UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards Shortlisted Finalists Announced.

Hundreds of entries have been put before the Guild Award judging panel to decide the best photographers in this year’s talented field of photojournalists.

Berlin, Germany - 22 September, 2022. Judges, led by former Sunday Times Picture Editor Ray Wells, have deliberated over hundreds of entries submitted to present the shortlisted images across 11 awards categories. 

For the very first time at the Guild Awards, photographs from the shortlisted finalists in nine categories* will also be put before the public, allowing them the opportunity to choose their favourite in the IMAGO Photograph of the Year.



Below, the shortlisted finalists in the 11 categories listed in alphabetical order: 

Canon Sports Photographer of the Year *

Julian Finney - Getty Images

Andrew Stenning - Mirror

Alex Whitehead - SWPix


DMGT Portrait Photographer of the Year *

James Glossop - The Times

Daniel Hambury - Freelance/ Evening Standard

Natasha Pszenicki - Associated Newspapers

Edmond Terrakopian - Freelance


Dave Benett Photo Arts and Entertainment Photographer of the Year *

Chris Furlong - Getty Images

Jeff Gilbert - Freelance/Daily Telegraph

Danny Lawson - Press Association


Fixation News Photographer of the Year *

Chris Furlong - Getty Images

Peter Jordan - Freelance/ The Sun

Jeff Mitchell - Getty Images


Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year *

Tom Maddick - SWNS

Charles McQuillan - Freelance/Getty Images

Oli Scarff - Freelance/Agence France-Presse


Getty Images Young Photographer of the Year *

Molly Darlington - Freelance/Reuters/Action Images

James Manning - Freelance/Press Association

George Wood - Freelance/Getty Images


Nikon Student Photographer of the Year

Annabel lee Ellis - University of Gloucestershire

Ryan Jenkinson - Falmouth University

Jory Munday - Falmouth University


Fleet Streets Finest Photo Essay, The Missing Years

Chris Furlong - Getty Images

Hannah McKay - Reuters

Richard Pohle - The Times

Jeff Moore - Freelance


Piemags Business Photographer of the Year *

Jeff Gilbert - Freelance/Daily Telegraph

James Hardisty - Yorkshire Post

Danny Lawson - Press Association


Sony National Newspaper Photographer of the Year *

Wattie Cheung - Freelance/Daily Mail

Richard Pohle - The Times

Andrew Stenning - Daily Mirror


Royal Photographer of the Year *

Jonathan Brady - Press Association

Kelvin Bruce - Freelance

Chris Jackson - Getty Images





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