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The Master Photography Awards 2016/17

THE MASTER PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2016/17

Our gallery of winners will be showcased to a large audience, with a sponsorship promotional package supplied by our headline sponsors

 The Photography Show in conjunction with Digital Camera and Professional Photography

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Supporting the professional photographer, The Photography Show will return to the Birmingham NEC for the third year, from 18-21 March 2017. The four-day event offers the professional photographer a great opportunity to discover new ideas, learn critical business skills, hear from industry influencers, view and purchase the latest products to be launched into the market and network with agencies, studios, suppliers and peers.

The team is delighted to be part of the MPA Awards and wishes all of the award nominees the best of luck. There is a huge amount of talent out there!

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The Gold Awards

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GOLD Award Overseas Master Photographer Of The Year 

Our top Overseas photographer will win a Full Platform Pass to the WPPI conference – Las Vegas 2017. The WPPI Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference+Expo is the premier industry event for photographers and filmmakers specializing in the creative and business aspects of wedding and portrait photography and filmmaking. Each year, nearly 13,000 professional and aspiring photographers and filmmakers attend WPPI to learn new techniques from industry leaders, build new relationships to grow their business, experience new products and solutions from major manufacturers to improve their productivity, and enjoy the many attractions in Las Vegas. WPPI is a week-long event combining educational seminars with a major industry trade show and networking events, all designed around learning the latest techniques, building new relationships and growing a business in a friendly, fun environment – all at one time, in one place.
Learn superior technical skills and new shooting styles
Build new relationships to grow your business
Experience new products and solutions from major manufacturers
Discover competitive and affordable ways to grow your business
Meet some of the world’s finest photographic instructors
Make an investment in yourself and your future
The WPPI February 7th – 9th 2017 WPPI Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference + Expo, will take place on Feb , at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas

This prize does not include travel and accommodation.

KOY would like to offer a large £1,000 prize towards their Albums (5 (£200) monthly spend vouchers) (This includes Samples)

Zenfolio 1 year free advanced account worth £600

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GOLD Award UK Photographer of The Year 

Our top UK photographer will win a highly coveted place on Yervant & Anie Zanazanian’s 2016 Venice workshop. Along with a £400 voucher with Aspire Photography Training.  £200 voucher from The Print Foundry, An all inclusive weekend away in Dublin sponsored by 3XM, £500 voucher (account credit) that can be used on anything from a wedding album to a re-brand of their logo and have stationery printed. An invite to Coventry for a lab tour with a light lunch, plus an OVI ‘goody bag’. One Vision will also run a profile on their blog, with a portfolio of images – and a feature our winner in one of our future issues of Exposure Magazine. Zenfolio 1 year free advanced account worth £600.

This years UK photographer of the year is a prize every UK member should be aiming to win. Enter five of your best images across 2 categories to be in with a chance to win this amazing opportunity.

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Our Gold Award winners are selected from the accumulative score of your top five scoring images across a minimum of two member only categories. To be in with a chance of winning, enter a minimum of five images in any two qualified member categories.

Enter your images here

The Silver Awards

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UK Silver Portrait Photographer of the Year  

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UK Silver Portrait Photographer of the Year – Prize Sponsor 

Prize: Epson SureColor P800 printer

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UK Silver Portrait Photographer of the Year – Prize Sponsor

The winners of our Silver UK Portrait Photographer of the Year will win an all inclusive weekend away in Dublin (Dates TBC)

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UK Silver Commercial & Creative Photographer Of The Year

 30 x 40 Acrylic (value £250) plus £150 Voucher

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UK Silver Wedding Photographer of the Year

Prize: A complete Bellissimo Harris Tweed Album Set (inc sleeve & bag) in Your choice of colour – worth £750

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Silver – Portrait Photographer Of The Year

Prize – A day with Creative Director Mark Foxwell to discuss your practice, learn about the latest innovations in printing and finishing and to produce a bespoke fine art print of your work

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Newborn Photographer Of The Year 2016/17

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Newborn Photographer of the Year

1 x £250 cash prizes to the winning photographer

1 x £250 cash prizes to the client of the winning image

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Newborn Photographer of the Year

Newborn Narnia Birds Nest Set
Value £695.00

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 Newborn Photographer of the Year

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Prize Sponsor

4 x hours Business Training at Melanie Easts Bristol Studio value £625

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 Newborn Photographer of the Year

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Prize Sponsor

£200 Click Props Gift Voucher

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Cherubs Photographer Of The Year 2016/17

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Cherubs Photographer of the Year 

Prize: A full complement of Cherubs samples from the Loxley Colour Cherubs range

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Cherubs Photographer of the Year 

1 x £250 cash prizes to the winning photographer

1 x £250 cash prizes to the client of the winning image

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Bride Image Of The Year

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UK Fine Art – Prize 20 x 30 Acrylic (value £150) plus £50 Voucher

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SILVER – Overseas Wedding Photographer Of The Year
£450 prize towards their Albums ( x3 (£150) monthly spend vouchers)(This Includes Free Samples)

BRONZE – UK Wedding Classical
£200 prize towards their Albums ( x2 (£100) monthly spend vouchers)(This includes Free Samples)

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UK Landscape & Travel  – Prize: landscape and travel images look stunning on box frames or a framed print. So, we’ll take the winning image advise on the best frame/mount/size combination and for which product. The prize will be a 24×16” (3:2 ratio) and is our second most popular size. The winner will also get a 20-spread, A5 Fine Art Layflat Photo Book. Total prize value: £200 (approx.)

Licentiate Photographer Of The Year – Prize: Big is beautiful, and Coloured Edge Print Blocks are the ideal large image solution. We’ll give the winner a 36×24” (3:2) Coloured or Bevelled edge with their choice of edge colour. We will of course colour correct images so they are absolutely perfect. The winner will also get a 20-spread, A5 Fine Art Layflat Photo Book. Total prize value: £200 (approx.)

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Bronze Category Sponsors

Family Portrait

Wedding Day & Celebration

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Bronze Category Sponsors 

Wedding Art Fashion

Portrait Classical

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Qualifications Sponsor

Best Licentiate, Associate & Fellowship Award

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UK Lifestyle & Location Photographer of The Year

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£400 Training Vouchers 

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Prize: Super Big Deal Ticket

includes all of the following:
•Masterclass Full Pass (Thursday-Sunday)
•Trade Show Ticket
•Full Business School Ticket
•Full Day Seminar on Thursday
•2 Superclass (of your choice) or 1 Location Shoot
•Welcome Party Ticket
•Saturday Night Awards Dinner
•Non Members also receive 1 year’s subscription to a Society of your choice.

Value of £670.00

It is only to be used by the winner and is not transferable to action this prize please email juliet@swpp.co.uk

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Print

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The 2016 Hasselblad Masters Edition will be presented as a prize to the winner of this category.

The latest Hasselblad Masters Book 2016 coincides with the celebration of the company’s 75 years at the forefront of imagery.
Across the generations some of the world’s finest creative photographers have striven for excellence using a Hasselblad camera as their capture tool of choice.
The latest MASTERS winners have followed in their hallowed footsteps.
The public voted online for their favorite 2016 images and the final ten winners were selected by a hand-picked panel of renowned imaging industry professionals.
Armed with some of the finest equipment on the market these outstanding photographers were then set the challenge of creating fresh new images focusing on a brand new theme: INSPIRE.

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The organisers reserve the right to make changes to sponsors and prizes listed above. Any changes will be updated on this website only. Any changes made will not result in a refund of entry fees. In the event of any changes we will endeavour to find a suitable replacement however this can not be guaranteed.