Portrait Salon

Portrait Salon: The striking profile photographs rejected for a major prize
21.11.19
Portrait Salon: The striking profile photographs rejected for a major prize From a poignant image of a mother's last Christmas and an intimate moment captured before a wedding, to a black-and-white profile of Ant and Dec and a snapshot of a bus journey - these are the striking images that were turned down for a major photography prize. Read Full Article
The best photos rejected from the National Portrait Gallery's Taylor Wessing Prize
21.11.19
The best photos rejected from the National Portrait Gallery's Taylor Wessing Prize The Portrait Salon Awards 2019 celebrate images submitted to, and rejected by, the National Portrait Gallery's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Read Full Article
Wider angle: highlights from the Portrait Salon 2019 – in pictures
21.11.19
Wider angle: highlights from the Portrait Salon 2019 – in pictures From an entrepreneur known as the Black Farmer to Ant and Dec raising their legs, this salon des refusés showcases the striking images turned down for the Taylor Wessing portrait award. Read Full Article
The best photos rejected from the NPG's Taylor Wessing Prize
17.11.17
The best photos rejected from the NPG's Taylor Wessing Prize The Portrait Salon Awards 2017 celebrate images submitted to, and rejected by, the Taylor Wessing National Portrait Gallery Photographic Portrait Prize. Read Full Article
Bored teens and drag queens - Portrait Salon 2017 in pictures
16.11.17
Bored teens and drag queens - Portrait Salon 2017 in pictures Portrait Salon showcases the best of the photographs rejected – sometimes mystifyingly – by the Taylor Wessing prize. This year, 46 shots will be exhibited for one night only at a pub in east London. Read Full Article
Another shot - highlights of Portrait Salon 2016
21.11.16
Another shot - highlights of Portrait Salon 2016 Rejected from the Taylor Wessing portrait prize, these excellent photographs get their chance to shine in the Portrait Salon exhibition. Read Full Article
Rogue gallery: rejects from the Taylor Wessing Portrait prize
17.11.15
Rogue gallery: rejects from the Taylor Wessing Portrait prize What makes a good photograph? What defines a bad one? And who do the judges of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait prize think they are? Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon 2014'
05.11.14
'Portrait Salon 2014' 'Portrait Salon is perhaps unique in the world of photographic exhibitions as it comprises material rejected from another show.' Read Full Article
'The Beautiful Losers'
23.10.14
'The Beautiful Losers' 'Imagine you’re a photographer who has carefully edited and submitted what you hope will be the eye-catching photograph on a table covered with thousands of other equally impressive photographs before select judges.' Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon 2014'
11.08.14
'Portrait Salon 2014' 'Portrait Salon is now in it’s fourth year. For the first time, it will be exhibiting prints which have been submitted to and rejected by the Taylor Wessing/NPG Photographic Portrait Prize, in an exhibition which will tour the UK.' Read Full Article
'Fuse Art Space presents Portrait Salon'
10.01.14
'Fuse Art Space presents Portrait Salon' 'Portrait Salon aims to show the best of the unselected entries from the annual National Portrait Gallery Photographic Portrait Prize, organised annually by the National Portrait Gallery.' Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon 2013'
11.11.13
'Portrait Salon 2013' 'Metro is delighted to be involved with Portrait Salon 2013, the exhibition founded back in 2011 to show the best of the entries rejected by the National Portrait Gallery Photographic Portrait Prize.' Read Full Article
'We are the 99%'
18.11.13
'We are the 99%' 'The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize at London's National Portrait Gallery is one of the world's most prestigious photographic competitions, the winner netting both £12,000 and global exposure.' Read Full Article
'In pictures: Portrait Salon 2013'
21.11.13
'In pictures: Portrait Salon 2013' 'In 2011 photographers Carole Evans and James O Jenkins created Portrait Salon to show the best of the rejected images from the National Portrait Gallery's annual Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize.' Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon Event'
26.01.12
'Portrait Salon Event' 'For one night only, Portrait Salon comes to Open Eye. Organisers Carole Evans and James O Jenkins present a talk and a slideshow of winning entries.' Read Full Article
'Salon des Refusés'
15.09.12
'Salon des Refusés' 'Portrait Salon is a form of Salon des Refusés – an exhibition of works rejected from a juried art show – which has a long tradition as a fringe way of showcasing artists’ work that may otherwise go unseen.' Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon projection'
29.11.12
'Portrait Salon projection' 'A photographic portrait is what draws many of us to photography, be it a family snapshot or a heavily constructed picture taken in a studio with all the trimmings.' Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon'
10.01.14
'Portrait Salon' 'Fuse Arts Space is proud to present the first printed exhibition of images chosen for this year’s Portrait Salon. A form of Salon des Refusés, a fringe tradition with a long history of showcasing artists’ work which might otherwise go unseen.' Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon'
28.11.12
'Portrait Salon' 'The Portrait Salon, formed in 2011 in response to the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, is a clever way to show a curated slideshow of entries that didn’t quite make the cut for The National Portrait Gallery.' Read Full Article
'Beautiful Losers'
22.11.14
'Beautiful Losers' 'Beautiful losers: photos rejected by the National Portrait Gallery in London.' Read Full Article
'La exposición de las imágenes rechazadas'
11.11.13
'La exposición de las imágenes rechazadas' 'La exposición de las imágenes rechazadas.' Read Full Article
'Portrait Salon 12'
28.08.12
'Portrait Salon 12' 'Portrait Salon is a form of Salon des Refuses – an exhibition of works rejected from a juried art show – which has a long tradition as a fringe way of showcasing artists’ work that may otherwise go unseen.' Read Full Article
'Human behaviour: the forgotten gems of 2014's portrait photography.'
07.11.14
'Human behaviour: the forgotten gems of 2014's portrait photography.' 'Portrait Salon was founded in 2011 by Carole Evans and James O Jenkins, to showcase the rejected – but still brilliant – images from the Taylor Wessing photography prize.' Read Full Article
The Best Photographic Portraits Of 2015
30.12.15
The Best Photographic Portraits Of 2015 'Portrait Salon acknowledges the rejected masses and spreads love among them. Here are its winners.' Read Full Article