The photography annual 2016

Creative Review’s Photography Annual seeks to celebrate great images – those who take them and those who commission them. It’s open to everyone involved in the making and use of brilliant photography – advertising agencies, publishers, galleries, designers, brands and, of course, photographers.


We asked people to recommend magazines, brands, photobooks and photographers who they felt had been outstanding this year. The CR team took those suggestions and — after some epic internal debate — came up with our winners.


And this year, for the first time, we made the Open Competition free to enter, so that cost of entry would not be a barrier to anyone wishing to have their work seen. Our judges have selected their favourites from the work submitted across our categories, featured here and in our print issue which you can order here.



The Photography Annual

The finest photography of the year, in print

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