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2016 Winners

Shutterstock Press Photographer of the Year 2016

Jeff Mitchell, Getty Images

UK Picture Editors' Guild Chairman's Award

Bob Kirwin & Dave Ofield

NOTE: click on a winner's name in the table below to view their entry.

Sports Photographer of the Year

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Mr Justin Setterfield - Getty Images
Highly CommendedMr Adrian Dennis, AFP
CommendedMr Ian MacNicol
CommendedMr Alex Whitehead, SWpix

National Newspaper Photographer of the Year

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Mr Bruce Adams - Daily Mail
Highly CommendedMr Adam Gerrard, Daily Mirror & Sunday Mirror
CommendedMr Charlie Bibby, Financial Times
CommendedMr James Glossop, The Times

Royal Photographer of the Year

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Mr Chris Jackson - Getty Images
Highly CommendedMr Samir Hussein
CommendedMr Adrian Dennis, AFP
CommendedMr Andrew Parsons, i-Images Picture Agency

News Photographer of the Year

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Mr Jeff Mitchell - Getty Images
Highly CommendedMr Adam Gray, SWNS
CommendedMr Carl Court, Getty Images
CommendedMr Chris Furlong, Getty Images

Arts and Entertainment Photographer of the Year

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Mr Gareth Cattermole - Getty Images
Highly CommendedMr Tristan Fewings
CommendedMr James Glossop, The Times
CommendedMr Dave Benett, Evening Standard

Bloomberg Business Photographer of the Year

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Mr James Glossop - The Times
Highly CommendedMr Tom Stockill
CommendedMr Chris Furlong, Getty Images
CommendedMr Richard Pohle, The Times

Getty Images Young Photographer Bursary

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Mr Tolga Akmen - London News Pictures
Highly CommendedMr Alex Whitehead, SWpix
CommendedMr James Gourley, REX/SHUTTERSTOCK
CommendedMiss Charlotte Wilson, Offside Sports Photography

Genesis Regional Photographer of the Year

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Mr Simon Hulme - Yorkshire Post Newspapers
Highly CommendedMr John Giles
CommendedMr James Hardisty, Yorkshire Post
CommendedMr Charles McQuillan, Getty Images

Best Olympics Picture

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Mr Andy Hooper - Daily Mail
Highly CommendedMr Ian MacNicol
CommendedMr Tom Jenkins, The Guardian and The Observer
CommendedMr Stefan Wermuth, Reuters

Photo Essay of the Year

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Mr Jeff Mitchell - Getty Images

Migrants cross through the Balkans after Hungary sealed its border with Serbia, the majority of them wanted to reach Germany, amid continued divisions within the European Union over how to manage the ongoing crisis.

Highly CommendedMr Matthew Cardy, Getty Images
CommendedMr Christian sinibaldi, christian sinibaldi
CommendedMr Andy Hooper, The Daily Mail

Videographer of the Year

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Laurence Griffiths - Getty Images

Road to Rio
David Florence and Richard Hounslow of Team GB Canoe train at Lee Valley White Water Centre in their quest for a gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games.

Highly CommendedBryan O'Brien, The Irish Times