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“Photography is a way of seeing. Photography movements can spark people to see things differently – perhaps from a vantage that had not occurred to them earlier. It’s from this that change is born”

– Karan Kumar Sachdev, Portrait of Humanity 2019 Winner
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Be exhibited worldwide

Portrait of Humanity sits amongst the most viewed photographic exhibitions in global history. 30 winning images and three winning bodies of work will be shown in galleries and festivals around the world

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Get judged by industry leaders

Judges from past years include Fiona Shields, Head of Photography at Guardian News & Media; Magnum Photographers Alessandra Sanguinetti and Newsha Tavakolian, and Mallory Benedict, Photo Editor at National Geographic

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Receive international press coverage

Alongside coverage on BJP-Online, our winners have been featured by BBC, Guardian, Times, CNN and many more

Prizes

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30 winning images will be exhibited worldwide as part of the Portrait of Humanity Global Tour 2021
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Up to 100 commended images will also be exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally to be seen by millions
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All commended, shortlisted and winning photographers will receive extensive international press coverage
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Have your work judged by key industry leaders
Meet the judges of Portrait of Humanity 2020
 

Stories Category:

Three winning bodies of work will be exhibited worldwide as part of the Portrait of Humanity Global Tour 2020

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Three winning bodies of work will be published in British Journal of Photography
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All winning photographers will receive extensive international press coverage
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Have your work judged by key industry leaders
Meet the judges of Portrait of Humanity 2020
 

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