Winterbotham Darby Food For Sale winner announced
The Winterbotham Darby Food for Sale category winner announced as Joseph P Smith. His image, Street Vendor, is one of 25 category winners across the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2021, the world’s leading celebration of the art of food photography and film.
Joseph Smith – Street Vendor winning image
The touching photograph captures a woman selling capers and other delicacies, in the heat of the sun, from an old pram on the streets of Marsaxlokk, a fishing village in Malta. A universal image of a woman shopping for family food sold by another woman.
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“The range and quality of images this year has been extraordinary,” says Caroline Kenyon, Founder/Director of the Awards. “They tell moving, beautiful, informative, entertaining food and drink stories of every kind from around the world, a world still gripped by the pandemic, and show us how food is the thread that connects us all.”
Live streamed event
The restrictions of the pandemic did not defeat the celebrations. The winners were announced by Fred Sirieix, in an exciting Awards ceremony that was live streamed on the competition’s YouTube channel on Tuesday 27 April 2021. It was watched by an audience across the globe, including celebrities from the food and photography world.
“2021 marks a very special year for Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year. On the competition’s tenth anniversary, it is wonderful that a record number of entries were received,” says Phil Turnbull, CEO of APAL, owner of Pink Lady®, and headline sponsor of the Awards since 2011. “Almost 10,500 entries were submitted from over 70 countries around the world. As the reach of the competition grows further, it continues to be a truly global inspiration and celebration of the art of food photography.”
Chinese photographer wins coveted overall award
The overall award for Photographer of the Year was won by Li Huaifeng with his image ‘Taste’. This image is of a young family joyfully preparing a meal at home in China and was taken in Licheng, Shanxi.
Exhibition announced – November 2021
In an exciting first for the competition, the exhibition of the 2021 Finalists will be premiering at The Royal Photographic Society, one of the world’s oldest photographic societies, in Bristol, England. The exhibition will run from 20 November – 12 December 2021. Entry is free.
To see images from across all categories of the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year, please visit the site here.
May 11, 2021
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