Last chance to be Potato Photographer of the Year! Play your chips to win!

Potato Photographer of the Year is now open for entries!
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The time is ticking down if you want to win the inaugural Potato Photographer of the Year. You have until 30 June to get your spud shots in. There are over £1,000 worth of prizes on offer including a Fujifilm X-A7, and an esteemed panel of judges featuring Magnum Photos legend Martin Parr.

All proceeds from the Potato Photographer of the Year (which the organizers point out isn't just for photographers, but is also open to anyone with an interest in potatoes!) will go towards the Trussell Trust – a registered charity which supports a nationwide network of food banks in the United Kingdom.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.