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Categories & Prizes

The Categories

There are three categories for adults (18 or over on the competition entry date).

  • Plants: A plant (tree, shrub or flower) either singly or in a group of the same plant, or a close-up taken at Ness Botanic Gardens.
  • Gardens: A landscape photograph taken at Ness Botanic Gardens
  • Wildlife: Animals, insects, birds or fungi taken at Ness Botanic Gardens

You may enter as many photographs as you wish in any of the categories.

There are two categories for Young Photographers.

  • Children under the age of 10.
  • Young photographers between the ages of 10 and 17.

A maximum of three photos taken at Ness, can be entered depicting something plant, garden or wildlife-related that interests you.


The Prizes

Selected from all the categories including Young Photographer, the overall winner will be awarded:

  • Ness Photographer of the Year
  • Receive a year's membership of the Friends of Ness Gardens
  • A day with the Art in the Garden's professional photographer Michael Turner
  • and a signed wildlife print by award winning wildlife photographer Lesley Wood.

The adult category winners will receive:

  • a year's membership of the Friends of Ness Gardens allowing free access to the Gardens.

The prizes for the Young Photographer categories are:

  • a one to one session with professional wildlife photographer Lesley Wood;
  • and a signed wildlife fine art print.

All winners will be invited to an awards ceremony at Ness Botanic Gardens and the winning photographs (and a selection of the runner's ups) will be displayed at Ness before being shown at an exhibition in Liverpool (dates for each to be confirmed).


How to Enter

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