Congratulations to BA Alumni Anneleen Lindsay, Fiona Johnson and Sue Williamson who have just made the shortlist for Portrait of Britain.
The first ever Portrait of Britain book, featuring 200 shortlisted images is now available to pre-order. Get your copy now to avoid disappointment!
Judging has taken place at our BJP offices on Tuesday 8 May. This year, the competition has been judged by key industry leaders Caroline Hunter, Picture Editor of The Guardian Weekend Magazine; Olivia Arthur, Magnum Photographer; Martin Usborne, Co-Founder of Hoxton Mini Press; and Simon Bainbridge, Editorial Director at British Journal of Photography.
Save the dates:
100 winning photographers will be announced on 29 August.
Portrait of Britain exhibition will open on 1 September 2018 on JCDecaux screens nationwide.
On the 6th September, we will hold a Press Book launch party in London for shortlisted & winning photographers and guests.
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Winning images will be seen by millions
Portrait of Britain winners will have their work exhibited on JCDecaux screens nationwide, on bus stops, high streets and in train stations, as part of the biggest exhibition of contemporary portraiture ever held.
100 winning portraits will be seen by millions of people as they embark on their everyday journeys, brightening up their commutes and embedding your work in their consciousness. This career-changing exposure is unique to the scale of Portrait of Britain, which reaches across the length and breadth of the UK.
Caroline at the back door by Anneleen Lindsay
Sunday Morning Swim by Fiona Johnson
"I have been photographing a group of open water swimmers in Edinburgh on and off since November 2016. They are wonderful people who swim throughout the year. This is Simon who swims most Sundays".
Cousins by Sue Williamson
"My nephew sometimes finds it hard to interact with other children, particularly when it comes to sports and team games. This is a moment where he and my nine-year-old son enjoyed some time together?.