The finalists for the third edition of the Heavy Music Awards Young Photographer of the Year have been announced, having been judged exclusively by professional snappers Corinne Cumming and Jennifer McCord. To qualify, entrants needed to be aged 16-21 when entry closed at the beginning of March.
Public voting is now open to determine the winner, who will be invited to shoot Download Festival at Donington Park in June.
This year, in line with the HMAs’ mission to push forward and engage audiences in new ways, voting is taking place exclusively through Facebook Messenger.
To take part, simply click here and follow the prompts. The voting process takes less than a minute and requires no sign-up. Voting closes 22 April 2019.
The finalists are:
(Photo of Architects at O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester)
(Photo of Enter Shikari at Rock City, Nottingham)
(Photo of Parkway Drive at O2 Apollo, Manchester)
(Photo of Twenty One Pilots at O2 Academy Brixton, London)
(Photo of Parkway Drive at Alexandra Palace, London)
(Photo of Estate at O2 Academy, Birmingham)
(Photo of Turnstile at The Globe, Cardiff)