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.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

2. The competition for press photographers throughout the country attracted more than 1,000 individual entries.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

3. The Olympics produced a bounty of fantastic photography and newspaper picture desks were handling thousands of pictures.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

4 We will produce another picture gallery once the winners have been announced in November.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

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.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

6. Table tennis ace Jamie Myska-Buddell, aged 19 months, from Plymouth, Devon has become an overnight internet sensation.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

7. Ricky Gervais attends the British Academy Television Awards at Royal Festival Hall.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

8. Male panda Yang Guang sits down for a spot of lunch at Edinburgh Zoo in Edinburgh, Scotland.

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists



9. A businessman pauses to check his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in the City of London

UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists

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UK Picture Editor's Guild awards: press photography finalists