The Royal Photographic Society Awards Centenary Medal to Albert Watson

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LONDON.- Albert Watson HonFRPS will be presented with The Royal Photographic Society’s Centenary Medal at its Awards ceremony on 9 September. Recognising outstanding contributions to the art and science of photography, the ceremony will take place at the Royal Society, London. Watson has made his mark as one of the most successful fashion, commercial and art photographers during the last four decades, with his work featured in galleries and museums worldwide, while two new Watson books, UFO: Unified Fashion Objectives, and Strip Search, published by PQ Blackwell, in association with Abrams, will be released in October. Albert Watson joins a distinguished list of globally respected photographers who have received this prestigious award, including David Bailey, Cornell Capa, Annie Leibovitz, Don McCullin and Martin Parr. The Society’s Award for Outstanding Services to Photography meanwhile