Wednesday 15th January saw the Getty Images Gallery play host to the '2013 Getty Images European Editorial Photography Awards'. 

The evening is a celebration of the fantastic work that our editorial teams across Europe produce throughout the year across news, sport and entertainment and a chance for staff from across the different departments to meet up and take pride in what we work so hard to accomplish. 

In a year which witnessed the passing of Nelson Mandela, the birth of Prince George and the coronation of King Andy at Wimbledon, not to mention Sporting World Championships, International Film and Music Festivals and disasters of both an environmental and political nature, it has been an extremely busy and varied year. The competition was incredibly strong. Congratulations to all the winners.

Winner's List:

2013 Specialist Sports Photographer of the Year: Clive Rose

 

 

462626757. BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 21: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) Carbonell Ballestero of Spain competes in the Synchronized Swimming Free Combination preliminary round on day two of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 21, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

 

View Clive's winning portfolio here. 

2nd Place: Julian Finney

3rd Place: Mark Thompson

2013: Music Picture of the Year: Ian Gavan

 

 

462626707. AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 10: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to Black and white) Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the MTV EMA's 2013 at the Ziggo Dome on November 10, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Ian Gavan/MTV 2013/Getty Images)

2nd Place: Neil Lupin

3rd Place: Gareth Cattermole

2013 Entertainment Photographer of the Year: Andreas Rentz

 

 

169472255. CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Actress Audrey Tautou arrives at 'Venus In Fur' Premiere during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Grand Theatre Lumiere on May 25, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

View Andreas' winning portfolio here

2nd Place: Ian Gavan

3rd Place: Karwai Tang

2013 Alternative View Picture of the Year Winner: Alan Crowhurst

 

 

170860833. ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 19: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Runners in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes come over the brow of the hill during day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 19, 2013 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse) 

2013 Sports Photographer of the Year: Clive Rose

 

 

456539171. KUUSAMO, FINLAND - DECEMBER 14: Patrick Deneen of USA competes in the Men's Moguls qualifying round during the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Ruka on December 14, 2013 in Kuusamo, Finland. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

 

View Clive's winning portfolio here

2nd Place: Dean Mouthtaropolous

3rd Place: Clive Mason

2013 Entertainment Picture of the Year: Gareth Cattermole

 

 

168799266. CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Model Cara Delevingne attends the Opening Ceremony and premiere of 'The Great Gatsby' during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

 

2nd Place: Stu Wilson

3rd: Pascal le Segratain, Ian Gavan, Andreas Rentz

2013 Sports Picture of the Year: Mark Thompson

 

 

184306415. SUZUKA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 13: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 13, 2013 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

2nd Place: Clive Rose

3rd Clive Brunskill

2013 Celebrity Sighting Picture of the Year: Neil Mockford

 

 

162648955. LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Justin Bieber seen shopping at ACNE on Dover St on February 25, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)

2nd Place: Neil Mockford

3rd Place: Mark Milan

2013 Royal Picture of the Year: Dan Kitwood

 

 

168293244LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Queen Elizabeth II arrives ahead of the State Opening of Parliament on May 8, 2013 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the coalition government's legislative programme in a speech delivered to Members of Parliament and Peers in The House of Lords. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

 

2nd Place: Karwai Tang

3rd Place: Sam Hussein

2013 News Picture of the Year 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place: Dan Kitwood

 

 

450533573. LEYTE, PHILIPPINES - NOVEMBER 19: A man fans flames on a fire Tanauan on November 19, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines.

2013 News Photographer of the Year: Jeff Mitchell

 

 

459102607. AVIEMORE, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 23: Eve Grayson, a Reindeer herder of the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd, feeds the deer on December 23, 2013 in Aviemore, Scotland. Reindeer were introduced to Scotland in 1952 by Swedish Sami reindeer herder, Mikel Utsi. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

2nd Place: Dan Kitwood

3rd Place: Sean Gallup

View Jeff's winning portfolio here. 

2013 Photo Essay/Feature Winner: David Ramos. View his winning entry here. 

2nd Place: Peter Macdiarmid

3rd Place: Dan Kitwood

2013 European Photographer of the Year: Dan Kitwood

 

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