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Annual Awards 2012
The Royal Photographic Society has announced the recipients of its annual awards at a ceremony held on Thursday 6 September at the Royal Society, London. The awards, which are supported by The Macallan, recognise individuals who have made significant contributions to the art and science of photography.
Steve J Sasson, widely acknowledged as the inventor of the digital camera, which he developed while working for the Eastman Kodak Company in 1975, received the Progress Medal which recognises any invention, research, publication or other contribution which has resulted in an important advance in the scientific or technological development of photography or imaging.
New York photographer Joel Meyerowitz Hon FRPS, who was an early exponent of colour photography from 1962 and documented the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 World Trade Centre attack, received the Centenary Medal.
Kathy Ryan a New York photo editor advancing visual boundaries at The New York Times Magazine, and as an author, teacher, mentor and exhibition curator, received the award forOutstanding Service to Photography. Rock guitarist Dr Brian H May CBE received the Saxby Award for achievement in the field of three-dimensional imaging for his work in communicating the history of 3D to a public audience.
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