Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016


Call For Entries: Online Print Package with Metroprint

The call for entries has been announced for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016, the competition celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography.
For the last few years, we have offered a print package to help make things run smoothly for you, which has been a huge success for many photographers taking part.

Online Printing Offer with Metroprint

If you are happy to prepare your own files for print, then Metroprint is the service for you. We will print, label and package your work and deliver on your behalf fully sleeved and labelled- giving you the peace of mind that your print has been submitted safely and professionally to the awards.

Simply use the 'order now' button below to upload your files - please remember to add your entry details and number provided by the NPG so we can label and deliver your prints for you.

All files must be uploaded by Tuesday 19th July 2016 to ensure guaranteed delivery by the closing date of Thursday 28th July 2016. If you would like to see your print, we have a viewing day on Monday 25th July 2016 between 10am-4pm. Contact us to arrange. Please note that any reprints will need to be re-uploaded and paid for again.

Order Prints

 Paper size
 mm   C type   Giclee   B&W Resin 
 16 x 12 (A3)  297 x 420  £11.25  £15.30  £25.65
 20 x 16   308 x 406  £19.13  £25.25  £41.70
 24 x 20 (A2)  610 x 508  £27.75  £37.25  £59.85
 30 x 20  762 x 508  £34.88  £43.25  £83.25
 30 x 30  914 x 610  £52.50  £71.75  £79.13
 36 x 24 (A1)  914 x 610  £55.50   £67.50  £103.05
 40 x 30  1015 x 760  £69.38  £84.90  £108.90
Prices are exclusive of VAT

In Lab Print Package with Metro Imaging

Come in to our central London lab with your file and you can spend 15 minutes with one of our expert technicians tweaking your image until you’re perfectly happy, we’ll print the image to your required size, either C-type, Giclée or black and white resin and carefully set it in a protective sleeve, label it up and deliver it to the address specified for entries. Head here for details and prices.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us on 0207 014 5010 or email us info@metro-print.co.uk

Award Details

Full information on the awards can be found here.
Entry is open to photographers from around the world, aged 18 and over.
The winner of the competition will receive £15,000. In addition the judges, at their discretion, will award cash prizes to one or more shortlisted photographers.
The prize winners and exhibition selection is judged, on an equal and anonymous basis, from original prints. Judges are provided with procedures relating to the process, the judging and conflicts of interest.
All selected photographers under the age of 35 will also be eligible for the John Kobal New Work Award.
The winning photographer will receive £4,000 and a commission from the Gallery to photograph a sitter connected with the UK film industry.
The 2016 Prize exhibition will run at the National Portrait Gallery from 17th November 2016 to 26th February 2017 before touring UK venues.

Customers must supply the correct file size and the correct details for the labels – Metroprint will not be held responsible for incorrect sizes, colour, paper choices or labelling.
We cannot return any prints to you after they have been submitted for entry.