The Spirit of Trauttmansdorff

The Spirit of Trauttmansdorff

Entry process

Entry process

To enter the Special award, complete the steps below:

Closed for entries

This Special award is closed for entries.

International Garden Photographer of the Year subscriber

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Dates for this category

Rules

General rules:

  • You may not submit watermarked images with your name or website visible on the photo. Please do not frame your images with borders.
  • Entrants may submit a maximum of 4 images per single entry token and a maximum of 6 images per portfolio entry token.
  • For free-to-enter competitions you should enter 1 image per token given, upto a maximum of 8 images (8 tokens).
  • Entrants' images must be .jpg or .jpeg format and of high enough quality.
  • We recommend all images are output to 1920px on their longest side at 72 ppi. Any larger than this and you are supplying images bigger than they will be seen or used by IGPOTY judges; your files will take longer to upload and/or download to judges and viewers’ screens.
  • The absolute maximum for each image must not be more than 7MB in file size and no more than 3000px on their longest side.
  • All entrants must be able to supply a high-res image (300dpi) suitable for printing/exhibiting should the image be shortlisted. You may be asked for this when the time comes. We can help you with this if need be.
  • N.B.
  • High-res need to be at least 3780 pixels @ 300ppi, ideally larger.
  • Rule 9.3 "The mounting of an International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition is planned each year but is executed at the discretion of Mirror Plate Media Ltd. The mounting of the exhibition is subject to prevailing circumstances and will be confirmed before the end of the current calendar year."
  • Rule 9.4 "The publication of a book associated with the International Garden Photographer of the Year is planned each year but is executed at the discretion of Mirror Plate Media Ltd. Obviously if the book is not printed then no book prizes/cash alternatives will issued."

  • Full competition rules:

    Please see the IGPOTY competition rules.

    Category rules:

    Only images captured at The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff are valid. Entrants cannot win the overall IGPOTY prize.

    The award is free to enter. Adults only (18+) may enter. Normal admission fees apply. The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff employees are excluded from entry; volunteers are permitted to enter. Each entrant may upload a maximum of 8 images. For special prizes awarded by The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff the winner must be available/consent to contact using provided contact information. No alternative prizes may be given. Standard IGPOTY rules apply. Closing time for entries on the deadline date is midday (noon) GMT.