This year, the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is again accompanied by the People’s Pick, allowing exhibition visitors the opportunity to vote for their favourite portrait in the show.
This year 6,529 votes were cast between 16 November 2017 and 1 February 2018. The overall winner was Fleeing Mosul from the series Women in War: Life After ISIS by Abbie Trayler-Smith, which received 793 votes. In second place was Embrace from the series Masculine by Baud Postma (614 votes) and, in third place, Kijini Primary School students learn to float, swim, and perform rescues in the Indian Ocean off of Mnyuni, Zanzibar by Anna Boyiazis (338 votes).
The public vote is now closed.