From time-honoured rituals, to intimate homes and tight-knit communities, this year’s winning images showcase the diverse faces, traditions and stories that define Britain today
Portrait of Britain
Portrait of Britain returns with a shortlist of 200 photographs that celebrate the country’s unique heritage and diversity.
From images that shine a light on the political and social pressures of our time to those that illustrate intimate personal stories, we present 200 shortlisted portraits
From a couple of hound racers to a north London cowboy and a Scottish football fan, the 100 winning images from Portrait of Britain Vol.5 provide a compelling snapshot of a frenzied year
Portrait of Britain winner Charlie Clift on the privilege of photographing someone moments after a life-defining event. His subject? Michaela Coel
Portrait of Britain returns this year for the fourth time, as photographers all over the country picture the faces of our nation.
To coincide with Portrait of Britain 2021, photographer and curator Liz Hingley discusses Side Gallery’s latest exhibition: Youth Rising in the UK, 1981-2021
With Portrait of Britain 2021 open for entries, a selection of this year’s judging panel consider why Portrait of Britain is important today — and crucially, how artists can stand out from the crowd