Small Print

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Portraits must have been taken after 1st January 2012, and depict subjects in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland) at the time of the photograph  

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Portraits may be of individuals or groups of people

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All relevant subject consent must have been obtained for the use of the photographs in the outdoor exhibition. In the case of minors (persons under 18) parental / guardian written consent must be obtained. 

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Professional and non-professional photographers of all ages are eligible to enter

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Both UK based and international photographers are welcome to enter

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Portraits can be shot using any camera model (film or digital), and images may be portrait, landscape or square in format. Portraits can also be shot on any camera phone.

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Images that are deemed to breach the CAP code or ASA statement on sexual imagery may not be appropriate for the outdoor advertising screen display, in particular images which feature (or reference) swear words, nudity, partial nudity/sexualised imagery, as the images will be shown widely and will be seen by children. However, images to be published in the Portrait of Britain book will not be subject to these constraints.

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Each entrant will be deemed to warrant they own the entire copyright for the work or that they have permission from the licensee and/or copyright owner/s for the uses and that they agree to the use of the work as outlined in the terms & conditions and as outlined during the calls to entry.

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Each image can be a maximum of 10MB in size. All images must be submitted as JPEG files – any files submitted in any other format (including TIFF, PDF, PSD etc) will be discarded.

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You may submit a short statement for each photograph entered. Statements must be under 250 characters in length, and written in English.

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The deadline for entries is 18 April 2019 – 23:59 (UK Time), and judging will take place shortly after the deadline.

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Once your images and statement have been uploaded to the system you will see an option to submit your entry. Once submitted your entry cannot be altered. Only submitted entries will be viewed by the judges.

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The winning and shortlisted photographers must be available to supply high-res files promptly for publication. Digital files of the winning images will be created for press and publicity purposes.

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BJP and JCDecaux cannot be responsible for any loss or damage to submitted work.

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No copyright is transferred to the BJP or JCDecaux in respect of any works entered or accepted.

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BJP and JCDecaux reserve the right to display, reproduce and publish in any media, any entry, without payment, for the sole purpose of Portrait of Britain – this year and in future – and its promotion and publicity.

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The exhibition will run on JCDecaux digital screens in September 2019 across the United Kingdom.

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Some images will be published in BJP, Hoxton Mini Press and JCDecaux’s print and digital channels and in the Portrait of Britain book published by Hoxton Mini Press.

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You will be asked to pay for your entry by Credit Card. All payments are handled securely by our payment partner Stripe. After payment, you will receive an email containing a personal upload URL where you may submit your images and statement.

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All entry purchases are final. Having purchased an entry, it is your responsibility to upload and submit your images and statement before the deadline. No refunds will be issued.

If through to the shortlist of Portrait of Britian, Hoxton Mini Press may make small editorial changes to text.

In order to receive your award status, you must be subscribed to the Awards Communications list on our mailing system. If you have not received your status after the deadline, you must simply resubscribe by filling out a form to our newsletter list. 

Please note that 1854 Access members entering awards as part of their membership (as opposed to a paid entry) will be required to remain a member throughout the periods when awards are judged and exhibitions/outputs are planned, for their entries to be eligible.

 

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