Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2017-18

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Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2018 opens the shutter for its seventh year on 5 July 2017.

To celebrate, the Awards are serving up a delicious feast of seven new judges and exciting new categories too.

New jurists are 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.

To spice up the process, David Loftus, hugely influential and respected food photographer, is to be Chair of the Judges, while categories include for the very first time, Student Food Photographer of the Year to facilitate the next generation.

“It just gets better and better each year - from Austria to Australia, Kuala Lumpur to Kent, the standard of entries is exceptional,” says founder and Director, Caroline Kenyon.

“It’s so exciting to see the amount of recognition our winners receive in the media across the world. And it’s incredibly rewarding to hear about our finalists’ amazing success stories, photography commissions, road trips, invitations to host workshops and master classes in far-flung corners of the globe. That means a huge amount to my team and me.”

So, if you think your food photography or film could send our judges into seventh heaven, why not enter now at https://www.pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com. Closing date for entries, 6 February 2018

Winner 2016-17

Previous winner - Keeps the Doctor Away
Keeps the Doctor Away by Richard Perry

The winner of the Pink Lady® Apple a Day category of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2017 was announced at a packed reception at the Mall Galleries, London on Tuesday 25th April as Richard Perry (UK) for his image, Keeps the Doctor Away. He was presented with his trophy and £1,000 cheque by Michelle Toft, 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.”

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