Published 28/01/16

The Societies' Photographer of the Year Awards 2015

The Societies are pleased to announce the overall winners of their Monthly Image Competition


Chris Chambers from Castleford, West Yorkshire was awarded the coveted Photographer of the Year by The Societies during the Awards Dinner at their annual Convention. Over four hundred guests were present at the Awards Dinner in London Saturday January 23.

The judges commented, ''This decisive moment has been superbly captured, in this fast paced moment. It’s a staggeringly good shot that we all wished we had captured.''

The competition is a truly international success with entrants from all four corners of the globe entering monthly.

In addition to receiving his trophy Chris also walked away with a Fujifilm XT1 Camera with XF56 1.2 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.

Check out the winners here


The Societies' Awards 2015 winners

The Societies' Photographer of the Year 2015 - Chris Chambers, UK
The Societies' 2nd Place Photographer of the Year 2015- Vagelis Giotopolous, Greece
The Societies' 3rd Photographer of the Year 2015 - Laima Kavaliauskaite, Lithuania
Advertising and Commercial - Richard Bradbury, UK
Architectural - Chris Blaser, Switzerland
Boudoir and Beauty - Laima Kavaliauskaite, Lithuania
Bump to Baby - Jocelyn Conway, UK
Children - Stephanie Belton, UK
Digital Art - Audrey Kelly, UK
Events - Paul Karaolides, UK
Fashion - Dzerinaldas Lukosius, Ireland
Landscape - Hardik Pandya, UK
Macro and Close-up - Anne Algar, UK
Media and Documentary - Jackie Au, Canada
Monochrome - Neenad Arul, India
Nature - Kutub Uddin, UK
Open Avant Garde - Roberto Falck, USA
Pet Portraiture - Tracy Willis, UK
Pictorial and Fine Art - Kenny Ferguson, UK
Portraiture Avant Garde - Patricia Taylor, UK
Portraiture Environmental - Lindsay Dobson, UK
Portraiture Studio - Laima Kavaliauskaite, Lithuania
Sports - Sofie Louca, UK
Street Photography - Paul Bucknall, UK
Travel - Peter Jones, UK
Wedding Avant Garde - Gytis Sacikauskas, Lithuania
Wedding Photojournalistic - Vagelis Giotopolous, Greece
Wedding Classical - Mauro Cantelmi, Australia
Wildlife - Chris Chambers, UK
Highest Gold Award - Terry Donnelly, UK

For full details on The Societies’ Photographer of the Year Awards 2015 please check out the website

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