Genesis Supports The Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2015 – Now Open to Entries.

Charles McQuillan/Getty Images. Ronaldo slumps in dejection as Northern Ireland score to go 2-1 up against Portugal at Windsor Park, Belfast. Picture Charles McQuillan. Finalist in the Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year category at The Picture Editors Guild Awards 2014.

James Haristry / Yorkshire Post Newspapers. Student Laura Bradbeer, 20, uses magnifying glass on an Archaeology Placement from Bradford University at The Leeds Museum Discovery Centre. Finalist in the Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year category at the 2014 Picture Editors Guild Awards.

Image © Anthony Chappel-Ross. Trevor Morris pictured at his York home with one of his favourite fossils.

Anthony Chappel-Ross/ Yorkshire Post. Fireman walk past Elmet Tyre Fire at Sherburn in. Finalist in the Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year category at the 2014 Picture Editors Guild Awards.

The annual search for Britain’s most talented press photographers and videographers has started with the opening of submissions for the annual Picture Editors’ Guild Awards and we are delighted to once again support the awards through our sponsorship of The Regional Photographer of the Year category.

The awards recognise the highly talented photographers working in the fields of news, royalty, sport, business, fashion and entertainment and submissions are now open until midnight Sunday 6th December 2015 – details below. Winners will receive prizes from a range of sponsors – including Bloomberg, BT, British Airways, Fixation, Qatar Airlines and Genesis Imaging at the annual awards event, which is due to take place at The Honorable Artillery Company Headquarters on February 25th 2016.

The Picture Editor’s Guild Awards – Categories:

  • Bloomberg Business Photographer of the Year
  • Christies Arts and Entertainment Photographer of the Year
  • Fixation Young Photographer Bursary
  • Getty Royal Photographer of the Year
  • Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year
  • BT Sports Photographer of the Year
  • UK Picture Editors Guild Videojournalist of the Year
  • UK Picture Editors Guild News Photographer of the Year
  • UK Picture Editors Guild Photo Essay of the Year
  • ** NEW** Qatar Airlines National Newspaper Photographer of the Year

From these categories, The Shutterstock Press Photographer of the Year will be selected.

Entries are judged from working picture editors from national, regional and international publications, as well as photography agencies – all of whom view thousands of photographs evenry single day.

Entry to submit photos to the Picture Guild Awards has a £20 charge but is free for the Videojournalist category. Images must have been taken between July 17th, 2014 and July 16, 2015. Final submission for entries is midnight, Sunday December 6th 2015, for still photography and videos.

See the winners and commended entries from the 2014 awards.

Enter the Picture Editors’ Guild Awards

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