The British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) is proud to present the results of the National Wedding & Portrait Awards 2013. These awards celebrate the very best work of professional wedding & portrait photographers in the UK and internationally.
Presentations were hosted aboard the PS Tattershall Castle on the Thames in London, on Wednesday, 12 June. Out of over 500 entries that were considered, the results this year are as follows:
– David Wheeler ABIPP – 'Down by the Sea'
– Julie Davenport – Portrait of a 'Flower Girl'
Scott Hogg ABIPP received the highest award presented on the day in the Weddings category, and as a result has been shortlisted for the BIPP National Photographer of the Year, to be presented in December.
To view all successful images, please visit the BIPP Wedding and Portrait Awards page
BIPP also announced the winners of the Student Awards. Some of the most respected photographic courses in the UK hold affiliation with the BIPP, offering their students the opportunity to gain a professional qualification alongside their academic achievements. Entry to these awards granted student members of the BIPP the opportunity to benchmark their work against rigorous BIPP standards.
Presentations were hosted aboard the PS Tattershall Castle on the Thames in London, on Wednesday, 12 June. The level of competition was high, with a number of impressive submissions received – such as Angel Goday’s “Don’t Do It At Home, Call a Professional” which won him the award of Student Photographer of the Year.
Results from the presentation are as follows:
Student Photographer of the Year
– Angel Goday – 'Don’t Do It At Home, Call a Professional'
– Lee Howell ABIPP – 'The Chosen One'
– Lee Howell ABIPP – 'Britain’s Finest'
A Best Portfolio may be nominated by the Course Leader from each of the BIPP recognised Institutions. This year, it went to Lee Howell ABIPP from Edinburgh College.
The BIPP Awards are amongst the most highly regarded in the industry, and success in these awards shows an incredibly high standard of work. Not only are the judges looking for composition and technical ability, but also creativity, interpretation and that ‘wow factor’.
To view all successful images from the Student Awards, please visit the BIPP National Student Awards