Digital Photographer of the Year Awards 2010 Winners Announced
February 24, 2011 /Photography News/ The winners of the Digital Photographer of the Year Awards 2010 have been announced in Issue 106 of Digital Photographer. All the winners and runners up feature in a beautiful glossy supplement, free with this issue of the magazine.
The DPOTY Awards 2010, launched in July last year and has received an unprecedented response, with more than triple the amount of entries than the previous year’s competition.
The category winners for 2010 are:
Overall Digital Photographer of the Year – Emma Goulder
Landscape Digital Photographer of the Year – Glyn Fletcher
Portrait Digital Photographer of the Year – Mo Ayyad
Wildlife Digital Photographer of the Year – Peter Denness
Travel Digital Photographer of the Year – David Burden
Action Digital Photographer of the Year – Adrian Gunawan
Creative Digital Photographer of the Year – Branko Stojanovic
Editor Rosie Tanner said, “It’s been a fantastic contest, with thousands and thousands of quality entries submitted. The portrait category was of a particularly high standard, making it very difficult to judge.”
The competition judges also included Editor in Chief, Debbi Allen, The Guardian Newspaper picture editor, Eamonn McCabe, Photography expert, Will Cheung and General Manager of Marketing Digital Imaging Division at Samsung, Steve Mitchell.
Steve Mitchell, said, “Judging the DP Awards was challenging due to the high standard of the entries in all categories. It was inspiring to see both the creative choice of subjects and compositions, as well as the strong technical abilities of the readers. Well done to everybody who entered, not just the winners, and I hope I have the opportunity again to be involved in judging future awards.”
Advertising Manager, Jennifer Farrell said, “The Digital Photographer of the Year Awards 2010 has been a resounding success. The Samsung sponsorship has provided fantastic prizes and support, which has made the 2010 awards our best yet. Every year our awards have grown in popularity and we are looking forward to seeing DPOTY 2011 build on this great success.”
Each category winner wins a Samsung EX1 camera and Samsung 4GB SDHC Plus card and the overall winner scoops a fantastic Samsung NX10 camera with three lenses, a flash gun and memory card.