Royal Navy photographer wins Army photographic prize

Topic: PeopleHonours and awards

This photograph of Chelsea Pensioners paying their respects at the Cenotaph in London earned a Royal Navy photographer a prize in the Army Photographic Competition.

Petty Officer (Photographer) Owen Cooban, 39, won the inaugural Op Camera category in the annual contest.

The father of two, who joined the photographic branch in 2001, said, “It’s a real privilege to be able to travel the world – it offers up such fantastic opportunities that lead to some great photographs.”