Deadline: Feb 06, 2018
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: 30 GBP per 5 photographic entries

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Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2018

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2018

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2018 has officially opened the shutter for its seventh year.

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 and Tamara Beckwith, The Little Black Gallery.

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

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: YOU can win £5,000 and the title of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2018. In addition to the £5,000 top prize: your image will be appreciated by some of the leading figures in the photography and food industries during the judging process. A dedicated page will be added to our website showing an in depth profile of the overall winner featuring the winning image. You will receive a dedicated press release promoting your image to international photography and food media. Your hard work and creativity will be credited wherever the image is used and will be seen by millions of people across the globe. You will be invited to attend the glittering VIP Awards evening at the world renowned Mall Galleries, London SW1 along with leading figures from the world of photography, retail, food/photography and national press. You will be provided with 2 nights' accommodation at the InterContinental London Park Lane in a double room with breakfast. You will get a VIP Zenfolio Advanced Account. The current annual value of this account is £300 and will endure for the lifetime of the winner. There will be no subscription costs at all for the Winner. Full details of this prize to be supplied by Zenfolio in a letter to be given to the Winner at the Awards evening.. You will have the opportunity to see your work displayed in the Mall Galleries, London SW1 in the spring of 2018 in an open-to-the-public exhibition giving your work free high profile exposure. This is intended to help publicise your creativity, and encourage and inspire others to develop their skills in food photography for the following year.
Category winners: All category winners will receive a prestigious trophy. All category winners will receive a Pro Zenfolio account, free for the first year. The current value of this account is £192. Full details of this prize to be supplied by Zenfolio in a letter to be given to the Winners at the Awards evening
The winner of Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year, a category of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year, will win £1000 and an Errazuriz Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve Commemorative Magnum (150cl), signed by Eduardo Chadwick. The winner of the Pink Lady® Apple a Day category will win £1000 and the winning image will be used by Pink Lady® in its UK multi media marketing campaign. The winner of the Food Bloggers category will win a 12 month online mentoring programme valued at £2400 (no cash alternative). The winner of the unearthed® Food Film Shorts category will win £1,000. The winner of the Production Paradise Food off the Press category will win a special feature in the Production Paradise Spotlight Food & Drink Photography online magazine, along with a 12-image gallery of their work. The winner of One Vision Imaging Cream of the Crop, a category of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year will win £300 for use against One Vision Imaging services. The winner of the Student Food Photographer of the Year category will win an ONA bag from Johnsons Photopia up to the value of £300. The winner of the Fujifilm Award for Innovation will receive the following:
6-month relationship with Fujifilm to be taken within 12 months of the awards. Free loan of Fujifilm X-series products during the relationship. Fujifilm will support the photographer by promoting them on their Social Media channels (subject to the work being shot on Fujifilm products)
Fujifilm will support the photographer with up to 10 exhibition quality prints, to be printed by a laboratory of Fujifilm’s choice. May be commissioned to present on behalf of Fujifilm at retailer events, experience days or trade shows (subject to the work being shot on Fujifilm products)
Finalists will be invited to attend the glittering VIP Awards evening at the world renowned Mall Galleries, London SW1 along with leading figures from the world of photography, retail, food/photography and national press.
You will have the opportunity to see your work displayed in the Mall Galleries, London SW1 in the spring of 2018 in an open-to-the-public exhibition giving your work free high profile exposure. This is intended to help publicise your creativity, and encourage and inspire others to develop their skills in food photography for the following year. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is proud to support the Artist’s Bill of Rights and works in accordance with the conditions they expect organisers to follow. USAGE RIGHTS: Winning images will be used by the Organisers for a period of 14 months from the announcement of the winners and thereafter the Organisers may keep the winning images within an archive (electronic or otherwise) for a period of 3 years from announcement of the winners, after which permission will be sought from the photographers should their images be used in connection with the awards and or exhibition.

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