UK Picture Editors' Guild honours photographers

BT Spirit of the Olympics.
A girl watching the opening ceremony. Photo: UK Picture Editor's Guild

The Picture Editors’ Guild fourth annual Awards honoured several Olympics and Paralympics photographs.

Thousands of photos were viewed, and judged by experienced picture editors to select the greatest images of the year.

British Airways Olympics Sports Photographer.
Mo Farah going for gold. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild
British Airways Olympics News Photographer.
The Duchess and Duke of Cambridge celebrate a British success. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild
One of the pictures from the British Airways Olympics Photo Essay.
Jessica Ennis crossing the finish line. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild
David Weir clinches one of his four golds. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild
A gymnast in action. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild
One of the faces of the Paralympics, Oscar Pistorius. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild
It all goes wrong in the weightlifting arena. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild
Running past the Olympic flame. Credit: UK Picture Editor's Guild