Letter to the joint Chairs of The Conservative Party

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One of our members who regularly covers the party conferences brought the fact that the Conservative Party has introduced charges for media to attend their annual conference. The BPPA Chair Paul Ellis wrote to the joint Chairmen of the Party to ask why this was. Here is the text of his letter: To: Ben Elliott & The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP Dear Sirs For

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The BPPA’s Press Photographer of the Year winner

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Getty Images photographer Chris Furlong received his trophies today after winning three categories in the recent The BPPA Press Photographer of the Year competition as well as the main prize. Chris had winning portfolios in the news, art and entertainment and covid essay categories. Press Photographer of the Year 2021 Chris Furlong said: “I’m absolutely delighted. That’s just brilliant! It’s been another tough year and I’m

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The BPPA’s Press Photographer of the Year 2021 results

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We are delighted to announce that the British Press Photographers’ Association ‘Press Photographer of the Year 2021’ is Chris Furlong of Getty Images. Here is a full list of the winners. News – Chris Furlong – Getty Images Arts & Entertainment – Chris Furlong – Getty Images Portrait – Peter Jordan – The Sun Royal – Kelvin Bruce Business – Phil Wilkinson Sport Action – Molly

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Press Photographer of the Year 2021 update

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The BPPA are delighted to say that following a great response to this year’s Press Photographer of the Year competition that voting will go live today. All members are invited to view the galleries online before choosing their favourite in each category. You will be sent an email to the address your membership is registered with. The individual category winners will then go forward to be

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The BPPA Press Photographer of the Year awards update

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Thanks to everyone who has entered this year’s Press Photographer of the Year competition. Entries are coming in steadily and we’re looking forward to seeing many more in the coming days! This year we’re using an automated system to process your images. It is therefore really important that before uploading your pictures that you read the ‘How to Enter’ page on the competition website. This will

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The BPPA’s Press Photographer of the Year Awards

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We’ve all cursed at picture editors’ infamous inability to use the right picture, and know that the very best judges of our work are ourselves, and our peers. What matters is the photography, not what’s on the menu at a gala dinner, and whether you can look like an extra in a Bond film squeezed into a hired black tie jacket. And last year’s inaugural BPPA

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Remembering Tom Stoddart

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Remembering Tom Stoddart by Tim Bishop Tom Stoddart was a very open man in his work, ready to generously share his experiences, his knowledge, his thoughts and wisdom from a remarkable career at the very front of Fleet Street’s finest, working for so many differing news organisations and outlets, from national tabloids and broadsheets in the UK, to news magazines and agencies all over the world.

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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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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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