Lucy Ray is a Press Photographer and Video Journalist based in Sheffield, but covering the UK.

The images on this site are a brief overview of almost 15 years work for newspapers.   Lucy has held staff photographer positions at The Daily Mail, The Derbyshire Times, The Matlock Mercury, The Halifax Courier, and The Bradford Telegraph and Argus.  

The assignments for these publications has been wide and varied, from jumble sales to the Paralympic Games!

 She is now freelance and available for commissions. 

Lucy also runs an underwater photography business, offering professional underwater photograph and video

Honours & Awards

2015 Made in Greenwich "Between Inside and Outside" Photography exhibition

2014 Travel Photographer of the Year, Shortlist.

2014 KPMG's Sport is Beautiful Photo Exhibition

2012 Highly Commended, Picture Editor Guild Awards, Photo Essay

2012 Travel Photographer of the Year, HD Film Shortlist
2012 ZSL Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Highly Commended
2012 Aesthetica Short Film Competition Winner
2011 Hull Glimmer Film Festival, Shortlist for Yorkshire Film of the Year
2011 Made in Bradford Film competition winner
2010 Sports Photographer of the Year, NUJ Regional Press Awards
2009 Finalist for Sports Photographer Of The Year, Press Gazette Awards
2008 O2 Photographer of the year, Yorkshire and Humber
2007 BSAC Underwater Photographer of the Year (newcomer)
2006 Finalist at the Yorkshire Press Awards
2005 Runner up in The Times Tabasco Young Photographer of the Year
2004 Fuji Photographer of the Year

2004 BBC Photographer of the Year, Shortlist

2002 ICI Imagedata Photographer of the Year, Runner Up