The photos which stunned judges at the Regional Press Awards

The Regional Press Awards will be held this Friday in London. Ahead of the big event, Behind Local News takes a look at the photographs which got these photographers shortlisted for photographer of the year, daily:

Andrew Cawley, Sunday Post:

James Hardisty, The Yorkshire Post

Kevin Scott, Belfast Telegraph

Kristopher Miller, The Courier

Mal McCann, The Irish News

Simon Hulme, The Yorkshire Post