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Finalists announced

Selected from over 300 images, we are pleased to announce the short list for the Ness Gardens Photography Competition 2016.  The annual competition runs from January to November every year and invites visitors to Ness to share their best images of the Gardens with us all.

All the shortlisted images are on display in the Visitors Centre until Sunday 23rd April.  The winners of each category and Ness Photographer of Year will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday 19th February.

Children's Photographer (under 10s)

  • Glory in the gardens by Oliver Wilkinson 
  • Seed-head butterfly by Dylan Wilson

Young Photographer (10-17 years) 

  • Cheerful coreopsis by Katie Edwards
  • Fritillary by Holly Moore
  • Two bees & sea holly by Thomas Bell
  • Vibrant contrast by Katie Edwards

Plants (Adult)

  • Duplicate display by Judi Hewitt
  • Fiery acer by Lisa Algawi
  • Geum by Jonathan Need
  • Heath aster by Alan Jones
  • Red leaf raindrops by Mike Read


  • Garden path by Jan Peddie
  • Solitude amid a sprinkle of frost by Heather Lindsay
  • Walkies by Ann Lunt
  • Vision of Ness by Lindsay Todd


  • Dragon fly by Alan Jones
  • Basking in the sunshine by Natasha Movchan
  • Out on a limb by Anthony Crew
  • Longhorn by Jonathan Need


  • Shark's teeth by Andrew Crothall 
  • Silhouette by Alan Jones 
  • Himalayan birch by Alan Jones


Click here for details of the 2017 competition and how to enter.

05 February 2017