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British Professional Photography Awards 2007

Three images out of the four in the final were mine, so I was hopeful of winning the UK Landscape & Travel category for the third time since 2004. It was a nail-biting moment when the category was announced by Colin & Linda Buck (CEO and Secretary of the Master Photographers Association). There was a brief pause and then I was declared the winner! I remember hearing cheers around the room from amongst the 400 or so Gala Dinner guests as I made the walk through the tables to applause. Two steps up onto the stage and I shook hands with Tony Hadley (ex-Spandau Ballet), who presented me with my Oskar and crystal plaque, and Nick White (Epson UK) who presented me with my certificates for my three Awards of Excellence. Julie & I were guests of Epson UK at their table for the ceremony, as always the hospitality that was extended to us was magnificent. The whole event at the Newcastle Hilton was a brilliant three days for us. My Fellowship panel was the centrepiece of the e…