Join the illustrious ranks of our Finalists and win prize money, gain prestige, profile and commercial opportunities which are all part of the rich mix of benefits that can flow from Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year, the world’s most important food photography awards
In 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 BBC News Online has created an audio slideshow of the winning images, seen last year by 650,000 people in the first 24 hours and shared on Twitter with over 4 million. See the 2017 gallery here .
Numerous features showcasing images from the Awards are published in news, photography and food media across the world immediately after the Awards presentation and also over the following 12 months.
Further examples of the extensive coverage that our Commended and Finalist entrants have received from their participation in Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2017 can be seen here
The winner of the coveted title Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year receives a cheque for £5000.
Click here for full details of this year's prizes.
Our judging panel includes some of the world’s leading experts on food photography and film and its application in books, advertising, magazines, blogging, packaging and much more.
ALL images entered are viewed by a smaller panel of judges drawn from the main judging panel, to create the shortlists.
Read more about our full judging panel here
Some of the categories offer specific opportunities for the category winner, such as Pink Lady® Apple a Day, while many other Finalists have found that work opportunities have come to them as a result of the prestige of having an image or film chosen for the Winners’ Exhibition at the Mall Galleries.
“Just a quick note to say how grateful I am to your and the team for the great effort you have put into promoting all the finalists in the competition. I really have appreciated it. Being a finalist made an enormous difference to the work I am now doing.” Joan Ransley.
All Finalists are invited, with a guest, to attend the exclusive VIP reception where the winners are announced in London in April 2018. They will join over 450 guests, including many of our judges and press, for a splendid occasion.
All Finalists’ images and films will all be on display in a stunning free to enter exhibition at the world-renowned Mall Galleries, London in April 2018.
After that, the exhibition travels across the UK and Europe to a variety of venues. View the list of venues for this year's Travelling Exhibition here
All Finalists in the Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year category will have their work displayed for a year in a dedicated space at the Errazuriz Winery in Chile.