Announcing: Documentary Photographer of the Year

30 October 2017

SIG: Documentary

Winner of the Documentary Photographer of the Year 2017:  David Fletcher for his documentary essay,  Losing a Calf

David’s moving photo essay follows Ann, a New Forest commoner, and her purchase of eight calves in December. After a few short weeks the calves began to fall ill and despite the efforts, and expense of the vet, only two calves survived the winter.


Colour winners:

  • Losing a Calf by David Fletcher, LRPS
  • Appleby Horse Fair 2017 by Lynda Morris, LRPS
  • The Sonepur Mela by Stephen Reynolds, ARPS

Mono winners:

  • Mourning the closure of the White Hart strip pub in Shoreditch by Susi Luard, ARPS
  • Thoresby, the end of the mine by Chris Upton, ARPS
  • Today's Fishermen of the Stade, Hastings by Annie Chown, ARPS

Congratulations to all the winners and special thanks to Nick and everyone at The PrintSpace for making the event such a success.

The winning entries will be on show at The Print Space, 74 Kingsland Road, London, until 9 November.