The beauty of nature captured in a picture. All over the world people love to photograph flowers, gardens and animals and share it on social media. Did you know that with these photos you could participate in the worlds largest competition and exhibition about garden, plants, flowers and botanic photography? Maybe you should try to become the International Garden Photographer of the Year in 2017.
Winning photographer 2016
The 2016 winners of the 9th competion were picked in February 2016. Photographers could pick 8 different subjects like plants, gardens, animals in the garden, landscape and city green. Every year one photo will be chosen as overall winner. Richard Bloom was overall winner with his photo ‘Tekapo Lupins’.
International shows IGPOTY
All the photos together make a beautiful exhibition which is rolled out in different countries such as England, Scotland, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany, Cyprus, Portugal, Poland and Australia. Look for the full programm at igpoty.com.
In The Netherlands the photos will be on show at the Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam until 19 September.
Did you know that everybody can participate in this competition? From March to 31st October there are new competitions. When sending in a photo you must pay a small fee to apply. There is also a competition for kids under 16 years. My daughter Josephine might sent in one of the garden/flower photos of our summer trip to Japan. This vacation will be the first with her own camera.