AUTO PHOTO Awards: 2023 Winners

© Jonny Lau

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.


To view all the winning and highly commended images head over to the AUTO PHOTO website. (The first-place winners of each of the five categories, and the winners of the Creative Impact and Peoples’ Choice Awards are featured below).



Winner – Innovation – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023
George Williams – Aurora


© George Williams



Winner – Cars as Art – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023
Vasjen Katro – Untitled


© Vasjen Katro



Winner – Motorsport – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023
Ben Stephenson – Drift at Coventry MotorFest 2023


© Ben Stephenson



Winner – Scenes and Styling – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023
Joshua Barker – Up In Smoke


© Joshua Barker



Winner – Car Culture – AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023
Steve Machin – We Are The Players


© Steve Machin



Creative Impact Award 2023
Phil McGovern


© Phil McGovern



Winner – Peoples’ Choice Award 2023
Ben Midlane – Beach Days


© Ben Midlane


Find out more about AUTO PHOTO Awards 2023.



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