Reading Time: 5 minutes Charlie Clift’s selected work for Portrait of Britain 2017 captures literary great, Diana Athill, on her 98th birthday
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Reading Time: 4 minutes Harry Borden’s selected image for Portrait of Britain 2017 is a testament to the farming community he grew up in
Reading Time: 4 minutes David Severn’s selected portrait for Portrait of Britain 2017 offers an insight into the social life of Britain’s former coal-mining towns thirty years on from the 1980s miners’ strike
Reading Time: 3 minutes 95 percent of viewers surveyed support Portrait of Britain’s drive to make the best of contemporary photography accessible to all
Reading Time: 3 minutes For Sophie Green, one of the exhibiting photographers in BJP’s Portrait of Britain 2017, staying true to your vision is key
Reading Time: 6 minutes Jenny Lewis’ photograph, selected for Portrait of Britain 2017, exists as a powerful reminder of the ongoing tragedy and injustice of the Grenfell Tower fire
Reading Time: 4 minutes Laura Pannack, one of the exhibiting photographers in BJP’s Portrait of Britain 2017, speaks about the art of good portrait photography.
Reading Time: 5 minutes For Thea Geldi, one of the exhibiting photographers in the BJP’s Portrait of Britain 2017, the portrait offers a canvas on which to celebrate diversity.
Reading Time: 5 minutes “I don’t tend to think too much about what the judges will go for, or whether the work is their cup of tea – it’s not maths, it’s art.”
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Portrait Issue returns this September just as The British Journal of Photography launches the return of Portrait of Britain, which will once again appear on digital JCDecaux screens across the country, in partnership with photography giant Nikon. Portraits have a rare capacity to capture a person, family and community in a way that reshapes a narrative or empowers an entire group of people. Each photoseries in this issue manages to shed new light on an individual or group and move beyond stereotypes to find a more honest truth – whether with a Roma group in the south of France, or a working class neighbourhood in The Netherlands.