RPS Annual Awards 2013

November 16, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 0 Comments |
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The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has put out a call for nominations for its annual Awards. Nominations are sought in a range of categories as photographers in different branches of imaging, photographic scientists, curators, publishers, educators, and those involved with The Society itself.  Award winners will be announced at a special event to be be held in London in September 2013. Nominations are required by 22 February 2013. Full details of each Award and a nomination form can be found on The Society’s website.

Website: Royal Photographic Society

RPS Press Release

Bath, UK,16 November 2013 – The Royal Photographic Society has put out a call for nominations for its prestigious annual Awards which honours individuals across all areas of photography. Nominations are sought in a range of categories as photographers in different branches of imaging, photographic scientists, curators, publishers, educators, and those involved with The Society itself.  Award winners will be announced at a special event to be be held in London in September 2013.

Full details of each Award and a nomination form can be found on The Society’s website: http://www.rps.org/annual-awards/Annual-Awards-2013 or may be had on request from Awards Manager Jo Macdonald by emailing: jo@rps.org.  Nominations are required by 22 February 2013.

In addition to the Award winners the ceremony also brings together students that have been awarded educational bursaries by The Society during 2012 developing new and young talent and bringing them wider recognition from their peers.

The Society’s Director General Dr Michael Pritchard noted: “The Society’s Awards are unique in honouring men and women internationally who have made a significant contribution to a particular aspect of photography. They are not restricted to Society members and The Society would encourage nominations”.

The Society has made Awards to photographers and those in photography since 1878 when its Progress medal was first awarded.  There are now fifteen categories.  In addition The Society also awards Honorary Fellowships of The Society – an honour it first betsowed in 1895.  Recent Award winners have included photographers Joel Meyerowitz, Steve Sasson,  Terry O’Neil, Albert Watson, Annie Liebovitz and Martin Parr, and individuals Philippe Garner, Sir David Attenborough and Tim Berners-Lee, alongside scientists and museum and gallery curators.



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