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2 June 2020

3139 Sandra Mickiewicz copy

© Sandra Mickiewicz

1854 Media has unveiled the two hundred shortlisted images for this year's Portrait of Humanity award. The images, taken before the world went into lockdown, provide a global representation of everything that makes us human, with photographers from thirty-six countries showcasing images taken around the globe. 

8649 Morgan Silk 

© Morgan Silk


Congratulations to all the AOP Members who have been shortlisted:

Accredited Photograpers
Frederic Arandar, Jon Enoch, Hannah Maule Ffinch. Gary Oba-Smith, Morgan Silk & Kristina Varaksina

Assisting Photographer
Sipke Visse

Access Members
Mat Han, Katinka Herbert, Sandra Mickewicz, Sirli Ratna, Alexander Rhind


The one hundred winning images will be announced in September, when they are going on a global tour and will be shown internationally on Clear Channel digital screens. All shortlisted images will be shown in the Portrait of Humanity 2020 book, published by Hoxton Mini Press, which goes on sale in June. 

For the first time, 1854 Media has teamed up with Sent Into Space, a company that specialises in taking images of the Earth from edge of space. They will be launching a framed screen that will exhibit all shortlisted images 111,000 feet in the air. A 360 degree camera will be attached so the photographers will be able to see their work against the backdrop of our amazing planet.


9646 Frederic Aranda copy 

© Frederic Aranda


91 Jon Enoch copy

© Jon Enoch


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© Kristina Varaksina


9467 Mat Hay

© Mat hay



3133 Sandra Mickiewicz

© Sandra Mickiewicz



11662 Sirli Raitma

© Sirli Raitma



10663 Alexander Rhind

© Alexander Rhind



6011 Katinka Herbert

© Katinka Herbert

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