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Portraits (Young APOY)

Part of Young Amateur Photographer of the Year 2021

Open Judging Results
Brief

This free-to-enter category is part of the Young Amateur Photographer of the Year 2021 awards, open to photographers aged 13-21.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to capturing portraits. From the traditional to the unconventional, inside or outside the studio, anything goes. Whether you choose to make yourself the subject or capture others, we’re looking for a portrait that tells a story. Great people pictures can be found in all walks of life – it’s how you capture and portray your subject that draws the viewer in. We can’t wait to see how you interpret this genre of photography.

There are £3,000 (GBP) worth of vouchers to win in Young APOY 2021, supplied by sponsors, MPB, plus the title of Young Amateur Photographer of the Year 2021. Click the 'Prize details' tab for more information.

Prize details

The winner of each round in Young APOY 2021 will take home a £250 (GBP) voucher from MPB.

The overall winner of Young APOY 2021, will win a £500 (GBP) voucher from MPB, and will be crowned Young Amateur Photographer of the Year 2021.

How it works

This contest is expert judged only with no rating by the crowd. You will be able to find out how you did when the judging or rating period has closed.

Entries close
6 August 2021

Judging
6 August 2021 to 21 August 2021

Expert judge shortlist announced
21 August 2021

Expert judge winners announced
17 September 2021

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