International Garden Photographer of the Year overall winner announced

Winning image of category the beauty of plants international garden photographer of the year 2022
Controluce - The Beauty of Plants category winner (Sony α9 Mark II, Sony 200-600mm lens, 1/250sec at f/6.3, ISO 200). (Image credit: Gianluca Benini / IGPOTY)

Congratulations are in order for Magdalena Wasiczek on being the overall winner of this year's International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. Wasiczek is a third-time winner of the competition! Having won previously in the 5th, 8th and now 15th editions of the annual competition. 

The IGPOTY competition celebrates the genres of garden, plant, flower and botanical photography and is run in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London. The competition attracts up to 20,000 individual entries submitted from photographers all over the world. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.