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Top award for Derby-based photographer Simon Mackney

MackneyPhotographer Simon Mackney, of Mackney Photography, has won the 2013/14 Olympus Consumer Wedding Photographer of the Year 2013 award of from the leading international professional body, the Master Photographers Association

The competition attracted thousands of entries from top photographers worldwide with over 390 pictures chosen for the MPA’s annual exhibition, competing for honours in over 30 fields of expertise and excellence.

Simon Mackney received his award from the MPA’s guest of honour, the legendary fashion photographer John Swannell, and trophy sponsors Olympus. As well as winning a trophy and certificate, Simon’s subject for his “time stood still” photo, Debra and Mark Hopton has also won £1,000 prize for taking part in the photoshoot.

Mackney Photography is opening a new stand at Derby's Westfield Centre tomorrow (Thursday 7 November).

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