Background

Recent Award recipients have included photographers Brian Griffin, Terry O’Neill, Albert Watson, Annie Leibovitz and Martin Parr, and individuals Steve Sasson, Michael G Wilson, Ren Ng, Philippe Garner, Sir David Attenborough and Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Ken Grier, Victoria Grier and Michael G Wilson at the 2013 Awards A call for nominations is made from late September for the following year's ceremony. The selection committee is made up of senior members of The Society and respected external advisors, working in different spheres of photography, who determine the eventual recipients. 

Since 2010 the ceremony has been sponsored by The Macallan. In 2013 it was announced that The Macallan's support would continue for a further two years until 2015. The Macallan has an active involvement in photography through its Masters of Photography programme. 

Jo Macdonald, Awards Manager,  can be contacted for more information on The Society's Awards. Telephone +44 (0)1225 325721 (direct line) or email: awards@rps.org 

Image: Ken Grier, Director of Malts at the Edrington Group, Victoria Grier and Michael G Wilson OBE HonFRPS