International Garden Photographer of the Year 2011; Monochrome

Just found out today I was awarded 3rd Place in the 4 Seasons category; Monochrome for the image below;  “Homage to Edward Weston”, which is a close up macro view of a tulip.

Homage to Edward Weston

Homage to Edward Weston

The image below entitled; Punk was commended

Punk

Punk

This is a macro view of a Venus fly trap (Dionaea Muscipula),  shot with minimum depth of field as I wanted to just focus on a very narrow section of the fly trap accentuating the black trigger hair and highlighting the traps.

IGPOTY Monochrome 2011; http://www.igpoty.com/competition05/winners_4S_Winter.asp?parent=winners