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A Photo Of The Lurie Garden In Chicago At Sunset Wins RHS Photographic Competition 2020

Images celebrating the power of gardens and the beauty of wildlife have been chosen as winners of this year's RHS Photographic Competition and to 2021 edition is now, also, open for entries.

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Chicago prairie by Helen McLain, Overall Winner

'Chicago prairie' by Helen McLain, 'Overall Winner' 2020 Photographic Competition

 

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced the winners of the 2020 Photographic Competition revealing an eclectic selection of images from amateur and professional photographers alike from around the globe.

Attracting thousands of entries, the prestigious title of 'Overall Winner' was awarded to Helen McLain for her image 'Chicago prairie'. Entered into the 'Urban Gardening' category, it depicts the dramatic backdrop of the city’s skyline at sunset contrasting with swaths of plants flowering in Lurie Garden, Millennium Park.

 

Glowing Green by Elliot Connor, Overall Young Winner

'Glowing Green' by Elliot Connor, 'Overall Young Winner' 2020 Photographic Competition

 

Scooping the title of 'Overall Young Winner' is Elliot Connor in the Under 18s category, who captured a tiny bush cricket perching on a leaf within the Garigal National Park in Sydney, Australia. Titled 'Glowing Green', the dark background enhances the luminosity to both insect and foliage.

Entries were judged by social media influencer and creator Emma Mitchell, world-renowned garden photographer Richard Bloom, and Editor of RHS magazine The Garden, Chris Young.

All of the winning photographs are available to view on the RHS website

 

2021 RHS Photographic Competition

The 2021 RHS Photographic Competition is now open for entries. Encouraging photographers of all levels, 2021 will introduce new categories including ‘Macro’ and ‘Indoor Gardening’.

Entry is free and open to everyone, and images can be taken on any photographic device. A maximum of five images per person. Entries should be submitted online at rhs.org.uk/photocomp by 10 am on Monday 1 February 2021. 

For more competitions to enter, have a read of our top list: Top 25 Best Photography Competitions You Have To Enter

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