2018 Finalists

Welcome to the 2018 finalists' page. Here you will find the names of all the photographers who have been shortlisted in this year's awards. The entry standard was high again and photographers from Iran, Croatia and Iceland joined the shortlist for the first time.

We would like to thank everybody who entered the awards the year and to congratulate all our finalists.  We are contacting all finalists, who will now be required to provide prints for the final round of judging. If your name appears here and you have not yet had an email from us, please contact us as soon as possible.

PORTFOLIO - 'FACES, PEOPLE, CULTURES'

  • Ana Abrao - Portugal
  • Vladimir Alekseev - Russia
  • Joachim Bergauer - Austria
  • Debdatta Chakraborty - India
  • Victoria Dempster - UK/USA
  • Rossi Fang - Taiwan
  • Jorge Fernandez Garces - Spain
  • Philip Lee Harvey - UK
  • Tom Law - UK
  • Xiaoheng Luo - China
  • Marinka Masseus - Netherlands
  • Ben McRae - Australia 
 

  • Alessandra Meniconzi - Switzerland
  • Shahab Naseri - Iran
  • Sue O'Connell - UK
  • Matthieu Rivart - France
  • Sanghamitra Sarkar - India
  • Marja Schwartz - Germany
  • Tanya Sharapova - Russia
  • Oded Wagenstein - Israel
  • Danny Yen SinWong - Malaysia
  • Robin Yong - Malaysia/Australia
  • Tariq Zaidi - UK
BEST SINGLE IMAGE IN THIS PORTFOLIO 

(Additional to above)

  • Satyaki Chakraborti - India
  • Adriaan Deville - Belgium
  • Joao Galamba - Portugal
  • Katie Garrett - UK
  • Luis Godinho - Portugal
 

 

  • Simon Maniora - France
  • Agung Parameswara - Indonesia
  • Alan Schroeder - Belgium
  • Guoxiang Sun - China
  • Edmond Terakopian - UK
PORTFOLIO - 'NATURAL WORLD'

  • Franco Banfi - Switzerland
  • Jacob Degee - Poland
  • Valerio Figuccio - Italy
  • Robert Gondek - Poland
  • James Gradwell - South Africa
  • Javier Herranz Casellas - Spain
  • Sonalini Khetrapal - India/USA
  • Shiqing Liao - China
  • Alessandra Meniconzi - Switzerland
  • Yong Miao - China
  • Wai Hoe Mok - Singapore
  • Ignacio Palacios - Spain/Australia
  • Gordon Pollock - UK
  • Scott Portelli - Australia
 

  • Matthew Porteous - UK
  • Matthieu Rivart - France
  • Jakub Rybicki - Poland
  • Petar Sabol - Croatia
  • Tom Shlesinger - Israel
  • Li Siping - China
  • Laura Storm - UK
  • Ann Toon - UK
  • Hymakar Valluri - India
  • Marsel van Oosten - Netherlands
  • Liang Wu - China
  • Linsheng Xu - China
  • Hongjun Yue - China
  • Fuyang Zhou - China
BEST SINGLE IMAGE IN THIS PORTFOLIO 

(Additional to above)

  • Pie Aerts - Netherlands
  • John Birch - UK
  • Dominic Byrne - Ireland
  • Claudio Cantadori - Italy
  • Peter Downing - UK
  • Souvik Dutta - India
  • Roie Galitz - Israel
  • Zhihui Gao - China
  • Philip Lee Harvey - UK
  • Andrea Izzotti - Italy
 

 

  • Antwan Janssen - Netherlands
  • Panos Laskarakis - Greece
  • Florent Mamelle - France
  • Youwei Meng - China
  • Sylvia Michel - Switzerland
  • Paul Rifkin - Australia
  • James Rogerson - UK
  • Wolfgang Schmitzberger - Austria
  • David Swindler - USA
  • Olli Teirilä - Finland
PORTFOLIO - 'TRAVEL'

  • Lola Akinmade Akerstrom - Nigeria/Sweden
  • Dana Allen - USA/Zimbabwe
  • Alexander Bradley - Australia
  • Daniel Burton - UK
  • Mauro De Bettio - Italy
  • Jorge Fernandez Garces - Spain
  • Gavin Gough - UK/Thailand
  • James Gradwell - South Africa
  • Philip Lee Harvey - UK
  • Matjaz Krivic - Slovenia
  • Nicolas Lotsos - Greece
  • Ben McRae - Australia
 

  • Sylvia Michel - Switzerland
  • Louis Montrose - USA
  • Simon Morris - UK
  • Sue O'Connell - UK
  • Ye Pei - China
  • Stefano Pensotti - Italy
  • James Rushforth - UK
  • Petar Sabol - Croatia
  • Yingting Shih - Taiwan
  • Magdaléna Strakova - Czech Republic
  • Surjanto Suradji - USA
  • Marsel van Oosten - Netherlands
  • Witold Ziomek - Poland
BEST SINGLE IMAGE IN THIS PORTFOLIO

(Additional to above)

  • Tania Abitbol - Spain
  • Nick Dale - UK
  • Sue Flood - UK
  • Lou Jones - USA
  • Ignacio Palacios - Spain/Australia
 

 

  • Andrew Robertson - UK
  • Bhagiraj Sivagnanasundaram - Australia/Sri Lanka
  • Paul Sansome - UK
  • Tanya Sharapova - Russia
  • Jeremy Woodhouse - UK
NEW TALENT - 'FESTIVALS & EVENTS'

  • Pie  Aerts - Netherlands
  • Diana Buzoianu - Romania/UK
  • Carolyn Charbonneau - Canada
  • Lia Cumming - UK
  • Hui-Ling Fan - Taiwan
  • Frederic Fouchet - France
  • Mali Geng - China
  • Yan Li - China
  • Jichang  Liu - China
  • Agnieszka Maruszczyk - Poland
 

  • Sue O'Connell - UK
  • Stefano Pensotti - Italy
  • Jose  AntonioRosas - Peru
  • Glynis Shaw - UK
  • Simon-James Smith - UK
  • Michael Stone - Australia
  • Doron Talmi - Israel
  • Stefan Trifonov - Bulgaria/UK
  • Luca Venturi - Italy
  • Xiaoqing Zhang - China
YOUNG TPOTY - AGE 15-18

  • Lisa Gehrig - Switzerland
  • Zijie Gong - China
  • Ian Harland - Canada
  • Niclas Hornung - Germany
  • Pamela Alexis Callista Javran - Indonesia
  • Katherine Kosmicki - USA
 

  • Ankit Kumar - India/Singapore
  • Cian O'Sullivan - UK
  • Fardin Oyan - Bangladesh
  • Sri Ram Mohan Akshay Valluri - India
  • Youren Zhao - China
YOUNG TPOTY - AGE 14 & UNDER

  • Hugo Berman - France
  • Alexandra Butnariu - USA
  • Elizabeth Fu - USA
  • Tevin Kim - USA
 

  • Daniel Kurian - India/Australia
  • Maddie Nolan - USA
  • Samuel Rosner - USA
  • Isabella Smith - USA
ONE SHOT - 'BEAUTY OF LIGHT' 

  • Tania Abitbol - Spain
  • Andres  Aparicio - USA
  • Erez Beatus - Australia
  • Jacob Degee - Poland
  • Yongan Gan - China
  • Ed Graham - USA
  • Philip Lee Harvey - UK
  • Youshu Hu - China
  • Zhenzheng Hu - China
  • Hamish Kale - UK
  • Ales Krivec - Slovenia
  • James Lawton - USA
  • Jing Li - China
  • Stefan  Liebermann - Germany
 

  • Lisa Mardell - UK
  • Russell Moore - UK
  • Graham  Niven - UK
  • Sue O'Connell - UK
  • Sandy  P - Canada
  • Stefano Pensotti - Italy
  • Scott  Portelli - Australia
  • Sushmitha Reddy - India
  • Doron Talmi - Israel
  • Oscar Tarneberg - UK
  • Christophe Viseux - France/UAE
  • Guanzhong X - China
  • Zeyun Yang - China
  • Xiaoqing Zhang - China
ONE SHOT - 'HOT, COLD' 

  • Thomas  Ackermann - Germany
  • Mark Anthony Agtay - Philippines/UAE
  • Vladimir Alekseev - Russia
  • Franco Banfi - Switzerland
  • Souvik Dutta - India/USA
  • Hui-Ling Fan - Taiwan
  • Johnny Haglund - Norway
  • Feng Han - China
  • Philip Lee Harvey - UK
  • Jian He - China
  • Javier Herranz Casellas - Spain
  • Alexis Hinz Morrow - USA
  • Joshua Holko - Australia
 

  • Andrea Izzotti - Italy
  • Andrew James - UK
  • Stephen King - Hong Kong
  • Tom Kokta - Germany/USA
  • James Long - Iceland
  • John Macfarlane - UK
  • Kellie  Netherwood - Australia
  • Ignacio Palacios - Spain/Australia
  • James Rushforth - UK
  • Julia Underwood - UK
  • Markus Van Hauten - Germany
  • Kimberly Walker - USA
  • Desheng  Xu - China
ONE SHOT - 'TRANQUILLITY' 

  • AndresAparicio - USA
  • MarcBaechtold - Germany
  • TimBird - UK/Finland
  • DominicByrne - Ireland
  • KatyGomez Catalina - Spain
  • KirillGorelov - Russia
  • GuanghuiGu - China
  • JianHe - China
  • Kenneth Hilts - USA
  • Yonghong Jin - China
  • Lisa Katsiaris - UK
  • Ales Krivec - Slovenia
  • Jing Li - China
  • Jichang Liu - China
  • Laura Lloris - Spain
  • Angiolo Manetti - Italy
 

  • Cheng Min - China
  • Neville Morgan - UK
  • Simon Morris - UK
  • Matt Parry - UK
  • Stefano Pensotti - Italy
  • Frank Peters - Netherlands
  • Scott Portelli - Australia
  • Matthew Porteous - UK
  • Doron Talmi - Israel
  • Markus Van Hauten - Germany
  • Marsel van Oosten - Netherlands
  • Michael Webb - UK
  • Weiling Xiao - China
  • Robin Yong - Malaysia/Australia
  • Tariq Zaidi - UK
SMART SHOT - 'iTRAVELLED'

  • Hugo Bes - Netherlands
  • Suwandi Chandra - Indonesia
  • Kerry Christiani - UK
  • Jo Cope - UK
  • Peter Corway - Ireland
  • Andrea Di Nezio - Italy
  • Pier Luigi Dodi - Italy
  • Hui-Ling Fan - Taiwan
  • Colin Hoskins -UK
 

  • Chuanzhong Li - China
  • Angiolo Manetti - Italy
  • Neville Morgan - UK
  • Andrew Robertson - UK
  • Marina Spironetti - Italy
  • Stefano Tomassetti - Italy
  • Josien van Geffen - Netherlands
  • Nicola Young - UK
  • Hong Zhao - China