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Food Photographer of the Year awards


Celebrating the art of food photography, the first Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year awards took place this week.

ABOVE: Strawberry by Kyle Meadows, winner of the Young 15-17 category

ABOVE: Egg photographed by Lisa Chiarini, a finalist in the Cream of the Crop category

Ideal inspiration for your Show Us Your Lunch entries, the first ever international food photography competition saw more than 3,000 photos sent in from over 60 countries, all with the hopes of winning the £5,000 prize and the coveted title of Food Photographer of the Year.

ABOVE: Food Portraiture winner, Blueberry Icecream, by Hilary Moore

ABOVE: Steamy Kitchen by David Hagerman, a finalist in the Philip Harben Award for Food in Action category

Looking for the best of the bunch in categories such as Food in the Field, Food in Action and Food Portraiture, the esteemed judging panel was chaired by chef and owner of Leon Restaurants, Henry Dimbleby, and included Sheila Dillon, presenter of Radio 4's The Food Programme, Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens as well as the Executive Director of Food for M&S.

ABOVE: First place in the Food in the Street category went to Rebecca Chesney's Istanbul Juicer

ABOVE: Food in the Field category winner, Black Pigs photographed by Jean Cazals

See all the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2012 finalists - and even purchase some of the pictures - at www.pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com

Picture credit: pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com



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