and best entries for the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition.
About the book
This sumptuous book features all the winning pictures from the competition as well as the best of the rest. It is an inspirational primer for all aspiring plant, natural history and garden photographers. Stunning imagery from around the world is accompanied with the photographers’ technical and artistic insights into the winning photographs, the judges’ comments and advice on improving your garden and plant photography.
There were nine subject categories for the 2013 competition – The Beauty of Plants, Beautiful Gardens, Wildlife in the Garden, Breathing Spaces, Bountiful Earth, Trees Woods Forests, Wildflower Landscapes, Greening the City and Photo Projects plus the and Young Garden Photographer of the Year - with significant awards for single images and portfolios.
Kew Publishing, 2014
£18, ISBN 978 1 84246 503 5, 160 p, paperback, illustrated throughout with colour photographs
About the editor
Philip Smith is a professional photographer and co-founder of International Garden Photographer of the Year. Since its inception in 2008, the project has developed into the world's premier showcase for plant, garden and environmental photography. Philip organises the competition, the book, and the annual exhibition of competition winners at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which attracts thousands of visitors, as well shows in botanic gardens, galleries and world heritage sites across Great Britain, USA, Australia, Italy, Germany and Portugal. Philip also runs workshops in garden photography.
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IGPOTY at Kew
An exhibition of IGPOTY photos opens on 15 February at the Nash Conservatory in Kew Gardens.