The Societies’ Photographer of the Year 2016 – Award Winning Images

2016 Award Winning Images

2016 has been another incredible year for The Societies of Photographers’ Monthly Image Competition with 10,468 entered throughout the year. The 20×16″ Print Competition held during this years Convention had a fantastic range of entries and the quality was stunning. We would like to thank all the entrants to both the competitions.

Each of the categories from our Monthly Image Competition has nominees which have been chosen from the Gold Award winning images from 2016.

Throughout the year we use a group of 44 Judges to do Qualifications, Monthly Image Competition judging, End of Year judging and 20×16″ Print Competition judging at The Convention. They give their time and expertise for nothing and we at the Societies would like to thank the following Angela Adams, Steve Allen, Sue Altenburg, Len Bateman, Stuart Bebb, Kelly Brown, Mark Cleghorn, Jocelyn Conway, Tony Corbell, George Dawber, David Edmonson, Luke Edmonson, Marko Dutka, Peter Ellis, George Fairbairn, Desi Fontaine, Adrian Henson, Gurvir Johal, Simon John, Scott Johnson, Christina Lauder, Tom Lee, Claire Louise, Kenny Martin, Damian McGillicuddy, Gordon McGowan, Mike McNamee, Aled Oldfield, Dennis Orchard, Nik Pekridis, Llewellyn Robins, Ramon Sammut, Lenny Smith, David Stanbury, JVS, Bjorn Thomassen, Richard P Walton, Johnson Wee, Tracy Willis, Kevin Wilson, Stuart Wood, Faye Yerbury, Trevor Yerbury and Darrin Zammit-Lupi.

We would also like to thank Eizo for allowing us the use of a monitor for the End of Year judging and GF Smith for supplying all of the card and mounts for the winning certificates.

Photographer of the Year 2016 Results

The Societies’ Photographer of the Year 2016
The Societies’ 2nd Place Photographer of the Year 2016
The Societies’ 3rd Place Photographer of the Year 2016
Advertising and Commercial
Architectural
Boudoir and Beauty
Bump to Baby
Children
Digital Art
Events
Fashion
Landscapes
Macro and Close-up
Media and Documentary
Monochrome
Nature
Open Avant Garde
Pet Portrait
Pictorial and Fine Art
Portrait Avant Garde
Portrait Environmental
Portrait Studio
Sport
Street Photography
Travel
Wedding Avant Garde
Wedding Photojournalistic
Wedding Classical
Wildlife

Special Awards

Highest Gold Award
Overall Judges Choice Photographer of the Year 2016
Special Achievement Award
Grand Master Awards
Master Awards
Successful Fellowship Applicants

20×16″ Competition Results

The 20×16″ Print Competition was judged live at The Societies’ 2016 Convention and we would like to thank our judges for their great advice to the delegates watching.

20×16″ Overall
20×16 2nd Place Overall
20×16 3rd Place Overall

20×16″ Wedding
20×16″ Wedding Classical
20×16″ Wedding Photojournalism
20×16″ Wedding Avant Garde

20×16″ Open

20×16″ Portrait
20×16″ Portrait Classical
20×16 Portrait – Children and Babies
20×16″ Portrait Avant Garde
20×16″ Portrait Fashion Beauty

20×16″ The Natural World
20×16″ Nouveau
20×16″ Documentary
20×16″ Illustrative
20×16″ Monochrome
 
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