Associated Sponsors

We would like to thank all our sponsors and partners associated with Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year. If you are interested in being a sponsor or partner please get in with touch with [email protected]

Headline sponsor


Pink Lady® is proud to have been the headline sponsor of the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year competition since its launch in 2011.

“We’ve always believed that there is great synergy between the Pink Lady® brand, which has uncompromising quality at its core and the ethos of the awards, which celebrate the very best in food photography and film,” says Peter Durose, Managing Director of Coregeo®, the Master Licensor of Pink Lady® in the UK.

“We have been delighted to see how the awards have grown in stature and scope, so that finalists and winners are recognised for their achievements internationally. Food imagery is significant in all our lives, whether it’s a snap on a mobile phone, a compelling photograph in a newspaper or a beautifully-lit image on an advertising hoarding on the way home. There are so many talented food photographers out there and the Food Photographer of the Year Awards provide a valuable platform to give the best in their field the recognition they deserve.”


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The AHO & SOLDAN Photo and Film Foundation, Helsinki, Finland

The Foundation has as its aim to foster and make Finnish historical photography and film known, especially regarding Heikki Aho’s, Björn Soldan’s, Claire Aho’s and the film production company Aho & Soldan’s production.

The pioneering Finnish photographers and filmmakers, Heikki Aho (1895-1961), Björn Soldan (1902-1953), Claire Aho (1925-2015). HEIKKI AHO and BJÖRN SOLDAN were among the leading photographers and documentary filmmakers of their time. Their father was the author and journalist Juhani Aho (1861-1921), married to artist Venny Soldan-Brofeldt (1863-1945) – the “artist couple” of their era. In 1924 Heikki and Björn established their legendary production company AHO & SOLDAN, producing well over 400 films and laying the foundations for the Finnish documentary tradition.

Heikki’s daughter CLAIRE AHO, “The Grand Old Lady of Finnish Photography” - who received her first camera from her father at the age of 10 - joined Aho & Soldan in the late 1940´s. Having opened her own commercial studio she became a pioneer of colour photography and was especially active in the 1950s and 1960s. Claire Aho´s photographs, full of wit, taken some 60-70 years ago, could as well have been taken today. They are a delightful display of Claire´s ‘Selective Eye’, her sense of composition, her humour, but above all her acute sense of colour.

The Foundation is pleased to be a partner with Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2021 in presenting the new Claire Aho Award for Women Photographers.

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Champagne Taittinger is delighted to be the celebratory toast for the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year awards. Taittinger is one of the few major Champagne Houses to be owned and actively managed by the family named on the label.

Internationally awarded for their quality and consistency, the hallmark of Taittinger’s Champagnes is the high proportion of Chardonnay used to make their wines which provides them with great elegance, delicacy and finesse.

Champagne Taittinger is proud to be the sponsor of the Food for Celebration category of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2021, and the Champagne Taittinger Wedding Food Photographer.

Errazuriz, one of Chile’s premier family wine estates, is delighted to sponsor  Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year, a category of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year.

Don Maximiano Errazuriz founded Viña Errazuriz in 1870 in the Valle de Aconcagua, 100km north of Santiago. With cool, rainy winters, hot, dry summers and moist Pacific Ocean breezes, this is the ideal climate for growing grapes and it is here that Viña Errazuriz has been producing the highest quality Chilean wines for more than 140 years.

Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick, who is the sixth generation of his family to be involved in the wine business. Eduardo has overseen the modernisation of the winemaking technology at this historic estate while maintaining a distinct identity for its wines.

Errazuriz’s philosophy is best expressed by Don Maximiano who said, “From the best land, the best wine.” With a reputation for innovation, quality and sound environmental principles, Viña Errazuriz is dedicated to producing estate grown wines of superior quality. With a strong belief in the concept of ‘terroir’, they strive to produce the finest wines by controlling every stage of the process, from grape growing, to winemaking with the most natural techniques with an emphasis on delicate handling of the wines, to produce wines with elegance and complexity.

Errazuriz are pleased to supply Aconcagua Costa Chardonnay 2018, Viña Errazuriz and Aconcagua Costa Syrah 2016, Viña Errazuriz for guests to enjoy at the VIP Awards Evening reception. at the Mall Galleries.

With over 85 years in the industry, Fujifilm is one of the most highly regarded camera brands in the world. With our award-winning range of cameras suited to Pros and enthusiasts alike, they combine traditional styling with cutting edge innovative technology.

All X series cameras are designed with the photographer in mind to "make you fall in love with photography all over again".

At M&S Food we strive to bring our customers the finest quality at the best price. We explore the world to bring new flavours and ingredients to homes all over the nation. Our chefs use the latest culinary trends to create food you’ll love to try.

From our iconic Percy Pig sweets through to prepared meals inspired by the flavours of the East. We source the freshest products, with quality you can trust. M&S Food has been part of the lives of the nation for over 134 years, with the goal of inspiring, creating and helping people eat well, every day.

Because as we all know - This is not just food, this is M&S food.

OVI-Logo-2011 Now in their 51st year, One Vision Imaging have been providing the highest standards of photographic products and services to professional photographers, keen enthusiasts and those that simply love photography throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.

They’ve also been entrusted to adorn the walls of many hotels, restaurants, care homes and even cruise ships with their framing and wall display products. If you’re looking for more from your photography, perhaps it’s time you took a closer look at their multi award winning services.

Production Paradise is the leading online directory and showcase for promoting the world's best photographers and services.

Created in 2002, Production Paradise has established itself as a one-stop-shop for the photography industry by connecting professionals on a local and international level and promoting their work on a high quality platform.

Photographers can show off their latest images through stylishly designed online magazines sent to over 200,000 industry figures worldwide. The online format also allows photographers to send their work directly to their own databases and to instantly share their news across a range of social media.

Production Paradise works hard to provide the best service to its members with constant improvements in technology and consistently maintaining the best level of quality of members.

Production Paradise is proud to be the sponsor of the Food Off the Press category of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2019.

RPS_Logo_RGBThe Royal Photographic Society (RPS) is an international charitable organisation that exists to increase the knowledge and understanding of photography, to promote the highest standards of achievement in photography, and to encourage the public appreciation of photography.

The RPS hosts exhibitions at their Bristol gallery with workshops, talks and symposia held across the UK, internationally and online. The education programme also includes bursary sponsorships, support for schools, universities and young photographers, and internationally-recognised qualifications.

The prestigious RPS Awards ceremony has been running every year since 1878 and celebrates exceptional individuals across all aspects of the world of photography.

RPS Membership is open to all and is an opportunity to join over 11,000 photographers worldwide. Membership benefits include the award-winning RPS Journal, competitions, access to special interest groups and much more.


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Spayne Lindsay & an independent corporate finance firm providing high quality, bespoke advisory services to corporate clients, financial investors and entrepreneurs.

Our advice includes buy-side and sell-side mergers, acquisitions and disposal projects, management buy-ins and buy-outs, co-investments, debt and equity fundraisings and refinancing.



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WFP Storytellers is an innovative communication concept that gives people in need the chance to produce and tell their own stories, using their own words and images, through a series of hands-on digital communications training. This involves courses in areas ranging from visual communication, such as photography or filming on a smartphone, to content optimization for social media and best practices in digital journalism.

Through the Storytellers project, talented people among refugees, displaced and vulnerable communities will be able to act as communicators on behalf of WFP and share authentic stories with a large online audience.

The exciting WFP Storytellers Award is to celebrate the best photos submitted by participants of the WFP Storytellers project worldwide. Storytellers may enter any picture that shows food in any context.

Winterbotham Darby have a passion for delivering happiness through food.  It comes from their own love of sharing meals with family and friends.

They supply a range of chilled foods spanning Mediterranean favourites such as olives, antipasti and continental meats and also manufacture plant-based products and super condiments - pickles and ferments.

They have been leading, growing and creating categories for over 60 years supplying the major UK retailers, B2B and foodservice.  As well as their 3 manufacturing site, they work closely with over 123 partnering sites across Europe.

Whilst mainly an own-label supplier they have a growing portfolio of brands such as unearthed®, Squeaky Bean®, Vadasz and Vivera


The United Nations World Food Programme is the leading humanitarian organization, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience -- saving lives and changing lives.

The international community has committed to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition by 2030, but one in nine people worldwide still do not have enough to eat.

WFP assists almost 100 million people in around 83 countries each year.

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