The British Press Photographers’ Association is pleased to announce that ASSIGNMENTS 2021 is now open for entries. Following a break of more than 2 years we are once again seeking the best of British Press Photography from our members to be exhibited at Bargehouse London in August 2021.
- Entries are open NOW until midnight on Friday 2nd July 2021
- Each member can enter up to 10 photographs taken between 12th April 2019 and 2nd July 2021 (inclusive).
- You must be a member of The BPPA to enter – if you aren’t you can join now.
- Thanks to our generous sponsors at Canon UK and Fixation it is FREE to enter.
We are also pleased to announce the first of our 5 curators as Tom Stoddart. Tom began his photographic career on a local newspaper in his native North-East of England. In 1978 he moved to London and began working freelance for publications such as the Sunday Times and Time Magazine. During a long and varied career he has witnessed such international events as the war in Lebanon, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the election of President Nelson Mandela, the bloody siege of Sarajevo and the wars against Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Read more about Tom here.
Image credits: Left to right anti-clockwise: Hannah McKay / Reuters, Hannah McKay / Reuters, Danny Lawson / Press Association, Peter Nicholls / Reuters, Samir Hussein, Stefan Wermuth / Reuters, Stefan Rousseau / Press Association, Damien McFadden, Dan Kitwood / Getty Images, Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images. Tom Stoddart by Daniela Sbrisny.