International Garden Photographer of the Year

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond

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Event location:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kew, Richmond, Surrey
When:Event passed!
It was on
Sat 4th Feb 2017 to
Sun 12th Mar 2017

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Where:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:10:00 - 17:30
Admission:Adults: £14,
Concs: £13,
Children (4-16): £2.50

About the event

The International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition showcases the winners and runners-up from this annual competition, including a series of special Sunday talks.

Now in its 10th year, The International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition (IGPOTY), which brings together the best garden, plant and botanical photography from across the world, will hold its annual exhibition in the Nash Conservatory at Kew Gardens. The competition takes place every year and the best photographs are exhibited at Kew Gardens.

This year will feature a programme of talks titled 'Photosynthesis' which will take place each Sunday during the event. The speakers will be a mixture of IGPOTY contacts, past winners and those with expertise photographing Kew Gardens.

A new 'Capured at Kew' category will centre on images taken at Kew or Wakehurst. This year's theme is Beauty in the Gardens. There are 25 finalists who have been selected, with the winner to be announced shortly. This will form a section of the exhibition and be highlighted in the Sunday talks.

A comfortable seating area will be reserved within the Nash Conservatory for visitors to relax and flick through a pop up library of IGPOTY books, including the 2017 edition which will be available for sale at Victoria Plaza shop.

Every Sunday: Photosynthesis talks
11.30am–12pm & 1.30pm–2pm, Nash Conservatory

Sunday 5 February: Tyrone McGlinchey – A decade of winning images.

Sunday 12 February: Tyrone McGlinchey – A decade of winning images.

Sunday 19 February: Ben Brain, Editor of Digital Camera Magazine – Challenging convention, fresh ideas in garden photography.

Sunday 26 February: Michael Warren – A lifetime in garden photography.

Sunday 5 March: Lee Acaster – Competition 10 overall winner of IGPOTY 2017 – Can't see the wood for the Trees.

Sunday 12 March: Michael Warren – A lifetime in garden photography.

Entry to the exhibition is included with your day ticket. No booking required for the talks, just turn up to the Nash Conservatory on the day.

Official Link: http://www.igpoty.com/

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