• black and white portrait photo of Fiona Shields by Linda Nylind
    © Linda Nylind

    Judge: Fiona Shields

    Fiona Shields is Head of Photography for The Guardian News and Media Group.

    She has more than two decades of experience working for a range of newspaper titles, including, in her previous role as picture editor of The GuardianThroughout her career, she has been involved in the coverage of some of the most historic news stories of our time, including the events surrounding 9/11, multiple conflicts and large-scale natural disasters, and the humanitarian crises resulting from the growing refugee numbers across the globe.

    In addition, she has delivered talks at photo festivals, mentored photojournalism students, and served as judge of numerous awards and competitions, including, Sony World Photography Awards, The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, and the Renaissance Photography Awards. In 2019, she joined the panel for the Carmignac Photojournalism Award and has also served as a regular nominator for the prestigious Prix Pictet Prize

Anton Gartung
© Anton Gartung

Call for entries

Color photography portrait of woman with red gloves by Anna Karvounari
© Anna Karvounari
2023 Fashion AWARD

Win Cash Awards & International Exposure

In February, from studio portraiture to fine art, commercial editorial or personal projects, we aim to discover creative, inspiring work that captures the unique visual language of this fascinating genre.

  • Win $2000 in Cash
  • International Exhibitions
  • Published in 2023 photobook
  • Free Portfolio Account
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Deadline: 28 February 2023