With plumes of flour jumping high into the air, this image of a baker kneading dough has, says food critic and chairman of the judges Jay Rayner, "a lovely structural element to it".
It's very sculptural, this, very beautiful. It does make you think - what can I do with these ingredients? Very stark, very simple.
The one thing we obsessed about was how high above their heads this photographer had to get - because there is quite a lot of distance.
We have apples in motion. It's very clear and catches the eye.
There was a lot of debate about this, as to whether it had been over-staged by an art director. A couple by a table, by a river - they are all wearing woolly hats. There is a globe artichoke on the table.
It's a very striking image, but it starts to take you away from food. You could put it on your wall and enjoy it a lot.
A very narrow landscape in a smoky room, showing a major cooking operation for a lot of people. But one of the acute details, in the right-hand corner, a chap with only one arm cooking over a brazier.
It's an octopus flat on a tray of ice. There's just something about the dear old octopus that presents itself for photographers.