International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition 16

Admire a selection of winning entries to this esteemed competition.

Macro shot of a pink flower

Date and time

Saturday 4 February to Sunday 5 March 2023

All day


Arboretum, opposite the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, Kew Gardens


Included with entry to the Gardens

The launch exhibition of the 16th International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition will return to Kew Gardens this coming February.

International Garden Photographer of the Year is one of the world's most respected plant and garden photography competitions and touring exhibitions.

This year's exhibition will feature a curated selection of higher-placed winning photographs from across all main pay-to-enter categories, such as; ‘The Beauty of Plants’, ‘Beautiful Gardens’, ‘Trees, Woods, and Forests’, ‘Wildlife in the Garden’, and newest addition — ‘The World of Fungi’. 

Also on display will be the photo projects and a selection of exclusive winning photographs from the latest 'Captured at Kew' special award – Kew Gardens is the only venue to exhibit these prints.

Enjoy exploring a selection of the finest winning images from exhibition 16 against the backdrop of our UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Watch this space

Alongside the exhibition, there'll be a host of associated events to enjoy:

  • Date TBC: Talk – What makes a winner 
  • May 2023: Photography workshop

More details coming soon.

Shot of a blue dragonfly on a purple speckled orchid
Angi Wallace's winning entry to International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition 16 © Angi Wallace / IGPOTY

Banner image © Molly Hollman / IGPOTY