Two hundred images were selected for Portrait of Britain, directed by the British Journal of Photography since 2016, to provide insight into the people who make up the nation. A selection is presented on JCDecaux digital advertising screens across the country. Portrait of Great Britain, vol. 4 will be published by Hoxton Mini Press on February 3.
Joe Short: David – fully dressed and nowhere to go. David says, “With my acrobatics, it’s completely spontaneous and alive. Without the audience’s interaction, there is no show. Everyone fixed their house, so I was able to find work in the area. painting and decorating, but I desperately missed playing. “
Danny Burrows: Airsoft player, Invicta Battlefield. In airsoft, teams dressed in combat uniforms play war and engage in skirmishes armed with pellet guns. It is often described as a physical version of the video game
Natalia Poniatowska: Renewal of the marriage of Sam and James. This image of a little girl looking for a little freedom reminded the artist, who worked as an event photographer to support herself in art school, that she should never give up his approach to fine arts
Caitlin Chescoe: Most Venerable Christine Chapman. Chapman told her, “We think Freemasonry empowers women, we think it gives you confidence and makes you believe in yourself. You can move on in life knowing that you are a woman, but you can still do anything, it’s not going to hold you back.
Harry George Hall: Jack. Jack says, “When I was 16, I had elective surgery to amputate my leg above the knee because of a condition in my leg that gradually worsened. I have a theory that when you have an amputation you are reborn. Like a child, you have to start from scratch; learn to walk, balance and face the world with confidence. The best way to practice this and develop motor skills is through sports and exercise.
HARRY GEORGE ROOM
Fran Gomez de Villaboa: Seyon Amosu. Amosu was abused by his homophobic family and after coming out he finally left home with nothing. The Albert Kennedy Trust helped him overcome this period of his life
FRAN GOMEZ DE VILLABOA
Natasha Durlacher: Dancing ladies. The dance troupe, which has members over the age of 75, performed outdoors on the Lisson Green Estate in London to entertain the vulnerable or isolated.
Paul Wenham-Clarke: Badge of honor. Len, 88, a former member of the Parachute Regiment, is proud to have been vaccinated. “To be completely honest, my year with Covid has been outright murder. I lived through the Blitz and in 1942 our house in the East End of London blew up and I was evacuated to Hungerford in Berkshire so I’m having a hard time.
Ross Cooke: Hope. The photographer surprised footballer Marcus Rashford in an unattended moment between shoots in his back garden
Mark Steen Adamson: Wonder Boy. George, the photographer’s son, chose this outfit for a project on how social expectations of male attractiveness have restricted male expression through fashion.
MARK STEEN ADAMSON
Michael Farra: The Grove of Dorset. Dennis and his wife, Rita, are part of a congregation of animist Druids living in Dorset. They are dressed as the Horned God and Mother Nature
Mark Harrison: Miriam Margolyes. The actress was pictured in her kitchen during a lull during a photoshoot for Radio Times magazine
Brock Stanley: Lady in Dior. The photographer saw this woman pass by while shopping at Tesco. She was immediately completely comfortable being photographed, staring just above the line of the camera as if she had done it a thousand times before. Maybe she had.