Local Photographer Scoops Major Award

Celebrating the Masters of Photography, the annual Master Photographers Association (MPA) Awards welcomed some of the greatest photography talents in a glittering awards ceremony, held at the Hinckley Island Hotel, 16th October 2016. 

Bringing the photographic industry together, with unprecedented awards, the Master Photography Awards is the most anticipated event in the professional photographic calendar. Judges from across the globe selected a record number of nominees this year, which reflected the high standard of photography entered into the awards for 2016. 

Professional photographers from around the world were joined by representatives from the major photographic companies and trade, with other knowledgeable industry observers keenly attending the Awards ceremony. 

Stu Williamson FMPA was one of the big winners of the night he scooped the top UK title with his evocative fine art images, winning UK Photographer of The Year as well as picking up trophies for the Fine Art and Portrait Art Fashion categories. 

Stu beat-off stiff competition to win his prize, with other leading photographers from across the UK and Overseas all striving for recognition in the awards. 

Stu Williamson’s business is based in Kibworth specializing in commercial and people portraits with a difference. 

The Awards, is one of the most prestigious within the photographic profession, both in the UK and Overseas. Membership of the Association is restricted to professional photographers who must qualify to the minimum required Licentiateship standard. The not for profit organization, exists to promote and maintain standards of photographic excellence within the photographic industry. 

Clare Louise, CEO of the MPA comments: "The standard of photography we have seen this year is world class, and a privilege to judge. It was exciting to see new faces coming through and rewarding to see such great talent upholding previous years titles. With entrants both UK and worldwide, our winners really are the masters of their craft. It is an absolute honor to showcase imagery of such high standard and we are really proud to represent some of the best image makers globally.”  

For further information on Stu, please visit www.stuwilliamson.com or call 0116 279 2829. Issued on behalf of: Master Photographers Association, Jubilee House, 1 Chancery Lane, Darlington DL1 5QP
For more information please contact the MPA on: Tel: +44 (0)1325 356555 or at membership@thempa.com
To view our members outstanding creative imagery please visit the MPA News section on our website via the link below: http://www.masterphotographersassociation.co.uk/mpa-news/