AOP Awards 2013 – Judges and Exhibitions Announced

April 29, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 0 Comments |
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The Association of Photographers (AOP) has revealed the line-up of judges for its 30th Awards programme. Each judging panel is made up of five industry professionals and includes a Chair, who will also present the Awards on the presentation evening. In addition, the AOP exhibition will be open to the public for four days. Both the Photographers' Awards and the Open Awards will be displayed at the exciting Truman Brewery venue, Loading Bay & B3, within the heart of London’s East End.  The Photographers Awards presentation evening and party will take place on Thursday 17 October and the Open Awards presentation will be on Friday 18 October.  Both exhibitions will be open Friday 18 – Monday 21 October, 10am – 6pm. Click through / scroll down for the complete list of judges.

AOP Press Release

2013 AOP Awards – Judges and Exhibitions Announced!

The Association of Photographers is proud to reveal this year’s outstanding line-up of judges for its 30th Awards programme.   Every year the Association of Photographers strives to ensure the judging panel is as high-calibre and specialised as possible.  "The success of any serious photographic awards programme is centred on the quality of its judges," comments Charlie Thomas the AOP's 2013 Awards Manager. Charlie has spent several months drawing together the impressive judges' roster for the Photographers and Open Awards.  Each judging panel is made up of five industry professionals and includes a Chair, who will also present the Awards on the presentation evening. 

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Photographers Awards, its exhibition will be open to the public for four days.  Both the Photographers Awards and the Open Awards will be displayed at the exciting Truman Brewery venue, Loading Bay & B3, within the heart of London’s East End.  The Photographers Awards presentation evening and party will take place on Thursday 17 October and the Open Awards presentation will be on Friday 18 October.  Both exhibitions will be open Friday 18 – Monday 21 October, 10am – 6pm.

This year the judging panels are as follows:

30th Photographers Awards
1 = People & Life
Max Forsythe (Group Chair) - Photographer
Jim Naughten – Photographer
Roger Tooth – Head of Photography at the Guardian
Stephen Ledger-Lomas – Agent at M.A.P and Photographic Director at Port Magazine
Choi Lui – Freelance Art Buyer

2 = Object & Environment
John Claridge (Group Chair) - Photographer
George Kavanagh – Photographer
Peter Bailey – Photographers Agent
Zelda Cheatle – Photography Strategist
Tony Dell – Head of Visual Inspiration at DLKW Lowe

3 = Project
John Claridge (Group Chair) - Photographer
Anderson & Low – Photographic Partnership
Rob Crane – Creative Director at 125 Magazine
Ben Burdett – Director of Atlas Gallery
Emma Bowkett – Picture Editor at FT Weekend Magazine

4 = Moving Image
Max Forsythe (Group Chair) - Photographer
Franz Pagot – Director of Photography
Jeff Stark – Director
Ben Gibson – Director at London Film School
Jess Crombie – Head of Film & Photography at Save the Children

2013 Open Awards
Erin Moroney – Creative Consultant, Creative Director and Photographers Agent, Anello Creative
Wendy Carrig – Photographer
Helen Trompeteler – Assistant Curator of Photographs at National Portrait Gallery
Richard Seymour – Photographer
Melanie Grant – Picture Editor at Intelligent Life

Photo Credits: David Ryle, Non-Commissioned Portrait Single, 29th Photographers Awards, 2012



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