Portrait Of Humanity Photography Award 2018

Portrait of Humanity is an international photography award


1854 Media, publisher of British Journal of Photography, together with Magnum Photos, are calling photographers from around the world to enter the Portrait of Humanity Photography Award.

Portrait of Humanity is a new initiative, aiming to create one of the most far-reaching collaborative photography exhibitions in history.

The Portrait of Humanity Photography Award is focused on capturing the many faces of humanity. Inspired by individuality, community and unity, it is a unique opportunity for photographers and individuals to celebrate our existence through the power of photography.

You are welcome to get an insight into the lives of people from across the globe; to capture laughter, courage, and sorrow, moments of reflection, journeys to work, first hellos, last goodbyes, and everything that happens in between.


• 200 longlisted images will be featured in the Portrait of Humanity Book
• 50 shortlisted images will be exhibited at various locations around the world
• 3 finalists will share 10,000 USD in grant awards to create projects that explore their interpretations of humanity
• Receive extensive press coverage
• The chance to be interviewed and featured on BJP-Online


Open to everyone worldwide.

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