Why should I Enter?

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

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Our Finalists receive worldwide coverage for their images.

From 2014 BBC News Online has annually created an online 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 2020 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.

Prizes

Overall winner:

In addition to the £5,000GBP top prize:

  • You will have the opportunity to see your work displayed at a prestigious gallery to be announced shortly, 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.
  • 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

Category winners:

  • All category winners will receive a prestigious trophy.
  • The winner of the Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year category will win £1000GBP.
  • The winner of the Pink Lady® Apple a Day category will win £1000GBP and the winning image may be used by Pink Lady® in its multi-media marketing campaign. 
  •  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 £300GBP for use against One Vision Imaging services
  • The winner of the Fujifilm Award for Innovation will win a Fujifilm X100V, worth £1300. (No cash alternative)
  • The winner and two runners up of the Student Food Photographer of the Year category will receive an RPS Membership, worth £120. The winning student will also have their work published in the award-winning RPS Journal.
  • In addition, the winner of the Student Food Photographer of the Year category will have the unique opportunity to have a 90 minute one-to-one (preferably in person, otherwise by Skype) with Commercial Photography Consultant and Mentor, Zoe Whishaw. This will include:
    • Image review of up to 30 images
    • Website review
    • Analysis of creative direction
    • Options and ideas to take career forwards
  • You will have the opportunity to see your work displayed at a prestigious gallery to be announced shortly, 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.

Where a prize is offered by a Third Party, Food Photographer of the Year Ltd is not bound to deliver the exact prize that has been offered by the Third Party if unforeseen events should take place to prevent delivery, but will do its utmost to ensure that a similar prize is delivered instead. No monetary compensation will be offered.

"The Pink Lady® Awards are at the forefront of competitions in my field. Not entering is not an option”

Kris Kirkham, UK

Membership Benefits

Costing just £50GBP a year and including 5 FREE ENTRIES, worth £30 alone, Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year membership is an offer too good to miss!

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The awards celebrate the very best in food photography and film from around the world

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