Opening: Friday 27th March 2015 at 7 pm, Exhibition Duration: 27/03/15 – 21/04/15
6x6 Centre for Photography proudly presents this exhibition, in collaboration with the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY). This is the world’s premier photography exhibition for gardens, plants and the green environment, resulting from a worldwide photography competition. It is annually held by IGPOTY in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom.
The exhibition aims to celebrate photography as a work of art while at the same time it promotes environmental responsibility, showcasing many images of plants and flowers that are under increasing threat from human activities and a changing environment. The exhibition at 6x6 will feature many of the winners and finalists of the 2014 competition, and will include breathtaking photographs from all over the world. The competition categories on show will be: ‘Beautiful Gardens’, ‘Wildlife in the Garden’, ‘Monochrome’, ‘Macro Art’, and ‘The Beauty of Plants’. IGPOTY founder Philip Smithsaid: “We are delighted to be bringing this wonderful exhibition to Cyprus for the first time. We hope it will inspire all visitors and local photographers to explore the creative possibilities of our green planet.”
In the framework of the exhibition, IGPOTY CEO and world acclaimed British photographer Tyrone McGlinchey, will deliver apractical photography workshop entitled, «Creative Photography in the Garden». This full day workshop will take place on Saturday, March 28th, 2015. Register at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 25354810. Limited places available. Participating photographers will have a unique opportunity for hands on practice on plant photography.
The exhibition at 6x6 and the "Creative Photography in the Garden" workshop, are sponsored by House & Garden Ltd and Crowne Plaza Hotel, Limassol.