Master Photography Awards 2019 - Official Press Release

Jordan Gillard of Amplified Studio, Pontypidd claims the highly coveted Runner Up/Finalist in addition to four merit awards in the Newborn Category in the MPA Master Photography Awards 2019. Additionally Amplified Studio were awarded two merits in the Business Excellence category for Best Brand, and Best Charity/Community project for their Bijou Baby Pregnancy Fairs.

The MPA Awards Ceremony took place at Jurys Inn Hinckley Island, on 17th November 2019

Celebrating the Masters of Photography, the annual Master Photographers Association (MPA) Awards welcomed some of the greatest photography talents in a glittering awards ceremony.

Another year for high standard of merit winners were showcased on the wall of fame, printed by MPA sponsors, The Print Foundry. Merit winners were invited to the awards ceremony where finalists and winners from around the globe were announced.

Over 1500 entries from working professionals kicked off the first round of digital judging, with a second round of images being scrutinised in the printed submission round. A panel of leading industry judges carried out the mammoth task of judging at the Darlington headquarters.

Some of the biggest names in the photographic industry attended, and The Photography Show, The Print Foundry, 3XM Solution, Fujifilm, Epson, Sim Imaging, Hasselblad, The Flash Centre, GF Smith, NPhoto and Aim Insurance were amongst the list of sponsors presenting these prestigious awards.

Ray Lowe, CEO of the MPA comments: "The standard of photography we have seen this year is without a doubt world class. It is always exciting to see new faces coming through and rewarding to see such great talent entering our awards. With entrants both UK and worldwide, our winners really are the pinnacle of creative excellence. The Association has sat as the premier photographic association since 1952 and this year marked the 36th Awards ceremony. It is an absolute honour to showcase imagery of such high standard and we are extremely proud to represent some of the greatest professional image makers globally.”

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To view our members outstanding creative imagery please visit the awards website:

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