You can now watch a low resolution, 33-minute video of the original HD1080p movie slide show produced from all the 550-plus merits awarded for the 2011 Master Photography Awards.
From these merits, the Awards of Excellence and the category winners, the International Master Photographer of the Year, the UK/European/World Portfolio winners, and the UK and Overseas Best Image of the Year have been chosen and will be unveiled at the awards dinner on Sunday October 9th.
The dinner takes place at the Hilton Newcastle-Gateshead hotel on the south bank of the Tyne. To attend the event, call MPA on (+44)(0)1325 356555 – dinner tickets are still available. There will be a Hasselblad Broncolor studio for hands-on demonstration during the day, and the awards will be shown as an exhibition of over 40 large display panels.
The music for the video is from the two CDs of royalty-free soundtrack for use by professional photographers in their own client presentations and DVD delivery, commissioned from an independent composer-producer and available from the MPA shop.
EVERYONE is welcome to come along to the Newcastle Gateshead Hilton Hotel on Sunday October 11th, from 11am onwards. There will be a range of trade exhibition stands and the complete exhibition for the 2009 Master Photography Awards will be on show – though the winners will not be revealed until later in the day at the awards dinner.
The deadline for entries to the 2009 Master Photography Awards has been extended to August 12th, 2009.
All entries must be received at MPA – Jubilee House, 1 Chancery Lane, Darlington DL1 5QP – by close of business on Wednesday August 12th. Each entry should consist of an unmounted print (10 x 8 or A4) which either shows the image area only of a final print, to be mounted and sized appropriately on a 20 x 16 mount; or shows a 1/4 size reproduction of the finished 20 x 16 exhibition print. This must be made from the same image file to be used for the final print, on the same materials, with the same finish (but not mounted).
On October 19th 2008, the annual British Professional Photography Awards dinner will be held at the Hilton NewcastleGateshead hotel – a very modern Hilton in the heart of the South Bank arts district of Tyneside, a short walk from the historic Castle district of Newcastle. Continue reading →