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Photographing the winter garden

IGPOTY director Philip Smith is inspired by the colours and textures in the winter garden and suggests some tips and techniques to help you get the best from your chilly images

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Taking your time

Philip Smith considers his recent workshops and lectures on the theme of 'Better Plant and Garden Photography' and notes that photography, like coffee, is better if it's not instant.

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Last chance to enter IGPOTY 2011

Have you entered IGPOTY 2011 yet? If not, time is running out. Here, Philip Smith tells you everything you need to know, together with a run through of next year's exhibitions.

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The Wakehurst blues (and oranges)

Learn tips and tricks on taking great photos of trees - perfect for the autumnal displays that can be seen at Wakehurst this time of year.

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Beautiful insects

Garden ponds are full of inspiration for nature photographers. International Garden Photography competition judge Heather Angel shares her ten top tips for photographing insects in the garden.

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The People's Choice

Find out how you can vote for your favourite photograph and hear thoughts from Jacky Parker, recent winner of the Plant Portraits category.