London Photographic Association Awards For Portraiture
Let's Face It 8
We were delighted to receive entries from 15 countries representing a wide range of photographic styles, background and influences. Entries came from commercial and fine-art photographers, mirroring the reach of the LPA within today's photographic practice.
The LPA extends its thanks to all the photographers who entered Let's Face It 8 - London Photographic Association awards for portraiture.
With thanks to this years judges.
Barney Edwards - Photographer & Director.
David Edmunds - Creative Director & Producer at Kalectiv and curator of Gallery 1839.
Kevin O'Connor - Director of LPA & Producer at Kalectiv.
WE are delighted and honoured to present the winners of Let's Face It 8
Series Entry Winners
- First place in the series category of Let's Face It: 8 was given to Maria Konstanse Bruun
with this highly personal series illustrating the photographer's own Mother's illness. The series chosen are part of an ongoing project, as Maria explained… read LPA interview
SILVER - Alicja Pietras Interview to come
- In the series category of Let's Face It: 8 went to Alicia Light
, with her series exploring how people react to new environments, such as hotels or holiday homes. "I had the idea knocking about in my portfolio, but not the images," she told us. "A competition deadline can give you focus and an impetus to try out an idea, get it out there and have it judged."….read LPA interview
Loizelle de Moiselle
Lai Leng Lam
Single Entry Winners
- Top prize in the single image category of Let's Face It: 8 went to Alina Gozin'a
with this portrait entitled "Monkey Business: The Infinite Monkey Theorem", showing Luke Doolan, Oscar-nominated film director, in his natural creative habitat. Alina told us more about the thought-process behind the shoot. …..read LPA interview
- In the single image category of Let's Face It: 8 went to Ross Andersson
with this striking portrait. Ross told us about the image, taken a few years ago. "It's a portrait of a subject I photographed frequently a few years ago," he said. "He's a writer and a musician and conveyed a remarkable presence on film. I invited him to my studio and, once he stepped onto set, he just delivered whatever persona that inspired him. It regularly translated into intense and compelling work on film.…..read LPA interview
- Richard Bradbury
was awarded Bronze in the single image category of Let's Face It: 8 with his portrait of music industry heavyweight, Rob Hallett.
"I've entered Let's Face It several times," he told us, "and have had images in the exhibition for the past three years. I usually enter a few images which I feel represent the best work I've done that year. This particular image was shot just days before the competition deadline closed. It couldn't have been more fresh!"
…..read LPA interview