Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2020

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready, as it is very nearly time for the tenth annual Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year Awards!

What a way to celebrate the tenth anniversary; this year the awards have broken a record, receiving more than 10,000 entries for the first time in their history.

We’re proud to have been the awards’ headline sponsor since 2011, with the buzz around the prestigious awards continuing to grow year on year. Over its decade-long history, the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year Awards has received over 70,000 entries from over 80 countries across the globe, with the photographer KM Asad, who captured last year’s overall winning image, hailing from Bangladesh.

This year’s global judging panel is once again chaired by food photographer David Loftus, who will be joined by Fiona Shields, Head of Photography, Guardian News and Media; Susan Bright, writer and curator; Nik Sharma, Cookbook Author and Photographer; Alison Jacques, Founder, Alison Jacques Gallery; Chef Simone Zanoni, Restaurant Le George, Four Seasons, Paris and Rein Skullerud, Head of Photo Unit, World Food Programme.

New for this year is The Claire Aho Award for Women Photographers – dedicated to the memory of Finland’s greatest female photographer – to encourage and celebrate women photographers across the globe. This award will sit alongside the 24 other categories, including our very own Pink Lady® Apple A Day category.

This year also sees the launch of the Ambassadors’ panel which includes chef and global icon of gastronomic art, Ferran Adria, President of elBullifoundation.

Once again presented to you in a digital format from the comfort of your own home, we request the pleasure of your company at the online awards evening, presented by a very special celebrity guest – soon to be announced!

Why not take a look at the captivating photography from the awards shortlist in advance of our virtual awards evening, then tune in on the big night to find out who will be crowned the overall winner of this year’s awards?

Please join us and tune in live on Tuesday 27th April on the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year Awards YouTube channel.

Winning images 2020

The Judging Panel

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year has had an illustrious and evolving panel since its first year, from your favourite TV chefs, to famous photographers, creative directors, food retailers and more.

This year’s judging panel has once again been chaired by the renowned food photographer, David Loftus, who is joined by an illustrious group of foodies, photographers and industry creatives including Dan Saladino, The Food Programme, BBC Radio 4 (UK); Lyndey Milan, food and wine communicator, TV chef, author (UK/AUS); Orlando Murrin, President, Guild of Food Writers (UK); and Chris Dee, Food and Home Director, Harrods (UK).


In the mood for fancy food? Check out some of our #PinkLadySnaps below for some mouth-watering inspiration. Who knows... maybe it will be your next Insta post that catches our eye and Wins you the Wow!

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