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.
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
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
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
WOMEN 2021 Exhibition Opens for Entries The British Press Photographers’ Association is delighted to announce that WOMEN 2021 is now open for entries. The theme of the exhibition is a photographic celebration of women and girls for International Women’s Day 2021 on 8th March and we are looking for images telling the stories and achievements of women and girls. Here is a very brief rundown but
The BPPA conducted draws for the two photo positions allocated to pool C for the following matches. For each match the entries are listed followed by the drawn names: Bournemouth v. Crystal Palace (20.06) 1. Action Plus Images. 2. Back Page Images. 3. Coloursport. 4. Copa Foto. 5. IPS Photo Agency. 6. Matchday Images. 7. TGS. Successfully drawn: 1. Action Plus Images. 2. Matchday Images. Newcastle
The BPPA conducted draws for the two photo positions allocated to pool C for the following matches. For each match the entries are listed followed by the drawn names: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal (20.06.20) 1. Pro Sport Images. 2. Telephot Images. 3. Back Page Images. 4. Prime Media. 5. Mark Pain Photography. 6. Propaganda. 7. SportImage. Successfully drawn: 1. Mark Pain Photography. 2. Propaganda.
The BPPA conducted a draw for the two photo positions allocated to pool C on 16th June 2020. This draw was for the Manchester City v. Arsenal match at the Etihad stadium in Manchester on 17th June 2020. Fourteen names were supplied, from which, two were drawn: Action Plus AMA Sports Photo Agency Anthony Devlin Photography BPI Coloursport Danehouse Photography Fantasista JMP UK Magipix Ltd News
Whilst the world is experiencing turbulent times due to the Covid 19 pandemic The BPPA will try to offer as much support and advice to our members as we can. At a specially convened Board Meeting there was a unanimous vote to offer all members the option of taking a payment holiday from their membership subscriptions for an initial period of three months. We don’t want anyone to
Hilighting this talk that is open to BPPA members and non-members. First up is Alan. Alan Crowhurst is an award-winning horseracing photographer contracted to Getty Images. His life has always involved racing, his grand father was a racecourse bookmaker. In this interview Alan talks about growing up in Brighton, taking up photography, his passion for his profession, what it takes to get an award-winning ‘Crowhurst’ shot and