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Mr King was once on Countdown, 2010 by Ben Searcy
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When I first saw this marvellously candid burst of exuberance in the National Photographic Portrait Prize, it brought to mind a single line from a television drama I saw several years ago. It applies to any photograph, particularly to happy scenes, and it shifts the way the image works.

Miss Alesandra, 2010 by Jacqueline Mitelman
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Right now, the National Photographic Portrait Prize is showing in the NPG.

Hamish Ta-mé's portrait of Samantha Harris in the studio
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One finalist of the NPPP, Hamish Ta-mé, shares his experience of transporting his photographic portrait of Samantha Harris from the studio to the NPG.

Neil Armfield, 2010 by Adam Cullen
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One of the questions that has been asked throughout the history of portraiture is ‘does a portrait have to be a likeness?’

Postcards

Reflections on portraiture

'Postcards' are reflections on portraiture by Portrait Gallery Director, Angus Trumble, and others.