Portrait of Humanity Vol. 5 Winners and Shortlist

British Journal of Photography is thrilled to reveal the shortlist of Portrait of Humanity Volume 5

Each year, Portrait of Humanity recognises remarkable portraits that capture the moments that make us who we are.

Many of the images that have defined the last year reflect deep divisions in society. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine saw countless war refugees flee their country, with their plight shown across the globe. As Iran’s brave women marched for equality, their message was conveyed worldwide. In Britain, photographs of striking workers illustrate the state of a nation. This is the backdrop for the fifth edition of Portrait of Humanity, with photographers capturing the faces of this changing world. 

The 30 winning single images and 3 series will be exhibited at Belfast Exposed and Indian Photo Festival while the 200 shortlisted images are featured in a hardback book by Hoxton Mini Press, available now for purchase.

Winning three bodies of work

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The fifth edition of the Portrait of Humanity photo book features 200 new portraits from international photographers, selected from thousands of entries, providing a window into the lives of their subjects and celebrating the shared humanity that connects us all.

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