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Historic Photographer of the Year winners revealed

Historic Photographer of the Year winners revealed

The winners of this year’s Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2020 have been announced. Owing to the effects of the virus and the limited opportunities for travel, this year’s awards asked photographers to submit images from their archive. Despite the challenges of 2020, the Awards attracted record numbers of submissions, according to the organisers. The Overall Winner was awarded to Michael Marsh for his transfixing capture of the Grade II-listed, Brighton Palace Pier (above). The Historic England category was won by Adam Burton’s aerial view of St Michael’s Church on Somerset’s Burrow Mump (below). The newly-launched Where History Happened category run in partnership with television channel Sky History went to Martin Chamberlain for his sombre shot of the ancient city of Palmyra, captured before the destruction wrought by Syria’s civil war (below). Entries were judged on composition, originality and technical proficiency alongside the story behind the submission and […]

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