Honorable Mention / 2021 / Portraiture / Other


  • Photographer
    Richard Bailey
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    Richard Bailey Photography
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A portrait of Bridget taken in Belfast as part of a series of portraits of people with Down syndrome who are over 50 years old.
Commissioned by the Down's Syndrome Association.

Richard has been a freelance photographer for nearly twenty years, working primarily in the advertising, corporate and editorial sector. His images have featured in many photography books, he has exhibited widely and won numerous awards, but his real passion is Shifting Perspectives, which he has been curating for the last eight years. Shifting Perspectives is an internationally touring photographic exhibition, which is concerned with all aspects of Down’s syndrome.


His personal projects include Darwin’s pigeons and work around the theme of memory. He lives in London with his wife and three children.