Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize 2023

Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize: Last Call for Entries!

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Don't miss out on the opportunity to showcase your skills and win prizes up to £15,000. Capture the essence of individuals and their unique identities.

Event Info

Date & Time

May 17 - May 22

Office hours are 9.00 – 17.00, Monday – Friday.


National Portrait Gallery, Saint Martin's Place, London, UK

Tel: +44(0)20 7306 0055

The Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize is back at the Gallery in St Martin's Place after a three-year break.

It's one of the most important and eagerly anticipated photography competitions worldwide, attracting both celebrated professionals and talented amateurs. For anyone interested in contemporary photography, this exhibition is a highlight of the National Portrait Gallery's year and is worth seeing.

The competition welcomes individuals aged 18 and above, irrespective of their skill level. It encourages photographers to explore the concept of a "portrait" in its broadest sense, focusing on capturing the essence of individuals and their unique identities.

Prizes ranging from £2,000 to £15,000 are up for grabs, making it a fantastic opportunity to showcase your skills and creativity in the field of photography.

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