LANCASHIRE Telegraph photographer Robert Binder has been shortlisted for a national award.

Robert, 22, is one of just four talented snappers nominated in the young photographer category of the UK Picture Editor’s Guild Awards 2012.

The winner will be announced at an event in London next month.

The evening is being hosted by TV presenter and journalist Kate Silverton.

Robert, who has worked at the Telegraph for two years said: “It is a real honour to be shortlisted.”