The Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2019 competition took place and Jianhui Liao was revealed as the winner. The Chinese photographer captured an image of locals enjoying a meal of noodles. This was during the celebration of goddess Nuwa.
The photographer received a grand prize of £5,000 at an event hosted by British singer and cheesemaker Alex James in London. The award was presented by the head of Pink Lady in the UK-Andy McDonald.
Over 9,000 images were entered from 77 countries which, according to the organizers, is more countries than ever before. Jianhui Liao’s photo won in the Food for Celebration category, sponsored by Champagne Taittinger.
A majority of the winners were from the UK, with one of the photographers recreating the British flag with fruits. The Union Jack flag was recreated with blueberries, blackberries, cherries, strawberries and raspberries by photographer Martin Poole as a celebration of British summer fruits.
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