Campaign and Image Bank were staggered by the response to the Image
Bank creative photography competition launched by Campaign in the
By the closing date of 31 May, we had received 907 entries across six
categories: Street Life, Private View, Young and Old, Global Brief,
Sporting Life and Working World.
The competition was open to all readers of Campaign, with a top prize of
a trip to New York for two and pounds 1,000 worth of vouchers to spend
at Tapestry, one of London’s leading photographic laboratories.
Runners-up received pounds 250 vouchers to spend at Tapestry.
The judges were Wally Olins of Wolff Olins; the photographer, Paul
Biddle; Campaign’s founding art editor, Roland Schenk; Bartle Bogle
Hegarty’s Will Awdry; Rebecca Willis of Vogue; Robin Bernhard of
Tapestry; and Karen Osborne of Image Bank. They were looking for
challenging work that stimulated debate and pushed the boundaries of the
artform. Part of the fun of judging was the variety of interpretations
of the vaguely worded category headings.
Eventually the jury came up with the selection featured on these
The winning photographers received their prizes at a party in London
last night. We would like to thank everyone who entered, and leave you
to debate whether you think the prize-winners met the judging
Category: Global Brief
Category and overall winner: Philip Lee Harvey
Philip works from Holborn Studios in North London and is represented by
Bel January. He undertakes both advertising and design commissions and
his recent clients include the BBC, Kodak, Volkswagen, BT, Eagle Star,
British Airways, ITV, Bupa, Pedigree Chum and Lucozade.
In 1995 he received a Creative Circle bronze award for Press
Advertising, followed in 1996 by a merit in the 13th Association of
Fashion Advertising and Editorial Photographers awards and he had five
pictures accepted by AFAEP for the 14th awards, winning another merit
award. Recently he had five images accepted in the 1997 London