The Best Of British Press Photography

Edited by Knight Lite King on Feb 26, 2022

From wars and riots to world cups and red carpets, the press photographer is on hand to capture in a split second the moment that tells the story. Members of the British Press Photographers' Association are showing off their best work from the past couple of years at the Bargehouse Gallery, central London.

Here is a selection of those on show.

A number of moorland fires affected parts of the north of England in 2018 and photographer Anthony Devlin managed to juxtapose the full Moon as it rose above the flames on the moors between Dovestones and Buckton Vale, in Stalybridge, Greater Manchester.
England football fans enjoyed an amazing summer as their team made it to the semi-finals of the World Cup. Here, they watch the game on television as England go out to Croatia.
Of all the pictures taken during the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, this one, by Yui Mok, of the Press Association, caught the judges' eye. It shows the happy couple as they ride in an Ascot Landau beneath the King George IV Gateway of Windsor Castle, Berkshire, after their wedding in St George's Chapel.
Clara Molden photographed the British documentary film-maker and broadcaster Louis Theroux for the Daily Telegraph.
Natasha Pszenicki was commissioned to shoot and design a picture for the Evening Standard called The Tech Wizards.
While covering the local elections in May 2018, Reuters photographer Peter Nicholls photographed Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn as he clasped his hands together after casting his vote.
Sam Tarling was working for the Telegraph when he took this powerful picture that shows civilians fleeing from the Islamic State's last remaining territory in Syria.
This pictures of Baz Barratt as he enters an ice hole during a respite holiday in Norway organised by the Royal Marines Club was taken by Anthony Upton. The former mountain leader lost his leg and suffered severe damage to his hands due to a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2008.
A performer of the Cirque du Soleil was photographed by James Veysey at the Royal Albert Hall, in west London.
And finally... Mark Stewart photographed this inquisitive cow in the Eden Valley, Cumbria.