Awarded Licentiate Distinction of the Royal Photographic Society (LRPS).

Commended in IGPOTY 10 (International Garden Photographer of the Year) Monochrome Photo Project for ‘Kew Greenhouse Puddle’ an abstract image taken in the tropical greenhouse at Kew Gardens in London.  IGPOTY 10 Monochrome Photo Project winners

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2 images placed in IGPOTY 9 (International Garden Photographer of the Year), both in Greening the City category. I was a finalist for one and highly commended for the other.

Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky by Marion Sidebottom

I took both images whilst walking around Brisbane during my summer holiday last year.

Here is a link to the Guardian Cities article which shows all the IGPOTY images in the Greening the City category.

This is a link to the IGPOTY website which shows all of the competition winners.

Writtle College press release.


Winner of ‘Terrific Trees’ Category of FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) UK Photography Competition and publicly voted as overall winner of whole competition. Details on FSC website.

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