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Food Photographer of the Year

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image copyrightNoor Ahmed Gelal
image captionAfter almost 40,000 entries from more than 60 countries, Noor Ahmed Gelal, from Bangladesh, was declared this year's winner with this image of people preparing to break their daylong fast in a Hindu temple.
image copyrightVictor Pugatschew
image captionVictor Pugatschew was the overall wine photographer of the year with a picture made in the Champagne region of France, showing chardonnay being pressed and spinning down into the tanks below.
image copyrightDebdatta Chakraborty
image captionDebdatta Chakraborty triumphed in the Bring Home the Harvest category with this shot of fishermen casting their nets in a perennial river in lower Bengal.
image copyrightAniko Lueff Takacs
image captionAniko Lueff's Food Bloggers winning image features runny lavender honey being drizzled, with a honey dipper, over broken pieces of honeycomb decorated with dried lavender buds.
image copyrightTom Parker
image captionThe Food at the Table category was won by Tom Parker for this image of a chef presenting a dish at a hotel in Cartegnena, Colombia.
image copyrightMichael Meisen
image captionMichael Meisen made this still life study of roses and apples to win the Apple a Day category.
image copyrightOliver Hauser
image captionThis photo by Oliver Hauser was taken from a series titled Adam's cooking for Eve. It was first in the Food off the Press category.
image copyrightAndy Grimshaw
image captionThe Cream of the Crop category was won by Andy Grimshaw for this simple shot of green beans.
image copyrightGuillaume Flandre
image captionGuillaume Flandre's picture of sheep at the back of a market in Dakar, Senegal, won the Food in the Field category.
image copyrightGuillaume Flandre
image captionFlandre also won first prize in Food for the Family with this shot of his father and grandfather cooking together at Christmas.
image copyrightLinda Taylor
image captionThis Food Portraiture winning shot of pears and pastries was made by Linda Taylor.
image copyrightJohn Carey
image captionFood in Action was represented by John Carey in this picture of Chef Calum Franklin creating pies in his pie room.
image copyrightProbal Rashid
image captionProbal Rashid's shot of fisherman Lokman Miah cooking on his fishing boat in Bhola, Bangladesh, was the Food for Life category winner.
image copyrightDerek Snee
image captionA Catalan paella being prepared at Newcastle's Christmas Market was the subject of Derek Snee's photo in the British Food Festivals category.
image copyrightJade Nina Sarkhel
image captionJade Nina Sarkhel captured this image of women queuing up to place their bread orders the day before Diwali in Mumbai. The picture was first in the Food for Sale category.
image copyrightPaul Steven
image captionThree highland cattle on Exmoor feature in Paul Steven's picture in the category for photos taken using a smartphone.
image copyrightBecci Hutchings
image captionBecci Hutchings won the Student Food Photographer of the Year prize for this picture of raw honeycomb.

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