International Garden Photographer of the Year competition 2010 - final call for entries
The deadline for the third International Garden Photographer of the Year is fast approaching. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this prestigious competition and exhibition at Kew Gardens!
20 Oct 2009
Winning entry 2009 - Sorrel and monkey's-comb seeds by Cedric Bregnard. Every photographer who enters the competition can ask to receive a personal email critique of their entry from the judges
International Garden Photographer of the Year is a unique competition that is open to professional and amateur photographers. In fact, anyone who who loves taking pictures of plants and gardens.
Every photographer who enters the competition receives a personal email critique of their entry from the judges. Entries are welcome from any country in the world. There are no restrictions on the type of camera you use, or the techniques you use to produce your final image.
Competition categories and deadline for entries
There are seven categories open for this year's competition, including Plant Portraits, Garden Views and Trees, with awards for single images and portfolios. There is also a special award for the image that best portrays the ‘Spirit of the American Garden’.
The deadline for entries to the third International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is 30th November 2009.
What do I win?
There is an outstanding range of awards on offer for winners of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition.
All competition winners will be displayed in a prestigious exhibition at Kew Gardens in 2010. There is also a top cash prize of £5000 as well as other awards, including a Royal Photographic Society Gold Medal.
Young Garden Photographer of the Year
Do you want to be the next Young Garden Photographer of the Year? Are you ready to have some fun taking pictures?
If you're under 16 years old and love taking photographs, you can enter your best garden picture into the Young Garden Photographer of the Year competition!
We are not just looking for photos of flowers - we want to see all the ways you enjoy gardens. This could be growing or looking after plants, watching your pet play in the garden, or having a fun family picnic. More ideas for your winning photograph.
All you need is your imagination and a camera. You could win some fantastic prizes too, including having your picture displayed in the International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition at Kew Gardens!
Share your pics with Kew...
- join Your Kew on Flickr and share your favourite photos of Kew Gardens and Wakehurst Place
- get involved in Kew's People's Arboretum on Flickr and post pictures of your favourite trees and plants - wherever they live in the world
- become a Fan of Kew on Facebook and share your pics with our network of friends!
- International Garden Photographer of the Year website
- Facebook Fan Page - International Garden Photographer of the Year
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