U.K. Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2012: Photos

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Photographer:Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A businessman pauses to check his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in London, on Friday, May 25, 2012.

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Photographer:Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A businessman pauses to check his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in London, on Friday, May 25, 2012. Close

A businessman pauses to check his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in London, on Friday, May 25, 2012.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Dieter Zetsche, chief executive officer of Daimler AG, poses for a photograph at the Daimler Mercedes Benz AG stand during the Frankfurt Motor Show in Frankfurt, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Close

Dieter Zetsche, chief executive officer of Daimler AG, poses for a photograph at the Daimler Mercedes Benz AG stand... Read More

Photographer:Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A trader reacts on the floor of the London Metal Exchange (LME) in London, on Monday, May 14, 2012. Close

A trader reacts on the floor of the London Metal Exchange (LME) in London, on Monday, May 14, 2012.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Rebekah Brooks, former head of News Corp.'s U.K. publishing unit News International, leaves after appearing at Southwark Crown Court in London, on Friday, June 22, 2012. Close

Rebekah Brooks, former head of News Corp.'s U.K. publishing unit News International, leaves after appearing at... Read More

Photographer:Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The Swiss Re Insurance building, also known as "the Gherkin", foreground, and the towers of the Canary Wharf business district are seen against the city skyline in London, on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Close

The Swiss Re Insurance building, also known as "the Gherkin", foreground, and the towers of the Canary Wharf business... Read More

Photographer:Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Timothy Geithner, U.S. treasury secretary, right, speaks during an interview with Bloomberg Television at the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors summit in Marseille, on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. Close

Timothy Geithner, U.S. treasury secretary, right, speaks during an interview with Bloomberg Television at the G7... Read More

Photographer:Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Pedestrians walk over London Bridge towards the City, in London, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. Close

Pedestrians walk over London Bridge towards the City, in London, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, as he leaves a news conference at the Bank of England in London, on Thursday, Dec, 1, 2011. Close

Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, as he leaves a news conference at the Bank of England in London, on... Read More

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

An employee prepares a McLaren MP4-12C supercar for quality control testing at the company's factory in Woking, on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Close

An employee prepares a McLaren MP4-12C supercar for quality control testing at the company's factory in Woking, on... Read More

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

An employee walks through the blast furnace room at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries Pcl (SSI) steel-making plant in Redcar, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Close

An employee walks through the blast furnace room at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries Pcl (SSI) steel-making plant in... Read More

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Kweku Adoboli, the UBS trader, left, is escorted from a prison van as he arrives at the City of London magistrates court in London, on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Close

Kweku Adoboli, the UBS trader, left, is escorted from a prison van as he arrives at the City of London magistrates... Read More

Photographer:Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

A group of tourist pause outside the site for the new Hollister Co. store, owned by Abercrombie & Fitch Co., on Regent Street in London, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Close

A group of tourist pause outside the site for the new Hollister Co. store, owned by Abercrombie & Fitch Co., on... Read More

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Robert "Bob" Diamond, chief executive officer of Barclays Plc, poses for a photograph during day two of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Close

Robert "Bob" Diamond, chief executive officer of Barclays Plc, poses for a photograph during day two of the World... Read More

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Pedestrians are reflected in a poster advertising the Greek national elections, on the day of voting in Athens, on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Close

Pedestrians are reflected in a poster advertising the Greek national elections, on the day of voting in Athens, on Sunday, May 6, 2012.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

A Euro sign sculpture stands illuminated in front of the European Central Bank's (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. Close

A Euro sign sculpture stands illuminated in front of the European Central Bank's (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, on... Read More

To see Bloomberg’s winning entries for The U.K. Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2012: Business Photographer of the Year, click {1<go>}

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Photographer Jason Alden Wins Business Photographer of the Year in the U.K. Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2012. Aldens’s winning portfolio features a set of five photographs. A businessman silhouetted against the architecture of the Bank of England, a portrait of Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche while attending the Frankfurt Motor Show, the frenetic action of traders on the floor of the London Metal Exchange, Rebekah Brooks former head of News Corp.’s U.K. publishing unit News International surrounded by the media after appearing at Southwark Crown Court, and London’s financial districts, with “the Gherkin” and the towers of Canary Wharf seen illuminated at night.

In addition to Jason Alden, Bloomberg photographers Chris Ratcliffe - who won the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Award last year - and Simon Dawson where also named as finalist in the ‘Business Photographer of the Year’ category.

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