Winners Announced: The UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2014

Stuart Bolton. 18-year-old Middlesbrough rapper Adam Skidmore, aka DJ Carta, who draws on his painful childhood for his inspirational lyrics, being brought up in 15 different foster homes, having an alcoholic mother and a father in prison serving a life sentence for murder. Finalist in the Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year category at the 2014 Picture Editors Guild Awards.

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.

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.

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.

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 awards celebrate the exceptionally talented photographers working behind the lens throughout the media today. The awards were hosted by Kate Silverton at a ceremony at the headquarters for the Honourable Artillery Company in City Road, London, on February 5th 2015. A big congratulations from all at Genesis Imaging to the winners and highly commended photographers mentioned below.

Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year:

Mr Stuart Boulton, The Northern Echo – Highly Commended
Mr James Hardisty, Yorkshire Post Newspapers – Commended
Mr Charles McQuillan, Getty Images – Winner
Mr Anthony Chappel-Ross, The Press (York) – Commended

Getty Images Royal Photographer of the Year:

Mr David Hartley, freelance – Commended
Mr Christopher Jackson, Getty Images – Commended
Mr Leon Neal, Agence France-Presse – Highly Commended
Mr Andrew Parsons, i-Images Picture Agency – Winner

Christie’s Arts and Entertainment Photographer of the Year:

Miss Joanne Davidson The Picture Library Ltd – Winner
Mr Matthew Lloyd Bloomberg/freelance – Commended
Mr Michael Marsland WireImage – Commended
Miss Clara Molden The Daily Telegraph –  Highly Commended

Photo Essay of the Year:

Mr Matthew Cardy, Getty Images – Commended
Mr Souvid Datta, The Guardian – Highly Commended
Mr Chris Furlong ,Getty Images – Commended
Mr Jeff Mitchell, Getty Images – Winner

News Photographer of the Year:

Mr Facundo Arrizabalaga, epa – Commended
Mr Jeff Mitchell, Getty Images – Winner
Mr Richard Pohle, The Times – Highly Commended
Mr Jeremy Selwyn, The Standard – Commended

BT Sports Photographer of the Year:

Mr Adrian Dennis, AFP – Commended
Mr Adrian Dennis, AFP – Commended
Mr Phil Noble, REUTERS – Highly Commended
Mr Simon Stacpoole, Offside – Winner

Fixation Young Photographer Bursary:

Mr Souvid Datta, The Guardian – Commended
Mr Alastair Johnstone, South West News – Commended
Mr Henry Nicholls, Newsteam / SWNS – Winner
Mr Peter Summers, South West News – Highly Commended

Bloomberg Business Photographer of the Year:

Mr Jason Alden, Bloomberg News/The Independent – Highly Commended
Mr Matthew Lloyd, Bloomberg/freelance – Commended
Mr Toby Melville, Reuters – Commended
Mr Leon Neal, Agence France-Presse – Winner

Citizen Photographer of the Year

Mr Vinesh Rajpaul – Winner

Nikon UK Press Photographer of the Year

The winner of the Nikon UK Press Photographer of the Year was chosen from the shortlisted photographers who have competed in the categories above.

Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images – Winner

Find out more about the Picture Editors’ Guild Awards

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