Gallery: 2021 Potato Photographer of the 12 months picture competitors: Digital Images Overview

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Maintain your spuds. The organizers behind the second version of the world’s solely worldwide potato pictures competitors have introduced the successful {photograph} (and runner ups) of the 2021 Potato Photographer of the 12 months picture competitors.

Impressed by Kevin Abosch’s Potato #345 (2010), a picture of a potato which offered for $1M in 2016, the Potato Photographer of the 12 months picture competitors additionally serves as a method to assist fund The Trussell Belief, an charity that helps assist a community of greater than 1,200 meals banks. After a profitable 2020 competitors, the organizers mentioned they ‘as soon as once more referred to as on the spud-loving creatives of the world to raid their gardens and native supermarkets, seize their cameras and be part of us in elevating the common-or-garden potato to even larger ranges of inventive relevance.’

The pictures have been eyed over by a panel of judges, together with documentary photographer Martin Parr, photographer Amy D’Agorne, photojournalist and educator Professor Paul Hill, Beginner Photographer Editor Nigel Atherton, SheClicks founder Angela Nicholson and UK based mostly photographer Benedict Mind.

In the long run, The title of ‘Potato Photographer of the 12 months 2021’ went to William Ropp for his {photograph} ‘Fish & Chips.’ Second and Third place have been claimed by Clair Robins and John Glover for his or her images ‘Valuable Potatoes and ‘Fingers Holding New Potatoes,’ respectively. Fir taking house the primary place prize, Ropp receives a Fujifilm X-T200 (package with XC15–45mm), a Suppose Tank Benefit XT and a Photocrowd ‘Grasp’ subscription for 1 12 months. Robins and Glover additionally obtained a set of digicam equipment and prizes, together with luggage, subscriptions and workshops.

Yow will discover out extra concerning the annual Potato Photographer of the 12 months picture competitors on its PhotoCrowd web site.

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