A regional daily photographer has expressed his delight after winning a national business photography award – at the fourth attempt.
Simon, 50, has been nominated for the honour for the past three years and is also a former Regional Press Awards winner.
His Post colleague James Hardisty, 48, was highly commended in the same category.
The awards were held in London earlier this month, but Simon was unable to attended due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Simon told HTFP: “You’re up against all the national photographers so to win that one was quite special.
“I didn’t manage to make it down [to the ceremony] due to coronavirus, so I was a bit disappointed not to go, but I’m delighted to win it.”
“Both Simon and James produced excellent portfolios and they both deserve the honours from these awards.”