Submissions are now being invited for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016, the leading international photographic portrait competition which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography.
For many years, we’ve strived to make the process of entering your images easier and to help you achieve the best possible results with a print offer- and this year is no different. Print your Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize entry with Genesis Imaging and receive the following benefits:
Support and collaboration. Each client has the opportunity to talk with one of our team of expert printers directly; our collaborative way of working ensures that you get the best results from your images.
A free archival sleeve. We’re providing an appropriate sized archival sleeve with each Lambda C-type or Giclee Fine Art print ordered, free of charge, to help protect your print from damage during the competition’s judging process.
Free print labelling and delivery. We’ll label and deliver work printed with us to the National Portrait Gallery’s specified drop-off point, free of charge, before the deadline of Thursday 28th July 2016.
Why print your Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize entry with Genesis Imaging?
Genesis Imaging has a long history of producing exceptional prints for photographers entering the competition and our experienced printing team understands how to produce images to the quality expected for the awards.
Year on year, we are proud to see clients that we have printed for feature in the photographic portrait prize exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery – such as David Stewart, who was in 2015 awarded the prestigious first prize in the competition after having 15 images included in the competition since 1996 and Spencer Murphy, whose image of Katie Walsh was announced as the overall winner of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize in 2013.
About the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize:
Entry is open to photographers from around the world, aged 18 and over. The overall winner of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize will receive £15,000 cash prize. In addition the judges, at their discretion, will award cash prizes to one or more shortlisted photographers.
All selected photographers under the age of 35 are also eligible for the John Kobal New Work Award. The winning photographer will receive a prize of £4,000 and a commission from The National Portrait Gallery to photograph a sitter connected with the UK film industry.
The 2016 prize exhibition will run at the National Portrait Gallery from the 17th November 2016 to the 26th February 2017 before touring venues around the UK.
Applications must be received in advance, either online or by post, by 23.59 on Tuesday 5th July 2016. Once applications have been made online, prints are required to be submitted to The National Gallery’s specified drop-off point by Thursday 28th July 2016.
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Print Information and Pricing
All prints must be unmounted and on paper, or another suitable surface, no larger than 1015 x 760mm or 40 x 30″ and 20 kilos in weight, the image may be smaller than the paper size (there are no limitations on how small a work can be).
Prints are required to be submitted in a protective sleeve (as above, we will supply these for images printed here at Genesis)
Lambda C-type Photographic Prints
Giclée Fine Art Prints
Unlike other companies, all prices above include time with our expert printing team, test strips and archiving.
All digital files should be saved in RGB.
Prices do not include VAT.
Normal service 48 hours.
To take advantage of our special print offer, you can either upload your files directly to us or book your appointment to come in and speak with a member of our team** – we look forward to seeing you soon!
**to take advantage of this offer, please submit files before 10am on 15 July 2016. Submissions made after this date may not be able to be tested prior to printing. The final day for prints to be produced is Tuesday 26th July 2016.