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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Discussion in 'Talking Pictures' started by Fen, May 1, 2014.

  1. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    I might think about it for next year, but the most TW portrait I have is of a man who I know would be dead set against it being entered. Into anything. That and the fact that I'm also going through a period of massive self-doubt and loathing which I'm assuming I'll work through eventually.
     
  2. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Aw Geren. That's a hard time so be a little gentle with yourself. I felt the same before I started putting in pics to Salons - just to get me through a really bad patch. Concentrates the mind wonderfully.
    Actually, I put into the TW portrait comp this year simply because I'm reaching that age where you can't count on maybe next year! I really don't hold out much hope for mine, far too amateurish, but I do so hope Fen's gets at least long-listed because in my view it's great!
    Best of luck to you.
    Kate
     
  3. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Hey-Ho! No luck, as expected. There were 4,193 entries and only 60 were selected for exhibition, including the shortlisted ones.
    Glad I had a go though - it made me print up some work, properly, and I was happy with it. At least it will be winging its way back to me, so I can pin it up on my walls somewhere.
    Perhaps next year I'll have a few more to choose from. :)

    Kate
     
  4. miked

    miked Well-Known Member

    Yes, Kate, there is always next year and it'll probably take that long for you to find a suitably miserable-faced subject to suit the miserable-faced judging panel of TW.
     
  5. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Hmm! I guess mine was serious but not miserable. Not to worry - all down to experience. ;)
     
  6. Fen

    Fen Well-Known Member

    No luck for me either.

    This is the photograph I entered in to the comp.

    I guess Paul Kaye looked too happy in the photograph and wasn't stroking any pets! Oh well... next year... Might have to get a photograph of him looking fk'd off with the world and tearing the head off a white fluffy rabbit

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    ;)
     
  7. beatnik69

    beatnik69 Well-Known Member

    Hard luck guys. Maybe next year and I might even enter it myself then.
     

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