Sunrise shot of Callanish Standing Stones wins Historic Photographer of the Year

History Hit Historic Photographer of the Year 2023
(Image credit: Josh Dury)

History Hit, the acclaimed podcast and content platform founded by historian Dan Snow and recently acquired by digital content studio Little Dot Studios, has unveiled the winners of the 2023 Historic Photographer of the Year competition. This annual event challenges photographers to explore and capture the most captivating historic sites in never-before-seen ways. 

The Historic Photographer of the Year, in partnership with Historic England, is open to amateur and professional photographers over the age of 18 and living in the UK. The overall winner will receive a £250 (approximately $314 / AU$478) cash prize and category winners will be awarded £50 ($63 / AU$96). The Historic England category winners will also receive up to £100 ($125 / $AU191) worth of books from the Historic England imprint.

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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.