Local photographer, Sarah Gallifent from Northam has won the RHS Photographer of the Year 2007 award with a picture taken in Torrington. The award ceremony took place at the Medici Gallery at a special preview of the prize winning images from the RHS Pho

Local photographer, Sarah Gallifent from Northam has won the RHS Photographer of the Year 2007 award with a picture taken in Torrington. The award ceremony took place at the Medici Gallery at a special preview of the prize winning images from the RHS Photographic Competition. The former woven textile designer entered her close-up shot of the plant Phormium 'Alison Blackman', taken at RHS Garden Rosemoor, in the annual competition and beat nearly 4,000 entries from Britain and abroad to gain the top award. The winning photos will be on display at Rosemoor over the next 12 months.Sarah's photographs are also at: The Crafts Gallery, Griffins Yard, South Molton; 14 The Gallery, Pannier Market, Torrington; The Waterside Gallery, Instow and Lantic Gallery, Tiverton.