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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Announcing the Curators for ‘Women’

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We would like to introduce the seven fantastic curators we have lined up to select their favourite images from those submitted to ‘Women’: a photographic celebration by BPPA members of women across the globe for International Women’s Day 2021 on 8th March. In the launch year of what promises to be a fabulous new exhibition, the BPPA are looking for images telling the stories and achievements

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The BPPA 19/20 Chair’s Report

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Despite the unforeseen global COVID19 pandemic and resulting negative effects on our industry, The BPPA have had yet another very busy and productive year with success in many projects, from an all-round stirling team effort by the BPPA’s elected Board members in what have been very challenging circumstances for us all.  The Chair wishes to express his personal gratitude to all of our Board members for

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The BPPA and Pool C

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Following the first round of matches after the resumption of English football, The British Press Photographers Association are delighted with the working relationship that they have created following the Premier League’s launch of Operation Restart. The BPPA board have been instrumental in securing positions for the smaller agencies and freelancers across the UK proportionate to access given to the newswires and publication positions. Before we undertook

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Sally Soames 1937-2019

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Sally Soames and fellow members of The Press Photographers Association (which became The BPPA) at their first London exhibition at The Barbican. Photo ©Brian Harris. Sally Soames who worked as a photographer for The Sunday Times for more than three decades died aged 82 at her home in north London on the 5th of October 2019. Sally, like many of her generation had no formal training as

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An open response to a recent social media post about gender in press photography

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The BPPA has come in for some criticism from a group called Women Photographers of the UK about what they refer to as the uneven representation of women in the current Assignments 2019 exhibition. You can read their open letter here on Medium. This is a response from Lynne Cameron, Vice Chair of The BPPA.   Dear Suzanne, Anna and Susannah   We would like to reassure

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Assignments is back – and not just in London!

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The exhibition of the best of British press photography returns – and as well as the London show we are taking over the The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery in Stoke on Trent for a whole month. The opening night is Tuesday 23 July- and will run until Sunday 25th of August to coincide with summer holiday season. We are doing things slightly differently this year

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