Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018


The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize celebrates the vitality and excellence in portrait photography today. This Prize is one of the most important platforms for contemporary portrait photographers internationally, and reproductions of the selected works provide an excellent overview of current photographic styles, trends and techniques.


ISBN: 9781855147867 Category:

Richard McClure


This book provides a unique opportunity to see an inspiring range of portraits from contemporary photographers selected from thousands of submissions. The works included are not only about the sitters but also reveal the outstanding skill of the photographers, in capturing a moment in time, and convey ing something of the spirit of those photographed.

This year’s In Focus display will be the fourth in the competition’s his tory, a display of new works by an internationally renowned photographer that will be exhibited alongside those of the finalists. The works are reproduced in the catalogue, together with other well – known examples by the photographer and an interview about his life and work.

Fully illustrated in colour throughout, the book also features all the selected entr ies, comments and insights from the judges and interviews with the prizewinners.

Additional information

Weight 488 g
Dimensions 22.1 x 27.9 cm
Publisher name National Portrait Gallery Publications
Publication date 1 December 2018
Number of pages 80
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 22.1 x 27.9 cm
Weight 488 g


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Richard McClure is a freelance journalist