Neon shapes and collodion wet plates – this is the British Photography Awards

British Photography Awards 2022
The Bike and the Bridge - Drone (Image credit: Robb Sayers)

The shortlist for the British Photography Awards 2022 has just been announced, and this year includes 380 images. Since its inception, more than 15,000 photographs have been submitted to the non-profit competition, with 100% of profits going to 20 different UK-based charities. 

Each year, the BPA hosts an awards gala to celebrate the shortlisted photographers and present the overall winners with their awards. This all-encompassing competition covers just about all the genres of photography, making it possible for photographers of any background, specialty, age, race or gender to enter. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.