Now running for over 15 years, BJP International Photography Award discovers the best in contemporary talent around the world.
Bounce back post-lockdown with a solo exhibition in London, complete with a production grant and travel and accommodation to attend the opening. The best part? As an 1854 Access Member, enter entirely free.
© Jack Latham, BJP IPA 2019 Winner
“I’ve been busy since winning the IPA. I haven’t had to reach out to anyone. Everything I’m doing now has flown directly from the exposure I got from winning that exhibition.”
— Juno Calypso,
Series Winner BJP IPA 2016
“Winning the IPA is an amazing opportunity for us… It makes us immensely proud. We’re following in the footsteps of some extremely talented photographers, and we’ve seen for ourselves the impact that winning has had on their careers”
— Sara, Peter & Tobias,
Winner BJP IPA 2018
“Winning the BJP IPA was a huge step in my career. It is a seal of approval that has raised my profile in a really big way, bringing huge exposure to my work. I am incredibly proud, and it’s given me the confidence and impetus to push my work further”
— Daniel Castro Garcia,
Winner BJP IPA 2017
“Since winning the IPA award, I have been nominated for the ING Unseen Talent Award, and also Foam Talent in Amsterdam. These nominations came from being able to gain a huge amount of exposure for my work through the award”
— Felicity Hammond,
Single Image Winner BJP IPA 2016
No – we accept images from international photographers and subjects, the image itself must have been shot within the UK (England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland) from 1st January 2016
In order to be one of the 100 winning images shown on JCDecaux screens you must have obtained written authorisation from the subject, or the parent/guardian’s permission if the image is of a minor. You need only have obtained verbal permission to be included in the Portrait of Britain book.