In Pictures: International Garden Photographer of the Year 2017 Winners

The International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition showcases the winners and runners-up from this annual competition.

Overall Winner & Trees, Woods & Forests Winner

‘Left’. Photo by Lee Acaster

Taken by Lee Acaster, and entitled Left, this stark image won the Trees, Woods and Forests category - and then beat thousands of other entries to win the top spot.

Garden designer Chris Beardshaw - one of the competition judges - says the photo "perfectly encapsulates both the extremes of fortune and personality of these giants".

Scroll down to see a selection of some of the best images from each category.

The Beauty of Plants

‘Bergenia’. Photo by Dianne English


Beautiful Gardens

‘Autumn Evening at Aberglasney'. Photo by Nigel McCall


Wildlife in the Garden

‘Marbled White Butterfly'. Photo by Ross Hoddinott


Breathing Spaces

‘Mountain Fog'. Photo by Anil Sud


The Bountiful Earth

‘Bringing Home the Fodder'. Photo by Evelyn Nodwell


Wildflower Landscapes

‘White Stars at Sunset'. Photo by Gianluca Benini


Greening the City

Photo by Zsolt Varanka


Portfolios

‘Cut Flowers'. Photo by Steve Lowry


Young Garden Photographer of the Year

‘Kaleidoscope'. Photo by Fergus Brown (Age 10)


Photo Projects: Monochrome

‘Water Lily'. Photo by Don Rice


Photo Projects: Macro Art

‘Embryo'. Photo by George Pantazis


Special Awards: Captured at Kew

‘Pagoda with Mist'. Photo by Roop Khural




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