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There are still 7 days to go to enter Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year - the international celebration of the art of food photography. The competition closes for entries on 8 February 2015.


Aspire Photography Training are proud supporters of these prestigious awards and will be running workshops throughout the event.  If you would like more information, don’t hesitate to call Ailish on 01524 7882200.  These awards have inspired us so much we are delighted to launch a new course ‘Food Portraits’ with Joan Ransley which will explore how to create stunning portraits of food.


7 great reasons to enter:


  • £5000 prize for the overall winner
  • The prestigious Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year trophy
  • An invitation for all finalists and a guest to attend the glamorous Champagne Taittinger Reception at the Mall Galleries in London
  • Networking opportunities and the chance to mingle with leading and influential industry experts from both the food and photography world
  • Winning images will form part of a much sought-after travelling exhibition, beginning at the Mall Galleries in April 2015
  • Showcase your food photography to an international audience
  • Many media opportunities for the winning photographer


There is also a fabulous line up of judges, definitely more than 7, but let’s keep the theme going; Michel Roux Jnr, Chef Patron, Nigel Atherton, Group Editor, IPC Media Photography Portfolio, Emily Luchetti, James Beard Foundation, Jay Rayner, Journalist, Writer and Broadcaster, David Loftus (Jamie Oliver’s food photographer), Amy Wolff, Photo Editor, Photo District News, New York and Nik Powell, Director, National Film and TV School


If you think your food photography will send us all into 7th heaven why not try your luck and enter now at


Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2015 closes to entries on Sunday 8 February 2015



Shortlisted entries will be announced Thursday 2 April 2015


Winners will be announced at the Mall Galleries, London on Wednesday 6 May 2015




Headline sponsor Pink Lady® apples take 200 days of tender loving

care to produce. From ‘pip to perfection’, only the very best pass the

rigorous inspection tests to receive the Pink Lady® classification. This time on the tree helps Pink Lady® apples to develop their unique personality, distinctive blush, sweet flavour and crisp texture. Pink Lady® apples are also packed with goodness – they are a natural source of energy and a single apple supplies a quarter of your day’s vitamin C. For more information visit


Champagne Taittinger is delighted to be the celebratory toast for Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2015 and also sponsor of Food for Celebration. Taittinger is one of the few major Champagne Houses to be owned and actively managed by the family named on the label.


Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year is sponsored by Errazuriz, the

premier family wine estate of Chile. Don Maximiano Errázuriz founded

Viña Errázuriz in 1870 in the Valle de Aconcagua, 100km north of



Marks & Spencer Food Portraiture is sponsored by Marks & Spencer, renowned for their brilliant use of sumptuous food imagery, which makes them the perfect partner for this category


One Vision Imaging Limited, the exclusive photographic printers to the London 2012 Olympics and Rio 2016 sponsor all print and framing for the Awards


Partridges are the sponsor of the Food for Sale category. Partridges have a long-standing association with Chelsea and are proud to be holders of the Royal Warrant, By Royal Appointment Grocers to H.M. the Queen -


Production Paradise, the world’s largest online photographers’ directory, are sponsors of the Production Paradise Food off the Press category for previously published work.


Ten Acre are the sponsors of the Food in the Field category. Ten Acre are the innovative creators of premium hand cooked crisps and hand picked popcorn in a range of uniquely named flavours - and all with a story to tell. Ten Acre crisps and popcorn are all Gluten, Dairy and MSG free, Vegan and Vegetarian. For more information about Ten Acre - and to discover the stories behind the flavours - visit


Unearthed® Food in Film category is sponsored by unearthed®, the food brand for people who love to discover, known for bringing great regional specialities from across Europe to the shelves at accessible prices.


Supporters for 2015 are:


Aspire Photography Training, the leading photographic trainers and mentors,uk


Zenfolio - provides everything you need for your online photography business. Every account comes with a fully customisable portfolio website, marketing tools, and integrated e-commerce.


StockFood offers the largest food image database on

the internet: an unrivalled collection of images, videos and features

from over 1,000 internationally renowned photographers


The chosen partner charity is Action Against Hunger UK, a humanitarian organisation committed to saving the lives of malnourished children


Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is owned by The Food Awards Company, a sister company to Kenyon Communications


Image by Louise Lister (Australia) – Spanner Crab






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