Portrait of Britain is presented by British Journal of Photography. Photographer Rory Lewis portrait of British Army Soldier Warrant Officer Class 2 Deborah Penny. Captured for Soldiery (British Army Portraits), has been shortlisted from 16000 entries.
The portrait will feature in the Portrait of Britain book, available from Amazon. The portrait was also acquired by the National Portrait Gallery last year. Deborah is a testament, to bravery and the changing face of Britain reflecting diversity and the richness of the Nation.
Over the past three years, British Journal of Photography’s Portrait of Britain award has gone from strength to strength. Originally conceived in 2016 in response to Brexit, the nationwide exhibition has flourished into a celebration of the many faces of modern Britain, reflecting the unique diversity of our country and its contemporary photographic talent.