Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

Deadline: 12 June 2018
Open to: everyone aged 18 and over from around the world
Award: first prize 15,000 GBP


Entry is now open for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018, the leading international photographic portrait competition, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography. Organised by the National Portrait Gallery, London, the Prize has established a reputation for creativity and excellence, with works submitted by a range of photographers, from leading professionals to talented amateurs and the most exciting emerging artists.


The competition is open to everyone aged 18 and over from around the world. Photographers are encouraged to interpret ‘portrait’ in its widest sense of ‘photography concerned with portraying people with an emphasis on their identity as individuals.’

Full competition rules can be found here.


The winner of the competition will receive 15,000 GBP. In addition the judges, at their discretion, will award cash prizes to one or more shortlisted photographers.

The entry fee for this competition is 28.00 GBP per photograph entered.

How to apply?

Please carefully read the how to enter page before submitting your application.

For more information please visit the official website.