AOP Student Awards Finalists 2023

© Todd Antony 

We are delighted to announce the Finalists across the three categories of PEOPLE, PLACES and THINGS. All finalist work will be exhibited at Free Range graduate show from 23 June 2023 until 2 July 2023.

Featured Image – © Jolanta Plebankiewicz  / Places  category 2023

With thanks to our Student Awards Sponsor for 2023


See the Full AOP Student Awards 2023 Finalist Gallery here

People Category

Judged By
Julia Fullerton-Batten

Award winning AOP Accredited Photographer

Lucie Böhmová – Solent University Southampton, Photography course.

Makasia Baisden – Norwich University of the Arts, BA Photography 

Jack Groves – Birmingham City University, BA Hons Photography

Kitty Kowalska – London Metropolitan University, BA Photography

Ethan Johnson Talbot – Birmingham City University., 2nd Yr BA Hons Photography

Natalia Krezel – Royal College of Art (MA) 

Nick Teo – Arts University Bournemouth, Commercial Photography

Reuben Worledge – Oxford Brookes University, BA Photography

Places Category

Judged By
Krishna Sheth

Head of Photography – The Economist 1843 Magazine

Marcell Berendi – 

Ophelia Boman Jorgensen – 

George Cook – 

Christina Filimon – London Metropolitan University, BA Photography

Jimmy Fletcher – University of Gloucestershire, Photography: Editorial and Advertising BA (Hons)

James A Knowles – Edinburgh College and supplied via RGU’s Gray’s School of Art, BA Photography

Kathryn McGeary – Morley College Chelsea, HND Photography

Kai McDonald – 

William Ross Niven – University of Cumbria, BA (Hons) Photography Degree

Jolanta Plebankiewicz – Edinburgh College, BA Photography

Alexandru R Popescu – 

Elsa Santa Cruz – 

Varvara Uhlik – Camberwell College of Arts, UAL, Bachelor of Fine Art: Photography

Jaime Walker – The University of Brighton, Photography BA(Hons) Degree

Charlotte Whiteside –

Things Category

Judged By
Ian Potter

Agent and Producer at Miss Jones

Maya Brasington – Falmouth University, BA Photography

Olivia Eden – Falmouth University, BA Photography

Lauren Gilholm – Newcastle College University Centre, BA Hons Photography course

Zhang Haowei – Goldsmiths College Uol, MA Photography, Image and Electronic Arts course.

Kitty Kowalska – London Metropolitan University, BA Photography

Yiying Lai – Goldsmiths, University of London, MA Photography

Anna Lisa Ming – 

Alexander Norman – 

Nicholas Olawunmi – 

Antonia Penia – London College of Fashion at UAL, Master’s in Fashion Photography

Emily-Rose Wilson – 

See the Full AOP Student Awards 2023 Finalist Gallery here

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