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Regional Press Awards: Who will win Best Picture?

Some of the top photographers in the regional press will tomorrow do battle for two of the industry’s most prestigious awards.

Prizes for the best Daily/Sunday Newspaper Photographer of the Year and Weekly Newspaper Photographer of the Year will be handed out at the Regional Press Awards in London.

Among the contenders for the daily/Sunday award are photographers from the Belfast Telegraph, The Courier, the Irish News, the Sunday Post and the Yorkshire Post, which has two nominees in James Hardisty and Simon Hulme.

In the running for the weekly prize are photographers from the Cambridge Independent, Cumberland News, Falkirk Herald, Newbury Weekly News, Stratford-upon-Avon Herald and Tamworth Herald.

Here are the shortlisted photographers and their entries.

Daily/Sunday Photographer of the Year

Kevin Scott, Belfast Telegraph

Kristopher Miller, The Courier

Mal McCann, Irish News

Mal McCann, Irish News

Andrew Cawley, Sunday Post

Andrew Cawley, Sunday Post

James Hardisty, Yorkshire Post

James Hardisty, Yorkshire Post

Simon Hulme, Yorkshire Post

Simon Hulme, Yorkshire Post

Weekly Photographer of the Year

Keith Heppell, Cambridge Independent

Keith Heppell, Cambridge Independent

Stuart Walker, Cumberland News

Stuart Walker, Cumberland News

Michael Gillen, Falkirk Herald

Michael Gillen, Falkirk Herald

Phil Cannings, Newbury Weekly News

Phil Cannings, Newbury Weekly News

Mark Williamson, Stratford-upon-Avon Herald

Mark Williamson, Stratford-upon-Avon Herald

Richard Harris, Tamworth Herald

Richard Harris, Tamworth Herald

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  • May 17, 2019 at 8:27 am
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    Some great pictures there. Good to see professional photographers still valued in pockets of the industry.

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