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Student Awards 2018
Finalists & Winners Announced

AOP Student Awards are a celebration of the best in photography amongst students, helping to provide that all important step up to the professional arena. By supporting new emerging talent, the Awards are an opportunity to get a first look at the potential stars of tomorrow.

2018 Winners 

Mick Buston Best in Show

Camilla Murray Best in Category - People

Mick Buston Best in Category - Places

Jo Lauren Best in Category - Things

John Carberry (City of Glasgow College) Lecturer of the Year

Univeristy of Gloucestershire BA Photography: Editorial & Advertising Course of the Year


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2018 Student Awards - 'People' Finalists Gallery

Our 20 'People' finalists as judged by Lulu Ash. Special congratulations to Camilla Murray who won Best in Category. © Camilla Murray

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PLACES Mick Buston 176 7fc313f9ba5f362d92f07498ccdd7fdc

2018 Student Awards - 'Places' Finalists Gallery

Our 20 'Places' finalists as judged by Jason Hawkes. Special congratulations to Mick Buston who won Best in Category and Best in Show. © Mick Buston

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THINGS JO LAUREN 308 d3e533467ba0025a16d87b72f5bccd34

2018 Student Awards - 'Things' Finalists Gallery

Our 20 'Things' finalists as judged by Kelvin Murray. Special congratulations to Jo Lauren who won Best in Category. © Jo Lauren

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Student Awards 2018 Exhibition

6th June - 31st July 2018

Wex Photo Video, 37-39 Commercial Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1LF

An exhibition of all 60 finalists from this year's AOP Student Awards will be on display at Wex this summer.

Keep the evening of Wednesday 27th June free for the Student Awards party and presentation where we'll reveal the three Best in Category winners and the overall Best in Show winner. 

Student Awards Party & Presentation

19:00 - 21:00, Wednesday 27 June 2018

Wex Photo Video, 37-39 Commercial Road, Whitechapel, London 

Join us in this private view of the 2018 Student Awards and to find out who has won Best in Category prizes and the grand Best in Show prize.


Categories: People, Places, Things


Lulu Ash judging People

Jason Hawkes judging Places

Kelvin Murray judging Things


Members: £5.75 per image

Non Members: £8.50 per image

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Lecturer and Course of the Year Award



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