British Journal of Photography.
The best in contemporary photography.
Since 1854.

Since 1854 BJP has celebrated you; the artists, inventors and pioneers who have shaped contemporary photography. 

We are dedicated to finding the signal in the noise of 300M images shared every day. This makes BJP the go-to source for the most influential decision-makers in the industry and an unrivaled platform for artists seeking to influence them.

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The September/October 2020 issue
With 1854 Full Access Membership you get British Journal of Photography in its finest form; a beautifully bound monthly publication. All members can access 7+ years of historical editions in the app, helping you navigate the visual world.

 

 

 

 

Phone Image: ©Andrea Zvadova

Tablet Image: ©Harry Flook

British Journal of Photography.
Created to Inspire.

For 166 years BJP has embraced work that has meaning, challenging preconceived notions of what good photography is. We have given the creators of this work a platform to communicate the force of their images to a wider public. 

Be part of the conversation between the most influential voices shaping photography. Be inspired to frame the world differently.

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  • Get Inspired
  • British Journal of Photography magazine
    The BJP in its finest form; a beautifully bound publication designed to inspire. A carefully curated selection of the best contemporary photography.
  • British Journal of Photography iOS &
    Android monthly digital editions
    The app that will help you navigate the visual world. Access more than five years of BJP past editions and enjoy unlimited inspiration from your pocket.
  • 7 years+ digital back issues
    Every monthly back issue of British Journal of Photography’s tablet app: 60+ issues and counting, charting the modern history of contemporary photography.
  • VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
    Exclusive VIP invite to all BJP and 1854 events and exhibitions around the world. You get the first chance to RSVP before the rest of our 3.5M+ audience.
  • Get Seen
  • Female in Focus
    An award that acknowledges and celebrates talented women photographers. Winners exhibited as part of a group show in New York.
  • Portrait of Britain
    An award that captures the many diverse faces that make up our nation. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK.
  • Decade of Change
    An award dedicated to making a positive impact on the climatic crisis through photography.
  • BJP International Photography Award
    An award in search of the best in contemporary photography. Win your own solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London.
  • Open Walls Arles
    An opportunity for emerging and established artists to have their work appreciated globally. Exhibit as part of a group show at Galerie Huit Arles, France alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles.
  • Portrait of HumanityTM
    An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 100 winning images will be exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.
  • Get Paid
  • Priority access to all paid commissions
    A platform full of possibilities for photographers to get paid for their passion while working on exciting, creative and cause-conscious projects.
  • Exclusive members’ commissions
    A proportion of our commission opportunities are restricted to Access Members only, providing members with exclusive opportunities to get seen and paid by leading brands and charities.

Full Access Membership

  • Get Inspired
  • British Journal of Photography magazine
    The BJP in its finest form; a beautifully bound publication designed to inspire. A carefully curated selection of the best contemporary photography.
  • British Journal of Photography iOS &
    Android monthly digital editions
    The app that will help you navigate the visual world. Access more than five years of BJP past editions and enjoy unlimited inspiration from your pocket.
  • 7 years+ digital back issues
    Every monthly back issue of British Journal of Photography’s tablet app: 60+ issues and counting, charting the modern history of contemporary photography.
  • VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
    Exclusive VIP invite to all BJP and 1854 events and exhibitions around the world. You get the first chance to RSVP before the rest of our 3.5M+ audience.
  • Get Seen
  • Female in Focus
    An award that acknowledges and celebrates talented women photographers. Winners exhibited as part of a group show in New York.
  • Portrait of Britain
    An award that captures the many diverse faces that make up our nation. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK.
  • Decade of Change
    An award dedicated to making a positive impact on the climatic crisis through photography.
  • BJP International Photography Award
    An award in search of the best in contemporary photography. Win your own solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London.
  • Open Walls Arles
    An opportunity for emerging and established artists to have their work appreciated globally. Exhibit as part of a group show at Galerie Huit Arles, France alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles.
  • Portrait of HumanityTM
    An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 100 winning images will be exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.
  • Get Paid
  • Priority access to all paid commissions
    A platform full of possibilities for photographers to get paid for their passion while working on exciting, creative and cause-conscious projects.
  • Exclusive members’ commissions
    A proportion of our commission opportunities are restricted to Access Members only, providing members with exclusive opportunities to get seen and paid by leading brands and charities.

*COVID-19 Offer

We know the coronavirus pandemic has hit photographers hard. We want to arm you with tools to help you come out of this crisis stronger: not only enhance your practice, but keep you inspired and entertained during the months ahead.

That’s why we’re still offering a 90% discount on our 1854 Digital Access Membership — now for just £9 for the first quarter, instead of £29. Or you can get a whole year’s membership for just £59, a saving of 84%. Both options give you access to exclusive member-only British Journal of Photography content, including 7 whole years of back issues of the monthly BJP magazine app, all of our world-class awards and priority access to paid commission opportunities while you’re a member!

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The September/October 2020 issue

The best in contemporary photography. Since 1854

Since 1854 the BJP has celebrated you; the artists, inventors and pioneers who have shaped contemporary photography. 

We are dedicated to finding the signal in the noise of 300M images shared every day. This makes BJP the go-to source for the most influential decision-makers in the industry and an unrivaled platform for artists seeking to influence them.

With 1854 Full Access Membership you get British Journal of Photography in its finest form; a beautifully bound monthly publication. All members can access 7+ years of historical editions in the app, helping you navigate the visual world.

Phone: ©Andrea Zvadova    Tablet: ©Harry Flook

British Journal of Photography.
Created to Inspire.

For 166 years BJP has embraced work that has meaning, challenging preconceived notions of what good photography is. We have given the creators of this work a platform to communicate the force of their images to a wider public. 

Be part of the conversation between the most influential voices shaping photography.

Digital Access Membership

  • Get Inspired
  • British Journal of Photography magazine
    The BJP in its finest form; a beautifully bound publication designed to inspire. A carefully curated selection of the best contemporary photography.
  • British Journal of Photography iOS &
    Android monthly digital editions
    The app that will help you navigate the visual world. Access more than five years of BJP past editions and enjoy unlimited inspiration from your pocket.
  • 7 years+ digital back issues
    Every monthly back issue of British Journal of Photography’s tablet app: 60+ issues and counting, charting the modern history of contemporary photography.
  • VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
    Exclusive VIP invite to all BJP and 1854 events and exhibitions around the world. You get the first chance to RSVP before the rest of our 3.5M+ audience.
  • Get Seen
  • Female in Focus
    An award that acknowledges and celebrates talented women photographers. Winners exhibited as part of a group show in New York.
  • Portrait of Britain
    An award that captures the many diverse faces that make up our nation. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK.
  • Decade of Change
    An award dedicated to making a positive impact on the climatic crisis through photography.
  • International Photography Award
    An award in search of the best in contemporary photography. Win your own solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London.
  • Open Walls Arles
    An opportunity for emerging and established artists to have their work appreciated globally. Exhibit as part of a group show at Galerie Huit Arles, France alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles.
  • Portrait of HumanityTM
    An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 100 winning images will be exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.
  • Get Paid
  • Priority access to all paid commissions
    A platform full of possibilities for photographers to get paid for their passion while working on exciting, creative and cause-conscious projects.
  • Exclusive members’ commissions
    A proportion of our commission opportunities are restricted to Access Members only, providing members with exclusive opportunities to get seen and paid by leading brands and charities.

Full Access Membership

  • Get Inspired
  • British Journal of Photography magazine
    The BJP in its finest form; a beautifully bound publication designed to inspire. A carefully curated selection of the best contemporary photography.
  • British Journal of Photography iOS &
    Android monthly digital editions
    The app that will help you navigate the visual world. Access more than five years of BJP past editions and enjoy unlimited inspiration from your pocket.
  • 7 years+ digital back issues
    Every monthly back issue of British Journal of Photography’s tablet app: 60+ issues and counting, charting the modern history of contemporary photography.
  • VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
    Exclusive VIP invite to all BJP and 1854 events and exhibitions around the world. You get the first chance to RSVP before the rest of our 3.5M+ audience.
  • Get Seen
  • Female in Focus
    An award that acknowledges and celebrates talented women photographers. Winners exhibited as part of a group show in New York.
  • Portrait of Britain
    An award that captures the many diverse faces that make up our nation. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK.
  • Decade of Change
    An award dedicated to making a positive impact on the climatic crisis through photography.
  • International Photography Award
    An award in search of the best in contemporary photography. Win your own solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London.
  • Open Walls Arles
    An opportunity for emerging and established artists to have their work appreciated globally. Exhibit as part of a group show at Galerie Huit Arles, France alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles.
  • Portrait of HumanityTM
    An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 100 winning images will be exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.
  • Get Paid
  • Priority access to all paid commissions
    A platform full of possibilities for photographers to get paid for their passion while working on exciting, creative and cause-conscious projects.
  • Exclusive members’ commissions
    A proportion of our commission opportunities are restricted to Access Members only, providing members with exclusive opportunities to get seen and paid by leading brands and charities.

BJP Print Subscription

  • Get Inspired
  • British Journal of Photography magazine
    The BJP in its finest form; a beautifully bound publication designed to inspire. A carefully curated selection of the best contemporary photography.
  • British Journal of Photography iOS &
    Android monthly digital editions
    The app that will help you navigate the visual world. Access more than five years of BJP past editions and enjoy unlimited inspiration from your pocket.
  • 7 years+ digital back issues
    Every monthly back issue of British Journal of Photography’s tablet app: 60+ issues and counting, charting the modern history of contemporary photography.
  • VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
    Exclusive VIP invite to all BJP and 1854 events and exhibitions around the world. You get the first chance to RSVP before the rest of our 3.5M+ audience.
  • Get Seen
  • Female in Focus
    An award that acknowledges and celebrates talented women photographers. Winners exhibited as part of a group show in New York.
  • Portrait of BritainTM
    An award that captures the many diverse faces that make up our nation. 100 winning images exhibited on digital screens across the UK.
  • Decade of Change
    An award dedicated to making a positive impact on the climatic crisis through photography.
  • International Photography Award
    An award in search of the best in contemporary photography. Win your own solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London.
  • Open Walls Arles
    An opportunity for emerging and established artists to have their work appreciated globally. Exhibit as part of a group show at Galerie Huit Arles, France alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles.
  • Portrait of HumanityTM
    An award that commemorates our differences and the power of photography in breaking boundaries. 100 winning images will be exhibited digitally on Clear Channel screens internationally, seen by millions.
  • Get Paid
  • Priority access to all paid commissions
    A platform full of possibilities for photographers to get paid for their passion while working on exciting, creative and cause-conscious projects.
  • Exclusive members’ commissions
    A proportion of our commission opportunities are restricted to Access Members only, providing members with exclusive opportunities to get seen and paid by leading brands and charities.

*COVID-19 Offer

We know the coronavirus pandemic has hit photographers hard. We want to arm you with tools to help you come out of this crisis stronger: not only enhance your practice, but keep you inspired and entertained during the months ahead.

That’s why we’re still offering a 90% discount on our 1854 Digital Access Membership — now for just £9 for the first quarter, instead of £29. Or you can get a whole year’s membership for just £59, a saving of 84%. Both options give you access to exclusive member-only British Journal of Photography content, including 7 whole years of back issues of the monthly BJP magazine app, all of our world-class awards and priority access to paid commission opportunities while you’re a member!