expert judged
Alison McCauley

Portrait using available light

Open Rating Results

Given how many of the images in our phones, hard drives and online albums are portraits, it's worth working on our technique. But you don't need fancy equipment – with available light, a simple backdrop and a rapport with your subject, anyone can take striking pictures of people.

Prize details

Winners of the Expert and Crowd votes
Avedon at Work: In the American West by Laura Wilson

The Expert vote winner also receives a £45 voucher for private tuition with our Expert judge, Rossella Vanon.

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Entries closed
11 October 2013

11 October 2013 to 15 October 2013

Winners announced
15 October 2013

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