Digital image from Red Dead Redemption 2 wins Virtual Photographer of the Year

Virtual Photographer of the Year competition hosted at London Gaming Festival announces winners and hosted exhibition at Trafalgar Square
Red Dead Redemption 2 (Image credit: Joe Menzies / London Gaming Festival / NVIDIA)

The London Games Festival exists to celebrate video game culture in all its forms, and this year hosted an exhibition of virtual in-game photography that was held in Trafalgar Square, showcasing global artists whom have captured and enhanced video game images, bringing them to life. 

A competition and challenge was launched for professionals and aspiring creators to capture the most striking images taken from within a video game. The first ever Virtual Photography Challenge was won by an entry submitted showcasing a beautiful landscape from award winning game Red Dead Redemption 2.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.