Cream of the crop: Food Photographer of the Year shortlist is served

Photographer: Laura Wood. Title: Gingerbreads (self-portrait)
Photographer: Laura Wood. Title: Gingerbreads (self-portrait)

802 of the best images from Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2019 have now been revealed. These shortlisted mouth-watering images have been selected from 9000 entries submitted from 77 countries around the world – the largest number ever received. The shortlisted images now go forward to judging to decide the category winners and the overall Photographer of the Year.

The 802 shortlisted images offer a brilliantly-colored and profound insight into food culture around the globe. Shots of everything from cooking, growing, processing, eating and more. From a hungry young boy feasting of a piece of freshly cut honeycomb in the foothills of the Himalayas, Nepal, to Chef Brian Lockwood in New York city rolling fresh pasta dough in the kitchen of NoMad restaurant. 

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.