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The Macallan Royal Photographic Society Awards 2011
- Published 18th July 2011
The Macallan Royal Photographic Society Awards ceremony will take place on 8 September at the Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London.
Legendary photojournalist and portrait photographer Terry O’Neill HonFRPS will be presented with The Society’s Centenary Medal, recognising outstanding contributions to the art and science of photography. O’Neill joins a distinguished list of globally respected photographers who have received this prestigious award, recently including: Albert Watson, Annie Leibovitz, David Bailey, and Don McCullin.
The Progress Medal and Honorary Fellowship, in recognition of an invention, research, publication or other contribution which has resulted in an important advance in the scientific or technological development of photography or imaging in their widest sense, goes to Rodney Shaw, President and co-founder of White Rose Digital, which provides user-friendly imaging-methodologies for digital photographers.
The Award for Outstanding Services to Photography, which honours major, sustained, and influential contributions to the advancement of photography and imaging, is awarded to Philippe Garner HonFRPS, International Head of Photographs and 20th Century Decorative Art & Design at Christie’s.
Honorary Fellowships are awarded to Jason Bell, John Downing MBE, Simon King OBE, Bob Martin, Mario Testino, and Stuart Blake, retiring Director General of The Society.
New for 2011 is the Education Award, for outstanding achievement or sustained contribution in photographic education, which goes to Paul Delmar, who taught Press Photography and Photojournalism at Norton College Sheffield for 30 years, and numbers Marc Aspland FRPS and Simon Roberts FRPS, among his many students who have gone on to become top photographers.
The Hood Medal recognising meritorious performance in photography, with particular emphasis on public service is awarded to Edmund Clark.
The Vic Odden Award, recognising notable achievement by a British photographer aged 35 or under, will be presented to Venetia Dearden; while The Society’s Lumière Award goes to Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle.
RPS AWARDS 2011
Centenary Medal Terry O’Neill HonFRPS
The RPS Award for Outstanding Service to Photography Philippe Garner HonFRPS
Progress Medal and HonFRPS Rodney Shaw
Honorary Fellowships Jason Bell, Stuart Blake, John Downing MBE, Simon King OBE, Bob Martin and Mario Testino
Education Award Paul Delmar
Fenton Medal and Honorary Life Membership Des Clinton FRPS, Jim Moreland FRPS, Professor Francis Ring ASIS, FRPS and Dr Barry Senior HonFRPS
Vic Odden Award Venetia Dearden
Lumière Award Anthony Dod Mantle
Selwyn Award Dr Toby P Breckon
Davies Medal Dr Phil Green
Saxby Medal David Huson
RPS Member’s Award and Honorary Life Membership Sylvia B Jones
J Dudley Johnston Award Seán O’Hagan
Colin Ford Award Dr Dusan Stulik and Art Kaplan
Combined Royal Colleges Medal Northumbria Healthcare and Northumbria University Arts Partnership
Hood Medal Edmund Clark
The winners of The Guardian RPS Joan Wakelin Bursary and The RPS Postgraduate Bursary will be announced at the Awards evening on 8 September.