Winners Announced: The Picture Editors Guild Awards 2016

(left) Ken Sethi of Genesis Imaging, (centre) Simon Hulme of Yorkshire Post (winner of the Genesis Regional Photographer of the Year

A selection of winning images from the Picture Editors Guild Awards 2016

A selection of winning images from the Picture Editors Guild Awards 2016

Alan Sparrow, Chairman of The Picture Editors Guild. Image © Ben Fitzpatrick

(left) Ken Sethi of Genesis Imaging, (centre) Simon Hulme of Yorkshire Post, winner of The Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year award. Image © Ben Fitzpatrick

(left) Ken Sethi of Genesis Imaging, (centre) Simon Hulme of Yorkshire Post, (right) Kate Silverton. Image © Ben Fitzpatrick

The Picture Editors Guild Awards. Image © Ben Fitzpatrick

Simon Hulme of Yorkshire Post, winner of The Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year award. Image © Ben Fitzpatrick

The Picture Editors Guild Awards 2016. Image © Ben Fitzpatrick

The Picture Editors Guild Awards. Image © Ben Fitzpatrick

Genesis Imaging are once again delighted to support the UK Picture Editors’ Guild annual awards as a sponsor of the Regional Photographer of the Year category. The UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards recognise outstanding photography from the world of news, royalty, sport, business, fashion and entertainment. Winners receive prizes from sponsors such as Bloomberg, British Airways and Fixation at the annual Awards event, which took take place in London at the Honourable Artillery Company Headquarters on 27th March 2017.

Of the entries to this years awards, Alan Sparrow (UK Picture Editors’ Guild chairman) comments:

We were thrilled with the many congratulations we received for the success of our annual Awards. This is now the premier celebration of the skill and talent of British press photography – the most dynamic and competitive media workplace in the world.

The winners of the annual Picture Editors Guild Awards 2016 were announced by journalist and broadcaster Kate Silverton at the Honourable Artillery Company in London at a glittering ceremony on 28 March, 2017. A big congratulations from all at Genesis Imaging to the winners and highly commended photographers mentioned below.

Genesis Regional Photographer of the Year

James Hardisty, Yorkshire Post – Commended

Charles McQuillan, Getty Images – Commended

John Giles, Freelance – Highly Commended

Simon Hulme, Yorkshire Post – Winner

Bloomberg Business Photographer of the Year

Chis Furlong, Getty Images – Commended

Richard Pohle, The Times – Commended

Tom Stockill, Sunday Times – Highly Commended

James Glossop, The Times – Winner

Sports Photographer of the Year

Alex Whitehead, SWpix – Commended

Ian McNicol, Freelance – Commended

Adrian Dennis, AFP – Highly Commended

Justin Setterfield, Getty Images – Winner

Arts & Entertainment Photographer of the Year

James Glossop, The Times – Commended

Dave Benett, Evening Standard – Commended

Tristan Fewings, Freelance – Highly Commended

Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images – Winner

Getty Images Young Photographers Bursary

James Gourley, Rex/Shutterstock – Commended

Charlotte Wilson, Offside Sports Photography – Commended

Alex Whitehead, SWpix – Highly Commended

Tolga Akmen, London News Pictures – Winner

Royal Photographer of the Year

Adrian Dennis, AFP – Commended

Andrew Parsons, I images – Commended

Samir Hussein, Freelance – Highly Commended

Chris Jackson, Getty Images – Winner

National Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Charlie Bibby, Financial Times – Commended

James Glossop, The Times – Commended

Adam Gerrard, Daily Mirror/Sunday Mirror – Highly Commended

Bruce Adams, Daily Mail – Winner

UKPEG News Photographer of the Year

Carl Court, Getty Images – Commended

Chris Furlong, Getty Images – Commended

Adam Gray, SWNS – Highly Commended

Jeff Mitchell, Getty Images – Winner

UKPEG Photo Essay of the Year

Christian Sinibaldi, The Guardian – Commended

Andy Hooper, Daily Mail – Commended

Matthew Cardy, Getty Images – Highly Commended

Jeff Mitchell, Getty Images – Winner

Videographer of the Year

Bryan O’Brien, Irish Times – Commended

Bryan O’Brien, Irish Times – Highly Commended

Laurence Griffiths, Getty Images – Winner

Shutterstock Press Photographer of the Year 2016

Jeff Mitchell, Getty Images

View the winners of the 2016 PEG Awards

 

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