Is this award-winning pan cake photograph a pan, or a cake?

Winning category image from the 37th AOP awards
'Pan-Cake' (Image credit: Catherine Losing / AOP 2021-22)

One of the most prestigious competitions in professional photography, the Association of Photographer (AOP) Awards was first launched in 1984 and represents excellence, the best of the industry, showcasing existing and emerging global talent. 

This week the Association celebrated its 37th edition of the Photography Awards by revealing the Gold and Silver winners across nine different categories, as well as the Open Award category winner.

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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'.