This photo competition is open to everyone aged 18 and over from around the world.
The winner of the competition will receive 15,000 GBP (approx. 21,645 USD).
All selected photographers under the age of 35 will also be eligible for the John Kobal New Work Award. The winning photographer will receive 4,000 GBP (approx. 5,770 USD) and a commission from the Gallery to photograph a sitter connected with the UK film industry.
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 exhibition will run at the Gallery from 17 November 2016 to 26 February 2017 before touring to venues around the UK.