"Food Photographer of the Year 2017" Awards
World’s Greatest Food Photo Unwrapped!
At a packed awards reception at the Mall Galleries, London, Tuesday 25 April, the winners of the contest were announced. It is my honor to bring to Cyprus, for the first time, the first prize for the “Food Adventures – Mediterranean” category. Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is the world’s leading celebration of the art of food photography and film. In its sixth year, almost 40,000 entries have been submitted since its inception.
“The competition was fiercer than ever,” says Macdonald, who heads up Pink Lady® in the UK (headline sponsor of the awards). “There were over 8400 images entered internationally, from over 60 countries, and the standard was phenomenal…”
The evening was compered by chair of the judges, journalist and food critic, Jay Rayner, and took place in front of more than 400 people at the Champagne Taittinger reception, many of whom had flown in from across the world for the occasion, from America, Australia, France and more.
Judges include: Vitalie Taittinger, Marketing Director, Champagne Taittinger, David Loftus, Jamie Oliver’s photographer, culinary superstar Gary Rhodes, Emily Luchetti, Chair, James Beard Foundation, NYC, Nik Powell, Director, National Film & Television School. For further information, interviews