Winners revealed for the Historic Photographer of The Year 2020

On the south side of the Isle of Wight is St Catherine's Oratory, the UK's oldest medieval lighthouse. This image was shortlisted (Image credit: David Oxtaby -)

The winners of the fourth 2020 Historic Photographer of the Year Awards were unveiled today, and Michael Marsh took the overall title for his transfixing capture of the Grade II-listed, Brighton Palace Pier in England.

Historic Photographer of the Year calls on photographers from around the globe to explore and capture the very best historic places and cultural sites that the world has to offer. This year, of course, photographers had to scour their archives to share their most astonishing imagery of those places which dominate our past. 

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.