Search for content, post, videos


Photographer finalists announced – UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2022

Here’s our selection from the shortlisted images:

The judges for The UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards, led by former Sunday Times Picture Editor Ray Wells, deliberated for many hours to decide which of the images in 11 categories stood out in this exceptional group. The winners will be announced at the awards event in London on 17 October 2022.

Here is the shortlisted finalists photographers in the 11 categories in alphabetical order:

Canon Sports Photographer of the Year
Julian Finney Getty
Andrew Stenning Mirror
Alex Whitehead SWPix

DMGT Portrait Photographer of the Year
James Glossop The Times
Daniel Hambury Freelance/ Evening Standard
Natasha Pszenicki Associated Newspapers
Edmond Terrakopian Freelance

Dave Benett Photo Arts and Entertainment Photographer of the Year
Chris Furlong Getty Images
Jeff Gilbert Freelance/Daily Telegraph
Danny Lawson Press Association

Fixation News Photographer of the Year
Chris Furlong Getty Images
Peter Jordan Freelance/ The Sun
Jeff Mitchell Getty Images

Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year
Tom Maddick SWNS
Charles McQuillan Freelance/Getty Images
Oli Scarff Freelance/Agence France-Presse

Getty Images Young Photographer of the Year
Molly Darlington Freelance/Reuters/Action Images
James Manning Freelance/Press Association
George Wood Freelance/Getty Images

Nikon Student Photographer of the Year
Annabel lee Ellis University of Gloucestershire
Ryan Jenkinson Falmouth University
Jory Munday Falmouth University

Fleet Streets Finest Photo Essay, The Missing Years
Chris Furlong Getty
Hannah McKay Reuters
Richard Pohle The Times
Jeff Moore Freelance

Piemags Business Photographer of the Year
Jeff Gilbert Freelance/Daily Telegraph
James Hardisty Yorkshire Post
Danny Lawson Press Association

Sony National Newspaper Photographer of the Year
Wattie Cheung Freelance/Daily Mail
Richard Pohle The Times
Andrew Stenning Daily Mirror

Royal Photographer of the Year
Jonathan Brady Press Association
Kelvin Bruce Freelance
Chris Jackson Getty

IMAGO Photograph of the Year
The public voting is open for this award. Once registered you can vote for the one photograph you believe is the best of the year. The UK Picture Editors’ Guild will choose a name at random from those who voted and will receive 2 tickets to New York courtesy of Norse Atlantic Airways.
Here is the link for public voting which requires registration.

• View the last Awards evening in 2020. is Media Partner to the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards – View our coverage.

• is Media Partner to the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards – read our coverage here.

View more from the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards on PAN

1 comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *