Celebrity photographers win royal gongs

July 27, 2011

Celebrity photographers Mario Testino and Terry O?Neill are set to receive top honours at this year?s Royal Photographic Society Awards.

Amateur Photographer has learnt that the RPS has chosen O?Neill as winner of this year?s Centenary Medal, while Testino will be awarded an Honorary Fellowship.

Meanwhile, Philippe Garner, Head of Photographs at Christie?s will be presented with an award for Outstanding Services to Photography.

Also making his way onto this year?s RPS honours list is sports photographer Bob Martin who will be presented with an Honorary Fellowship.

The Royal Photographic Society Awards 2011 is due to take place on 8 September at the Royal Society in London.

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