The Press Photographer’s Year Award 2011 is now open for entries from photographers working for UK media organisations.
With 14 categories, including a Multimedia category and an overall Photograph of the Year prize open to submissions in all other categories.
The competition closes for entries on 17 April, and an exhibition of the winning images will be held at the National Theatre.
Last year David Bebber of the Times was named Photographer of the Year for his image of Libya’s Colonel Gaddafi standing behind protective glass during a military parade to celebrate his 40 years as head of state.
See all the winning photographs from 2010 at this link.
The award was one of two major photography awards to open for entries at the weekend, with the AOP Photographers Awards also inviting submissions.
All photographs entered must have been taken between 1 January 2010 and 31 March 2011 inclusive, but they do not need to have been published.