1. This gallery showcases some of the pictures taken by photographers who have been nominated as finalists in this year’s UK Picture Editor’s Guild Awards.
2. The competition for press photographers throughout the country attracted more than 1,000 individual entries.
3. The Olympics produced a bounty of fantastic photography and newspaper picture desks were handling thousands of pictures.
4. Table tennis ace Jamie Myska-Buddell, aged 19 months, from Plymouth.
5. A businessman pauses to check his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in the City of London