This year's exhibition was held at NME HQ in London. For an extended look at all the highlights from this year's competition download the special edition of NME, just search for 'NME' in the app store to download.
The event was attended by all the winners, runners up and those shortlisted.
What's an exhibition without wine?
Winner of the Live category Jemma Dodd proudly accepts her prize of a Nikon D300 from NME Editor Mike Williams and NME Photo Editor Zoe Capstick.
Chalkie Davies' iconic image of The Clash he shot for NME in 1977 was the centrepiece of the night.
Jerin Michael picked up the prize for the Under-18s category. Loving that marvel bow tie Jerin.
Mike from the NME team promises the second beer was 'for his friend'.
Big thanks to Black T for getting involved and keeping our guests happy (very happy).
Winner of the Festivals category Drew Stewart receives his Nikon D300 from NME Editor Mike Williams and NME Photo Editor Zoe Capstick.
Cheers to Dead Crow for supplying us with their Spirit Flavoured Beers on the night.
Winner of the Portrait category Sean Carpenter accepts his prize from Mike and Zoe. Sean's image of Claw Marks was very popular on the night.
The NME Editorial team including News Editor Dan Stubbs.
You voted in your thousands for Roy J Baron to receive The Reader's Choice Award. Here's Roy's proud moment accepting his prize on stage from Mike and Zoe
Professional Photographer of the year 2014 went to Matias Altbach. Here he proudly accepts his Nikon D610 camera and 24-85mm lens from our Editor Mike and Photo Editor Zoe after flying in from Argentina that day.
Our NME.com Editor Greg Cochrane checks out the Professional Highly Commended image shot in New York earlier this year by Dana Javin.
Zoe and Reader's Choice winner Roy J Baron chat about the Awards over a beer in front of NME legend Chalkie Davies' work
This image shot at The Great Escape by Richard Gray was awarded runner up in the Festivals category. Definitely a favourite around the office.