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    Uniting the voices of renowned photographers, emerging artists and everyday people alike, we’re producing a global and multi-faceted portrait of the year that changed everything.

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    An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 100 winning images exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.

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    An award that captures the many diverse faces of modern Britain. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK in the country’s largest photography exhibition.

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  • excludedBritish Journal of Photography Learn More

    Unlimited digital access to all the latest articles and photography from British Journal of Photography, plus our online archive and 7+ years of back issues. Celebrating the best in contemporary photography since 1854!

  • excludedCurrent Digital Articles – Unlimited Access
  • excludedArchive Digital Articles – Unlimited Access
  • excludedCollectable Printed Editions Learn More

    Designed to inspire, this is British Journal of Photography in its finest form. 1,080 carefully curated, beautifully bound pages of the best in contemporary photography delivered to your door as six bimonthly, limited edition, ad-free journals.

  • excludedSubmit to Editorial Learn More

    Get your work seen by 1854’s multi-award-winning editorial team. Have the opportunity to be seen by the most influential decision-makers in the industry.

  • excludedAll 1854 Awards Learn More

    1854 Access members get free entry to all six of 1854’s career-changing awards.

  • excludedEdition365 Learn More

    Uniting the voices of renowned photographers, emerging artists and everyday people alike, we’re producing a global and multi-faceted portrait of the year that changed everything.

  • excludedPortrait of Humanity Learn More

    An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 100 winning images exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.

  • excludedPortrait of Britain Learn More

    An award that captures the many diverse faces of modern Britain. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK in the country’s largest photography exhibition.

  • includedFemale in Focus Learn More

    An award that acknowledges and celebrates talented women-identifying and non-binary photographers. Winners exhibited as part of a group show in New York.

  • excludedOpenWalls Learn More

    An opportunity for emerging and established artists to have their work exhibited at Europe’s most influential photography festival. Group show for 50+ winners at Galerie Huit Arles, France alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles.

  • excludedBJP International Photography Award Learn More

    An award in search of the best in contemporary photography. Win your own career-making solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London.

  • excludedDecade of Change Learn More

    An award dedicated to using the power of photography to raise awareness and inspire positive action on the climatic crisis.

  • excluded1854 Fast Track Learn More

    1854’s new career accelerator for unsigned talent.

  • excluded1854 Commissions Learn More

    1854 Access members get exclusive access to apply for 1854’s member-only commissions. Have the opportunity to work with major brands and charities on fulfilling, purpose-driven projects that give you the creative freedom to produce new work that matters to you and the world.

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1854 Access Members get free entry to all six of 1854’s career-changing awards, and can submit up to ten images to each award, or a body of work in the case of a series category. 1854’s industry-leading awards offer the opportunity to be seen by the world’s most influential judges and industry decision-makers and be part of a global exhibition and media schedule seen by tens of millions of photography lovers. The 1854 Awards platform includes:

  • Female in Focus – An award that acknowledges and celebrates talented women-identifying and non-binary photographers. Winners exhibited as part of a group show in New York.
  • Portrait of Britain – An award that captures the many diverse faces of modern Britain. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK in the country’s largest photography exhibition.
  • Decade of Change – An award dedicated to using the power of photography to raise awareness and inspire positive action on the climatic crisis.
  • International Photography Award – An award in search of the best in contemporary photography. Win your own career-making solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London.
  • Open Walls Arles – An opportunity for emerging and established artists to have their work exhibited at Europe’s most influential photography festival. Group show for 50+ winners at Galerie Huit Arles, France alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles.
  • Portrait of HumanityTM – An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 30 winning images and 3 bodies of work embark on a Global Tour, and 100 winning images exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.

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