Royal Parks Permits

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In letters signed by The BPPA, the News Media Association, the Chartered Institute of Journalists, the British Association of Journalists and the Foreign Press Association in London and sent to the Editor of The Times and the Director of Communications, Marketing and Engagement for the Royal Parks the five organisations made it clear that restrictions placed upon news-gatherers excluding them from areas open to the public

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The Association’s response to the arrest of Peter Macdiarmid

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Photo: ©Peter Macdiarmid/London News Pictures. 24 August 2022 Following the arrest of multi-award winning photojournalist Peter Macdiarmid whilst covering this morning’s Just Stop Oil protest at Clacket Lane Services on the M25, The British Press Photographers’ Association would, once again, like to remind Police Officers that journalists have a right and a duty to report the news. Mr Macdiarmid identified himself as the holder of a

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Assignments 2021 – The BPPA Exhibition

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The British Press Photographers’ Association present their annual ‘Assignments’ exhibition celebrating the best of press photography from its members. Curated by 5 leading industry figures, this year’s exhibition covers stories from April 2019 through to the recent developments in the pandemic and will feature everything from sports and entertainment through to politics and protest with royals, celebrities and global events as seen through eyes of the

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Assignments 2021 – NOW OPEN

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The British Press Photographers’ Association is pleased to announce that ASSIGNMENTS 2021 is now open for entries. Following a break of more than 2 years we are once again seeking the best of British Press Photography from our members to be exhibited at Bargehouse London in August 2021. Entries are open NOW until midnight on Friday 2nd July 2021 Each member can enter up to 10

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The BPPA Press Photographer of the Year 2020 – RESULTS

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Photo: ©Adam Gray/SWNS for Daily Mail | The results are in for the first British Press Photographers’ Association Press Photographer of the year competition. We were delighted to receive more than 2400 photographs from 183 photographers, members and non-members, into the ten categories. The competition was then judged by our members, 140 of them took part, viewing the 408 entries. The photographer with the most votes

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The BPPA 2020 Press Photographer of The Year

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Photo: ©Lindsey Parnaby | In an email message to members of the association, Chair Lindsey Parnaby wished everyone entering the competition the best of luck. He wrote: “2020 was undoubtedly an incredible year for the press photographer. The impact of Covid19 changing the way we live our everyday lives for the foreseeable future as public events were forced to close their doors and socialisation banned under

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Women 2021 – a photographic celebration

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Photo: ©Elli Birch | NEWS RELEASE: 8th March 2021 ‘Women’ is a photographic celebration of images telling the stories and achievements of women and girls launching for International Women’s Day 2021 To mark International Women’s Day 2021 The British Press Photographers’ Association has curated a new exhibition of pictures telling the stories and highlighting the achievements of women and girls as recorded through the eyes of

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News gatherers are key workers

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News gatherers are key workers. That was made clear by HM Government during the original COVID-19 lockdown and our Police forces acknowledged the vital role media workers play by recognising the UK Press Card Authority’s official Press Card as sufficient evidence that the holder is a working journalist. Members of The British Press Photographers’ Association and their colleagues with UK Press Cards issued by other bodies

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