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Pink Lady Food Photo Awards 2017 Final Call for Entries

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The Pink Lady Food Photography Awards always give me great pleasure. Held in the prestigous Mall Galleries, London, SW1 they are a celebration of all that is special and significant about food photography and film.

This years closing date for enries is 5 February 2017. The competition is open to everyone – professional and amateur, young and old – from across the world and boasts a prize pool worth almost £20,000. The overall winner scoops the crown and £5,000, two nights’ accommodation at the Intercontinental London Park Lane, a host of commercial opportunities, global publicity and worldwide recognition.

The awards have a wide range of categories, including Food for Celebration sponsored by Champagne Taittinger, Partridges Food for Sale, Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year, unearthed® Food in Film supported by delicious for film shorts and, new for 2017, Intercontinental London Park Lane Food at the Table, World Food Programme Food for Life, Startisans Food in the Street, BBC Good Food Fresh Talent Award, The FujiFilm Award for Innovation and Individual Restaurants Cream of the Crop.

New judges for 2017 include legendary Chef Gary Rhodes OBE, Wajmah Yaqubi, Buzzfeed Global Photo Editor, Rein Skullerud, Head, Photography Unit, World Food Programme and Andrew Scrivani, award-winning photographer and New York Times contributor. They will be joining luminaries such as Jay Rayner, Chair, (The Guardian, Observer, The One Show, Masterchef, Kitchen Cabinet) and Chris Beetles, of Beetles & Huxley, one of the world’s leading galleries specialising in photography.

To find out more, please go here.

Photo credit: ©Mike Nowill

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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