Top Southport photographer snaps up multiple awards in Capital

20th February 2024

Top Southport photographer Matthew Rycraft has been honoured with two prestigious awards at the renowned London Print Competition, hosted by the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP).

The multi award winning wedding and events photographer said that this latest achievement highlights his “extraordinary talent and creative vision”

The latest accolade firmly places him at the forefront of the UK photography industry.

Whilst in London Matthew also delivered his own Photography Masterclass to a room of fellow photographers.

The London Print Competition, known for its rigorous judging criteria and the high calibre of submissions it attracts, is a celebrated event within the photographic community.

Matthew goes on to say, “It’s a real honour to have another 2 images that judges felt were of exceptional quality, over recent years I have received a total of 19 awards.”

“I entered just 2 images this year and both were awarded.”

Competitors from across the globe submit their best work, hoping to earn recognition among their peers and the esteemed panel of judges. This year, Matthew’s submissions in the category of “Wedding Day – Couple Together” not only captivated the judges but also earned top honours, showcasing his exceptional skill in capturing the essence of his subjects.

Matthew, the force behind Matthew Rycraft Photography & Rycraft Studios has been a fixture in the Southport area for over 15 years, providing clients with memories that last a lifetime.

“My true reward is seeing how happy and elated my couples are when I tell them the news. All of my winning images were on display at the London exhibition to inspire future photographers.”

The awards not only reinforce Matthew’s status as a leading photographer in Merseyside but also underscore their commitment to excellence in the art of photography.

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