THE TAYLOR WESSING PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT PRIZE 2012 opens at London’s National Portrait Gallery today, and I am absolutely thrilled that my picture has been chosen by the judges for the exhibition.
I am also extremely honoured that the gallery has chosen to feature my picture on the front cover of the exhibition catalogue, and also as part of the exhibition poster campaign
SOPHIE is part of an on-going personal project entitled BEAUTIFUL & WILD – a series of portraits of models wearing re-cycled clothing photographed against the backdrop of The Romney Marshes in Kent. Sophie is wearing a charity shop dress and a faded Union flag, and was photographed in a bus shelter by the sea..
There are sixty photographs on show at the exhibition chosen from a total submission of 5,340.
From 8th November 2012 until 17th February 2013 model – sophie macrae at IMG London hair/make-up – denise lilley. for more portrait photography by wendy carrig click here © copyright wendy carrig