Exhibition 2012

Rules

1 | Photographers
• must have been 18 years of age or over
on 1 January 2012.
• can submit up to six photographs.
previous winners of the Prize, since
and including 2008, are not eligible
to enter the competition.
• must write their name, address, daytime
telephone, email address and title of work
(indicating if it is part of a series if relevant)
on the back of each photograph.
• the photographer or their representatives
warrant that they are fully authorised and entitled
to enter into the agreements contained in these
rules, in respect of all rights in the work including
ownership, copyright, moral rights, the rights of
the people, names, trademarks, designs or works
of art depicted in the photographs, and that no
further permissions or conditions are required to
deliver these agreements.
• photographers selected for the exhibition will
be required to complete a model release form
stating that they have full permission to enter and
reproduce an image of the person/s featured in
the photograph. If a selected photograph contains
an image of a minor (person under the age of 18)
then photographers will be required to submit a
minor release form signed by the parent or legal
guardian of the minor.
• the photographer or their representatives agree
that the photographs submitted may be exhibited
as part of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait
Prize exhibition at any venue.
• the photographer or their representatives agree
unconditionally that the National Portrait Gallery
may reproduce any exhibited photographs for
the purposes of marketing, promotion, discussion
and education in direct connection with the
Photographic Portrait Prize and exhibition,
in all media worldwide including the exhibition
catalogue and subsequent publications, posters,
postcards, the Internet and within television
documentaries, and may license these specific,
limited rights to others only for the same purposes.
The Gallery also reserves the right to reproduce
selected images for core non-commercial
purposes, for example in the Past Exhibitions page
of the Gallery website, indefinitely, as a public record.
• the photographer will be credited for the
use of their work, wherever practicable, as the
Photographic Portrait Prize exists in part to
raise the profile of the exhibiting artists.
• the photographer or their representatives
agree that the Gallery is entitled to pass on the
contact details of the photographer or their
representatives to the exhibition sponsor, Taylor
Wessing, solely for the purpose of enabling
Taylor Wessing to make enquiries about
purchasing or commissioning photographs
from the photographer.
• The responsibility for damage or loss,
however caused, is the responsibility of the
photographer. Photographers are therefore
advised to arrange adequate insurance cover
against such risks. The sponsor, the touring
venues or the National Portrait Gallery shall
not be liable for any loss or damage, whether
or not caused by their negligence.
• Employees of the National Portrait Gallery and
sponsors are not eligible to enter the Prize.

2 | Photographs
• must be the photographerr,s own work.
• must be portraits. ‘Portrait’ may be interpreted
in its widest sense, of ‘photography concerned
with portraying people with an emphasis on their
identity as individual’s.
• must have been taken by the entrant from
life and with a living sitter after 1 January 2012.
Photographers must, if required, show proof of the
date on which the photograph was taken.
• can be black and white or colour.
• must be unmounted and on paper no smaller
than 420 x 297mm (A3 size) and no larger
than 1015 x 760mm. The image may be smaller
than the paper size.
• must be submitted in transparent protective
sleeves in order to protect during judging.

3 | Delivery
• all photographs, whether delivered in person or
by post/courier, must be received by Tuesday
30 July 2013. Proof of posting will not be
accepted as proof of receipt.
• entrants who deliver their photograph(s) in
person during 15 - 30 July 2013 will be given
receipt of entry at the time of delivery. Receipt
of entries delivered by post or courier cannot be
confirmed. Applicants requiring proof of delivery
are advised to use a recorded delivery service.
• entrants whose payments cannot be cashed
will be disqualified.
• all debit/credit card details must be completed
and the expiry date must be at least two months
after the date of entry.
• all costs incurred by postal/courier services
(including customs charges and any import
duties) must be paid for in advance by the
photographer. The National Portrait Gallery
will refuse to take delivery of any work that
may incur charges to the Gallery.
• The delivery/collection point address will
be provided once the registration process is
complete. Photos should not be delivered to
the National Portrait Gallery as they will not
be accepted.
Delivery Dates
Delivery dates for delivering work in person,
by post or by courier:
Monday 15 - Tuesday 30 July 2013
(09.00 - 17.00 hrs only).
Delivery at any other time will not be
accepted. The delivery point is not open
at weekends.

4 | Judging
• The decision of the judges is final and no
discussion or correspondence can be entered
into. The judges reserve the right to vary the
prizes or not to make any award.
• The entire competition is judged, on an equal
and anonymous basis, from original prints.
Judges are provided with guidelines for
procedures relating to the process, the judging
and any conflicts of interest.
• Photographers will be notified of the
judge’s decision by email or by post by
the end of Wednesday 14 August 2013. It is
the Photographer’s responsibility to contact
the National Portrait Gallery if s/he has not
received notification by that date.

5 | Collection/return - Unexhibited
photographs
• Unexhibited photographs may be collected in
person or by courier (if arranged and paid by the
Photographer) between Monday 19 August and
Friday 30 August 2013, 09.00 - 17.00, excluding
weekends. Please note that MONDAY 26
AUGUST IS AN ENGLISH AND WELSH BANK
HOLIDAY AND THE SITE WILL BE CLOSED.
• Provided the photographer has included
sufficient return postage in UK stamps upon
delivery of their work, photographs sent from
within the UK will be returned to a UK address.
The Gallery cannot return works by post which
did not arrive with sufficient postage included.
• The National Portrait Gallery will not arrange
courier collections on behalf of the artist or be
liable for any fees associated with these.
Collection Dates
Please note that any works remaining at the
collection point after 30 August 2013 will be
disposed of without prior notice.

6 | Collection/return - Exhibited photographs
Works exhibited in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 exhibition and tour will be available for collection in London in person or by courier following the close of the exhibition at the final tour venue. Exhibitors will be notified of the dates by the National Portrait Gallery Exhibitions Department.

For further information contact:
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013
National Portrait Gallery
St Martin’s Place London WC2H 0HE
T. 020 7321 6699, E. photoprize@npg.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk/photoprize

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 exhibition will run at the National Portrait Gallery from 14 November 2013 to 9 February 2014.

12th Man: Jordan
by Dylan Collard, 2011 © Dylan Collard