AUTO PHOTO Awards
2023 Winners

2023 has been a great year for the AUTO PHOTO Awards and our community, and we’re pleased to reveal the winners of this year’s Awards.

AUTO PHOTO Awards celebrates the best in automotive photography, creating new connections between international communities and the photography and automotive industries.

 

The 2023 AUTO PHOTO Awards were judged by a panel of experts from the automotive and photographic industries:  Karen Harvey (Founder and Creative Director of Shutter Hub and AUTO PHOTO), Charlie Roughton (Co-Founder and Director of The Maze Group), Alessia Glaviano (Head of Global PhotoVogue and Director of the Photo Vogue Festival), Charles Gordon-Lennox, The Duke of Richmond (Founder of Goodwood Revival and Festival of Speed), Michelle Ulyatt (Founder and Managing Director of Roch PR), Carol Glenn (Founder of Next Racing Generation and FIA Girls on Track Ambassador), and Hugh Chambers (CEO of Motorsport UK).

 

2023’s winning photographers receive one-of-a-kind prizes, opportunities, and career-changing experiences. The AUTO PHOTO 02 book features the Top 100 images, while the winners will be exhibited in the AUTO PHOTO Awards exhibition and featured in print publications including Chicane magazine. Awards from Adrian Flux, WXVE, Motorsport UK and Roch PR open up money-can’t-buy access to the automotive world. Find a full list of the 2023 prizes here.

The Awards were supported by: Ace CafeAdrian FluxBarry Hawkins Classic Car AuctionsChicaneLotus Drivers ClubMotorsport UKProject-ARoch PR, and  WXVE.

WINNER – Innovation – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023

George Williams

Aurora

WINNER – Cars as Art – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023

Vasjen Katro

Untitled

WINNER – Motorsport – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Ben Stephenson

Drift at Coventry MotoFest 2023

WINNER – Scenes and Stylings – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Joshua Barker

Up In Smoke

WINNER – Car Culture  – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Steve Machin

We Are The Players

2nd Place – Innovation – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Wayne Goodman

Potential Energy

2nd Place – Cars as Art  – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Daniel du Cros

Under the Skin

2nd Place – Motorsport  – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Christopher Harrison

Profile Pan

2nd Place – Scenes and Stylings – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Ben Midlane

Beach Days

2nd Place – Car Culture – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Alex Stefan

Estonia Airlines Landing in Portugal

3rd Place – Innovation  – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Daniel Clarke

Ken Blocks Audi E-Tron coming up to end of the Goodwood Hill

3rd Place – Cars as Art – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Nico Ragaz

Porsche Sculpture

3rd Place – Motorsport – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Steve Machin

Racing Through The Elements

3rd Place – Scenes and Stylings – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Jeroen Vink

Golf MK 1

3rd Place – Car Culture – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Matthew Ross

Devotion to Drive

WINNER – Creative Impact Award – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Phil McGovern

 

Recognising an automotive photographer who has made a significant impact in the community and industry, the winner of the Creative Impact Award will receive a bespoke trophy and be invited to join our panel of expert judges for the 2024 AUTO PHOTO Awards.

WINNER – Peoples’ Choice Award – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Ben Midlane

Beach Days

Selected from the Top 100 and voted for by the community, the winner of this award will receive a feature opportunity and a bundle of goodies from AUTO PHOTO and Partners. 

WINNER – Adrian Flux Award – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Jonny Lau

KB Forever

The winner of the Adrian Flux Award will receive a paid commission to create a feature article for Influx Magazine, reaching a hrowing audience of 250k motoring enthusiasts across the UK. 

WINNER – WXVE Award – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Rick Noel

Arriving in Style

The winner of the WXVE Award receives a tailored prize offering career building opportunities, including the chance to join the WXVE production team on location for an automotive shoot.

WINNER – Roch PR Portrait Award – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Matthew Ross

Devotion to Drive

The winner of the Roch PR Portrait Award will receive a photographic commission from Roch PR and an exclusive session with one of the team for personalised marketing and PR guidance. 

WINNER – Motorsport UK Award – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Joy Richings

Bentley Magic

The winner of the Motorsport UK Award receives Photography Accreditation at Motorsport UK controlled British Championships and the opportunity to join the Motorsport UK panel of photographers as a paid contributor.

WINNER – Duke of Richmond Award
A Highly Commended Award selected by Charles Gordon-Lennox, Duke of Richmond
 – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Ben Stephenson 

Drift at Coventry Motofest 2023

Alessia Glaviano Award
selected by Alessia Glaviano, Head of Global Photo Vogue
 – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Harry Tarbuck

The Road Less Traveled

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Drew Johnson

Long Beach GT3 Cup

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Matt Bray

CL16 at Eau Rouge

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Jonny Lau

Iconic Duo

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Ralph Bohannon

Countryside

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

William Neill

Through the Rocks

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Billy Tziatas

Crack

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Martyn Davis

What Lies Beyond

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Richard Stone

Cayman Rear

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Dave Wragg

Porsche

Highly Commended – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023 

Evan Lewis

Aventador SVJ vs Mooney Aircraft