Two UK photographers have been nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize which boasts a £30,000 jackpot.

Anna Fox and Donovan Wylie have been shortlisted alongside Zoe Leonard from the United States and Sophie Ristelhueber from France.

The annual competition aims to reward a photographer who has made ‘the most significant contribution, in exhibition or publication format, to the medium of photography in Europe between 1 October 2008 and 30 September 2009′.

The result will be announced at The Photographers’ Gallery in London on 17 March.

The contest forcuses on contemporary photography.

©Anna Fox courtesy James Hyman Gallery, London

Anna Fox Deutsche Börse Photography nominee