'Train Surfing Action' by Marco Casino
The winners of The Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition 157 – the world’s longest running photography exhibition - have been announced. Student, amateur and professional photographers from around the world were invited to enter their images to the competition and over 6,600 images were submitted from 1,727 photographers in 72 countries. From the shortlisted prints, just 100 were selected for the exhibition. The selected photographers represent 23 countries.
The five award winners, from Germany, USA and the UK, are:
- Gold Medal (£1,000) – Menina, 2008. Jacqueline Roberts (Germany)
- Under 30s Gold Medal (£1,000) - Martyn, Sean and Jacob, 2013. William Lakin (UK)
- Silver Medal (£500) - SHOAL : 30.41N 157.51E (printed in capitals). Mandy Barker ARPS (UK)
- Bronze Medal (£250) - Lemon Blue Modern Game Bantam Pullet. Tamara Staples (USA)
- Bronze Medal (£250) - Local Family, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland. Damien Wootten (UK)
The exhibition at Berkeley Gallery, Greenwich Heritage Centre, Woolwich, runs until 28 August 2014 before moving on to venues around the United Kingdom. All the selected images will be posted on the RPS website at the beginning of August. For information about venues and the exhibition, visit the RPS website.