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2012 AOP Open Awards winners announced!

The winners of this year's AOP Awards have been announced, with some stunning entries taking the prize

Last night the winners of the 2012 AOP Open Awards were announced at the presentation and party at Draw Walk Gallery, Truman Brewery.  Photographer Andrew Perkins won Best in Show Award, winning prizes from Fujifilm, Bikinilists and Towergate Camerasure.

Judges Lucille Flood from Comic Relief and publisher Dewi Lewis announced the winners to a packed Dray Walk in the heart of Truman Brewery, East London.  The exhibition will stay open until Sunday 28 October. Dray Walk Gallery, Truman Brewery, off Brick Lane, E1. Open hours: 12pm - 6pm

The following photographers won Judges Choice Awards:

Simon James 
Judges Choice: Lucille Flood
Blairgowrie Back Beach

Jon Tonks
Judges Choice: Dewi Lewis
Sheep shearing & the Union Jack, Falkland Islands

Marietta d'Erlanger
Judges Choice:: Chris Hudson
Runner Lewa Marathon, Kenya

Gaynor Perry
Judges Choice: Zena Holloway
The Spy

There was a further Award given to the most popular image in the Public Choice Award, sponsored by JWT.  The Public Choice Award attracted almost 3,000 votes worldwide. This year's winner was Rob Shinn, whose image won by a clear majority.



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