- Ness Gardens Photographer of the Year
Ness Gardens Photographer of the Year
Congratulations to Jonathan Need for his picture Geum
which won Ness Botanic Garden Photographer of the Year 2016.
Jonathan found out he had won the overall competiton along with
the five other category winners at the recent awards cemomery held
at Ness. The presentation was attended by the 20 shortlisted
entrants with their family and friends followed by a guided walk of
the Gardens with Judges Andy Lambie and Michael Turner. The
category winners were:
Children's Photographer (under 10s)
- Seed-head butterfly by Dylan Wilson
Young Photographer (10-17 years)
- Vibrant contrast by Katie Edwards
- Plants winner - Geum by Jonathan Need
- Garden winner - Solitude amid a sprinkle of frost by
- Wildlife winner - Out on a limb by Anthony
- Abstract winner - Shark's teeth by Andrew
Many thanks to everyone who entered this years competition -
several hundred images were recieved. On a sunny day in December,
the images across four adult and two children's categories were
judged with much deliberation. All of the shortlisted entries
and winners of this year's competition are on display in the
Visitor Centre at Ness until Friday 14th April.
The deadline for this year's competition is Thursday 30th
November 2017. There are no restrictions on the type of camera you
use (phones are great too!). Just take some pictures of Ness and
enter them in the appropriate category. Both children cateogries
are free to enter.
The categories for the 2017 competition are - Children's
Photographer (under 10s), Young Photographer (10-17 years) and for
adults - Plants, Gardens, Wildlife & Abstract.
We have also introduced a new category for this years
competition - Seasonal Portfolio: a set of up to six images that
capture the beauty of Ness throughout the year.
Photographers of all ages can also enter a picture via Ness's
Twitter, Instagram or Facebook accounts, using the hashtag
#NBGphotocomp. The image can be related to any of the
categories. Each monthly winner will be selected and then be fed
into the competition judging.
details of the 2017 Photography Competition and how to enter can be
01 March 2017