The CR Photography Annual is changing

Each year the Creative Review Photography Annual showcases the best in commercial photography. For 2014 we are introducing some important changes which will place the emphasis of the awards firmly on celebrating the power of the image to communicate ideas and tell stories in all media

 

Each year the Creative Review Photography Annual showcases the best in commercial photography. For 2014 we are introducing some important changes which will place the emphasis of the awards firmly on celebrating the power of the image to communicate ideas and tell stories in all media

 

Cover of CR Photography Annual 2013. Photographer: Tim Flach

 

• New categories
• More exposure for your work
• A celebration of the power of the image

 

Over the past decade, we have grown the CR Photography Annual to be a fantastic showcase of the world of commercial photography. In particular, the Photography Annual has provided photographers with a brilliant way to get their personal projects in front of our audience of art directors, designers and creative directors. It’s no accident that the Personal/Non-published has always been our most popular category.

For this year, though, we are shaking things up a little. We want to celebrate not just the work of photographers themselves but also those who commission and art direct great images, whether that is in advertising, in a magazine, a book, online or via a photolibrary. So, new for this year, we are introducing categories for the best use of photography in advertising and marketing campaigns, in editorial (both magazines and books as well as related websites) and by fashion brands. The winning work in these categories will be shown in context ie as layouts, pages, covers etc

We are also introducing a category to celebrate the best images that have been commissioned by image libraries to help set standards in this important creative sector.

See details of all our categories here.

Selected work will be published in the special December 2014 double issue of CR and showcased to an invited audience of leading creative industry figures at our Photography Annual launch party. In addition, our winners will be showcased across CR’s digital and social media platforms, reaching over a million people worldwide.

For full details, including deadlines, please go here

 

Cover of the 2014 CR Photography Annual. Photographer: Ewen Spencer


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