The Societies’ Photographer of the Year 2017 – Award Winning Images

 2017 Award Dinner

2017 has been another incredible year for The Societies of Photographers’ Monthly Image Competition with 8,444 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 2017.

Throughout the year we use a group of 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, Melanie Anderson, Len Bateman, Jocelyn Conway, George Dawber, Bob & Dawn Davies, Marko Dutka, Peter Ellis, George Fairbairn, Gary Hughes, Gurvir Johal, Sanjay Jogia, Scott Johnson, Christina Lauder, Tom Lee, Scott Robert Lim, Claire Louise, Damian McGillicuddy, Gordon McGowan, Mike McNamee, Lori Nordstrom, Aled Oldfield, Llewellyn Robins, JB & DeEtte Sallee, Ramon Sammut, Lenny Smith, David Stanbury, Bjorn Thomassen, Richard P Walton, Paul Wilkinson, Tracy Willis, Kevin Wilson, 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.

Photographer of the Year 2017 Results

The Societies’ Photographer of the Year 2017
The Societies’ 2nd Place Photographer of the Year 2017
The Societies’ 3rd Place Photographer of the Year 2017
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 Classical
Wedding Photojournalistic
Wildlife

Special Awards

Highest Gold Award
Overall Judges Choice Photographer of the Year 2017
Successful Associateship Applicants
Successful Fellowship Applicants
Grand Master Awards
Master Awards
Special Achievement Award
Recognition Award
Service Award

20×16″ Competition Results

The 20×16″ Print Competition was judged live at The Societies’ 2017 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″ Portrait
20×16″ Portrait Classical
20×16″ Portrait Avant Garde
20×16 Portrait – Newborn
20×16 Portrait – Children
20×16″ Portrait Fashion

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

The Societies’ 2017 Awards Dinner Proudly sponsored by Loxley Colour and Triple Scoop Music.

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