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Call for entries: UK Picture Editors Guild Awards – new sponsors and award categories

PhotoArchiveNews.com is Media Partner to the UK Picture Editors Guild Awards

The long awaited return of the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards is over. Entries to the awards are now open to photographers and this year they include new categories and a public vote.

The break in the awards has allowed the Guild to realign the entries clock so that the period for entires is now between January 1st 2021 to December 31st 2021 and will continue to be from January to December each year.

The categories are:

Photograph of the Year  – Imago
Student Photographer of the Year  – Nikon
Young Photographer of the Year – Gettyimages
Sports Photographer of the Year – Canon
News Photographer of the Year – Wex/Fixation 
National Newspaper Photographer of the Year – Sony
Portrait Photographer of the Year – DMGT
Regional Photographer of the Year – Genesis Imaging
Arts and Entertainment Photographer of the Year – Dave Benett
Business Photographer of the Year – Piemags
Royal Photographer of the Year – UKPEG
*Photo Essay – The Missing Years – UKPEG

The awards will open to entries from photographers on July 23rd for three weeks and closes at midnight on August 14th
The awards night presentations will be on Monday October 17th at the Honourable Artillery Company HQ in London

Enter the UK Picture Editors Guild Awards

The Picture Editors Guild (UKPEG) told PAN: ‘The Daily Mail and General Trust have joined us as sponsors for the DMGT Portrait of the Year award. The entry will be won by the photographer who enters the five most stunning and creative portraits taken during our new entry period.’

On the public vote UKPEG says: ‘We are also joined by IMAGO the leading independent photo agency in Germany and the largest independent producer of sports content in Europe. To increase awareness of our awards and the work done by press photographers and picture editors we are offering the public the chance to vote from the shortlisted images to choose the IMAGO PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR.’ The photographer who took the IMAGO PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR will win £500.
Members of the public must register to enable them to vote and a lucky few members of the public who take part in the public vote will be invited to the Guilds glamorous awards held at the Honourable Artillery Company HQ in London.’

*‘We also have a change to the Essay award, The Guild believes that there must be recognition of the many great images that were taken while the country was ravaged by Coronavirus. To accommodate these images we have changed the Essay to accommodate images taken in the ‘Missing Years’
Pictures taken between 31st October 2018 and 31st December 2020. To enter the essay photographers must enter between ten and twenty five photos and they can all be of one subject or two subjects but no more than three subjects.

The awards will open to entries from photographers on July 23rd for three weeks and closes at midnight on August 14th.

Judging will take place from August 16th to the 28th of August

The Public Vote will be from August 30 to September 25th

The awards night presentations will be on Monday October 17th at the Honourable Artillery Company HQ in London

Picture Editors Guild Awards 2017

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