Photographer who caught Prince Louis masking ears throughout Jubilee up for award

A photographer who captured the second Prince Louis coated his ears throughout a flypast for the late Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Aaron Chown, of the PA information company, is amongst three individuals nominated for Royal Photographer of the Year on the annual UK Picture Editors Guild Awards.

Fellow PA photographer Jane Barlow, who took one of many final public footage of the late Queen, has been shortlisted for Arts and Entertainment Photographer of the Year.

The {photograph} of the late monarch smiling beside a hearth at Balmoral earlier than assembly then-prime minister Liz Truss on September 6, simply two days earlier than the Queen died, is recognisable to tens of millions.

PA’s Danny Lawson is shortlisted for Business Photographer of the Year and Regional Photographer of the Year, whereas company colleague Mike Egerton is within the operating for Sports Photographer of the Year.

Others on the shortlist embrace PA photographers James Manning and Jordan Pettitt, who’re each shortlisted for Young Photographer of the Year.

Photographers from The Times, the Daily Telegraph, Getty Images, the Yorkshire Post, Reuters, AFP, and freelances Jeff Moore, Ryan Jenkinson and Samir Hussein are additionally amongst these nominated.

Pictures by Mr Chown, Mr Pettitt, Ms Barlow and PA photographic colleagues Victoria Jones and Jonathan Brady are amongst 20 nominated for Photo of the Year, which can be determined by a public vote.

Those who register to vote earlier than September 3 will get the possibility to win a two-night keep in a London lodge.

A spokesman for the UK Picture Editors Guild Awards mentioned: “Photographers working on behalf of the press risk their lives in war zones and bring us the news as it breaks.

Their work fills the pages of the newspapers daily and so often their work goes unrecognised.”

The awards ceremony can be held on the Honourable Artillery Company grounds within the City of London on October 16, and folks can vote at

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