A French photographer's image of pigs in a field has beaten more than 3,000 entries to win a global food photography competition.rnPicture: Jean Cazals

Photographer Jean Cazals, who is based in London, pocketed £5,000 by claiming the first Pink Lady Food Photographer Awards title.

Jean’s winning entry, Black Pigs, came top in the contest’s Food in the Field category.

Competition judges included Michelin-starred chefs.

The awards were presented at the Mall Galleries in central London recently.