Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2017-18
Celebrating the world’s best food photography and film, Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is now in its seventh year, and is widely recognised as the Oscars of the food photography world.
Thank you to all those that entered this year’s competition. The Awards have now closed, and the winner will be announced at the Pink Lady® Food Photographer Of The Year Awards at the Mall Galleries, London, on the 24th April.
We are delighted to announce that Prue Leith will be our new host at the Awards. For those of you who have followed Prue’s remarkable career, she is a restaurateur, caterer, presenter, journalist, cookery writer and novelist, as well as of course judge from The Great British Bake Off . Importantly, she has a historic connection with the competition, having been a past judge. Awarded the OBE in 1989, and CBE in 2010, her credentials are deliciously on point.
Photo credit Rosie Hallam
The 2018 Judging panel includes new jurists Ferran Adria, iconic chef of the oft-voted world’s best restaurant, El Bulli, Jenna Close, American Society of Media Photographers, Henry Dallal, Photographer, Sheila Dillon, The Food Programme, BBC Radio 4, Pierre Koffman, legendary 3-Michelin starred chef, Alison Morley, Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism, International Center of Photography, H.E. Ali Bin Thalith, Secretary General, HIPA, and Tamara Beckwith, The Little Black Gallery.
To spice up the process, David Loftus, hugely influential and respected food photographer, is the new Chair of the Judges. (see below for more info)
Check out https://www.pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com/ for the 2018 Shortlist Gallery, coming soon!
The magnificent Winners' Exhibition will be held at the Mall Galleries, London from Wednesday 25 April - Sunday 29 April 2018 from 10-5pm (closing at 3pm on the final day).
For more information visit: www.pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com
Overall Winner 2017
Bangladeshi photographer, Shoeb Faruquee was announced as the winner of Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2017 with his image 'Food for God'.
Shoeb said: " ‘I am delighted to be a Finalist in 2017, I am always trying to shoot an image with a new message for our world."
Pink Lady® Apple a Day Category Winner 2017
The winner of the Pink Lady® Apple a Day category was announced at the Mall Galleries, London on 25th April 2017 as Richard Perry (UK) for his image, Keeps the Doctor Away. He was presented with his trophy and £1,000 cheque by Michelle Evans, Chief Marketing Officer, Pink Lady® UK.
“Richard’s shot stood out from the rest in its category," says Andy Macdonald, who heads up Pink Lady® in the UK, headline sponsor of the awards, “for the witty and inventive way in which he developed the theme of a creative shot of a Pink Lady® apple.”
Richard said it is: "An honour to be selected as a finalist in amongst some truly wonderful photographers both past and present."