2017 Winners

Scottish Botanical Category

1st place:
Ian Talboys - Worm's-eye View. Corn Marigolds

© Ian Talboys - Worm's-eye View
© Ian Talboys - Worm's-eye View
Ian said: "Over the last year or so I have been experimenting with novel approaches to photographing flowers, both wild and garden plants. This 'Worm's-eye View' of corn marigolds was one such experiment where I wanted to contrast the yellow flowers against the clear blue sky and pick out the detail of the underside of the flowers which most people never see. The extreme wide angle lens I used for this photograph is fast becoming my favourite for botanical photography and adds impact to the composition."


2nd place: Duncan McNaught - Nature's Umbrella.

© Duncan McNaught - Nature's Umbrella
© Duncan McNaught - Nature's Umbrella


3rd place: Charlie Gibson - The Greening. Beech Woods.

© Charlie Gibson - The Greening

© Charlie Gibson - The Greening



Shortlisted photographers:
Ian Biggs
Sandy Cleland
Charles Everitt
Morag Forbes
Alan Johnstone
James Roddie
Stuart Stevenson
Chris Stuart
Rachael Taylor

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