Lucy Ford Lucy Ford, a former press photographer, has been Country Life's picture editor since 2016. As well as finding stunning pictures for us, she is also regularly asked to judge international photography competitions. Follow Lucy Contact via Twitter 16 absolutely stunning images from the 2020 British Photography Awards Our picture editor Lucy Ford picks out some of the finest from among the 320 shortlisted images entered for the 2020 British Photography Awards. L'Oscar hotel review: A former church in London's Theatreland that's become a saucily decadent place to stay Is there a hotel with a more outlandishly sumptuous interior than L'Oscar, a lush spot a short stroll from Covent Garden? If there is, we've yet to see it as Lucy Ford found out. 72 hours in New York: Can you do the city that never sleeps justice in one weekend? From Times Square to the Met, New York boasts some of the world's biggest and most popular tourist attractions, as well as its fair share of history and culture. Is it possible to take in one of the world's largest and most vibrant cities in three days? The answer is an emphatic yes – and Lucy Ford found out how. Country Life’s best Living National Treasures of 2018: Stained glass to neon signs, via sculpture, baskets and fishermen Our hugely popular series tells fascinating tales about extraordinary people keeping traditional skills alive across Britain, illustrated by the wonderful portrait photographs taken by Richard Cannon for Country Life. Our picture editor Lucy Ford makes her selection of her favourites of 2018.