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Royal Horticultural Society photographic competition 2013 – the winning pictures

The annual RHS photography competition attracts stunning images of flora and fauna – here are some of the winning pictures from 2013, from a shy mole to a starling in the fog and some towering foxgloves



This extraordinary photograph of a bee flying between towering, pink foxgloves at Great Dixter Gardens has won £1,000 and the coveted title of RHS Photographer of the Year 2013 for Heather Buckley of Brighton. The photo also won the ‘Plants’ category, which carries another prize of £350 for Heather.



Jacky Parker’s photograph of an anemone de caen won first prize in the details category.


Mateusz Piesiak from Poland was named young photographer of the year for this picture of a starling.

You can see the rest of the winning entries here

I have to say I was a bit underwhelmed by the selection chosen, what do you think?

One response to “Royal Horticultural Society photographic competition 2013 – the winning pictures

  1. Cynthia January 27, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    I’m not sure about the whole selection, but the starling is an image I won’t soon forget.

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