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Decide Favourites: Storytelling in Images

Pink Woman® Meals Photographer of the 12 months encompasses a variety of genres of meals images throughout an array of various classes. With classes starting from Meals Stylist Award, by means of to World Meals Programme Meals for Life, Fujifilm’s Award for Innovation to Politics of Meals, there’s something for each sort of photographer.

Our judging panel is rigorously crafted to take care of an unimaginable wealth of information and expertise. Chaired by David Loftus, our panel vary from photographers and journal editors, to inventive administrators and movie administrators, to meals retailers and cooks.

Annually, Pink Woman® Meals Photographer of the 12 months is delighted to study a lot from the wealth and information of our judges. On this sequence, we needed to share with you a few of our judges favorite photographs, and what has actually stood out to them within the competitors to this point.


On this weblog, we’re joined by Christina Drive, Picture Advisor, Speaker & Folio Editor. With an unimaginable thirty years within the images trade, we’re honored to have Christina be a part of our 2022 panel. 

Christina seems to be again at our 2021 Finalists, and shares these photographs that actually stood out to her throughout all of our classes. She explains why she has been drawn to those images, and what she is on the lookout for in judging Pink Woman® Meals Photographer of the 12 months 2022. 


Meet our Decide – Christina Drive



‘ all of the finalists was probably the most pretty journey by means of the world of food- how it’s grown, produced, ready and consumed. I liked studying in regards to the religious reverence that Buddist monks have with meals and appreciated being proven the dire want by many. 

It’s additionally thrilling to see new ways in which meals makers and stylists, along with superb photographers, can present us meals otherwise, no matter their purpose- to coach, witness or just make us deliciously hungry- and that’s what I’m wanting ahead to within the judging this February.’



Christina’s High 2021 Picks

It’s all the time exhausting to decide on a favorite picture when there may be such a various combine of labor, so I’ve honed in on a number of photographs from the finalists.’


‘Firstly, I’m from the promoting world, so I’m usually drawn to work which has a transparent message and is sort of conceptual. This pile of candy fruit with its sparkly sugary texture and powerful colors by Kattoo Hillewaere actually grabbed me – although I’m not candy toothed. The ability of the perfect meals photographers is to make us wish to eat one thing we don’t normally even like!’

Class: Marks & Spencer Meals Portraiture

Title: Candy Fruit 

Description: Tasty and Vibrant Sweets



‘There have been many superb photographs which captured the attractive high quality of sunshine in Asia however this one to me actually evoked the sensation of what consuming meals must be about. Good meals images conjures up the style, odor and expertise for us, and this picture by Thong Nguyen achieves this brilliantly. Harnessing the magical ambiance and light-weight, he captures a powerful sense of consolation and heat and the enjoyment of consuming easy nourishing meals on the finish of a day. It’s what connects all of us.’

Class: Meals on the Desk

Title: Breakfast and the Weekly Market

Description: Native individuals are having fun with Pho, beef or hen noodles at a market eatery. The truthful is held as soon as per week on a Sunday. Individuals come from completely different ethnic teams, they arrive to the market not solely to purchase and promote, the truthful can also be a really distinctive cultural and culinary change. 




‘One other tremendous evocative picture is that this one by Manja Wachsmuth. This {photograph} may have been made in any winery on this planet, and hones in on the delicate particulars of the grape picker, revealing her age and expertise, and quiet presence as she rigorously handles the fruit. Once more, lovely use of sunshine and composition draw us into this targeted second revealing the immutable connection between people and nature’s choices.’

Class: Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the 12 months – Individuals

Title: Harvest

Description: Grapes are carry harvested on the Tantalus Property, on Waiheke Island, NZ Harvest 2020. 




‘I feel it’s value sharing this picture by Md mahabub hossain Khan which starkly conveys how dire the necessity for sustenance is for some. This little boy is barely noticeable amongst the mound of plastic bottles and the shaft of sunshine above him cleverly attracts the attention from the sacks to his little physique, determined for a drink.

I feel photographs of horror can and must be fantastically captured – it helps us linger much more and evokes a response in our hearts.’ 

Class: World Meals Programme Meals for Life

Title: Ingesting From Rubbish

Description: Just a little youngster ingesting from a bottle. 




‘Ending on a lighter word, I liked the lighting and composition of this {photograph} by Chloe Hardwick. The colored glass and pops of color in opposition to the textured material are very compelling (although I feel if it actually was the tip of a woman’s night time there can be far more stains on the tablecloth!)’

Class: Claire Aho Award for Girls Photographers

Title: Aftermath of a Women Night time 



Be taught extra about Christina and her expertise within the trade. 

About | Christina Drive




Uncover extra tales by means of images… 


Discovering meals images? From over 20 different classes to select from, flick through our on-line Finalist and Counseled galleries to benefit from the beautiful, vibrant outcomes that the classes have produced.

With large prize pool to win and your work judged by the most important names in picture, meals and wine you’ve obtained every little thing to shoot for. Enter now! 




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