The Societies' Photographer of the Year Awards 2016 Winner Announced

January 19, 2017 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | Comment | |
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The Societies of Photographers have announced the overall winner of their 2016 Photographer of the Year Awards. Darrin Zammit Lupi from Malta was awarded the Photographer of the Year title by The Societies during the Awards Dinner at their annual convention and London Photo Show. In addition to receiving his trophy, Darrin also walked away with a Fujifilm X-T2 and with XF18-55mm lens and a fully paid ticket to the WPPI Convention in Las Vegas.

Societies Press Release

The Societies' Photographer of the Year Awards 2016

The Societies of Photographers are pleased to announce the twenty six category winners and the overall winner of their 2016 Photographer of the Year Awards.

The competition is a truly international success with 10,468 entrants from all four corners of the globe entering via monthly categories from nature, architectural, landscapes, sport, monochrome...to all styles of wedding and portraiture.

Darrin Zammit Lupi from Malta was awarded the coveted Photographer of the Year by The Societies during the Awards Dinner at their annual Convention and London Photo Show. Over four hundred guests were present at the Awards Dinner in London Saturday January 14.

The judges commented, “This image captures geometry combined with a definitive moment. The gentleman in the hat is a wonderful focal point.”

In addition to receiving his trophy Darrin also walked away with a Fujifilm XT2 Camera with XF518-55mm Lens and a fully paid ticket to the WPPI Convention in Las Vegas with a flight and 5 nights Accommodation to the value of £3,200.00.

Darrin says "A night I'll remember for the rest of my life. Awarded 1st Place Overall Photographer of the Year 2016, as well as Street Photographer of the Year, at The Societies for Photographers in London ."

He continues “The photo which clinched it was taken a few months ago at the entrance to Valletta”

For full details on The Societies’ Photographer of the Year Awards 2016 please check out the website: http://thesocieties.net/image_competition-2016/poty/



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