UK Picture Editor’s Guild awards: press photography finalists
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 We will produce another picture gallery once the winners have been announced in November.
5. The Prince of Wales (in his role as Colonel of the Welsh Guards) shoots a paintball gun after presenting leeks to mark St. David’s Day.
6. Table tennis ace Jamie Myska-Buddell, aged 19 months, from Plymouth, Devon has become an overnight internet sensation.
7. Ricky Gervais attends the British Academy Television Awards at Royal Festival Hall.
8. Male panda Yang Guang sits down for a spot of lunch at Edinburgh Zoo in Edinburgh, Scotland.
9. A businessman pauses to check his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in the City of London